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How to plan, prepare and respond to an emergency

Posted by NOSA on Dec 7, 2017 11:47:34 AM

Developing your company's required emergency plan ensures all personnel and visitors can act swiftly and decisively in emergency situations, and to minimise the effects of an emergency situation. NOSA will help you to implement the procedures and guidelines to prepare your staff in handling, rectifying and/or minimising emergencies that could potentially affect your work activities.

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Topics: Fire safety, emergency, Risk management

The top 11 risks of using social media in the workplace

Posted by NOSA on Sep 21, 2017 10:30:00 AM

The last few of our blogs have made it clear that there is a positive case for utilising social media in your efforts to promote and maintain a safe working environment. We always like to offer a balanced approach to every argument, which is why today we take a look at the 11 potential risks associated with using social media in the workplace.

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Topics: HSE and social media, HSE best practice, HSE training, Safety, Safety training, risk, Risk management

Enterprise risk assessment methodologies: Conclusions and strategic recommendations

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Sep 7, 2017 11:45:00 AM

We’ve come to the end of Jiaqi Sun’s review of enterprise risk assessment methodologies. All that’s left to do is sum up what we’ve discussed, with potential recommendations.

Risk management and assessment are not new concepts and have been evolving for decades. Many methodologies and techniques originate from the military, aviation, shipping and petroleum industries, such as FMEA and bow-tie analysis. Today, they remain some of the major risk assessment tools in various industries, such as mining, manufacturing and construction.

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Topics: Risk management, risk assessment, risk methodologies

Selection criteria for risk assessment methodologies and technique

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Sep 4, 2017 1:00:00 PM

The selection of a quantitative or qualitative techniques depends on the availability of data for hazard identification, and on the level of analysis and evaluation you need to make a confident decision. Some techniques are more suitable than others for certain situations, activities or systems. The following are key factors for the selection of risk assessment techniques or methodologies (Mullai, 2006), with additional criteria that may be added to take into account industry-specific factors:

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Topics: Risk management, risk assessment, risk, risk methodologies

The four step risk assessment process

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Aug 31, 2017 12:30:00 PM

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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Topics: Risk management, risk, risk assessment, risk methodologies

The impact of risk… continued

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Aug 28, 2017 10:15:00 AM

After a brief diversion in terms of our blog’s subject matter, today we return to Jiaqi Sun’s review of enterprise risk assessment methodologies, continuing with the section of risk and its impact.

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Topics: risk, Risk management, risk methodologies

The impact of risk

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Aug 17, 2017 11:20:00 AM

 

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Topics: Risk management, risk assessment, risk, risk methodologies

Dissecting methods of risk analysis and their efficacy

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Aug 14, 2017 10:45:00 AM

 

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Topics: Risk management, risk, risk assessment, risk methodologies

Risk analysis and evaluation unpacked

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Aug 10, 2017 12:30:00 PM

 

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Topics: risk, Risk management, risk assessment, risk methodologies

Your risk assessment in 3 levels

Posted by Jiaqi Sun on Jul 31, 2017 11:30:00 AM

 

In line with the ISO 31000 standards, a risk assessment methodology is part of the risk management process and uses a combination of:

  • identification
  • analysis, and
  • evaluation techniques.
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Topics: Risk management, risk assessment, risk methodologies

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