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2.1.12. Risk Management System

Risk Management Systems are strategic processes for organisations to deliver their Safety and Health Policy (Philosophy). The relevant documents can be found from the websites listed in Table 8.

Table 8 Website addresses of some risk management systems

System details


Risk Management Systems


NSW DPI Guidance note

Outburst management plan

The typical risk management system is illustrated in the following model (Figure 3).

Figure 3 Schematic of classic risk management system

Risk management systems are usually developed into specific hazard management plans and typically follow a format similar to that listed below:

  1. Introduction

  2. Principal identified hazards

  3. Control procedures

  4. Training

  5. Resources required

  6. Roles and responsibilities

  7. Audit and review process

  8. Plan monitoring and corrective action

  9. Communications

  10. Record keeping and control for process reliability

  11. Trigger action response plans

  12. Document management

  13. Associated documentation and references

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