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job safety analysis
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what are four benefits of job safety analysis?
1) reduces accidents
2) increases productivity
3) increases employee morale
4) increases company performance
an example of a job that should be first analyzed first is one that has a high _____ of injuries and illnesses
which of the following statements is true regarding JSA?
a) risk and the potential for injury are present in every aspect of our lives and it is pointless to try and control it
b) your goal should be to perform activities where there are no inherent risks
c) JSA should be done by executive management only
d) job safety analysis is a systematic tool you can use to identify potential hazards in your workplace and eliminate or control them
what is the primary benefit of JSA?
a) to determine the safest way to properly perform the job
b) to identify what items are the most expensivce
c) to identify which employees are doing things wrong so they can be written up
d) to determine the most unsafe way to perfom the job
what are some benefits associated with a successful JSA program?
1) increases accidents
2) reduces accidents
3) creates a more productive work environment
4) creates a less effective work environment
5) shows management commitment to safety
what does the JSA identify?
1) the potential hazards of the job
2) the correct tools to use for the job
3) the correct safety equipment to use for the job
4) the right person for the job
what are the four primary elements of the JSA?
1) selecting the job to be analyzed
2) defining the basic job steps for each task
3) identifying potential hazards for each step defined
4) developing approaches to eliminate or control identified hazards
5) record personal information on each employee
jobs should be prioritized for JSA. which of the following jobs would be the highest priority for JSA?
a) the job is done every day by each employee
b) the job has had a high frequency of injuries and illnesses
c) the job has never had a single recorded incident or injury
d) the job has never had a single recorded property damage incident
which of the following are factors to consider when prioritizing the jobs to be analyzed?
1) frequency of injuries and illnesses for a specific job
2) jobs with recorded property damage
3) jobs done by employees under age 35
4) jobs with injuries of a high degree of severity
an assessment matrix may be used in a JSA. which of the following is true regarding an assessment matrix?
a, jobs are ranked based on how close a fire extinguisher is located
b. jobs are rankes based on severity, exposure, and probability
c. jobs are ranked based on average height of the employee performing the tasks
d, jobs are ranked based on how old the manufacturing equipment is and how long the employee has worked at the facility
what is the primary goal of JSA?
a. to save the company money on equipemnt costs
b. to foresee all incidents that could possibly happen in each task performed at the facility
c. to eliminate the potential for incidents before they happen
d. to identify the causes of incidents after they happen
once a particular task has been selected for a job safety analysis, what is the next step?
a. break it down into a series of basic steps
b. this is the only step to JSA
c. interview the manager for the corresponding department
d. read the manufacturers operation manual
what should be used, when briefly describing each step on a worksheet, to help employees visualize the steps when hearing or reading them in the future?
d. action verbs
the written description of each step should include which of the following?
a. excessive detail
b. vague generalizations
c. more than 10 steps
d. clear and concise written directions
how many job steps should you try to limit yourself to when creating a job safety analysis?
a. five or less
b. ten or less
c. twenty or more
d. thirty or more
which of the following statements best describes a job step?
1. each job step should briefly describe what is done, in the order it is performed
2. each job step should briefly describe what is done, but does not need to be listed in the order it is performed.
3. a good job step must be written in excessive detail
4. a job step is each segment of the operation necessary to advance the work
when selecting worker for observations and input, what factors should be considered?
a. you should select the most inexperienced workers
b. you should select experienced workers who are knowledgeable in the proper procedures for performing the task
c. experience of the worker does not matter for the JSA
d. select the shortest and tallest workers for observation
when should the period of observation take place if the job is primarily performed on the night shift?
a. any time throughout the day
b. in the morning
c. in the afternoon
d. at night
when conducting a direct observation, which of the following can be a valuable tool?
a. a video camera
b. a tape measure
c. a sound level meter
d. a wet bulb globe thermometer
why is worker input vital to job safety analysis?
1. they provide valuable information
2. they can answer questions such as why a step is necessary
3. they know when a step is best performed
4. they know when a step can be combined or eliminated
5. worker input is not an important part of a JSA
when creating the list of job steps, what should you remember to include?
