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What is a decision making tool used by people at all levels to increase operational effectivenes by anticipating hazards?
Operational Risk Management (ORM)
What increases our ability to make informed decisions?
Operational Risk Management (ORM)
What minimizes risks to acceptable levels?
Operational Risk Management (ORM)
What is a condition with the potential to cause personal injury or death, property damage or mission degradation?
What is an expression of possible loss in terms of severity and probability?
The process of detecting hazards and assessing associated risks is called what?
Risk assessment
What is the most important step in the 5 step process of ORM?
What are the five steps of ORM?
1. Identify Hazards
2. Assess Hazards
3. Make risk decisions
4. Implement Controls
5. Supervise
What are the four principles of ORM?
1. Accept risk when benefits outweigh the cost
2. Accept no unnecessary risk
3. Anticipate and manage risk by planning
4. Make risk decisions at the right level
What are the four requirements of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)?
1. Head protection
2. Hearing protection
3. Foot protection
4. Eye protection
Hearing protection shall be worn where noise levels are greater than?
84 dBA (8 hour TWA) sound level, 140 dB peak sound pressure level or greater
What type of hearing protection shall be worn in all areas where noise levels exceed 104 dBA (8 hour TWA) sound level?
Double protection
Any material that, because of its quantity, concentration, or physical or chemical characteristics may pose a substancial hazard to human health or the environment when incorrectly used, purposefully released or accidentally spilled is known as?
Hazardous material
Any 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 is called?
Hazardous waste
What contains information about materials, such as composition, chemical and physical characteristics, health and safety hazards, and precautions of safe handling and use?
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
All personnel using HM shall be trained on the dangers and precautions contained within the MSDS before they actually use those materials.
The goal of ORM is to eliminate risk.