On November 26, 2020, the China Occupational Safety and Health Association released a group standard- “Hazard identification, risk assessment and plan of control measures -Guidance”. The standards will come into force on December 1, 2020. The guideline set out occupational safety risk management for employers, and the outline is as follows.
- Term definition
- Sources that may cause injury, health damage, property damage or other damages.
- Hazard identification
- Hazard classification
- In the Appendix A.2, there are examples of hazard classification. The following are part of them.
|Classification of unsafe behaviors in machining|
|Classification No.||Classification item|
|01||Methods and operations do not follow the rules.|
|011||Using machinery, devices and others in undefined methods.|
|012||Using defective machinery, devices, tools and etc.|
- Identification methods
- Identify the hazard according to work content. Appendix A.4 provides the examples of the identifications. The following are part of them.
|Hazard identification of turning operation in a factory|
|Operation content||Hazard||Possible situations|
|Workplace inspection and cleaning||The work site is messy or oily, without cleaning||Injury due to a fall|
|Clamping workpiece||Workpiece is not clamped firmly||The processed products fly out and caused injuries.|
|No protective measures were taken when clamping large workpieces||Bruise|
The guideline also specifies the specific measures for risk assessment and management.
For the full text of the guideline, please refer to the following URL. (in simplified Chinese)