Assessment of Occupational Health and Safety for a Gas Meter Manufacturing Plant

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This study investigates the occupational health and safety for a gas meter manufacturing plant. The risk assessment and management study is applied to plastic injection and mounting departments of the factory through quantitative Fine Kinney method and the effect of adopting 5S workplace organization procedure on risk assessment is examined. The risk assessment reveals that there are 17 risks involved; 14 grouped in high risk class (immediate improvement as required action); 2 in significant (measures to be taken as required action) and one in possible risk class (monitoring as required action). Among 14 high risks, 4 can be reduced by 83 % to be grouped under possible class when 5S is applied. One significant risk is observed to be lowered by 78 % and considered as possible risk due to the application of 5S. As a result of either 67 or 50 % reductions in 7 high risks, these risks are converted to be members of significant risk group after 5S implications.

Original languageEnglish
Article number032015
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 19 Oct 2016
EventWorld Multidisciplinary Earth Sciences Symposium, WMESS 2016 - Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 5 Sept 20169 Sept 2016


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