Writing a Job Safety Analysis

Writing a Job Safety Analysis

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This course might be just what you’re looking for to train your employees on critical risks in your workplace.

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A critical process in managing risk in your workplace is writing a Job Safety Analysis. What to include and how much information you need when writing a JSA remains a question. The answer depends on your company’s requirements; however, if they form part of your risk management documentation, they must reflect the way work is done and how it should be done.

This course provides a step-by-step guide on how to write a JSA including prioritising which hazards to tackle first, examples of hazards and risks and how to write down job tasks in sequential order. Risk ranking, selecting control measures and residual risk ranking are explained.

Learning Outcomes:

At the completion of this course learners will:

  1. Understand that a job safety analysis must reflect the way work is done and how it should be done.
  2. Learn when to write a JSA.
  3. Learn how to list the task, step by step.
  4. Learn to use simple, clear and precise language to describe the steps.
  5. Learn how to identify any hazards that may be present in each step.
  6. Learn how to read an example risk matrix to determine the likelihood and severity of each step to assign a risk rating.
  7. Learn how to identify the highest level control measures to manage the risks in each step and practicably complete the work
  8. Learn how to calculate the residual risk once the control measures are applied.
  9. Determine the overall risk of the job.

Course length: 10 mins (6-minute animated and subtitled video + 4 short answer assessment)

  • Certificate of completion
  • In-depth Reporting
  • Facilitator’s Guide including video transcript and Assessment Q&A’s
  • Optional pass rate
  • All content can be customised
  • Pause and resume function

Available in English (Australian), English (US) and Spanish.

This course is suitable for use in Australia.

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