1. what must be done
2. how it should be done
3. only steps that are a natural part of the operation
4. who will be taking vacations this month
which of the following statements is true regarding the hazards associated with job steps?
a. each job step should only have one hazard associated with it
b. each job step should have at least three hazards associated with it
c. a job step may have more than one hazard associated with it
d. most job steps will not have any hazards associated with them
whaty type of things can create potential hazards while performing a job?
1. the tools or equipment being used
2. the workstation
3. the environment
4. the security cameras
5. surrounding activities
which of the following statements is true regarding videotaping as part of the JSA process?
a. videotaping the job process allows the opportunity to review each step in greater detail
b. videotaping the job process is not allowed becuase it does not provide as much detail
c. videotaping should be done for all JSA steps
d. most employers are not in favor of videotaping for JSA
what is the primary goal of hazard identification in the JSA process?
a. solve problems
b. examine all steps closely and identify every hazard
c. find ten hazards for each job step
d. organize workers compnesation claim forms
what are some additional recource for cross checking potential hazards for specific job functions?
1. incident investigation reports
2. workers compnsation claim forms
3. annual job performance evaluations
4. the bill of lading
which of the following statements best describes how to record potential hazards on the jSA worksheet?
a. be direct and concise
b. use as many nouns as possible
c. use industry slang to describe hazards
d. only record hazards that are known to have caused an injury at your facility
which of the items below are potential hazards in the workplace?
1. a chemical spill that has created a puddle on the floor
2. an extension cord stretched across a walkway
3. an employee wearing appropriate personal protective equipment for the job
4. a loud machine running in an adjacent room for six hours each day
how can you find out more information about the potential hazards of a job when performing an observation?
a. try to perform the observation without the worker knowing you are there.
b. read the operations manual aloud to the worker while he is performing the job
c. ask the workers supervisor about potential hazards; never address the worker
d. ask the worker about potential hazards
if a worker is performing a task near moving equipment that could snag a part of his clothing, how should you record the potential hazard on your JSA worksheet?
a. no long sleeved shirts, ties, long pants, hooded sweatshirts, or jewelry allowed while performing this job
b. caught in
c. extreme heat potential
d. no potential hazard to record
what should you keep in mind when developing recommended actions or procedures?
a. solutions must be specific and complete when developing recommended actions or procedures
b. solutions can be vague as long as the workers at the facility understand the intent
c. you can leave this part of your JSA worksheet blank
d. use only one solution per hazard
which of the following is a good example of recommended actions?
a. stay alert
b. stand to side and turn head
c. be careful
d. pay attention
when developing corrective measures, what should be included?
a. state what to do
b. state how to do it
c. both a and b
d. explain common mistakes
when developing recommended actions and control measures, what questions should be asked?
1. is the step necessary to complete the job?
2. is there a better way to do the job?
3. can mechanical changes reduce the number of job steps?
4. can mechanical changes reduce the number of job steps?
5. how tall is the worker?
when controlling hazards and developing counter measures, what should be taken into consideration?
a. the severity of the hazard
b. frequency of exposure
c. probability of occurrence
d. the color of the material
a, b, c
when eliminating the hazard is not feasible, what should you do?
a. institue the hierarchy of control measures
b. identify ppe that workers can wear to be safe
c. tell workers to pay attention and do the best they can
d. eliminate this job from you JSA process
which of the following examples could reduce or limit hazards?
1. using toxic substances instead of hazardous substances
2. using engineering controls such as ventialation
3. installing warning signs
4. providing personal protective equipment
consider the task of offloading materials from a semi truck, which of the following are the best examples of well written recommended actions to minimize injury?
1. make eye contact with forklift operator before approaching the lift gate
2. inspect tie downs before each use
3. be careful
4. place cones on the loading dock before the truck arrives
youve identified that noise from an adjacent machine is a hazard for the job you are analyzing but you cannot eliminate its operations. what should you do?
1. eliminate that specific job since you cannot eliminate the noise exposure
2. try to schedule work around the times the adjacent machine is not running, if feasable
3. rotate workers in the noisy area to minimize exposure
4. identify different types of hearing protection devices that could be used
considering the task of handling a 55 gallon drum of a known hazardous chemical, which of the following are the best examples of recommended actions to minimize injury?
1. review the safety data sheet for the chemical prior to use
2. inspect the drum before handling
3. wear the appropriate ppe as specifiied in the sds
4. wear a fall protection harness at all times when handling the drum
5. it is not safet to handle a 55 hallon dums at all
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