National classifications (NC) 1 to 3 are intended as generic standard methods of safe working, which will be selected according to the risk assessment and the physical characteristics of the workplace.
In some circumstances these three standard generic methods will not fully address the risks and thus classification NC4 will be appropriate. NC4 classified entries necessitates the development of a detailed risk assessment and task specific Safe System of Work (SSW).
‘If your businesses is not related to the water industry our consultants can advise on producing your own classification system. These will be tailored for your specific business needs, confined space activities and risks.’