Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

Definition(s)


Job Safety Analysis

Job hazard analysis (JHA) accompanied by a risk assessment (RA), used to identify controls such as PPE requirements: JHA + RA = JSA

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

Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

A method that can be used to identify, analyze and record: (1) the steps involved in performing a specific job; (2) the existing or potential safety and health hazards associated with each step; and (3) the recommended action(s)/procedure(s) that will eliminate or reduce these hazards and the risk of an injury or illness. (Used interchangeably with the terms “Job Hazard Analysis”, but also refer to “Task Risk Analysis” for the purposes of this guideline.)

Source: International Association of Drilling Contractors, Appendix 2 to Health, Safety and Environment Case Guidelines for Offshore Drilling Contractors, Issue 3.3.2, February 2010. IADC Guidelines