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Pre amble
The information in this manual does not take preedene o!er an" le#islation$
manufaturer%s instrutions or industr" reommended praties. Al&a"s re!ie&
applia'le douments prior to 'e#innin# an" &ork. Consult "our super!isor for
help interpretin# le#islation. Al&a"s ondut "our pre(o' safet" meetin# and
assess)ontrol all ha*ards 'efore ommenin# &ork.


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Laredo Trucking Inc.
CORPORATE SAFETY POLICY
Laredo Trucking is committed to ensuring that practical and effective measures are in
place to protect the health and safety of our employees, clients, subcontractors,
suppliers, the environment, and the public.
The management of Laredo Trucking endeavours to provide and maintain a safe work
environment. It is a requirement that personnel plan and implement safety strategy
into each of their operations. Laredo Trucking management, supervisors and
employees shall be aware of, and comply with, all relevant law, regulations, policy and
procedure.
All employees, including management, are responsible and accountable for the
Companys overall safety initiatives, following all procedures, working safely, and
providing information towards the improving of safety measures. Total commitment to
the safety program by everyone, every day, is e!pected.
An in"ury and accident free workplace is our goal. Through continuous safety
improvement efforts, we can accomplish this.
#espectfully,
__________________________ ________________
President Date
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Table of Contents
-etion +. .ana#ement Commitment and In!ol!ement
+.+ Responsi'ilit"
-etion ,. Communiations
,.+ Information .ana#ement
,., Responsi'ilit"
-etion /. 0a*ard Identifiation$ Assessment and Control
/.+ 0a*ard Identifiation
/., 0a*ard)Risk Assessment
/./ 0a*ard Control
/.1 Responsi'ilit"
-etion 1. Trainin#
1.+ Competene
1., Responsi'ilit"
-etion 2. Emer#en" 3reparedness
2.+ 4asi steps for an emer#en" Response 3lan
2., E!ent Classifiations
2./ Natural Disasters
2.1 Responsi'ilit"
-etion 5. Inident .ana#ement
5.+ Inident Reportin#
5., Inident In!esti#ation
5./ Inident 6ollo& up
5.1 Responsi'ilit"
-etion 7. .aintenane 3ro#ram
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-etion 8. Inspetions
8.+ 6ormal Inspetions
8., Informal Inspetions
8./ Inspetions inlude
8.1 Audits
8.2 Responsi'ilit"
-etion 9. 3raties
-ee 3ratie Contents
-etion +:. 3roedures)Risk Assessments
-etion ++. 3erformane)-tatistis
-etion +,. Administration
-etion +/ Definitions.
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Practice Contents
9.+ Disiplinar" 3roess
9., Compliane
9./ Alohol and Dru#
9.1 Ri#ht to Refuse
9.2 ;0.I-
9.5 Compan" <ehile
9.7 6ire E=tin#uisher
9.8 33E
9.9 0ousekeepin#
9.+: -mokin#
9.++ ;orkin# Alone
9.+, >ourne" .ana#ement
9.+/ 6ire Arms
9.+1 .edia
9.+2 <iolene$ 0arassment and Disrimination
9.+5 En!ironment
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9.+7 6ati#ue .ana#ement
9.+8 0ot ;eather
9.+9 Cold ;eather
9.,: O!erhead 3o&er Lines
9.,+ 3urhasin#
9.,, 6irst Aid
9.,/ Respirator" 3roteti!e E?uipment
9.,1 0and -i#nals
9.,2 6uellin# of E?uipment
9.,5 -tep Ladders
9.,7 0and Tools
9.,8 Offie -afet"
9.,9 0andlin# and Liftin# .aterials
9./: Cleanin# 3roduts
9./+ Transportation of .aterials and E?uipment
9./, Transportation of ;orkers
9.// Grindin#
9./1 Compressed Air
9./2 Defeti!e Tools
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9./5 Char#in# 4atteries
9./7 TDG
Section 1 Management Commitment and Involvement
Purpose
The purpose of this setion is to ensure the suess of the pro#ram '" ha!in#
responsi'ilities defined and doumented.
Statement
To maintain a safe &ork en!ironment and in!ol!e e!er"one in the 'usiness from
top mana#ement do&n is responsi'le for safet". Clearl" definin# responsi'ilities
in &ritin# &ill ensure the suess of the pro#ram.
Emplo"ees must 'e a&are of their responsi'ilities. These responsi'ilities &ill 'e
disussed in the ne& hire orientation and &ill 'e reinfored throu#h out the
emplo"ee%s areer.
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1.1 esponsibility
Management !illB
3ro!ide and ommuniate poliies and proedures to emplo"ees.
.aintain a safe and health" &orkplae for emplo"ees$ lients$ ontrators
and !isitors.
.aintain o!erall ontrol of the 0ealth and -afet" 3ro#ram.
Re!ie& poliies and proedures ensurin# that all meet re#ulator"
re?uirements.
Ensure that all esta'lished safet" poliies are administered and enfored.
.onitor personnel and hold them aounta'le for their performane.
Ensure that proper e?uipment$ tools and personal proteti!e e?uipment are
a!aila'le to all emplo"ees.
Take reasona'le measures to identif"$ eliminate or ontrol ha*ards.
In!esti#ate all inidents$ pro!ide orreti!e ations and ensure follo& up is
ommuniated throu#h out the or#ani*ation.
Administer the 0ealth and -afet" pro#ram.
3artiipate in safet" meetin#s.
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Supervisors !ill"
3ro!ide safe &orkin# onditions for all &orkers under their super!ision.
Understand and kno& ho& to appl" Insert Name 0ealth and -afet"
3ro#ram$ rele!ant la&s and re#ulations.
-hedule and ondut re#ular inspetions inludin# emplo"ees to identif"
and ensure proper orreti!e ations are implemented to eliminate or
redue aidents.
Enfore safet" poli"$ proedure and re#ulation on site.
Ad!ise emplo"ees on safe &ork proedures and make them a&are of
potential ha*ards and ho& to ontrol them.
.entor emplo"ees$ eduatin# them on health and safet" poli"$ proedure$
la& and re#ulation.
Ensure safet" meetin#s our re#ularl" and are doumented.
Report inidents)aidents to mana#ement &ithin ,1 hours of ourrene.
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#mployees !ill"
Read$ understand and ompl" &ith Laredo Trukin# 0ealth and -afet"
pro#ram.
Carr" out their &ork in a manner that &ill not reate a ha*ard to their o&n
safet" and the health and safet" of others.
Report ha*ards and aidents)inidents immediatel" to a super!isor or
mana#ement.
3artiipate in safet" meetin#s.
Understand all poli" and re#ulator" e=petations 'efore startin# a task.
Not take on tasks that are a'o!e or 'e"ond their skill le!el.
Contractors !ill"
6ollo& all emplo"ee outlined responsi'ilities.
$isitors !ill"
Not #o an"&here on a Laredo Trukin# &ork site unesorted.
;ear proper personal proteti!e e?uipment.
6ollo& all Laredo Trukin# poliies and proedures as &ell as #o!ernment
re#ulations and la&s.
6ollo& instrutions #i!en '" esort.
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Section % Communications
Purpose

The purpose of this setion is to promote re#ular ommuniations of Laredo
Trukin# ommitment to safet". It is also to reate an opportunit" for emplo"ees
to pro!ide input on the safet" pro#ram and an" other initiati!es.
Statement
Open ommuniations are ritial for identif"in#$ assessin# and ontrollin#
ha*ards. 6rom ne& hires to top mana#ement$ all &ill partiipate in ensurin# the
ontinual impro!ement of the health and safet" pro#ram '" maintainin# open
ommuniations. This in turn &ill pro!ide a measura'le impro!ement in
effiien" and redution in inident fre?uen".
All in!ol!ed &ith Laredo Trukin# need to 'e a&are of ne& initiati!es$ safe &ork
proedures and #oals. Re#ularl" sheduled safet" meetin#s &ill ensure that all
ha*ards and remedial ations are 'rou#ht to e!er"one%s attention and doumented
for further referene. Re!ie& of the ompan"%s ommitment to safet" and
dialo#ue on &h" safet" is important also helps to maintain the safet" ulture.
Policy
-afet" meetin#s &ill 'e sheduled and held re#ularl". The minutes of all
meetin#s &ill 'e made and a!aila'le to all emplo"ees.
Laredo Trukin# mana#ement &ill tour &orksites re#ularl" to o'ser!e &ork
praties and disuss an" safet" issues &ith emplo"ees.
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Safety Meetings
-afet" meetin#s &ill 'e held monthl" and are mandator" for all emplo"ees to
attend. The" are an open forum to disuss safet"$ re!ie& elements of the safet"
pro#ram and to introdue ne& items. .inutes of safet" meetin# s &ill 'e taken
and kept on file. Conerns &ill 'e prioriti*ed$ orreti!e ations assi#ned and
re!ie&ed to ensure ompletion &hen issues are raised.
