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Hazard identification task risk assessment

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Hazard Identification and Task Risk Assessment (HITRA) is a structured process to identify the hazards and specify actions to mitigate these hazards for a work activity or task.

Lessons include:


  • HITRA roles and responsibilities
  • HITRA prerequisites
  • Health, safety, security, environment, hazard identification, and risk assessment / mitigation
  • Equipment and forms required
  • Supporting documents / related procedures


Procedure for conducting a new HITRA, including:

  • Form the team
  • Identify permit covered tasks and task hazards
  • Identify hazard effects
  • Determine probabilities and initial risk level
  • Identify control measures and mitigations
  • Determine residual risk
  • Specification of work monitoring requirements
  • Obtain approvalsImplement control measures
  • Workforce acceptance
  • Additions and changes
  • Using a previously developed HITRA


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Simulation lab

Our facility offers many real world scenarios for identifying hazards and risks but in a controlled environment.


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