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Hazard Assessment

Hazard assessment forms the foundation of workplace safety. Without an accurate and comprehensive understanding of potential risks, your employees' well-being and your organization's resources are vulnerable.

Recognizing this, AIP Safety offers specialized Hazard Assessment services to identify, prioritize, and mitigate hazards within your work environment. Through meticulous site walkthroughs, in-depth work assessments, and insightful interviews, our team gathers essential data to pinpoint and manage the risks unique to your workplace.

Our approach is tailored to comply with and surpass the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) standards mandated by the local authority overseeing your jurisdiction. This ensures that our hazard assessments are thorough and aligned with the latest legal requirements, providing peace of mind and safeguarding your operations against potential compliance issues.

Hazards assessments apply to any work environment, including:

  • Construction
  • Commercial
  • Corporate
  • Foodservice and
  • Manufacturing industries

Understanding the critical importance of these assessments in maintaining a safe and productive workplace, if your business is interested in hazard assessments or hazard assessment training, please contact our Calgary office at 403-202-2477 and one of our knowledgeable staff will assist you.

Hazard Assessment Services in Calgary

Hazard Assessment FAQs

Why are hazard assessments necessary?

Hazard assessments are necessary to proactively identify and control workplace risks, ensuring employees’ safety and health. They are also a regulatory requirement in many jurisdictions, aiming to prevent workplace accidents and related costs.

What are the critical steps in conducting a hazard assessment?

The key steps include:

  • Identifying hazards by examining workplace conditions and practices.
  • Evaluating risks associated with identified hazards, considering the likelihood and severity of harm.
  • Implementing control measures to eliminate or reduce the risks.
  • Monitoring and reviewing the effectiveness of control measures and making necessary adjustments.

Who should perform hazard assessments?

Hazard assessments should be conducted by someone certified in hazard assessment training or professionals like AIP Safety.

How often should hazard assessments be conducted?

Hazard assessments should be performed regularly, at least annually, or whenever there are changes in work processes, equipment, or personnel. Additionally, reassessment is necessary after an incident to prevent future occurrences.

Can employees participate in hazard assessments?

Employee participation is encouraged as they offer valuable insights into their work environments and practices. Involving employees can also enhance the acceptance and effectiveness of implemented control measures.