The concept of risk assessment in a European context as the ‘missing link’ for the U.S.A. and international areas in respect of overall risk controls was described in our 2013 paper and presentation. Our 2014 presentation will assist the achievement of the goals of ASSE's Risk Assessment Institute, and will add to the Body of Knowledge in this vitally important area of developing competency.
The 2014 presentation will move to the next stage in the process of linking the outcome of risk assessments to work-based activity/task method statements and safe systems of work, which are part of integrated operational processes. Further specific international case studies will be used.
Our aim is to show how risk assessment is a crucial part of the development of business integrated processes so that safety becomes an enabler to business and not a blocker, covering key processes: