The pre-job briefing sets the tone for the day. You need to have a good structure for your pre-job briefing that forces the crew to review the work and potential hazards.
Failure to identify job hazards is a major concern for workers. If an employee doesn’t know the dangers involved in their job, they won’t be able to protect against them.
Employee failure to identify and grasp jobsite hazards has led to numerous accidents. Before ever stepping foot on a work site, employees need to know what hazards exist and what steps to take to reduce the risk of accident and injury.
Job briefings help you plan your work and ensure employee safety, protect equipment, and protect the public from whatever could go wrong.
Even the most experienced workers need regular reminders of what hazards are around them. The best way to keep them aware of hazards is to start EVERY day with a pre-job briefing. Many regulatory agencies require at least one briefing before each work day or shift…