Hazard Identification Study (HAZID)
Definition - What does Hazard Identification Study (HAZID) mean?
Safeopedia explains Hazard Identification Study (HAZID)
Hazard identification (HazID) study takes into account all of the process and non-process hazards. It helps to design and organize the health, safety and environmental issues in an organization. HazID involves machine or equipment designers, management and end users, and ensures a full identification of hazards and safeguard procedures in a workplace.
Benefits of HazID study include:
Revealing hazards at an early stage before they happen
Hazards are recorded and managed to be avoided, mitigated or highlighted
Preventive measures are controllable
Budget over-runs are avoided, thus saves money
Hazard screening criteria are established
Non critical hazards are documented to demonstrate that the events in question could be safely ignored
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