Hazard Recognition

Overview

  • What is hazard recognition?
  • Why is it important?
  • Your responsibilities for hazard recognition

Identifying Potential Hazards

  • Learn how to identify the potential hazards that often lead to common causes of injuries and illnesses in the workplace
  • Contact with objects and equipment
  • Overexertion, including improper lifting
  • Falls
  • Harmful substances and environments

Inspecting Your Work Area

  • The importance of a workplace inspection
  • Skills and techniques for inspecting your work area
  • Specific potential hazards to look for during the inspection.

Reporting Hazards

  • The importance of reporting hazards
  • Reporting and recordkeeping procedures
  • Your role and your employer’s role in reporting hazards
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