12 Months of Safety

Dynamic Risk Assessment/Hazard ID

A dynamic risk assessment can help employees make decisions when they encounter situations or environments that may be unsafe.  This assessment is a field practice for observing hazards, assessing risk, and analyzing the environment. Dynamic risks assessments identify hazards in the field and allow employees to make quick, but informed, decisions to remove them and reduce the risks to safety.

Dynamic Risk Assessment/Hazard ID Resources and Tools

Hazard Identification

Toolbox Talk

Every day we encounter hazards. Some are easily identified but others may be difficult to identify. A hazard is something that puts a worker at risk of injury or occupational disease. Hazards can also damage equipment and property, increase insurance premiums and lead to serious injury or death.

Hazard Identification and Control


A hazard identification and control program is a systematic approach to identifying and analyzing workplace hazards in an effort to mitigate risk of injuries and occupational disease. This course will provide employees, managers, supervisors and JHSCs working in BC’s manufacturing industry with tools and a basic understanding of hazard recognition, risk assessments, and control methods.
Hazard Identification

Quick Reference Card

A hazard is any work‐related condition or behavior that has the potential to cause injury, illness, property or environmental damage.

Small employer | Hazard identification and control program template


All workplaces have a legal obligation under the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (sections 3.3, 5.54 & 9.9) to carry out a risk assessment on their work activities with the aim of clearly identifying significant hazards that workers and other people on-site might be exposed to. This template has been developed as a starting point […]

Conducting a Hazard Assessment after a flood


Businesses impacted by a flood must take steps to ensure their personal safety and their employees, including a hazard assessment. Do not enter a flood-damaged location without first reviewing the risks and putting protections from potential hazards in place.

Risk assessments


A risk assessment should be completed to determine the controls required for protecting workers against hazards in the workplace. This also applies to COVID-19.