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Meeting Schedule
&hen &ho &hat
'nnually
One per "ear
Date T4A
.ana#ement
Emplo"ees
Disuss ompan" safet" statistis.
Ne& safet" initiati!es
Compan"%s ommitment to safet"
;h" is safet" important
;ho safet" affets
Monthly
Date T4A C-ee safet"
'oard in shopD
.ana#ement
Emplo"ees
Disuss ompan" safet" statistis
Disuss ha*ards id%s
Disuss an" onerns
Ne& initiati!es
Re!ie& inidents
Compan"%s ommitment to safet"
;h" is safet" important
;ho safet" affets
Pre()ob
ETool'o= meetin#E
3rior to &ork startin#
or &hen the sope of
&ork han#es
-uper!isors
Emplo"ees
Contrators
Client representati!es
An"one in!ol!ed in the
pro(et
Disuss sope of &ork
Disuss ha*ards and ontrols
Disuss preautions
Disuss an" other rele!ant topis
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%.1 Information Management
Emplo"ees of Laredo Trukin# &ill 'e informed of and)or ha!e aess to the
follo&in#B
Inident and aident reports.
6ollo& up ations.
0a*ardous onditions and orreti!e ations.
-afet" pro#ram #oals and e=petations.
An" urrent industr" alerts$ safet" information$ le#islation.
Last meetin#s minutes.
An" ne& or re!ised poli"$ proedures$ la&s or re#ulations.
Throu#h this proess Laredo Trukin# mana#ement &illB
Keep doumentation on all ommuniations and meetin#s.
3ro!ide feed'ak to emplo"ees on safet" onerns.
3ro!ide detailed instrutions to emplo"ees on safet" poli" and proedure.
3ro!ide an open forum for emplo"ees to disuss and ha!e onerns
addressed.
To ensure that all ommuniations are a!aila'le to e!er"one$ Laredo Trukin#
mana#ement &illB
3ost all ommuniations on 'ulletin 'oard.
Re!ie& pre!ious meetin# minutes at sheduled safet" meetin#s.
3ost ha*ard Ids on 'ulletin 'oard.
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%.% esponsibility
#mployees
Ensure attendane at all meetin#s.
If not possi'le then ensure that a op" of the meetin# minutes is re!ie&ed.
Read and understand all ommuniations$ &hih are posted or deli!ered.
3artiipate in all meetin#s$ as the" are an open forum.
Supervisors
Ensure meetin#s are sheduled and a notie is put out to all emplo"ees in
re#ards to the time and loation of the meetin#.
3repare an itinerar" o!erin# rele!ant topis.
Appoint someone to take the minutes.
6ollo& up on health and safet" onerns.
Management
Ensure rele!ant topis are presented at meetin#s inludin# ne& le#islation$
rules$ re#ulations and proedures.
Ensure follo& up on emplo"ee onerns.
3artiipate in safet" meetin#s.
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Section * Ha+ard Identification, Ha+ard 'ssessment and Control
Purpose
The purpose of this setion is to pro!ide the tools neessar" to identif"$ assess and
ontrol ha*ards 'efore the" ompromise safet".
Statement
Throu#h #eneral o'ser!ation$ inspetions and assessments Laredo Trukin# and
affiliates &ill identif" ha*ards 'efore the" 'eome issues. 4" doin# this
miti#ation an 'e made inludin# omplete elimination$ administration$
su'stitution$ en#ineerin#$ trainin# and personal proteti!e e?uipment usa#e to
ensure the health and safet" of &orkers.
0a*ard Identifiation$ 0a*ard Assessment and Risk Assessment forms &ill 'e
used to identif" ha*ards esta'lish risk le!els and ontrols. All tasks &ithin
emplo"ee (o' sopes &ill 'e in!entoried$ risk le!els and ontrols identified. Ne&
or hi#h risk (o's &ill 'e assessed and ontrols identified and implemented. If an"
?uestions e=ist re#ardin# safet"$ a Risk Assessment &ill 'e done.
Policy
0a*ard assessments &ill 'e onduted for all tasks for &hih Laredo Trukin#
undertakes.
All ontrols &ill 'e put into plae 'efore an" &ork is ompleted.
All emplo"ees &ill partiipate in the ha*ard identifiation$ assessment$ risk
assessment and ontrol pro#ram.
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*.1 Ha+ard Identification
The ha*ard identifiation s"stem ser!es to alert mana#ement to an" ha*ardous
onditions or proedures. 4" immediatel" identif"in# ha*ards and ontrols
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0a*ard Identifiation 6orms detail the follo&in#B
Desri'es ha*ard$ loation$ and date.
Desri'es an" ontrol measures taken or needed to 'e taken.
All 0a*ard Identifiation reports &ill 'e su'mitted to Laredo Trukin#
In. mana#ement for re!ie& and follo& up.
All emplo"ees$ ontrators and affiliates of Laredo Trukin# In. &ill
partiipate in the 0a*ard Identifiation pro#ram.
All ha*ards &ill 'e reported to mana#ement.
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*.% Ha+ard-is. 'ssessment
4" ondutin# a thorou#h e=amination of an operation$ ha*ards and assoiated
risk an 'e e=plored and proper ontrols an 'e put into plae to eliminate or
redue risk to an aepta'le le!el.
E!er" &orkplae onsists of four elements. These elements must all 'e onsidered
&hen ondutin# a 0a*ard Assessment.
3eople F All people in!ol!ed in or around the &orksite.
En!ironment G 0ousekeepin#$ temperature$ li#htin#$ dust$ fumes$ et.
.aterials F 0armful a#ents$ hemials$ eletrial.
E?uipment)tools F In #ood ondition$ lokout)ta# out$ proper ppe.
NoteB This is not a omplete list of items$ &hih falls under eah element.
Conducting a Ha+ard 'ssessment
Assem'le the people that &ill 'e in!ol!ed
Disuss possi'le ha*ards &ith emplo"ees
Tour loation
Rank tasks onsiderin# potential se!erit" and e=posure to potential
inident.
Doument and implement orreti!e ations
Re!ie&
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*.* Ha+ard Control
4" identif"in# ontrols$ ha*ards an 'e eliminated or redued to a tolera'le le!el.
Tasks an then 'e safel" ompleted.
All Laredo Trukin# affiliates &illB
Compl" &ith presri'ed ha*ard ontrols.
3artiipate in the 0a*ard Identifiation$ 0a*ard Assessment and 0a*ard
Control pro#ram &hile &orkin# for and or on a Laredo Trukin# loation.
A ha*ard an 'e defined as ph"sial situation &ith a potential for in(ur"$ dama#e
to propert" or dama#e to the en!ironment. ;hile a &orksite ma" ontain hundred
of ha*ards$ the risk of in(ur" or loss an 'e mana#ed '" identif"in# the ha*ard$
assessin# the risk and implementin# effeti!e ontrol measures$ suh as usin#
e?uipment #uardin#$ safe &ork proedures$ &earin# of personal proteti!e
e?uipment$ et.
Ha+ard Identification
If a ha*ard is diso!ered$ a desription of the ha*ard$ &here it is loated$ interim
ation taken or ontrol measures re?uired should 'e taken and the information
rela"ed to mana#ement.
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Types"
H#'/TH H'0'1S

Chemical" an" form of hemial
inludin# ompressed #asses
Physical" noise$ heat$ old$ !i'ration$
radiation
#rgonomic" desi#n$ repetition$ fore$
posture
2iological" 'ateria$ !iruses$ fun#i$
parasites$ insets
S'3#T4 H'0'1S
Machine" mo!in# parts
#nergy" pneumati or h"drauli
pressure$ steam$ eletriit"
Material handling" manual and
mehanial handlin#
&or. Practices" 6ailure to ha!e or
follo& safe &ork praties
Sources"

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;orkplae ati!ities
Tools and e?uipment
;orkplae materials
Atmospheri Conditions
0uman error
S56C#S 53 I7864
-lips$ trips and falls
Contat &ith o'(ets and e?uipmentB
-truk '"$ struk a#ainst$ and au#ht
in.
E=posure to harmful su'stanesB
Chemials$ dusts$ fumes$ mists.
6ires and e=plosions.
E=ertionB o!ere=ertion$ repetiti!e
motion
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Hierarchy of Control
M5ST #33#CTI$#
/#'ST #33#CTI$#
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+D Elimination Desi#n to eliminate ha*ards suh
as falls$ noise$ ha*ardous
materials$ onfined spae and
manual material handlin#.
,D -u'stitution -&ith tools$ positions$ and
e?uipment for to a safer
alternati!e.
/D En#ineerin#
Controls
.ahine #uardin#$ saffoldin#$
!entilation s"stems.
1D Administrati!e
Controls
3roedures$ inspetions$
shedulin#$ trainin#
2D 3ersonal
3roteti!e
E?uipment C33ED
0earin# protetin# fae shields$
safet" harness$ 'reathin#
apparatus
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*.: esponsibility
#mployees
To partiipate in the ha*ard identifiation$ assessment and ontrol pro#ram.
