What are the basic elements of a JSA?
In a JSA, each basic step of the job is to identify potential hazards and to recommend the safest way to do the job.
Acronym for the four elements that are present in every task of the work process:
- EMT, which is itself an acronym for ‘equipment, materials and tools’.
How do you do a JSA?
A breakdown of the 4 steps of a Job Safety Analysis (JSA)
- Choose a job to analyze. At some point you would ideally do a JSA for every job performed in your workplace.
- Break the job down into specific tasks.
- Determine hazards and risk present in each task.
- Identify preventative controls and residual risk.
What is a JSA and when is it required?
When is a JSA Required. Workplace hazard identification and an assessment of those hazards should be performed before every job. A JSA is a documented risk assessment developed when employees are requested to perform a specific task.
How do I complete a hazard analysis?
Steps of the Job Hazard Analysis Process
- Step 1: Begin the JHA for a specific job by breaking the job down into the steps or tasks performed while doing the job.
- Step 2: Identify and list the hazards associated with each task (do one task first, then another, etc.)