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No matter where your project sits on the energy provision lifecycle, our extensive foreseeable hazards database gives you the insights you need to mitigate risk. Click an option below to see the foreseeable hazards most likely to impact your next project.

Hazard: Manual Handling

How this hazards manifests:

Heavy, bulky loads; incapacity of lifting the load, lifting tools into the turbine.

Typical Control Measures

MH assessment using TILE. Split the load, assess physical condition of the employees, wear PPE, follow correct lifting procedures.

Hazard: Lone working

How this hazards manifests:

N/A

Typical Control Measures

N/A

Hazard: Biological hazards

How this hazards manifests:

Biological hazards that may be present on site from previous and/or existing animal inhabitants.

Typical Control Measures

Emergency shower facilities where appropriate, hygiene controls, specialist first aid kits. Awareness of all staff and reporting regime if infection suspected. Carry warning cards to show GP.

Component failure (mechanical, structural failure)

Hazard present in: Planning and Design, Construction, Commissioning & testing, Operation, Maintenance & Services, Decommissioning

How this hazards manifests:

To be considered, i.e. fail-to-safe modes, e.g. to ensure all critical component failures fail to a safe condition and prevent additional runaway failure events;

Typical Control Measures

HAZOP and HAZAN studies conducted during the design phases to confirm structural and safety integrity.

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