hazard recognition methods

By definition, a hazard is anything that has the potential to cause harm to people, damage to property or environment, or loss to process.

OSHA defines hazard as the potential for harm that is associated with a condition or activity that if left uncontrolled can result in injury or illness.

Meanwhile, according to OHSAS 18001:1999, the hazard is a source or situation with a potential for harm in terms of human injury or illness health, damage to property, damage to the workplace environment, or a combination of these.

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