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GUIDANCE NOTES ON JOB SAFETY ANALYSIS FOR THE MARINE AND OFFSHORE INDUSTRIES
|Publication Date:||1 April 2013|
Risk assessment, the proactive and systematic assessment of risks, is a standard element of most offshore and maritime companies' safety management systems. Risk assessment is a powerful and flexible tool to identify and control potential undesirable events that can have safety, environmental, quality, or financial repercussions.
The focus of these Guidance Notes is risk assessment applied to work tasks, commonly referred to as Job Safety Analysis (JSA).
The marine and offshore industries have implemented job safety analysis at varying levels of maturity and sophistication. These Guidance Notes provide considerations for any company desiring to strengthen their safety management system through the use of a job safety analysis. The best practices and concepts contained within this document can be applied by any marine or offshore company wishing to initiate or improve their JSA program.