To understand ha*ards that affet their (o's and the ontrol measures in
plae.
To ensure that tasks are not arried out &ithout the proper ontrols in plae.
Supervisors
To partiipate in the ha*ard identifiation$ assessment and ontrol pro#ram.
To train emplo"ees on the pro#ram and ensure ompetene.
To ensure the proper ontrols are pro!ided and 'ein# used.
To keep doumentation on all ha*ard identifiation$ assessment and
ontrols.
Management
-ame as super!isor.
ReferenesB
Al'erta Oupational 0ealth and -afet" Code 3art ,$ 0a*ard Assessment$ Elimination and Control.
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Ha+ard Management 3lo!
Identify
Continual 'ssess
Improvement

Plan
evie!
Implement
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NameB DateB
LoationB TimeB
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.ana#ement -i#natureB
Section : Training
Purpose
The purpose of this setion is to ensure speifi trainin# is pro!ided throu#hout
the or#ani*ation.
Statement
Trainin# is one of the 'est tools mana#ement has to ensure ompeten" and
?ualit" emplo"ees. Throu#h trainin#$ Laredo Trukin# is a'le to pro!ide ser!ies
effiientl" and safel" '" takin# into aount preser!ation of life$ en!ironment and
ph"sial resoures &hile adherin# to presri'ed la& and re#ulation.
Trainin# &ill pa" off immediatel" as &ell trained and ompetent emplo"ees &ork
safer and more effiientl".
Policy
All emplo"ees of Laredo Trukin# &ill maintain all mandator" industr"Gtrainin#
tikets and su'mit opies of ertifiates to head offie.
Laredo &ill orientate all ne& hires on the first da" the ne& hire reports for &ork.
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Training
Trainin# &ill inlude 'ut &ill not 'e limited toB
7e! &or.er Safety 5rientation
On the first da" a &orker sho&s up for &ork the follo&in# items &ill 'e re!ie&edB
-peifi (o' ha*ards
-afet" Responsi'ilities
E=petations
<iolene$ harassment and Disrimination 3oli"
;orkers Ri#ht to Refuse
;0.I-
;orkin# Alone
3ersonal 3roteti!e E?uipment C33ED
0a*ard$ Inident$ Near .iss Reportin#
Emer#en" Response
6ire 3re!ention
Dru# and Alohol 3oli"
Compan" 3oliies
An" speifi re?uirements
A heklist and Akno&led#ment form &ill 'e ompleted durin# orientation.
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5n the )ob training
All (o's re?uire some le!el of trainin#. On the (o' trainin# &ill 'e onduted '" a
Jompetent &orkerK &ho is one that is ade?uatel" ?ualified$ suita'l" trained$ and
has suffiient e=periene to safel" perform the &ork &ith onl" a minimal de#ree
of super!ision.
On the >o' Trainin# In!ol!esB
The ne& &orker re!ie&in# a &ritten (o' desription$ risk assessment
The &orker is teamed up &ith a ompetent &orker &ho demonstrates the
tasks to the &orker.
The &orker then performs the tasks under the super!ision of the ompetent
person.
Doumentation &ill 'e ompleted sho&in# the tasks ompleted$ date &ho
&as the ompetent person and si#ned '" 'oth parties.
The &orker &ill 'e monitored to ensure ompeten".
Trainin# an 'e pro!ided in a formal lassroom settin#$ on the (o'$ !ia the
Internet or an" other form appro!ed '" Laredo trukin# mana#ement.
.inimum trainin# re?uirements are as follo&sB
;0.I-
6irst Aid
0,- Ali!e
Other ertifiations &ill 'e ditated '" task re?uirements.
All ori#inal tikets &ill aompan" the emplo"ee on e!er" (o' site.
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:.1 Competence
All emplo"ees &ill ha!e doumented trainin# pro!in# ompetene 'efore tasks
are undertaken unsuper!ised.
Competen" heks &ill 'e ompleted sporadiall" throu#hout an emplo"ee%s
areer. This &ill 'e aomplished throu#h o'ser!ation.
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:.% esponsibility
#mployees
To take the time to understand Laredo Trukin# In. safet" pro#ram.
Keep up to date on industr" speifi trainin#.
Ensure trainin# doumentation and ompeten" forms are 'ein# si#ned off.
Supervisors
Communiate all items of the -afet" 3ro#ram to the emplo"ee$ ans&erin#
all ?uestions ensurin# the emplo"ee understands.
Ensure that emplo"ees ha!e ade?uate trainin#.
Do not assi#n tasks to emplo"ees &ho are not ?ualified to undertake the
task.
-i#n off on trainin# and ompeten" forms.
Management
To keep the safet" pro#ram up to date$ ommuniatin# all or an" han#es
to the emplo"ees.
To ensure time is #i!en to orientate ne& emplo"ee as soon as possi'le one
the person is hired.
To ensure that speiali*ed trainin# is a!aila'le &hen need 'e.
ReferenesB
Al'erta Oupational 0ealth and -afet" Re#ulation ,C+D
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5rientation Chec.list
I$ @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ ha!e partiipated in The Laredo Trukin#
Emplo"ee Orientation &hih outlines and re!ie&s ompan" poliies$ safet"
proedures and &orksite responsi'ilities.
The orientation o!ered the follo&in# topis Chek appropriate topisDB
@@@ 3roedures and &ork s"stems
@@@ 0ours of &ork
@@@ E=petations
@@@ Compan" poliies$ ethis and priniples
@@@ General safet" poliies
@@@ Loal praties and standards
@@@ 3ersonal proteti!e e?uipment and proteti!e lothin#
@@@ Dri!in# and !ehile poliies
@@@ ;orksite and (o' ha*ards
@@@ 0a*ard identifiation$ assessment$ ontrol
@@@ Inident and aident reportin#
@@@ 6irst aid stations
@@@ Emer#en" response plan
@@@ 6ire e=tin#uisher loation and operation
@@@ 3ermits
@@@ Restrited areas
@@@ -afet" meetin#s
@@@ >o' trainin#
I understand and aept m" responsi'ilities as outlined in the Ne& Emplo"ee
Orientation.
@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
3rint Name -i#nature Date
@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
-uper!isorLs -i#nature Date
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7e! #mployee 5rientation
'c.no!ledgement 3orm
I ha!e 'een orientated to the poli" and proedures of Laredo Trukin#. The ne&
emplo"ee orientation o!ered ompan" poliies$ safet" proedures and &orkplae
rules as &ell m" roles and responsi'ilities re#ardin# safet".
I ha!e read and understand all the a'o!e aforementioned poliies and proedures
and here'" affirm that I &ill ompl" &ith ompan" poli" as &ell as le#islated
re?uirements pertainin# to m" emplo"ment &ith Laredo Trukin# In.
I, AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA fully understand my roles and
responsibilities as outlined in my ne! employee orientation and accept these
procedures as part of my employment !ith /aredo Truc.ing Inc..
7e! #mployee
Print 7ame" AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
Signature" AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA 1ate" AAAAAAAAAAAA
Company epresentative
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Signature" AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA 1ate" AAAAAAAAAAAA
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Section @ #mergency Preparedness
Purpose
The purpose of this setion is to pro!ide the tools neessar" to redue loss in the
e!ent of an emer#en".
Statement
0a!in# a #ood Emer#en" 3lan in plae an redue the risk of loss durin# an
unplanned e!ent. -impl" ha!in# the doumentation$ ommuniation and trainin#
in plae an si#nifiantl" miti#ate the dama#e aused '" that e!ent.
Policy
All of Laredo Trukin# &orksites &ill ha!e a doumented Emer#en" Response
3lan.
All Emer#en" Response 3lans &ill 'e learl" identified and aessi'le to all
affiliates at the speifi &ork site.
All people on Laredo Trukin# &orksites &ill familiari*e themsel!es &ith the
Emer#en" Response 3lan.
-i#nature @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Date @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
Name A Title @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
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@.1 2asic steps for an #mergency esponse Plan
List all potential ha*ards.
Identif" possi'le onse?uenes Cfatalities$ in(uries$ fires$ etD
List ontrols and implement.
3repare a &ritten desription of the response.
Ensure Emer#en" Response E?uipment is in plae$ inspeted$ ertified and
read" for use.
Ensure ade?uate trainin# is pro!ided to emplo"ees. Inludin# drills.
3ost emer#en" num'ers and site maps in strate#i plaes Cshop$ lunh
room$ '" phones$ etD
Update plan as sope of &ork han#es.
Communiate plan throu#h safet" meetin#s.
Emer#en" Response 3lans &ill 'e tested '" mok drills at a minimum of
annuall" or as soon as possi'le after an" han#e in plan or en!ironment. Results
&ill 'e doumented and re!ie&ed to identif" defiienies.
Defiienies &ill 'e orreted as soon as possi'le.
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@.% #vent Classifications
E!ents &ill 'e lassified into three le!els .inor$ .oderate and .a(or.
As e!er" e!ent &ill ha!e its o&n indi!idual sets of irumstanes the responses
'elo& an 'e used onl" as #uidelines.
