Managing risk is the first line of defense for protecting our people, the environment, our property and our reputation. This is achieved through use of the tools provided us, such as our Procedures, checklists, Task Risk Assessments (TRA’s) and the ‘Consider Card’ enabling us to identify foreseeable hazards, assessing them and implementing measures to eliminate and/or reduce the risk to ALARP (As Low As Reasonably Practicable).
- Always assess the risks to yourself and others.
- Always use the hierarchy of control (See Risk Management Procedure) when assessing risk
ensuring all residual risk is mitigated to ALARP.
- Always ‘stop the work’ if conditions change, reassess the risk to ensure the job may safely continue.
- PPE is the last line of defense when mitigating risk. Where the need for PPE is identified, it must