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ORM process
Operational Risk Management is a decision making tool used by people at all levels to increase operational effectiveness, it increases our ability to make informed decisions by providing the best baseline of knowledge and experience available and minimizes risk to acceptable levels.
A condition with potential to cause personal injury or death, property damage or mission degradation.
An expression of possible loss in terms of severity and probability.
Risk assessment
The process of detecting hazards and assessing associated risks.
Explain the five-step process of ORM
Intentify Hazards
Assess Hazards
Make Risk Decisions
Implement Controls
Supervise - most important
Explain the four principles of ORM
Accept risk when benefits outweigh the cost
Accept no unnecessary risk
Anticipate and manage risk by planning
make risk decisions at the right level
Head protection - (hardhat, safety helmets) Protect against impact, penetration, and electric shock.
Hearing protection - single protection at noise levels of greater than 84 dBA, double protection at noise levels avoe 104 dBA. Insert type or circumaural. Exposed to gunfire, artillary, mortar or missile firing.
Foot protection - construction, maintenance, transportation, weapons, supply, warehousing
Eye protection
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.
Hazardous Waste
Discarded material (liquid, solid, or gas) which meets the definition of HM and/or is designated as a hazardous waste by the Environmental Protection Agency or a State authority.
Technical bulletins containing information about materials such as composition, chemical and physical characteristics, health and safety hazards,a nd precautions for safe handling and use. Supervisors are required to provide instructions in MSDS understanding and use.