Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment, and Determining Control (HIRADC) Method in a University Laboratory in Surabaya, Indonesia

Authors

  • Rika Fauziah1, Putri Ayuni Alayyannur1, Dani Nasirul Haqi1, Sho’im Hidayat1, Alfin Wahyudiono F1

Keywords:

Risk Management, HIRADC, Laboratory

Abstract

Risk management is a system owned by every organization, including university laboratory, to prevent losses. Amongst the methods of risk management that are usually applied is HIRADC method, which is a systematic stage to identify hazards, to assess and analyze risks, and to plan controls measures according to the existed risks. This research is observational research which aims to describe the phenomena. There are several stages in this method, namely hazard identification, risk analysis, and determining control. The data is collected by conducting observation before doing data matching with laboratory worker. The research results indicate that from five activities performed in the Laboratory of Histology Anatomy at Faculty of Medicine Universitas Airlangga, such as experiments by the medical students, dry cadaver shaping, new cadaver shaping, cadaver maintenance and the goods burning by the laboratory worker, there are 16 hazards discovered, with two extreme-risk hazards and three high-risk hazards. The controls and recommendation provided are giving socialization about the importance of wearing PPE (rubber gloves, safety goggles, and laboratory coat), providing explanation about the work to the worker as well as explanation about the laboratory SOP and providing the fire extinguishers

Author Biography

Rika Fauziah1, Putri Ayuni Alayyannur1, Dani Nasirul Haqi1, Sho’im Hidayat1, Alfin Wahyudiono F1

1Department of Occupational Safety and Health, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya Indonesia, Surabaya 60115 East Java, Indonesia

Published

2020-01-16

How to Cite

Rika Fauziah1, Putri Ayuni Alayyannur1, Dani Nasirul Haqi1, Sho’im Hidayat1, Alfin Wahyudiono F1. (2020). Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment, and Determining Control (HIRADC) Method in a University Laboratory in Surabaya, Indonesia. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(1), 380-385. Retrieved from http://medicopublication.com/index.php/ijfmt/article/view/75