What are job health and safety hazards

Last updated: 2023-06-28
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Job health and safety hazards are part of the job specification and means all work hazards and risk factors, such as noise, vibration, dust, chemicals or stress to which a worker may be exposed in a given job positionOccupational hazards may cause a number of health problems for workers. This is a part of the OHS processes.

specification of OHS safety and health risks for the job position

What job health and safety hazards includes

  • Physical hazards
  • Chemical hazards
  • Biological hazards
  • Ergonomic hazards
  • Behavioral & Psychosocial hazards

Job health and safety hazard examples

  • Tripping hazards
  • Poor air quality
  • Loud noises
  • Hazardous chemicals
  • Working from heights
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