Safety training. Whether for 10- or 30-hour OSHA sessions, healthcare professionals, hospitality, or general industry, it is often viewed as a “have to” instead of a way to maintain a healthy, safe work environment.
As a safety trainer, my mission is to help you be the best safety dudes on the planet, helping you effectively communicate through good training so that you have the best safety training program for your organization.
A job hazard assessment, otherwise known as a job risk assessment or task assessment, is one tool to help identify potential hazards in the workplace.
What is a Job hazard assessment (JHA)?
JHAs take a micro view into the job itself, breaking the job’s tasks into a …
The foundation of a safety program lies in OSHA’s General Duty Clause:
» Provide a safe workplace
» Set clear policies on safe work behaviors
» Involve all levels of staff – from top leadership to lowest levels – in the program
» Ensure all employees are accountable
Performing a …
In conducting OSHA training, I’ve found a common misperception about what a safety program policy is. When asked, attendees have repeated company mission or value statements. Some don’t know what it is or if their company even has one….