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Explain why it is important to use risk assessment tools
It is important to use risk assessment tools because it assists us in identifying hazards, therefore, by using it, we will be able to avoid those risk.
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It is important to use risk assessment tools because it is used in decision-making by the scientific and regulatory community. (2006, 01). Risk Assessment Tools in Decision Making. StudyMode.com. Retrieved 01, 2006, from
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Risk assessments are very important as they form an integral part of a good occupational health and safety management plan. They help to:

Create awareness of hazards and risks.
Identify who may be at risk (employees, cleaners, visitors, contractors, the public, etc).
Determine if existing control measures are adequate or if more should be done.
Prevent injuries or illnesses when done at the design or planning stage.
Prioritize hazards and control measures.
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