Perform easier and more meaningful job safety analysis in your workplace by using a mobile device anytime anywhere
Published March 26th, 2020
Job Safety Analysis (JSA) also known as Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) is a process of looking at a work task and considering what is the safest way to complete it. The process typically involves 1) Breaking a job down into smaller tasks and observing a worker performing it, 2) Identifying the potential hazards for each task and, 3) Determining preventive measures and controls to overcome these hazards.
Dangerous jobs benefit the most from a JSA because it can reduce or eliminate hazards that cause serious injuries or fatalities. A JSA increases job knowledge, establishes teamwork, serves as a health and safety standard and teaching aid, and supports accident investigations at work. A JSA template is used when performing a JSA procedure and is used to generate a safety and recommendation report.
A JSA can be conducted on many jobs in your workplace but priority should go to the types of jobs that have:
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ recent workplace fatality census identified the top 10 most dangerous jobs in the US. These dangerous jobs would benefit significantly from a JSA process.
These four key steps can help you get started with performing more effective JSAs:
A JSA template is a critical tool to help you perform JSAs. It is important when performing the inspection to let the workers know that you are observing the task and not the individual worker or their performance.
iAuditor is the world’s most powerful cloud-based inspection platform. Use the iAuditor mobile app to perform your JSA and JHA, capture photos of tasks and hazards and generate PDF reports on the spot.
A JSA template is a critical tool to help you perform JSAs. It is important when performing the ...
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