Occupational Safety

JOB SAFETY ANALYSIS: A very basic overview.

What is a JSA? According to Harvard University, a Job Safety Analysis (JSA) is a safety tool that can be used to define and control hazards associated with a certain process, job, or procedure. It is a systematic examination and documentation of...

Is a JSA required by OSHA?

This question comes up from time to time, generally from people first introduced to the JSA process or who do not have access to a safety professional. As a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), I think I can answer that question for you. Most OSHA...

How to recognize and manage fatigue at work

Management of fatigue and workplace safety A fatigued person is someone who is physically or mentally worn out. Fatigue plays a significant factor in many incidents, whether on the job or at home. It has been scientifically proven that fatigue is...

Weekly Safety Topic – Ladder Safety

Download Topic There is no doubt that ladders are among the most commonly used pieces of equipment on the job. Sadly, they are also frequently misused, resulting in severe injuries. Many factors contribute to ladder accidents: • Climbing or...

JOB SAFETY ANALYSIS: A very basic overview.

What is a JSA? According to Harvard University, a Job Safety Analysis (JSA) is a safety tool that can be used to define and control hazards associated with a certain process, job, or procedure. It is a systematic examination and documentation of...

JOB SAFETY ANALYSIS Basic Overview Quiz

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Weekly Safety Topic – Fall Protection

Download Topic Without a properly worn personal fall arrest system, a fall from any height can be extremely painful or fatal. Statistics reported by federal agencies show that falls continue to be the leading cause of death among construction...