A risk assessment is a careful examination of what in a workplace could cause harm to people so that organizations can way up whether or not sufficient precautions have been taken to prevent harm. In undertaking risk assessments Kurrent Technologies Ltd. applies the commonly used HIRARC method that is:
- Hazard Identification;
- Risk Assessment; and
- Risk Control
The firm has participated and conducted risk assessments for fire protection projects associated with some existing established oil company terminals in a number of towns in Kenya as well as the Kenya Ports Authority oil jetties.
The Safety and Health Committees Rules 2004 require companies to undertake risk assessments of their facilities. The firm is technically competent to undertake such risk assessments in a systematic and structured manner to the satisfaction of the appropriate lead agencies. The firm uses a hybrid qualitative and quantitative matrix for carrying our risk assessments.