Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Risk Control in Chemical Industry
This study was aimed at identifying hazards through risk assessment and risk control by using HIRARC method in the warehouse of Company XYZ (a pharmaceutical company). Data was collected through direct observations, documentations, and interviews. The study found that Company XYZ identified 104 hazards in the year 2017, which were caused by poor working environment, worker attitudes, manual work, tools and machinery. This study revealed 57% of the total risks fall in medium category, 38% high, 5% low, and none of them are categorized under extreme risk. To control the risk, the company has been taking proactive actions through the elimination of risks, engineering, administration and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).