Risk Assessment Tools

Risk Assessment Tools

Having done machine safety inspections, accident investigations, and risk assessments for years, we’ve learned a few things.  Now with modern tools such as iPads, tablets, and awesome smart phones, we’ve taken the tedious steps out of the process, and created easy to use software Apps.

If you are not sure if you need Risk Assessments (RA), read here [Case Study – Why Perform a Risk Assessment?].  Once you decide you need risk assessments, you will want to choose tools that allow you and your team to complete the risk assessments quickly and easily.  We’ve taken more than 70 years’ of safety consulting experience and placed it into our software tools.  These software apps make the RA process efficient, fast, and even fun.

At Machine Safety Specialists (MSS), we can help you get started with the risk assessment process.  We offer Risk Assessment Training, Risk Assessment Workshops, and the tools needed to make the process as efficient and painless as possible.  Then, after training, guidance, and practice with our experts, you can do this on your own.  Yes, it’s like nudging a baby bird from the nest.  You can do it!  We can help you and your team be successful, and our tools make it way faster, easier, and more efficient.


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ANSI/RIA Compliant Risk Assessment Spreadsheet

This ANSI/RIA Compliant Risk Assessment Spreadsheet is based on the latest industry safety standards.  The key advantages are:

  • Well defined criteria for Severity, Exposure, and Avoidance, in compliance with ANSI/RIA standards
  • Calculates required Category, Performance Level (PL), and determines if Control Reliability is required.
  • Includes comprehensive list of ANSI compliant hazards.

When used properly, this tool provides an ANSI/RIA compliant report that is suitable for use as machine documentation within the U.S. and for import/export of machinery.

ANSI/RIA Compliant Risk Assessment Spreadsheet