JSAs give companies an opportunity to see how a job is performed in real-time. When companies conduct JSAs, they rely on the expertise of the person(s) tasked with performing the job. As a result, it brings health and safety to their immediate awareness, improves communication between workers and leaders, and allows real solutions to be developed.
The methods you take to eliminate or prevent hazards should follow this series of prioritization: Elimination, Containment, Revision, Reduction. In order to reduce workplace risk, it’s important to focus on the most critical tasks first. A good place to start is to examine in detail where safety issues or incidents occur most frequently.
Conducting a JSA from scratch can seem like a daunting task. There are a lot of moving components to a JSA that can easily be overlooked, and missing even one critical point can render your entire JSA ineffective. See how software can help you streamline your JSA initiatives.