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Common hazards in the workplace
Workplace hazards are defined as “any condition, practice, or act that could result in an employee injury or illness.” Browse these resources for tools to help identify, correct, and prevent hazards.
Finding and fixing hazards takes time and practice. In this interactive, online training, you'll learn what to look for and which problem areas to tackle first.
Duration: 10 minutes | Watch now [Spanish]
Hazard recognition and control
Effective hazard recognition and control [PDF]
This comprehensive guide is designed to help employers conduct workplace inspections, identify hazards, and improve safety.
Controlling hazards [PDF]
Learn about the hierarchy of controls, with practical advice for putting them into practice. [PDF]
Hazard identification is the foundation of a safe workplace [PDF]
Use these tools to document workplace hazards and eliminate, reduce, or manage risk.
Hazard awareness advisor (OSHA)
An interactive guide to help small businesses identify potential hazards and determine strategies to control them.
Small business handbook with self-inspection checklists (OSHA) [PDF]
Detailed checklists (pages 17-39) show where to look and take action to make your business safer and healthier for employees.
DVD (no streaming available)
Recognizing hazards |
5 minutes | Training with this dynamic video provides your workers with the observ … Read more
What would you do next? Hazard identification and control |
| Preventing accidents requires identifying and controlling workplace ha … Read more
Workplace hazard perception challenge |
60 minutes | Depicts real-life workplace scenarios to point out hazards. Challenges … Read more
Job Safety Analysis, Safety Awareness, and You |
16 minutes | This safety training video discusses the important roles played by bot … Read more
Job safety analysis: pro-active planning |
15 minutes | Job safety analysis is a way of planning ahead, a way to spot problems … Read more
Office safety |
5 minutes | This program identifies hazards commonly found in an office environmen … Read more
Office safety: safe in 8 |
8 minutes | Here's an interesting fact: More people get injured in the office than … Read more