Job Hazard Analysis


Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) is one of the most effective ways in recognizing hazards associated with jobs. JHA provides a systematic mechanism to determine hazards that can be encountered in a job step, thereby leading to the effective control of the aforementioned hazard making jobs safer and workers more effective. A comprehensive JHA will allow organizations map out their workplace hazards making sure that they are not only addressed but properly communicated.



Rationale:
One of the most effective, if not the best way of starting your proactive safety program is to launch, develop and sustain a Job Hazard Analysis. If properly performed, JHA can provide management with all recognized safety, health and ergonomic hazards associated with the performance of a particular hazardous task. In addition, appropriate and effective hazard controls to eliminate or minimize the hazards in all job steps can be developed before a job is performed. In doing so, management can attain effective control of human errors, which accounted for the causes of 98% of all industrial accidents.
OBJECTIVES
Job Hazard Analysis Training will enable participants to:

• Recognize hazards, properly identify and control them;
• Know how to decide which jobs require JHA and know the key requirements to conduct an effective JHA;
• Discuss the step by step procedures in conducting a JHA;
• Become an effective member of the JHA team and implement the JHA;
• Encourage continuous improvement through the JHA process; and
• Develop safe procedures not only in controlling hazards that will contribute to plant personnel productivity and wellness.
CONTENTS
• Job Hazard Analysis
• Purpose of JHA
• Scope of JHA
• Breaking Job into Steps
• Identifying Hazards in Each Step
• Determining Consequences of Each Hazard
• Developing Management and Hazard Controls
• Establishing JHA Priorities
• Developing and Conducting JHA
• Benefits and Uses of JHA
• Workshop

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