He manages Enablon Insights and the company’s social media activities, and writes about various EHS, Risk and Sustainability topics.
He has more than 18 years of professional experience, including many years as a product manager for chemicals management and product stewardship solutions.
Job Hazard Analysis Form Completion Method A JHA is a first line of defense in preventing accidents by identifying hazards and eliminating them prior to beginning a job.
Jobs that have resulted in numerous injuries should be completed first.
Many people think that JHA and Job Safety Analysis (JSA) are the same, but there are slight differences.
According to a definition in a Safety Health magazine article, JSAs consider only the following three elements: steps necessary to do the job, hazards associated with each step, and safety measures for avoiding the hazards.
It is especially important to review a JHA/JSA if an injury occurs on a specific job.
Whenever a JHA/JSA is revised, all employees affected by changes in new job methods, procedures, or protective measures adopted, should be trained. Download Aberdeen’s “JHA Incident Management Continuous Improvement = A Safety Culture” report to learn more.
In summary, review a JHA/JSA if one of the following three conditions occurs: 1) After a specific time period, e.g. Jean-Grégoire Manoukian is Content Marketing Manager at Enablon.
A Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) takes a job and breaks it down into individual job steps (or tasks).
Hazards are then identified for each job step, followed by the measures required to eliminate or reduce those hazards.