International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Science Research
Abbreviation: IJIASR | ISSN (Print): 2602-4810 | ISSN (Online): 2602-4535 | DOI: 10.29329/ijiasr

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International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Science Research 2023, Vol. 7(3) 75-90

Evaluation of Risks by L-Type (5x5) Matrix Method in an Ore Concentration Structure: A Case Study

Onur Doğan, Pınar Bozbeyoğlu & Nazım Erkoç

pp. 75 - 90   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijiasr.2023.606.2

Published online: October 15, 2023  |   Number of Views: 131  |  Number of Download: 153


Abstract

Workplaces are places with a dynamic structure. This situation often leaves employees vulnerable to certain risks. Occupational accidents in the workplace are caused by various reasons such as production methods, human presence and environmental factors. For this reason, the most important element of a sustainable production is to ensure occupational health and safety. Creating a safe working environment in a workplace can only be achieved with a risk assessment prepared with the participation of people with high levels of competence (employer/deputy, occupational safety specialist, workplace doctor and other persons). Risk assessment begins during the establishment or design process of a workplace. This process consists of various processes such as identifying hazards, identifying and analyzing risks, deciding on risk control measures, and documentation. The most important point to be considered while making a risk assessment is to determine the most appropriate risk assessment method for the exploitation or plant. Factors such as production method, sector, type of risks and interaction with each other are among the main determining factors in determining the hazard class of workplaces. In this study, risks were evaluated in an ore beneficiation plant. The ore beneficiation facility is an area where the conversion of the ore extracted from the underground into the final product takes place. The work area is located in a very hazard class. Considering these issues, risks were evaluated using the L Type Matrix (5x5) method in the study. The L-Type Matrix method is more advantageous than many methods in that it is easy to understand and can be applied to many processes. A total of 72 risks were identified in the study. These risks are scored; 18 low risk, 30 medium risk, 24 high risk were identified. Considering the result of the study, some solution suggestions are presented in order to provide a safer working environment in the conclusion and suggestions section of the study.

Keywords: Facility Safety, Occupational Health And Safety, L Type Matrix (5x5) Method, Risk Analysis


How to Cite this Article

APA 6th edition
Dogan, O., Bozbeyoglu, P. & Erkoc, N. (2023). Evaluation of Risks by L-Type (5x5) Matrix Method in an Ore Concentration Structure: A Case Study . International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Science Research, 7(3), 75-90. doi: 10.29329/ijiasr.2023.606.2

Harvard
Dogan, O., Bozbeyoglu, P. and Erkoc, N. (2023). Evaluation of Risks by L-Type (5x5) Matrix Method in an Ore Concentration Structure: A Case Study . International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Science Research, 7(3), pp. 75-90.

Chicago 16th edition
Dogan, Onur, Pinar Bozbeyoglu and Nazim Erkoc (2023). "Evaluation of Risks by L-Type (5x5) Matrix Method in an Ore Concentration Structure: A Case Study ". International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Science Research 7 (3):75-90. doi:10.29329/ijiasr.2023.606.2.

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