Job Hazard Analysis

Definition(s)


Job Hazard Analysis

Safety management technique that is used to anticipate and identify hazards in order to make decisions to appropriately control the hazards associated with a process, job, or procedure.

NOTE Any job that has actual or potential hazards is a candidate for a JHA.

Source: API RP 98, Personal Protective Equipment Selection for Oil Spill Responders, First Edition, August 2013. Global Standards