How JSAs/JHAs Help You Meet Your Responsibilities 
Under OSHA

Posted November 19, 2018 in Workplace Hazards , Safety
The Occupational Safety and Health Act lays out a set of clear responsibilities that employers need to meet. Here’s how OSHA summarizes these responsibilities:
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Infographic: Safety First: Stay Ahead of the Curve with Job Safety Analyses

Posted November 14, 2018 in Workplace Hazards , Infographic , Safety
Compliance with OSHA rules about workplace safety requires employers to know exactly what potential hazards their hourly workers may be exposed to—at every stage of every task they perform. OSHA requires employers to identify hazards, prevent ...
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Just What Are Job Hazards?

Posted November 12, 2018 in Workplace Hazards , Safety
A Job Safety Analysis (JSA) or Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) helps identify workplace hazards before they occur. But what does OSHA consider a workplace hazard, and what kinds of jobs are most hazardous under that definition?
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Safety Responsibilities on a Multi-Employer Project: Some Examples

Posted June 12, 2018 in OSHA , Workplace Hazards , Safety
In deciding whether to cite an employer for safety violations, OSHA uses a two-step process: What is the status of the employer in the case—Creating, Exposing, Correcting, or Controlling? Given the different responsibilities of each employer...
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How to Communicate with Employees About Hazards

Posted November 03, 2016 in Injury Prevention , Workplace Hazards
At some organizations, telling a group of employees that you’re about to talk about safety is like announcing the rest of the meeting will be in Swahili. You’d get that same reaction of people settling back into chairs, ready to stare off into...
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