Hazard Perception

In any environment you’re working in, being aware of your surroundings and reading a situation is vital in the role of hazard perception. Hazards should be identified no matter what mode of work you are undertaking and you should be aware of your changing environment. Always consider you own actions, behaviours and the conditions around you as well as the consequences that can come from them.

Everyone’s hazard perception is individual and potentially different. We use our situational awareness to make decisions and instruct others. It’s our own perception or interpretation of the situation, which can mean that often what we think is happening may not accurately reflect reality. How we read a situation can be influenced by many things such as the type of information we have been given, our own experiences and distractions in the workplace. So it’s vital that every single one of us takes the time to assess a situation to spot any hazards and dangers.

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