The essential elements of hazard identification in the workplace will be covered. How hazards can be defined and then eliminated or controlled will be the major focus of the session. An overview of the major sources of hazards and systematic methods of evaluating them is provided, including a brief introduction to system safety concepts. Accidents and incidents are defined, and the fundamental elements of accident/incident investigations will be included in the presentation.
Instructors: Steven F. Kane, P.E., CSP, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY