Risk is About People, not just Objects Article by Robert Sams republished following a request from a reader – See all of his brilliant articles here The focus of so much of our attention today in health and safety is on ‘risk assessment’. Walk into any workplace and talk about health and safety … [Read more...] about Risk is About People, not just Objects
Are your JHAs worthless? By Greg Smith, first published here: https://mysafetythoughts.com/2018/03/05/are-your-jhas-worthless/ “Worthless” is not my phrase, and I make no assumptions about the JSA process as it is applied in your workplace, but I am interested in whether your organisation could … [Read more...] about Are your JHAs worthless?
Safety Shoes. Another great reflection by Keith McCabe on LinkedIn (sighhhh) – first published here Social media sites are full of pictures of people working in unsafe situations. The same images are usually followed by a tirade of apparently outraged safety experts pointing out what they are … [Read more...] about Safety Shoes.
Refer also to: The Arse-Covering Myth Swimming Up Stream and the Safe Work Method Statement Dilemma I was with an organisation this week that was being inspected by the regulator. The regulator had the unenviable task of assessing whether this organisation was appropriately managing … [Read more...] about Swimming Up Stream and the SWMS Dilemma
An Introduction To JSA (Job Safety Analysis) Guest Post For all types of work operations, safety is always considered important and top priority. One of the methods implemented to ensure that all necessary safety practices are followed is JSA or Job Safety Analysis. Basically, this is a process … [Read more...] about An Introduction To JSA (Job Safety Analysis)
Imagination? We’ll Soon Knock that Nonsense Out of You A safety friend of mind Ted rang the other day, he had just gone through the circus and charade of an OFSC Audit and 4801 Audit. He said, ‘ah, now we are safe’, I said, ‘no your not, you are probably less safe’. (I’ll get back to this point … [Read more...] about Imagination and Safety
iJSA Job Safety Analysis Template Mobile App - guest post (see author box below) iJSA is a free app that allows workers to perform a Job Safety Analysis (JSA) on their iPhone or iPad. A Job Safety Analysis involves a series of Risk Assessments for potential hazards in the workplace of any … [Read more...] about Free iJSA Job Safety Analysis Template Mobile App
Job Safety Analysis Template Mobile App This is not a paid advertisement. We’ve tried this and it does work brilliantly. You will need to determine if it is right for your particular needs. Most of the comments from others relate to being able to configure or adapt it better to their … [Read more...] about Awesome New App
Job Safety Analysis (JSA) Another article by the late George Robotham. You can find more of his work at here: SAFETY REFLECTIONS Job Safety Analysis (J.S.A.) is a simple yet highly effective technique that is under-utilised in industry. Download a Job Safety Analysis Worksheet from … [Read more...] about Job Safety Analysis
Job Hazard Analysis & Safe Systems of Work - Who's Missing the Statutory Link? Paper presented by: Ron Greenwood CPMSIA Member # 1438 PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT Read the whole paper HERE (includes some excellent example of a STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE (JHA) RECORD FORM) [download … [Read more...] about Job Hazard Analysis and Safe Systems of Work