PESO: Hazard Identification

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Oregon OSHA

Summary Statement

Brief description of how to identify a potential hazard before an accident happens. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' button to access the other items.

If we are going to prevent accidents, we have to identify hazards and then control or eliminate them!

What is a hazard?
Any condition or action that has the capability of producing injuries and illnesses.

What is exposure?
The proximity of the worker to the hazard.

What are the hazards?
Acceleration
Acceleration
Heat / Cold
Heat / Cold
   
Biological
Biological
Mechanical
Mechanical
   
Chemical
Chemical
Pressure
Pressure
   
Electrical
Electrical
Radiation
Radiation
   
Ergonomics
Ergonomics
Explosives
Explosives
   
Vibration and Noise
Vibration and Noise
Flammability and Fire
Flammability and Fire
   
Violence
Violence
 

When you find a hazard:

Report it!

Report it!

Report it!