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Sea Sport Safety Assessment

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DOI: 10.23977/mastic.038


Izhar Mohd Mustaat, Muhammad Irsyad Hasbullah, Mohd Hafizi Said, Megat Khalyd Al-Walyd Megat Mohd Rosdeen, Muhammad Faiz Amir Heberd, Muhammad Amirul Mukmin Bin Roslan

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Muhammad Irsyad Hasbullah


Sea sport is one of the main attractions in Kuala Terengganu, the capital city of Terengganu, Malaysia. The type of seaport activities such as sailing, windsurfing, parasailing, fly boarding, canoes, are enjoyed by a growing number of Malaysians. As popularity increases, the numbers of accidents are growing rapidly. From the general observation, it showed that the awareness on safety aspects such as using proper equipment, suitable attire and enforcement of regulations are still lacking. All these issues have raised the concern to conduct a risk assessment on each sea sports activities. This research method was started with identifying the type of hazards for each sea sports activities by using HAZID method. Each of the hazards was individually analyzed and evaluated by using risk matrix in order to calculate the risk level. These risks obtained from this research are classified into four major classes which is General risk, Equipment (kit), weather and water. These classes states where the risk is initiated and what result does it contributed. The measurement level of severity of the injuries was sorting by the scale from one and to five and further analysis was made in the form of percentage. Result shows some of the activities may involve in minor and serious injuries. From the overall result, some of the most crucial hazards are drowning, head injury and other common injuries. Therefore, some of the recommendation were made as for prevention such as better supervision, maintaining good facilities and sport equipment and awareness on safety precautions of the sea sport activities.


HAZID, Sea Sport

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