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After listing down every step of the work activity, the team will then identify the potential hazards (any thing, situation, condition with the potential to cause harm) in each steps. Some examples of hazards are listed in the table below:

Hazard Sub-Hazard

Biological

• Contact with or infection by bacteria, virus or fungal spores
• Release of biological agents to environment

Chemical

• Toxic
• Corrosive

Ergonomic

• Repetitive movement
• Awkward position

Physical

• Noise
• Slips, trips and falls

Electrical

• Electrocution
• Electrical fires

Mechanical

• Strike by moving objects
• Caught in between equipment

Psychosocial

• Stress
• Fatigue

External

• Earthquakes
• Volcanoes