A condition with the potential to cause personal injury, death, property damage or mission degradation.
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 (reduce) • Lower costs (reuse) • More efficient use of resources (recycle)
a condition w the potential to cause personal injury, death, property damage or mission degradation
Expression of possible loss in terms of probability and severity.
Define risk assessment
Process of detecting hazards and assessing associated risks
5 steps of ORM
iAMis • Identify hazards • assess hazards • make risk decisions • implement controls • supervise
4 principles of ORM
1. Accept risk when benefits outweigh the cost 2. Accept no unnecessary risk 3. Anticipate and manage risk by planing. 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)
Double ear pro needed when
foot protection provided at whose expense
eye protection is provided at whose expense
Define 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.
Define hazardous waste
A discarded material (liquid, solid, or gas) which meets the definition of HM and is designated as HW by the EPA or state authority.
Technical bulletin containing • Composition, • chemical/physical characteristics, • health and safety hazards, • precautions for safe handling.