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A small interuption in production, not a disaster
Eliminate source of event
Injury
Get First Aid
Report to supervisor
Complete incident report
No Injury
Report to supervisor
Complete incident report
MINR
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A serious event, potential for major loss
Assess situation
!Contact " Emer#ency $ervices
% Mana#ement!
Conduct &ead count
People missin#
!!Protect self,
conduct searc&
and rescue!!
Provide First Aid
No'ody missin#
Provide First Aid
$ecure area
Notes(
!Desi#nate someone to p&one
)&ile ot&er steps are ta*in#
place!
!!nly if +ualified to do so!!
MDERA,E
Eliminate source if possi'le
Evacuate if necessary and or notify ot&ers of t&e &a-ard
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A disaster, possi'le e.tensive loss
Evacuate, protect yourself, sound alarm
Assess situation
!Contact " Emer#ency $ervices
% Mana#ement!
Conduct &ead count
People missin#
!!Protect self,
conduct searc&
and rescue!!
Provide First Aid
No'ody missin#
Provide First Aid
$ecure area
Notes(
!Desi#nate someone to p&one
)&ile ot&er steps are ta*in#
place!
!!nly if +ualified to do so!!
MA/R
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@.* 7atural 1isasters
Natural disasters are e!ents &hih are out of our ontrol. There is no &a" to
predit &hen$ &here or ho& the" &ill affet 'usiness operations. -ome natural
disasters &hih ma" affet us are$ 'ut not limited toB
6loods
Tornado
3loods
;hen onditions are fa!oura'le to produe a flood and "ou ma" 'e affeted the
follo&in# steps must 'e takenB
-ta" a&a" from lo& areas
.ake "our &a" to hi#her ele!ations
-ta" lear of 'rid#e rossin#s$ ri!ers$ reeks$ &ater soures or areas &ith a
histor" of floodin#.
.onitor the &eather ser!ie on radio or tele!ision for &eather &arnin#s.
Tornados
;hen onditions are fa!oura'le to produe a tornado the follo&in# steps must 'e
takenB
.onitor the &eather ser!ie on the radio or tele!ision for &eather
&arnin#s.
-eek refu#e indoors and &ait out the storm.
A!oid areas &hih are hea!il" treed.
-ta" a&a" from &indo&s and doors.
NoteB These are 'asi #uidelines in e!ent of storm monitor the &eather net&ork
and follo& diretions from loal authorities.
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#mployees
Ensure self is familiar &ith emer#en" proedures and indi!idual roles
&ithin the plan.
Supervisors
Ensure the plan is implemented$ ommuniated and pratied.
Ensure emplo"ees ha!e ade?uate trainin#.
Ensure all aspets of the plan are re!ie&ed and pratial.
Ensure the plan is doumented and is posted.
Ensure all re?uired resoures are a!aila'le.
Management
Ensure all re?uired resoures are a!aila'le.
Ensure ade?uate trainin# is a!aila'le.
All other duties as listed &ith super!isor.
ReferenesB
Al'erta Oupational 0ealth and -afet" Code$ 3art 7$ Emer#en" 3reparedness and Response
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PH57# /IST
Police B C11 3ire B C11 'mbulance B
C11
ST'S B 1(DDD(DDD(:@?>
;orkplae 0ealth and -afet" CO0-D F +G855G1+2G859:
0ospitals F
NoteB If the loal hospital num'er for the area is not listed it is a re?uirement to
look it up and doument it 'efore startin# &ork.
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Map of &or. 'rea
9 B E=its
3 B 6ire E=tin#uisher
M B .edial Aid Cfirst aid kitD
#S1 B Emer#en" -hut Offs
2 ( 4riefin# area
/ocation"
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Section ? Incident Management
Purpose
The purpose of this setion is to mana#e inidents in a matter that allo&s the
ompan" to determine root ause and implement ontrols.
Statement
Throu#h effeti!e inident mana#ement Laredo Trukin# an make ontinual
impro!ements in the health and safet" pro#ram. 4" identif"in# root auses$
ontri'utin# fators$ identif"in# trends and implementin# orreti!e ations the
fre?uen" and reGourrene of inidents an 'e redued.
Policy
All inidents and aidents &ill 'e reported$ doumented and in!esti#ated. One
the root ause has 'een esta'lished it &ill 'e ommuniated to emplo"ees to
ensure a&areness. All doumentation &ill 'e put on file for further referene.
Controls &ill 'e put in plae to a!oid reGourrene.
-i#nature @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Date @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
Name A Title @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
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?.1 Incident reporting
Inidents affet all of us either diretl" or indiretl". 4" utili*in# this reportin#
proedure trends an 'e anal"*ed$ ontrols and pro#rams an 'e implemented to
redue loss.
Emplo"ees &ill o'tain first aid or medial aid if re?uired and report all
aidents)inidents to a super!isor immediatel".
All inidents)aidents &ill 'e doumented on an inident report form.
All inidents)aidents as presri'ed '" the ;orkers Compensation 4oard
and)or other a#enies &ill 'e reported to the o!er seein# a#en".
?.% Incident investigation
4" in!esti#atin# inidents root ause an 'e determined. 4" determinin# root
ause orreti!e measures an 'e implemented thus reduin# inident fre?uen".
A Laredo Trukin# super!isor &ill in!esti#ate all minor to moderate
inidents.
All serious inidents &ill 'e in!esti#ated '" Laredo Trukin# mana#ement.
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?.* Incident 3ollo! up
4" follo&in# up on inident root ause$ ontri'utin# fators and remedial ations
ontrol measures an 'e ommuniated to all emplo"ees and affiliates of Laredo
Trukin# '" doin# so$ &e an redue or eliminate reourrene of the inident.
6re?uen" rates and other statistis &ill 'e used to ommuniate rates.
All inident follo&Gups &ill 'e ommuniated to emplo"ees durin# safet"
meetin#s.
All inident follo&Gups &ill 'e doumented.
-tatistis &ill 'e utili*ed to demonstrate rates and fre?uenies.
All ontrols &ill 'e implemented 'efore &ork ommenes.
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?.: esponsibility
#mployees
To immediatel" report all inidents)aidents to a Laredo Trukin#
super!isor.
To fill out inident forms for minor inidents.
-eure the inident sene durin# ma(or inidents.
Supervisors
To omplete all the re?uired doumentation and for&ard to mana#ement
To in!esti#ate minor to moderate inidents to diso!er the root ause and
implement orreti!e measures.
To follo& up '" ommuniatin# reports to emplo"ees
Management
To in!esti#ate serious inidents to diso!er root ause and implement
orreti!e measures
To anal"*e inident fre?uenies and identif" pro'lem areas$ implementin#
orreti!e measures to redue or eliminate the issue.
To ommuniate all inident follo& ups to emplo"ees.
ReferenesB
Al'erta Oupational 0ealth and -afet" At -etions +8C+D$ +9C+D
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Incident eport
Inident M @@@@@@@@@
Compan"B @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ 3ro(etB @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
DateB @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ TimeB @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
LoationB @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ -uper!isorB @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
Incident Classification "ECircle 5neF
In(ur" .<A 3ropert" Dama#e En!ironmental Near .iss
PersonEsF Involved
7ame Company Phone

Reported '"B @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Reported toB @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
Date ReportedB @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Time ReportedB @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
Conditions at time of inident C&eather$ road onditions$ !isi'ilit"$ housekeepin# etDB
@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
Desription of inident C;hat (o' &as 'ein# doneN ;hat materials$ tools et. &ere in!ol!edN ;hat
happenedND
@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
&itnesses
7ame Company Phone
1iagram of Scene
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Incident 3ollo!(up
Name of Lead In!esti#atorB
Inident MB DateB
In!esti#ation TeamB
P'T 1 ( #$#7T
-truk a#ainst Cau#ht 'et&een 6all on same le!el
6ell to lo&er le!el O!erstrain)e=ertion Cau#ht on
Cau#ht in -truk '" Contat &ith
P'T % ( S62ST'71'1 P'CTIC#
Operatin# e?uip &)o
authorit"
Under Influene of
alohol)dru#s
Improper plaement
Operatin# at improper
speed
Improper pass&ord
protetion
Improper liftin#
-afet" de!ies
inopera'le
Improper 'akup)!irus
protetion
0orsepla"
6ailure to use 33E
properl"
6ailure to &arn Lak of sleep
Remo!in# safet"
de!ies
6ailure to seure 3oor ontrol of ontrator
Improper position for
task
Improper loadin#
-er!iin# e?uip in
operation
Usin# defeti!e e?uipment
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P'T * B 2'SIC C'6S#S
Personal 3actors 8ob 3actors
Lak of kno&led#e Lak of skills Inade?uate
leadership)super
!ision
Inade?uate tools$
materials$ e?uip.
