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D0914 ANALYSE AND EVALUATE OHS RISK (BSBOHS603B)
WA Unit NumberD0914
Unit TitleAnalyse and evaluate OHS risk
National Unit NumberBSBOHS603B
 -About this Unit
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to conduct a formal risk assessment comprising analysis and evaluation of occupational health and safety (OHS) risk. It has been designed to be consistent with the Australian Standard, AS/NZS 4360: 2004 Risk management. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.
Unit Hours40
 -Pre-requisites
This unit has no pre-requisites
 -Elements Of Competency/Learning Outcomes
BSBOHS603B/01 - Define parameters of the OHS risk study
1. Access information and data on the hazard identification process and the context of the OHS risk
2. Establish the scope of the OHS risk study
3. Divide the activity to be analysed into logical and manageable elements
4. Define and document the method of OHS risk analysis
BSBOHS603B/02 - Analyse the OHS risk of a task or process
1. Clarify the nature of the hazard including the process of injury or damage
10. Rank OHS risks in order of level of risk
11. Consult OHS specialist advisors if required
2. Identify the need for further information using monitoring activities
3. Communicate information and data about the OHS risk to stakeholders
4. Consult and involve a range of stakeholders in the analysis
5. Identify and evaluate existing controls and their effectiveness, taking account of relevant standards
6. Determine specific scenarios to be considered
7. Determine the range of possible consequence/s from the various scenarios
8. Determine the likelihood of the occurrence of the consequence/s
9. Undertake steps to ensure comprehensive analysis of information, data and techniques
BSBOHS603B/03 - Evaluate OHS risk of a task or process
1. Access and reference relevant legislation, codes of practice and standards
2. Consult stakeholders in determining criteria for OHS risk evaluation
3. Compare outcomes of OHS risk analysis with criteria to identify risks requiring further risk control and risks deemed as low as reasonably achievable
4. Document process and outcomes of analysis and evaluation in a manner that is accessible and facilitates understanding by stakeholders
5. Document outcomes to include explanation of the legal ramifications of decision making based on risk prioritisation