JOB HAZARD ANALYSIS :
It focuses on the relationship between the worker , task tools and environment .after you identify uncontrolled hazards , you will take steps to eliminate or reduce them to an acceptable risk level . You can prevent workplace injuries and illnesses.
IMPROVE YOUR EMPOYEES
Get together with your employees and talk about the actual and potential hazards and unsafe behaviors they believe might exist in their current work and surroundings .Discuss the possible accident that might result from the hazards and behaviors . Next come up with ideas to eliminate or control those hazards and behaviors.
LOOK FOR HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS AND UNSAFE BEHAVIOURS
Material safety data sheets
Accident and incident reports
First aid statistical record
Behavior based safety reports
Safety committee meeting minutes
Safety inspection reports
Existing work procedures
Preventive /corrective maintenance records
HIGH RISK BEHAVIOURS
Working at evaluation , no matter what job is
Lifting , lowering , pushing , pulling and other manual handling operations
Other working above or below the work area
Use of bridge cranes man lifts , or other heavy equipment
Working on or near energized equipment /components
Working alone or in isolated workplaces
Working within a confined space or under temp extremes
Risk = probability*severity
JHA includes three columns:
Basic job step
GOALS WHILE CONDUCTING A JHA
What can go wrong
What are the consequences ?
How could the hazard arise ?
What are the other contributing factors ?
How likely is that hazard will occur ?
Write safe job procedure
Hire professionals to conduct JHA
Improve the JHA process by taking a team approach
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