Inade?uate
apa'ilit"
Improper
moti!ation
Inade?uate
en#ineerin#
Inade?uate &ork
standards
-tress 6ati#ue Inade?uate
purhasin#
A'use or misuse
-u'stane A'use Inade?uate
maintenane
;ear and tear
Or#ani*ational
rules
Conflitin#
#oals)o'(eti!es
P'T : B /'C= 53 C57T5/
Commitment A
Leadership
Or#ani*ation A
Resoures
Risk .ana#ement Implementation A
.onitorin#
3oliies A
O'(eti!es
Contrator A
-upplier .#mt
Desi#n A 3lannin# Assessment A
Continuous
Impro!ement
P'T @ B G#7#'/
Cost
Lost 3rodution
; E?uipment Dama#e
; Other
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In)ury
CCirle OneD 6irst aid .edial aid Lost time Not Applia'le
CommentsB
#nvironment
-u'stane -pilledB Amount -pilledB
A#en" NotifiedB
Loation of -pillB
Clean up ompleteB Cirle oneD 4#S 75
CommentsB
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P'T ? ( S6MM'4
;h" did e!ent our Croot auseDN
;hat is #oin# to 'e done to ensure e!ent does not happen a#ainN
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Section > Maintenance Program
Purpose
The purpose of this setion is to ensure all e?uipment assoiated &ith and used '"
Laredo Trukin# is maintained to ma=imi*e the safet" of all personnel.
Statement
4" adherin# to a strit maintenane pro#ram Laredo Trukin# an minimi*e the
potential for loss due to 'reak do&n of e?uipment. 4" doin# this Laredo
Trukin# an pro!ide a safe and ?ualit" ser!ie.
Policy
Laredo Trukin# &ill maintain all tools$ !ehiles$ and e?uipment in a ondition
that &ill ma=imi*e the safet" of all personnel. All manufaturers% speifiations
&ill 'e stritl" adhered to. This &ill inlude all re#ulations and standards. Onl"
?ualified tehniians &ill perform ser!iin# of tools$ !ehiles$ and e?uipment
follo&in# a doumented maintenane shedule. All doumentation of
maintenane &ork &ill 'e reorded in the appropriate maintenane 'ook.
-i#nature @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Date @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
Name A Title @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
ReferenesB
Al'erta Oupational 0ealth and Re#ulation$ -etion +,C+D
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Section D Inspections
Purpose
The purpose of this setion is to take a proati!e approah to ontrollin# loss '"
identif"in# and orretin# unsafe onditions 'efore inidents our.
Statement
Throu#h re#ular inspetions Laredo Trukin# an effeti!el" monitor &orksite
onditions and &ork proedures. Inspetions &ill ensure that standards and
re#ulator" re?uirements are 'ein# maintained. Inspetions &ill also ena'le
Laredo Trukin# to identif" ha*ards 'efore the" 'eome issues and re!eal
impro!ement opportunities.
Policy
All affiliated &ith Laredo Trukin# from top mana#ement do&n &ill partiipate
in the inspetion pro#ram. The results of inspetions &ill 'e anal"*ed and all
defiienies noted and orreted.
-i#nature @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Date @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
Name A Title @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
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D.1 3ormal - Planned Inspections
A detailed o'ser!ation and e!aluation of e!er" item on an inspetion
heklist.
Conduted '" mana#ement and)or emplo"ees on re#ularl" sheduled
inter!als.
4asi steps to ondutin# a planned inspetionB
Identif" the inspetor or inspetion team
Re!ie& pre!ious inspetions
Use a formali*ed inspetion sheet
3roeed &ith inspetion tour$ Look o!er$ under$ around$ 'ehind et.
Take time to o'ser!e
Take immediate ation &hen unsafe ats or onditions e=ist
Rank items noted on the inspetion sheet
Assi#n orreti!e ations &ith ompletion date
6ollo& up
Communiate results to emplo"ees
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D.% Informal - 5ngoing Inspections
An on#oin# a&areness of health and safet" ha*ards and the ontrols
neessar" to miti#ate them.
Conduted '" mana#ement and all emplo"ees.
Conduted on an on#oin# 'asis.
Conduted throu#h o'ser!ation and the use of heklists.
Could 'e preG(o' o'ser!ations$ heklists$ &alk arounds.
D.* Inspections include but are not limited to"
6ire e=tin#uisher Cheklist
<ehile Cheklist
6irst aid kit inspetions
E?uipment inspetions
0ousekeepin# inspetions
-hop);orksite
D.: 'udits
An audit is a samplin# &here a statistiall" !alid num'er of items are e!aluated
and applied to the &hole. Audits &ill 'e onduted internall" and e=ternall"
follo&in# a sheduled fre?uen". .ana#ement$ super!isors and)or ontrat
auditors &ill ondut the audits.
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D.@ esponsibility
#mployees
To partiipate in inspetions on an on#oin# 'asis.
To fill out inspetion heklists as re?uired.
Supervisors
To ensure inspetions are 'ein# ompleted.
To partiipate in inspetions.
To ensure orreti!e ations are 'ein# implemented &hen defiienies are
noted.
Management
To shedule and or#ani*e audits and inspetions.
To partiipate in inspetions.
To ondut audits.
To anal"*e doumentation and implement orreti!e ations.
ReferenesB
CCO0- Effeti!e ;orkplae Inspetions
Al'erta Oupational 0ealth and -afet" Code 3art ,$ 0a*ard Assessment$ Elimination and Control.
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Section C General Practices
Laredo Trukin# has doumented praties to ser!e as a #eneral safet" #uideline
to protet all emplo"ees from ha*ards and to ensure all re?uirements Cre#ulator"$
internalD are met.
All affiliated &ith Laredo Trukin# &ill follo& all rele!ant rules$ proedures$
poliies$ re#ulations and le#islation. It is e!er" ones responsi'ilit" to do so and in
doin# so &e &ill maintain a safe and health" &ork en!ironment for all assoiated
&ith the ompan".
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C.1 1isciplinary Process
The disiplinar" proess ena'les Laredo Trukin# mana#ement to enfore poli"$
proedure and la& on its &ork sites. The poli" ensures that all re?uirements an
'e ahie!ed to #uarantee a safe &ork en!ironment.
All ontra!ention of Re#ulation$ La&$ 3oli" and )or proedure &ill 'e dealt &ith
usin# one or more of the disiplinar" le!els listed 'elo&. All disiplinar" ations
&ill 'e doumented and kept on file. The le!el of disipline applied is up to
Laredo Trukin# mana#ement disretion.
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1isciplinary /evels
+D $erbal" A disussion 'et&een Laredo Trukin# mana#ement or super!isor
&ith the emplo"ee in ?uestion fousin# on the speifi
defiien")'eha!iour)ation. The orret ation &ill 'e e=plained in detail
and notes &ill 'e plaed on file.
,D &ritten" A doument onsistin# of the follo&in# points &ill 'e issued to
the indi!idual alon# &ith a disussion e=plainin# the pointsB
Date$ time$ loation of non ompliane.
A re!ie& of non ompliane.
A disussion on purpose and importane of poli"$ proedure and
re#ulation in ?uestion.
Disussion of more se!ere disiplinar" ations if 'eha!iour
ontinues.
4oth mana#ement and indi!idual in ?uestion &ill si#n and date the
doument. The indi!idual &ill reei!e a op" and a op" &ill 'e put
on file.
/D Suspension" If at is serious enou#h an emplo"ee ma" 'e suspended for a
period of time &ith out pa". A &ritten doument CM,D &ill 'e issued and
si#ned '" mana#ement and the indi!idual in ?uestion.
1D Termination of employmentB This ation &ill onl" 'e onsidered ifB
The non ompliane is serious enou#h to &arrant termination of
emplo"ment$ as determined '" mana#ement.
It is a repeat ation and pre!ious &arnin#s &ere not heeded.
ReferenesB
Al'erta Oupational 0ealth and -afet" At$ -etion /7C+D Disiplinar" Ation Complaint.
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Al'erta Oupational 0ealth A -afet" At$ Re#ulation and Code$ 3art ,7 <iolene
C.% Compliance
Laredo Trukin# is ommitted to ondutin# its 'usiness la&full" and ethiall".
It is the responsi'ilit" of all emplo"ees to follo& ompan" poliies$ direti!es$
proedures$ re#ulations and la&s.
All affiliates from top mana#ement do&n &ill al&a"s remain in ompliane &ith
poli"$ proedure$ la& and re#ulation.
Three main aspets of omplianeB
Understandin# "our role and the re?uirements "ou need to follo&
4ein# proati!e in reportin# situations that ma" lead to nonGompliane or
ha*ardous situations.
-harin# results of inspetions$ audits and e=perienes so e!er"one an
learn.
If an" nonGompliane is noted the speifi task in!ol!ed in the nonGompliane
&ill ease. A Laredo Trukin# super!isor &ill 'e notified and appropriate
doumentation &ill 'e ompleted. One orreti!e ations are identified the" &ill
'e implemented and &ork &ill resume.
