Job Hazard Analysis -A Guide for Voluntary Compliance and Beyond

Job Hazard Analysis -A Guide for Voluntary Compliance and Beyond

Job Hazard Analysis -A Guide for Voluntary Compliance and Beyond

James Roughton, Nathan CrutchfieldButterworth-Heinemann, Apr 8, 2011 – Technology & Engineering – 520 pages – pdf 
A Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) identifies the basic job steps and tasks and their associated hazards and risks, and then develops safe operating procedures and hazard controls based on this analysis. In this book, James Roughton and Nathan Crutchfield argue that the JHA should be the centrepiece of any risk control and occupational safety and health program and a methodical analysis is required for the new American safety and health management standard ANSI/AIHA Z10. However, the traditional JHA has potential problems in gathering and analysis of task data and, with its focus on the sequence of steps, can miss the behavioral effects and the systems interactions…