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Hazard Identification online course

This course instructs you on how to:

  • Identify hazards
  • Conduct safety and health inspections
  • Analyze hazards
  • Control hazards
  • Write inspection reports

Available in Spanish

This course is part of the Safety Committee Suite (Español) of online courses.

Take the course

Module content

​​​​Who should take this course

What to expect

 Start​ module​​​​​​

​​​​Why inspections are important

Planning for a safety inspection

Types of inspections

Safety committee resources


Number of inspections needed

Example walk-through video

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​​​​Job hazard analysis steps

Defining job hazard analysis (JHA)

Job defined

Developing the JHA

Creating a JHA worksheet

When to conduct a JHA

Prioritizing risks

Conducting the JHA

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The two phases

Root cause analysis

Accident investigation

 Start​ module​​​​​​

​​​​Anticipating and controlling hazards

Controlling hazards

Understanding hazard controls

Hazard tracking

 Start​ module​​​​​​

​​​​Reporting concerns

Corrective actions


Begin quiz

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​Machine Guards   Start​ module​​​​​

Offices   Start​ module​​​​​



Hazard identification topic page

For Instructors

PowerPoint for instructors

Continuing Education

This course has been approved for CEUs.
Get details here.

​​​​​​​​​​​​For questions or help

 Email us


Toll-free 888-292-5247, Option 2

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