The process of identifying potential causes of injury or illness. Different methods may be used to identify hazards including observation; consultation with workers, clients or other users; trial of models or prototypes; review of technical standards and other information sources; monitoring and measurement.
is the process of identifying situations or events that could give rise to the potential of injury, or of harm to the health, of a person.
The process of identifying the pathogenic agents that could potentially be introduced in the commodity considered for importation. (from OIE 2003a)
The process of identifying hazards that threaten an area.
The process of recognising that a hazard exists and defining its characteristics.
the process used to identify all possible situations where people may be exposed to injury, illness or disease