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C.* 'lcohol and 1rug
Laredo Trukin# is dediated to the health and safet" of all its emplo"ees$
su'ontrators$ the pu'li$ the en!ironment$ and lients. To ensure this$ Laredo
Trukin# shall take e!er" possi'le and reasona'le effort to redue the risks of its
operations and ensure a health" and safe &orkplae. As part of this ommitment$
Laredo Trukin# reo#ni*es that the inappropriate use of dru#s and inappropriate
use of alohol an ha!e an ad!erse effet on the health and safet" of emplo"ees$
su'ontrators$ the pu'li$ the en!ironment$ and lients.
The o'(eti!e of Laredo Trukin# alohol and dru# poli" is to minimi*e the risk
of impaired performane due to su'stane use. Emplo"ees$ ontrat emplo"ees$
suppliers$ and su'ontrators performin# ser!ies &ill not 'e permitted to remain
on the &ork site &hile their a'ilit" to &ork is affeted '" dru#s$ alohol$ or other
su'stanes. This matter is onsidered to 'e a safet" and performane issue and
shall 'e dealt &ith as suh.
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C.: ight to efuse &or.
As le#islation ditates an emplo"ee has the ri#ht to refuse &ork$ if on reasona'le
#rounds$ he or she 'elie!es there e=ists an imminent dan#er to the health and
safet" of the &orker.
Laredo Trukin# e=pets all emplo"ees to e=erise the ri#ht to refuse '"
follo&in# the steps listed 'elo&.
Remo!e "ourself from immediate dan#er.
3rotet others from the dan#erB Alert$ -i#n$ 4arriade$ et.
Contat Laredo Trukin# mana#ement or super!isor.
Doument the ha*ard.
Alon# &ith a Laredo Trukin# super!isor ondut a ha*ard assessment.
Implement orreti!e ations.
6ollo& up &ith mana#ement or super!isor.
ReferenesB
Al'erta Oupational 0ealth and -afet" At$ -etion /2C+D$ E=istene of Imminent Dan#er.
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C.@ &or. Place Ha+ardous Materials Information System E&HMISF
Laredo Trukin# is dediated to protetin# &orkers from ha*ardous materials in
the &orkplae. All ha*ards re#ardin# to ontrolled su'stanes an 'e identified
usin# the ;0.I- s"stem thus protetin# emplo"ees.
All ontrolled su'stane must 'e la'elled in aordane to ;0.I-
re#ulations.
A file &ith all .aterial -afet" Data -heets C.-D-D is readil" a!aila'le to
all emplo"ees.
All emplo"ees must 'e ;0.I- trained.
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&HMIS S4M25/S
2ioha+ardous Infectious
Compressed Gas
Corrosive Material
3lammable and Combustible Material
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5Iidi+ing Material
Poisonous and Infectious
1angerously eactive
ToIic
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C.? Company $ehicle
Road ha*ards pose one of the sin#le most si#nifiant risks to &orkers. As
emplo"ees of Laredo Trukin# it is important to reo#ni*e and ontrol the ha*ards
assoiated &ith !ehile operation.
An"'od" that dri!es a !ehile is responsi'le for the safe operation of that !ehile.
The follo&in# rules appl" &hen on dut" for Laredo Trukin#B
Compan" !ehiles &ill 'e used for 'usiness onl".
<ehile speeds &ill not e=eed the posted speed limits on pu'li or pri!ate
roads. -peeds &ill 'e ad(usted to ompensate for road and &eather
onditions.
Dri!in# under the influene of dru#s)alohol is for'idden.
<ehile inspetions must 'e ompleted 'efore dri!in# !ehile
No passen#ers are allo&ed in Laredo Trukin# !ehiles &ithout
mana#ement%s authori*ation.
No alterations to !ehiles are allo&ed.
Dri!in# &hile fati#ued is not tolerated. If tired pull o!er and sleep or
arran#e for aommodation. Call mana#ement.
Dri!e &ith headli#hts on at all times.
Keep &indshield lean at all times.
The use of seat 'elts is re?uired '" la&.
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Do not lea!e !ehiles unattended or runnin#
Lok all !ehiles &hen unattended
Do not idle for e=tended periods of time
Turn off !ehiles and ell phones &hen refuellin#
Ensure all ar#o is seurel" fastened
Ensure insurane ards are in the !ehile$ al&a"s arr" "our dri!ers liense.
Ensure all safet" doumentation is in the !ehile Cfitness reports$
inspetionsD
All emplo"ees &ill arr" a kit onsistin# of first aid kit and fire
e=tin#uisher
In event of accident"
3ull off the road to a!oid o'strutin# traffi
3lae refleti!e trian#les or flares on the road as neessar"
Render first aid as neessar"
.ake no admission of lia'ilit" to an"one
Contat polie)fire am'ulane as re?uired
Report to Laredo Trukin# mana#ement as soon as possi'le
6ill out an aident)inident report form
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ONOTEB These items are in no partiular order$ as e!er" inident &ill ha!e
different irumstanes.
C.> 3ire #Itinguishers
3roperl" maintained and plaed fire e=tin#uishers alon# &ith ade?uate trainin#
an #reatl" redue loss in the e!ent of a fire.
Laredo Trukin# reo#ni*es this therefore ensures onsistent onformane
re#ardin# fire e=tin#uishers and all safet" e?uipment.
6ire e=tin#uishers must 'e plaed in aordane &ith loal fire re#ulations
and National 6ire 3rotetion Assoiation CN63AD #uidelines.
Al&a"s ensure e=tin#uishers are !isi'le$ eas" to aess and read" to use.
6ire e=tin#uishers &ill 'e inspeted monthl".
All fire e=tin#uishers &ill 'e reertified "earl".
Al&a"s ensure that the proper t"pe of e=tin#uisher is a!aila'le for use.
6se the P'SS method !hen utili+ing an eItinguisher" Pull, 'im, SJuee+e,
and S!eep"
PB 3ull the pin
'B Aim the e=tin#uisher as the 'ase of the fire
SB -?uee*e the tri##er &hile holdin# the e=tin#uisher upri#ht
SB -&eep the e=tin#uisher from side to side$ o!erin# the area of the
fire &ith the e=tin#uisher a#ent
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Fire Identification and Suppression Chart
Class A These fires onsist of &ood$ paper$ ra#s$ ru''ish and other
ordinar" om'usti'le materials.
ecommended #Itinguisher" ;ater from a hose$ pump
t"pe &ater an$ pressuri*ed e=tin#uisher
3ighting the 3ire" -oak the fire ompletel" F e!en the
smokin# em'ers.
Class 4 6lamma'le li?uids$ oil and #rease.
ecommended #Itinguisher" A4C units$ dr" hemial$
foam$ ar'on dio=ide e=tin#uishers
3ighting the 3ire" -tart at the 'ase of the fire and use a
s&in#in# motion from left to ri#ht$ al&a"s keepin# the fire in
front of "ou.
Class C Eletrial
ecommended #Itinguisher" Car'on dio=ide and dr"
hemial CA4C unitsD e=tin#uishers.
3ighting the 3ire" Use short 'ursts on the fire. It an
'eome a Class A fire &hen the urrent is shut off if the
materials around the eletrial fire i#nite.
ReferenesB
N63A +: -tandard for 3orta'le 6ire E=tin#uishers +998 Edition
IR3 <olume +8$ Upstream 3etroleum 6ire and E=plosion .ana#ement CEN6OR.D
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C.D Personal Protective #Juipment EPP#F
33E an redue the se!erit" of an in(ur". Emplo"ees$ ontrators$ lients and
!isitors of Laredo Trukin# &ill &ear the presri'ed 33E for the loation the" are
on and for the &ork that is 'ein# onduted. This poli" helps to meet le#islati!e
re?uirements as &ell as industr" standards.
Laredo Trukin# e=pets all emplo"ees to use the 'asi 3ersonal 3roteti!e
E?uipment re?uired to omplete their (o' safel".
No &ork &ill ommene until all re?uired 3ersonal 3roteti!e E?uipment is
'ein# utili*ed.
A'solutel" no one is permitted on Laredo Trukin# &orksites &ithout usin#
the presri'ed 3ersonal 3roteti!e E?uipment.
.inimum 33E re?uirements are as follo&s &hen on a &orksite outside of the
offieB
Appro!ed steel toed &ork 'oots
Appro!ed safet" #lasses
Appro!ed hard hat
NoteB This is 'asi 33E$ some (o's and loations &ill re?uire additional protetion
Chearin# protetion$ fae shield$ ru''er apron$ etD
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3ersonnel 3roteti!e E?uipment C33ED is the third and last means of protetin#
&orkers from in(ur". 33E is onl" emplo"ed &hen administrati!e and en#ineerin#
ontrols are ineffeti!e or insuffiient. Ensurin# that all (o's are &ell planned$
that &orkers are properl" trained and that all safe &ork praties are follo&ed
should minimi*e ha*ards. 33E then pro!ides an additional de#ree of protetion
from in(ur".
