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Safety flags for trucks Wideload sign magnets The implementation of an improved safety culture requires an almost Sherlock Holmes ability to use observation and logic to identify where underlying loss potential resides in the workplace. Just as Sherlock searched a crime scene, the OHS professional must be sensitive and aware of subtle clues that may not be quite discernible in the work environment. While the Job Hazard Analysis provides us with the structure and nature of individual job hazards and risk by providing a way to analysis the interactions of job requirements (steps and task, tools/equipment/materials, the work environment, current polices, procedures, etc., and the people exposed to the job), JHAs are not enough to assure that the controls put into place remain effective. Human Performance Improvement The US Department of Energy "Human Performance Improvement" Handbook discusses that 80% of loss producing events are human error and 20% are due to equipment failures. However, a further analysis of the 80% shows that 70% of these human errors are due to organizational weakness and 30% due to human error! This 70% represents "undetected deficiencies in organizational processes, equipment, or values that create job conditions that either provoke error or degrade the integrity of controls." These latent errors are embedded in the organization.

Safety flags for trucks...  
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Wideload sign magnets The implementation of an improved safety culture requires an almost Sherlock Holmes ability to use observation and log...

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