Hazard Recognition, Hazard Recognition Training
Hazard recognition is the cornerstone of any successful safety process. In all industries where people and equipment are involved, the workplaces become dangerous primarily when employees do not practice hazard recognition. In more than 35 years of industry experience Carl Potter found that employees are trained to control hazards, yet aren’t trained hazard recognition. In an attempt to help you avoid all injuries and damage to vehicles, equipment and property, Carl designed a solution: Hazard Recognition and Controls Workshop.
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There is a reason that OSHA's General Duty Clause states that employers will provide a workplace free of known hazards. Hazards cause injury and damage to equipment and property. Injuries from hazards impact families every year and damage to equipment cost organizations thousands of dollars every year. When would you like to get control of the hazards causing injury in your workplace?
Imagine a worksite where everyone takes responsibility for hazard recognition and control. – Carl Potter
Begin the process of creating safety competency in your employees by scheduling a workshop at your location, or attending a workshop.
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Learn How to Use the Hazard Reporting Tool (HRT) for Smart Phones, Notebooks, or Desktop
The following videos are tutorial videos for current users of the HRT but will help you see why a subscription to this application may be a good fit for your organizations work in preventing every workplace injury. Click on the following links:
- Getting Started as an Administrator of the HRT
- Managing Users of the HRT
- Managing Email Notifications as an Administrator of the HRT
- Reporting Hazards with the HRT
- Dealing with Reported Hazards with the HRT
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Participants will learn:
- Why people get hurt and damages occur
- Where hazards come from
- How to recognize hazards
- What to do to control a hazard
- When to practice hazard recognition and control
This is not about rules and regulations but it can help companies comply with the "General Duty Clause" that OSHA is so fond of when citing a citation.
Safety Attitudes: Improving Your Workplace's Safety Culture Beings with You is given to each participant of the Hazard Recognition and Control Workshop. If you would like to get a copy before attending, CLICK HERE
Carl's research has found that most people will control a hazard if they recognize it. Across the country, he has investigated incidents and interviewed countless workers and one thing is clear: those injured or involved in incidents where damage to equipment and property were involved were unable to recognize the contributing hazard. In this workshop, participants will learn how to classify hazards in four categories to help recognize them. They will then be taught a simple way to analyze the hazard for risk and consequences while deciding what controls will work to prevent injury to themselves, co-workers and the public as well as damage to equipment and property. Carl hopes you will consider this workshop for your employees because they will be safer at work, home, and play. Once they are able to recognize and control hazards, there will be a greater likelihood that they will begin to take personal responsibility for safety so that everyone can go home every day without injury.
Hazard Recognition and Control Workshop Comments from participants:
"Best safety training I have had in 34 years..."
"Every employee should have this class."
"Interesting, interactive, informative and entertaining..."
"You won't fall asleep in this class!"
"I actually learned something in this safety class."
Other comments include...
"Several employees commented to me days afterward that they had really enjoyed Carl’s workshop and then went on to tell me about the hazards they had identified and corrected on their own. Now that is powerful stuff when a facility is actively trying to improve its Safety Culture!"
"With his past real-world experience in the industry, Carl did an excellent job of engaging our employees in the workshop. From hourly employees to department managers and superintendants Carl had them listening and asking questions about recognizing latent hazards that we had previously walked by every day."
Client list for Carl Potter's Hazard Recognition and Control Workshop since include:
• Arizona Public Service (Fossil Power Gen)
• Westar Energy (Power Gen / T&D)
• Superior Energy (Oil Field)
• Loredo Petroleum (Oil Field)
• NDOT (Nevada DOT)
• Gen On Corporation (Power Gen)
• Dominion (Power Gen)
• Warrior Energy Services (Oil Field)
• Wolf Creek Nuclear Station (Power Gen)
• LCRA (Lower Colorado River Association) (Power Gen)
• Rock Tenn (Paper Manufacture)
• Del Monte Foods (Food Packaging)
• Kellogg Foods (Food Packaging)
• Bonneville Power Administration (Power Gen)
• Matrix Services (Refinery, T&D, Power Gen)
• Austin Energy (T&D, Power Gen)
• NCRA (Refinery)
• Luminant Power (Power Gen)
• SEM Crude (Refinery)
• (Several Manufactures are unnamed due to security issues)