Types of PP#
33E falls into t&o ate#ories. The first ate#or" C4asiD is the 33E that should 'e
&orn at all times '" all personnel in the &orkplae. This inludes hard hats$
safet" foot&ear and appropriate proteti!e lothin#. The seond ate#or"
C-peiali*edD o!ers 33E &hih is used onl" for speifi (o's or for protetion
from speifi ha*ards. This inludes #lo!es$ &elderLs #o##les$ respirator"
proteti!e e?uipment$ fall arrestin# e?uipment and speial lothin#.
3oot Protection
-afet" foot&ear is desi#ned to protet a#ainst foot ha*ards in the &orkplae.
-afet" foot&ear protets a#ainst ompression$ punture in(uries$ and impat.
-afet" foot&ear is di!ided into three #rades$ &hih are indiated '" olored ta#s
and s"m'olsB The tag color tells the amount of resistane the toe &ill suppl" to
different &ei#hts dropped from different hei#hts. The symbol indiates the
stren#th of the sole. 6or e=ample$ a triangle means a punture resistane sole
a'le to &ithstand +/2 k# C/:: l'sD of pressure &ithout 'ein# puntured '" a 2m
C, inD nail.
ReferenesB
Al'ertaLs Oupational 0ealth and -afet" At and Re#ulations 3art +8
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/imb and 2ody Protection
3ersonal proteti!e e?uipment in this ate#or" &ould 'e items suh asB
Le#$ arm$ hin and 'ell" #uards
-peialt" hand pads and #rips
Leather aprons and le##in#s
6ull 'od" suits
6lame and hemial resistant lothin#$ and
<arious t"pes of plasti 'oot o!ers$ and o!ershoes
E?uipment like this &ould 'e neessar" for tasks like hain sa&in#$ hemial
handlin#$ &orkin# in e=treme heat. 6or more indiation on the t"pe of speialt"
33E "ou re?uire$ ondut a ha*ard assessment and hek O0A- Re#ulations and
.-D-Ls.
Hand PP# EGloves and MittsF
33E for the hands inludeB fin#er #uards$ thim'les and ots$ handGpads$ mitts$
#lo!es$ and 'arrier reams. Choose hand 33E that &ill protet a#ainst the (o'
ha*ards. Glo!es should fit &ell and 'e omforta'le. This t"pe of 33E has to
protet a#ainst hemials$ srapes$ a'rasions$ heat and old$ puntures and
eletrial shoks.
15"
Inspet hand 33E for defets 'efore usin#
;ash all hemials and fluids off #lo!es 'efore remo!in# them
Ensure that #lo!es fit properl" and their the t"pe re?uired for the (o'
Ensure e=posed skin is o!ered Cno #ap 'et&een the slee!e and the hand
33ED
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Use #lo!es or hand protetion that is &orn out or defeti!e
ReferenesB
C-A P,29.1 Ru''er Insulatin# Glo!es and .ittsQ C-A P,29.2 Ru''er Insulatin# -lee!es
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#ye and 3ace Protection
This 33E is desi#ned to protet the &orker from suh ha*ards asB
6l"in# o'(ets and partiles
.olten metals
-plashin# li?uids$ and
Ultra!iolet$ infrared and !isi'le radiation C&eldin#D
There are t&o t"pes of 33EB
+. K2asic eye protectionK inludesQ
E"e up #o##les
.onoGframe #o##les and spetales &ith or &ithout side shields
,. K3ace protectionK inludesB
.etal mesh fat shields for radiant heat or hot and humid onditions
Chemial and impat resistant CplastiD fae shields
;eldersL shields or helmets &ith speified o!er
6ilter plates and lenses
Hardened glass prescription lens and sport glasses are not an acceptable
substitute for proper, industrial safety eye protection.
Comfort and fit are !er" important in the seletion of safet" e"e &ear. Lens
oatin#s$ !entin# or fittin#s ma" 'e needed to pre!ent fo##in#.
Contat lenses should 75T 'e &orn at the &orksite. Contat lenses ma" trap or
a'sor' partiles or #ases ausin# e"e irritation or 'lindness. 0ard ontat lenses
ma" in(ure the e"e &hen hit.
4asi e"e protetion should 'e used &hen &orkin# &ith fae shields. 6ae
shields alone often are not enou#h to full" protet the e"es from &ork ha*ards.
;hen e"e and fae protetion is re?uired$ ad!ie from speialists$ information on
.aterial -afet" Data -heets C.-D-D for !arious hemials$ or "our supplier &ill
help "ou selet suh protetion.
ReferenesB
Al'ertaLs Oupational 0ealth and -afet" At and Re#ulations 3art +8
-tandards for RIndustrial E"e and 6ae 3rotetorsR CAN+C-AGP91./G99 and P91./.+ 3roteti!e E"e&earB A UserLs
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Ensure "our e"e protetion fits properl" Close to the faeD
Clean safet" #lasses dail"$ or more often if needed
-tore safet" #lasses in a safe$ lean$ dr" plae &hen not in useQ and
Replae pitted$ srathed$ 'ent and poorl" fitted 33E. CDama#ed fae)e"e
protetion interferes &ith !ision and &ill not pro!ide the protetion it is
desi#ned to deli!er.D
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.odif" e"e)fae protetionQ or
Use e"e)fae protetion &hih does not ha!e a proper ertifiation.
#ye Protection for &elders
;elders and &eldersL helpers should also &ear the presri'ed e?uipment. An"one
else &orkin# in the area should also &ear e"e protetion &here there is a hane
the" ould 'e e=posed to a flash.
Hearing Protection
0earin# protetion is desi#ned to redue the le!el of sound ener#" reahin# the
inner ear. An" sound o!er 8: d'a re?uires hearin# protetion. 0earin# loss an
'e !er" #radual$ usuall" happenin# o!er a num'er of "ears.
The most ommon t"pes of hearin# protetion in the onstrution industr" are
earplu#s and earmuffs. It important to ha!e different st"les of hearin# protetion
a!aila'le. Different st"les allo& a 'etter hane of a #ood fit. Eah personLs head$
ear shape and si*e is different. One st"le ma" not fit e!er" person on "our re&.
If the hearin# protetion is not properl" fitted$ it &ill not suppl" the le!el of
protetion it &as desi#ned to deli!er. If noise le!els an not 'e 'rou#ht do&n to
ompliant le!els a noise mana#ement pro#ram &ill 'e reated.
ReferenesB
C-A -tandard R0earin# 3rotetion De!iesR G 3erformane$ -eletion$ Care and Use P91.,
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Head Protection
-afet" head#ear is desi#ned to protet the head from impat from fallin# o'(ets$
'umps$ splashes from hemials or harmful su'stanes$ and ontat &ith
ener#i*ed o'(ets and e?uipment.
In onstrution the reommended t"pe of proteti!e head&ear is the Class 4 hard
hat &hih has the re?uired Rdieletri stren#thR. There are man" desi#ns 'ut the"
all must meet the C-A -tandard P91.+ for Industrial 3roteti!e 0ead&ear.
.ost head protetion is made up of t&o partsB
The shell Cli#ht and ri#id to deflet 'lo&sD
The suspension Cto a'sor' and distri'ute the ener#" of the 'lo&D
4oth parts of the head #ear must 'e ompati'le and maintained aordin# to
manufaturerLs instrutions. If attahments are used &ith head #ear$ the" must 'e
desi#ned speifiall" for use &ith the speified head #ear 'ein# used.
3roper are is re?uired for head #ear to perform effiientl". The ser!ie life is
affeted '" man" fators inludin# temperature$ hemials$ sunli#ht and ultra
!iolet radiation C&eldin#D.
espiratory Protective #Juipment
All respirator" e?uipment &ill 'e maintained aordin# to manufaturer%s
speifiations and &ill 'e use '" trained personnel onl".
Safety 2elts, /anyards and /ife /ines
4od" harnesses are used to pro!ide &orkers &orkin# at hei#hts &ith freedom of
mo!ement and protetion from falls. These de!ies &ill arrest a fall and a'sor'
some of the shok of the fall. The s"stems are usuall" &orn around the 'od" and
attahed to a lan"ard$ fall arrestin# de!ie or rope #ra'. 4etter ?ualit" s"stems
usuall" ha!e some form of shok a'sor'er in the s"stem.
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Instruction of &or.ers
3rior to allo&in# a &orker to &ork in an area &here the use of a fall protetion
s"stem is re?uired$ an emplo"er must ensure that the &orker is trained in the safe
use of the fall protetion s"stem and proures to 'e follo&ed.
Harnesses and Safety 2elts ( An emplo"er must ensure thatB
aD A &orker &ears a full 'od" harness meetin# the re?uirements of C-A
-tandard CAN)C-A P,29.+:G.9: CRI998D$ 6ull 4od" 0arnesses$
&hen usin# a personal fall arrest s"stem$ and
'D -afet" 'elts are permitted onl" for use in tra!el restraint s"stems and
must meet the re?uirements of C-A -tandard P,29.+G92 CR+999D$
-afet" 4elts and Lan"ards.
