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  • The hierarchy of control is a six stage method of control measures you can use to eliminate or reduce risks in the workplace.
    Jul 01, 2019
  • The first stage in the hierarchy of control is considering whether you can eliminate the risk of exposure to a hazard.
    Jul 01, 2019
  • If a risk cannot be eliminated, consider substituting it with a less dangerous alternative.
    Jul 01, 2019
  • If you are unable to eliminate or substitute the hazard, try reducing the risk by enclosing or isolating it.
    Jul 01, 2019
  • If you cannot use the first three measures, put engineering controls in place to eliminate or reduce the risk.
    Jul 01, 2019
  • Administrative controls should only be used in conjunction with higher-level controls to minimise risks.
    Jul 01, 2019
  • Personal protective equipment is not sufficient in risk control when implemented exclusively.
    Jul 01, 2019
  • It is important to educate your workers in the use of the hierarchy of control.
    Jul 01, 2019
  • Follow these five steps to effectively implement suitable control measures.
    Jul 01, 2019
  • You must implement temporary control measures while putting the long-term control measures in place.
    Jul 01, 2019
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