Job Safety Analysis

Start Date: 18 Mar 2018
End Date: 22 Mar 2018
Duration: 5
Country: Sharm Alshaikh / Egypt
Category: Health, Safety, Security & Environment

Course Description


Employers are responsible for ensuring the health and safety of their employees. This includes informing employees of workplace hazards, providing the equipment necessary to safeguard health and safety, and establishing proper health and safety procedures and practices. Therefore, they have an obligation to assess health and safety risks and to develop safety procedures that will eliminate or mitigate these risks before an employee is required to carry out work. This course outlines job safety analysis (JSA) as a method of identifying potential hazards and developing safe work practices to prevent injuries, illnesses, property damages and other losses.

In this course, you will learn the basics of the performing a Job Safety Analysis (JSA), which is a proven process for controlling operating hazards and costs. You will get a step-by-step overview of the process, and define your role in making it effective.

Through lecture, demonstrations, and workshops, youll learn how to develop and manage a JSA program in your workplace. Youll also learn how to enlist participation from line employees, supervisors, and upper management. The result: Better processes make a safer workplace - and that means improved production and higher profits.



Course Objective


Participants attending the programme will:

         Understand the moral, business and legal reasons for JSA

         Know how to decide which jobs require JSA

         Know the key requirements to conduct an effective JSA

         Be able to define hazard, evaluate risk

         Know the effectiveness and limitations of various controls

         Understand the hierarchy of control

         Know how to implement JSA into an organization and how to review existing an JSA process to ensure effectiveness

         Understand how to encourage continuous improvement through the JSA process

Programme Methodology

Participants will learn by active participation during the programme through the use of exercises, questionnaires, syndicate and group discussion, training videos and discussions on "real life" tasks carried out in their organizations.

Programme Summary

         The programme provides instruction on the use of Job Safety Analysis (JSA), sometimes called Job Risk Analysis (JRA)

         Participants are taught how to identify jobs and tasks for analysis.

         Participants will identify workplace hazards, evaluate risk and decide how to implement effective control

         The stages and steps in performing a JSA are described in detail with examples provided throughout

         Participants will practice what they are taught by performing exercises and participating in a workshop session where they conduct a JSA to gain experience using the method

         The Programme concludes with a discussion of how to implement and review Job Safety Analysis within their organization. The use of the results of JSA to reduce workplace risk is explained and examples are provided.

Who Should attend?


Job safety analysis course are aimed at the workers, managers and supervisors, members of health and safety committees, and health and safety representatives. Health and safety professionals will find this publication a practical tool for workplace training sessions on health and safety programs and policies.

         This course is for anyone involved in operations and maintenance that needs to know how to perform JSAs of new or existing tasks.

         In addition, full-time safety practitioners, safety committee members, safety coordinators, safety specialists, human resources, safety managers, loss control managers, and operations managers can benefit from this course.


Course Outline


Module 1 The context and benefit of Job Safety Analysis

         How does JSA fit into your safety management system?

         Moral, business and legal reasons for JSA

         JSA in everyday life

         Case study of fatality, how could this have been prevented?

Module 2 Hazard, Risk and Control

         Exercise to identify hazard

         Advantage and disadvantage of hazard check list

         Qualities and semi-quantities evaluation of risk

         Hierarchy of control

         Risk evaluation exercises using short video clips of several work situation

Module 3 Key requirements for an effective JSA

         Identifying tasks that require JSA

         Selection of JSA team

         Sequence of basic Job steps

         Task Observation

         Facilitation of JSA team

         Selection and Completion of JSA form

         Communicating and implementing actions

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