Hazard Identification (HAZID)

A process to find, list and characterize hazards.

Source: International Association of Drilling Contractors, Appendix 2 to Health, Safety and Environment Case Guidelines for Offshore Drilling Contractors, Issue 3.3.2, February 2010. IADC Guidelines

Hazard identification

Hazard Identification is the process of identifying potential hazards. In the context of the OPGGS(S) Regulations, hazard identification involves identifying all hazards having the potential to cause a major accident event [OPGGS(S) subregulation 2.5(2)(a)], and the continual and systematic identification of hazards to health and safety of persons at or near the facility [OPGGS(S) subregulation 2.5(3))(c)].

Source: NOPSEMA Guidance note: Risk Assessment, N-04300-GN0165, Australia, Revision 4, December 2012. Regulatory Guidance


Hazard identification

estimation of potential consequences to the employees’ health and, if feasible , of probability of occurrence,

evaluation of needs for remedial actions,

development of recommendations for remedial actions and/or follow-up activities,

identification of nonconformities and problems in meeting specified requirements

Source: Rules for Classification and Construction, IV Industrial Services, 6 Offshore Technology, 9 Guideline for Personnel Transfers by Means of Lifting Appliances, Edition 2011, Germanischer Lloyd SE, Global Standards

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