Safety and health risk assessment is a combination of likelihood and severity of the hazard. Different definitions and statement has been used for likelihood and severity. This paper attempts to consolidate by expanding severity and likelihood codes or statements for a realistic safety and health risk assessments. Likelihood in expanded version includes probability, levels of controls, behaviour, culture and attitudes, likely of occurrence, exposure levels, morale, and number of people likely to be affected, and training. Severity in broader sense includes the degree of injury to people and property (which can also mean near miss).
Published Date: 2021-10-26; Received Date: 2021-10-05