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dumpey  
#1 Posted : 12 May 2020 14:17:01(UTC)
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dumpey

I have been shown a purchased RAMs where the publisher uses Severity categories F M R S M.  I am puzzled by the R and S in this context.

Thinking S may mean 'significant' or 'serious'?  Any thoughts please on this and what R may stand for?  Thank you.

Kate  
#2 Posted : 12 May 2020 14:22:46(UTC)
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Kate

I would guess "reportable", "recordable" or "RIDDOR".

Roundtuit  
#3 Posted : 12 May 2020 17:06:20(UTC)
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Roundtuit

If there is no key to decipher the document to render it usable then it is not worth the paper it is written on and should be rejected. "We" should not be speculating on what the provider meant - it is them from whom you should be seeking clarity.

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aud on 12/05/2020(UTC), A Kurdziel on 13/05/2020(UTC)
aud  
#4 Posted : 12 May 2020 20:15:15(UTC)
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aud

I'm puzzled by ALL the 'categories'.

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A Kurdziel on 13/05/2020(UTC)
Kate  
#5 Posted : 13 May 2020 05:42:09(UTC)
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Kate

First aid, Minor, Reportable/Recordable, Serious, Major are often used as labels in this context.  Normally though you do expect them to be spelt out.

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A Kurdziel on 13/05/2020(UTC)
Wailes900134  
#6 Posted : 14 May 2020 14:56:00(UTC)
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Wailes900134

Originally Posted by: dumpey Go to Quoted Post

I have been shown a purchased RAMs where the publisher uses Severity categories F M R S M. 

From the top down perhaps...

M Major - Loss of life/infrastructure etc.

S Serious - Lost time injury/significant equipment failure

R restriction - Person injured to the point they had to undertake alternate duties or couldn't complete all of their normal work

M Minor - Person injurred with no need for ongoing issues

F Near Miss - F*** Me! That was close....

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Connor35037 on 14/05/2020(UTC), Kate on 15/05/2020(UTC), RVThompson on 19/05/2020(UTC)
dumpey  
#7 Posted : 19 May 2020 14:32:28(UTC)
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dumpey

My thanks to everyone who responded to my query about the severity risk category acronym posted on 12 May.

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