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Job Hazard Analysis/Job Safety Analysis

Procedure goes by various names but reaps many benefits, proponents say
Some call it a Job Safety Analysis. Others call it a Job Hazard Analysis, a Task Hazard Analysis or something else. Regardless of how you label it, the process of breaking down a task into steps, identifying the hazards, and determining how to mitigate those hazards remains crucial to preventing incidents and injuries.
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Watch and read: 7 common workplace safety hazards

7 common workplace safety hazards

National Safety Council consultants identify what they see repeatedly when auditing worksites
Members of the National Safety Council Consulting Services Group travel across the country – and the world – to visit worksites and conduct safety audits. They share with Safety+Health seven hazards they frequently spot, and offer advice on preventing them.
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Federal inspection of congressional workplaces finds 'readily apparent' hazards

Washington – Safety inspections of congressional offices and other legislative branch worksites during the 113th Congress revealed more hazards than had been found during the previous Congress, including many that should have been “readily apparent” to supervisors and employees, according to a new report from the Office of Compliance’s Office of General Counsel.
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Stop-work authority

Empowering workers to halt a dangerous situation can help prevent injuries, experts say
Every worker has the right to stop work if he or she feels unsafe. But is that enough? Some experts say employers should empower workers to halt an unsafe task or situation regardless of who is performing it.
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