The Substance Risk Assessment Form relates to the risk management of substances identified as “hazardous” according to their Safety Data Sheet (SDS). The Assessment Form is a tool used when looking at a substance to identify hazards and routes of exposure that may be present and establish safety control measures (preventative measures) to prevent harm to life, health, property or the environment.
Before using any hazardous substance in a workplace activity, a risk assessment is to be undertaken to determine:
How to use the Hazardous Substance Risk Assessment Form
Enter information about substance details and the persons completing the Assessment Form. Add the scope, description of intended use of substance and complete safety information.
Summary - Key Outcomes:
Refer to the substance SDS and the container label (Note: SDS must be current – no longer than five years since date of issues