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Employer Job Hazard Assessments Under Attack: Best Practices For Conducting A Compliant Hazard Assessment

As employers expand and diversify their operations across a number of worksites, there can emerge a disconnect between the corporate headquarters and each individual location throughout the country. Sometimes, this disconnect manifests itself as a mindset in the employer’s health and safety programs such that a “one size fits all” solution to a workplace hazard generated by the corporate office does not accurately reflect hazardous conditions at satellite or field locations. Often, particularly in the construction industry, employees in these satellite or field locations are exposed to unique hazards that health and safety professionals in the corporate office are not aware of.

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