Job Safety Analysis Made Simple: Step #3 — Identify the Controls

JSA - Hazard ControlsSo far we’ve covered the first two steps in a Job Safety Analysis; namely, identifying the job steps and identifying the hazards associated with each step.  The most important step in a Job Safety Analysis is the final one–identifying the hazard controls.  It answers the question, How will we mitigate or eliminate the hazards we identified in step #2 of the JSA process?

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Eric Svendsen
Eric Svendsen, Ph.D., is Principal and lead change agent for safetyBUILT-IN, a safety-leadership learning and development organization. He has over 20 years experience in creating and executing outcomes-based leadership development and culture change initiatives aligned to organizational goals, and he personally led the safety-culture initiatives of a number of client organizations that resulted in “best ever safety performance” years for those companies.