Flashcards in 101-ORM Deck (13):
What does the use of ORM increase?
How does ORM increase operational effectiveness?
Anticipating hazards and reducing the potential for loss.
How does ORM increase our ability to make informed decisions?
By providing the best baseline of knowledge and experience available
What are the benefits of applying the ORM process?
Reduce mishaps, lower costs and provide for more efficient use of resources.
Define the following:
Hazard, risk and risk assessment
HAZARD: A condition with the potential to cause personal injury or death, property damage or mission degradation.
RISK: An expression of possible loss in terms of severity and probability.
RISK ASSESSMENT: The process of detecting hazards and assessing associated risks.
What is the 5 step process of ORM?
1) Identify Hazards
2) Assess Hazards
3) Make risk decisions
4) Implement controls
What are the 4 principles of ORM?
1) Accept risk when benefits outweigh the cost
2) Accept no unnecessary risk
3) Anticipate and manage risk by planning
4) Make risk decisions at the right level
Safety helmets protects against what 3 things?
Impact, penetration and electrical shock
Single hearing protection is worn at what noise level?
84 dba (140 peak), 104 dba for double hearing protection
Foot protection is provided at whose expense?
Eye protection is provided at whose expense?
Define the following: hazardous material and hazardous waste
Hazardous material: Any material that, because of its quantity, concentration, or physical or chemical characteristics, may pose a substantial hazard to human health or the environment when incorrectly used, purposefully released, or accidentally spilled.
Hazardous waste - Any discarded material (liquid, solid, Or gas) which meets the definition of HM and/or is designated as a hazardous waste by the Environmental Protection Agency