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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): Risk Assessment

This is an assignment related to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Details are in attachment.

This assignment/project has THREE PARTS:
PART 1:
Each identified hazard should have the following components (Item 1 ~ 4 below):
1) What kind of employee exposure(s) does each hazard have? In other words, what is the hazard? Think in terms of "What ifs?" or "What could happen?" In this section, you are to describe: (a) the situation and indicate what could happen, (b) who will be at risk and what will be at risk, etc. Be sure to JUSTIFY your position/response. (4pts)
2) If you were an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspector or CSHO, which standards/regulations would you cite under and WHY? You must provide exact standard (eg: 29CFR 1910.261(a)(1)(i)....) and state what it says AND relate your identified hazards with the standard/regulation. (6pts)
3) What is/are the abatement(s) or control measure(s) for each identified hazards and why? In other words, what or how would you correct this situation and WHY? It is important for you to select an appropriate corrective measure(s) to protect your employees. Again, we are here to protect human. We can't just say "Just because." We will need to have a good reasoning or justification as to WHY we take certain approach to protect human and property. Therefore, strong justification (use APA format when citing) is critical in this section. Moreover, this is where you must use at least two "credible" resources to support your corrective actions. (10pts)
PART 2:
Once you accumulated 10 hazards (two hazards/standard or topic), you are to prioritize using Risk Assessment matrix (10pts) we learned under Unit 3. Furthermore, each student will need to describe each hazard, in terms of severity and frequency AND PRIORITIZE as to which hazards need to be control the most.
PART 3:
Based on the above findings, you are to create 1 page report that includes above findings. Remember, one page does not necessary mean a vertical view of 8 1/2 by 11 paper. When you submit this REPORT, think in terms of you submitting this report to your boss. (This is a hands-on practice as to how you will compile a report. If you don't know how to develop a report, I encourage you to research to determine types of report and come up with your own version. Remember, most you will most likely to submit a report in a future that is not more than one page......
Summary of this assignment/project:
? Hazard 1&2 (Contains: above item 1 ~3) Total possible 20pts
? Hazard 3&4 (Contains: above item 1 ~3) Total possible 20pts
? Hazard 5&6 (Contains: above item 1 ~3) Total possible 20pts
? Hazard 7&8 (Contains: above item 1 ~3) Total possible 20pts
? Hazard 9&19 (Contains: above item 1 ~3) Total possible 20pts
? Prioritize above 10 hazards using Risk Assessment Total possible 10pts
? One page report.
Assignment 4/Project worth TOTAL OF 120pts.

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I have outlined your response according to the instructions. This is only an outline, and you will need to make any required details from your knowledge of the material read and lectured on. Please look at the specific rules supplied to verify if you believe these are the applicable laws.

These hazards are at the local pool (formerly the YMCA and now belonging to the county)

(a) Walking and Working Surfaces,
Area surrounding pool has smooth tile two feet from pool and there is no attempt by employees to dry or put down mats for containing the possibility of slipping and falling
1910.22(a)(2)

Who: anyone from swimmers to employees and visitors are exposed to potential falling hazard
The surface is smooth tile and the tiles are large so there are fewer grout lines and those are at the same height as the tile.
Dangers: can get wet and slippery
No signs about wet surfaces

No railing is provided where the steps into the pool are ...

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Occupational safety and health administration risk assessments are examined.

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