Implementing control measures require regular monitoring and review. Have you changed a work process or identified a new hazard? If so, watch this video to find out what you can do at work to monitor your control measures at work.
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Narrator: Control measures for dust, gas, fumes, and vapours are not set and forget.
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You must review control measures when they aren’t effectively controlling the risk:
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Before making a change at your workplace that is likely to create or increase a risk;
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If a new hazard or risk is identified;
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If consultation with your workers suggest that a review is necessary or;
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If a health and safety representative requests a review.
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For more guidance on monitoring and reviewing hazards visit our website.