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Hazard Recognition & Control & the Role of the Safety Conscious Worker

Half-Day (4-hour) Safety Seminar
Course 7

This program was developed to help personnel recognize hazards, evaluate the potential risks and take action to avoid injury. It focuses on the relationship between unsafe acts, unsafe conditions and accidents.

Upon completion of the program participants should be able to:

  • Define the terms:
    • Safety
    • Risk
    • Acceptable level of risk
    • At-risk behavior
    • Accident
    • Incident
    • Hazard
    • Unsafe act
    • Unsafe condition
  • Describe the relationship between an accident with injury or property damage and a Near-Miss incident
  • Describe the three (3) levels of accident causation
  • Describe common types of unsafe acts and unsafe conditions
  • Use a Task Hazard Analysis Form to identify hazards and develop control measures
  • Describe factors that influence one's perceived level of risk
  • Coach and counsel co-workers when hazards or at-risk behavior is observed