/anyards and Safety Straps
An emplo"er must ensure that a lan"ard meets the re?uirements of C-A -tandard
CANIC-A P,29.+G92 CR+999D Safety 4elts and Lanyards.
The emplo"er must ensure that &hen a tool or orrosi!e a#ent is used that ould
se!er$ a'rade or 'urn a lan"ard or safet" strap$ the lan"ard or safet" strap is made
of &ire rope or other material appropriate to the ha*ard.
Coveralls
Co!eralls must 'e fitted as to not #et au#ht in an" mo!in# e?uipment. Co!eralls
must also meet C-A fire retardant lothin# standards.
NoteB Loose$ 'a##" lothin# is prohi'ited. 0an#in# (e&eller" is prohi'ited.
Lon# hair must 'e tied 'ak. An" artile &hih ma" #et au#ht in mo!in#
e?uipment must 'e remo!ed or tied 'ak.
ReferenesB
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C.C House .eeping
Good housekeepin# is a refletion on the ompan" as &ell as the person. Keepin#
our &ork sites orderl" is not onl" #ood for e!er"one%s health and safet"$ 'ut also
reputation.
Laredo Trukin# e=pets all &ork sites &ill 'e maintained in an orderl" and safe
fashion.

All tools and e?uipment &ill 'e leaned and put 'ak in desi#nated area.
All floors &ill 'e maintained in a lean state.
All ha*ards on floors$ li?uids$ ie$ o'(ets &ill 'e leaned$ dried remo!ed
immediatel" or the area &ill 'e fla##ed off and si#ned until it an 'e
leaned.
All &ashroom failities &ill 'e kept lean and sanitar".
Coffee)lunh failities &ill 'e kept lean and sanitar".
All &aste &ill 'e disposed of as per loal le#islation.
All e=its must 'e lear of o'strutions.

ReferenesB
O-0 ;orkplae 0ousekeepin# F 4asi #uide
&&&.ohs.a)oshans&ers)hspro#rams)house.html
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C.1L Smo.ing
-mokin# has 'een pro!en to ause ill health and is le#islated a#ainst in man"
loales. Due to Laredo Trukin# ommitment to health and safet" as &ell as
onformin# to le#islation the follo&in# poli" is enfored.
-mokin# is onl" permitted at desi#nated smokin# areas.
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C.11 &or.ing 'lone
Due to the nature of the Laredo Trukin# 'usiness &orkin# alone is sometimes
re?uired. ;orkin# alone poses its o&n uni?ue ha*ards so for the health and
safet" of all emplo"ees% this poli" has 'een de!eloped.
Efforts &ill 'e made to ensure emplo"ees are not &orkin# alone 'ut if it does
our the follo&in# measures &ill 'e takenB
;orkers &ill ad!ise Laredo Trukin# super!isor of intended departure and
arri!al times.
Upon arri!al emplo"ee &ill all mana#er and report in.
Call in time fre?uen" &ill 'e esta'lished 'efore departure.
If a sheduled hek in is not made$ efforts &ill 'e made to loate
emplo"ee.
All all in%s &ill 'e doumented.
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C.1% 8ourney management
Emplo"ees &ill radio their super!isors &hen lea!in# the shop$ arri!in# on site$
departin# site and arri!in# 'ak at the shop.
0ours &orked &ill 'e reorded on dail" time tikets and kept on file. 0ours of
&ork &ill 'e traked to ensure ompliane &ith hours of &ork le#islation.
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1* 3ire 'rms
6irearms are not al&a"s the 'est solution for protetion a#ainst &ildlife.
3roati!e means suh as trainin# and a&areness ourses ma" 'e more effeti!e.
No firearms are permitted in or on an" &ork sites or Laredo Trukin#
!ehiles. Unless #ranted appro!al '" Laredo Trukin# mana#ement.
If a firearm is permitted proper trainin# and doumentation must 'e on file
&ith Laredo Trukin# mana#ement.
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C.1: Media
.essa#es an sometimes 'e misinterpreted durin# inter!ie&s. To protet
emplo"ee%s reputation and seurit"$ as &ell as the ompan"%s reputation and
seurit"$ emplo"ees &ill not talk to media re#ardin# e!ents the ompan" is
in!ol!ed &ith.
All media re?uests for inter!ie&s$ omments or opinions must 'e
for&arded to Laredo Trukin# mana#ement.
Under no irumstanes is an"one authori*ed to represent in the media
Laredo Trukin# e=ept Laredo Trukin# mana#ement.
If ?uestioned the ans&er JNo ommentK &ill suffie.
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C.1@ $iolence, Harassment and 1iscrimination
Laredo Trukin# is ommitted to pro!idin# a &ork en!ironment that is free of
disrimination$ !iolene and harassment.
An" ondut$ &hih threatens$ intimidates or demeans an indi!idual &ill
not 'e tolerated.
All inidents of !iolene$ disrimination or harassment &ill 'e immediatel"
reported to mana#ement$ in!esti#ated and doumented.
An" Laredo Trukin# emplo"ee found to 'e in ontra!ention of this poli"
&ill 'e su'(et to disiplinar" ation.
An" emplo"ee or affiliate of Laredo Trukin# found to 'e in ontra!ention
of this poli" ma" also 'e reported to the loal polie.
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Al'erta Oupational 0ealth and -afet" Code$ 3art ,7 <iolene
Canada La'our Code$ 3art ,$ Chapter LG,$ The At$ Duties of Emplo"ers$ -etion +,2CsD
C.1? #nvironment
It is a priorit" for Laredo Trukin# to lea!e no en!ironmental footprint at &ork
loations. All emplo"ees of Laredo Trukin# are ommitted to the preser!ation of
the health and safet" of en!ironment$ emplo"ees and #eneral pu'li.
All &astes &ill 'e disposed of in aordane &ith loal standards.
All spills &ill 'e leaned up and doumented in aordane to le#islation.
All spills &ill 'e reported to appropriate re#ulators as presri'ed '"
le#islation.
REDUCE F REU-E G RECSCLE
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C.1> 3atigue Management
It is a re?uirement that &hen a &orker is fati#ued that he or she stop &ork and
report to a super!isor. The super!isor an then make the proper arran#ements for
the indi!idual.
Arran#ements ma" inludeB
Da"s off
0otel
.odified &ork
No emplo"ee &ill operate e?uipment &hile fati#ued.
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C.1D Hot &eather
Indi!iduals &orkin# in hot en!ironments are at an inreased risk for de!elopment
of heatGrelated illnesses. ;ork en!ironment$ relati!e effort in!ol!ed$ and lothin#
are all potential fators leadin# to heat stress onditions.
;hen the 'od"%s a'ilit" to ool itself is disrupted$ 'od" temperature$ heart rate
and perspiration inrease. If the 'od"%s temperature does not return to nearG
normal or tolera'le le!els$ serious illness an result.
The follo&in# are desriptions of the forms of heatGrelated illness that an our
durin# &ork in hot &eatherB
Heat ash F also alled prikl" heat$ appears as little red 'umps on the skin$
&hih are inflamed s&eat #lands. It usuall" appears on areas of the 'od" that
'eome and sta" damp$ as under s&eat soaked shirts$ pants$ and #lo!es.
0eat rash is not usuall" serious$ althou#h it an 'eome infeted. Treatment
inludes allo&in# the skin to dr" and keepin# affeted areas as dr" as
possi'le.
Heat Cramps F are aused '" hea!" perspiration &ith a resultant loss of
'od" fluid$ ausin# an im'alane in the salts and minerals of the musles$
&hih in turn auses rampin#. 0eat ramps an 'e !er" painful 'ut do not
usuall" last !er" lon# and do not ause permanent disa'ilit". Treatment for
heat ramps inludes remo!in# the indi!idual from the hot en!ironment and
pro!idin# plent" of &ater to drink.
Heat Syncope F is a faintin# or nearGfaintin# ondition that ours amon#
people &ho ha!e 'een standin# in one position for a period of time$ usuall"
in the sun$ 'ut it an our in an" &arm en!ironment. -tandin# still auses
the 'lood to pool in the lo&er re#ions of the 'od"$ &hih leads to faintin#
after some time. In summer$ this is not unommon at outdoor e!ents.
Indi!iduals &ith heat s"nope should lie do&n in a shad" spot and drink
&ater. 6le=in# le# musles and mo!in# around periodiall" durin# the &ork
shift alon# &ith re#ular intake of &ater all help pre!ent the ondition.
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Heat #Ihaustion F is a ondition that usuall" de!elops amon# indi!iduals
&ho ha!e e=periened loss of 'od" fluids due to hea!" perspiration.
-"mptoms of heat e=haustion inlude nausea$ di**iness$ headahes$
tiredness$ and possi'le faintin#. An indi!idual sufferin# from heat
e=haustion is usuall" s&eatin# profusel" and ma" 'e onfused or
disoriented. Treatment inludes remo!in# the indi!idual from the hot
en!ironment and pro!idin# ool &ater C7G+: TCD to drink.
Heat Stro.e F is the most serious form of heat related illness. Indi!iduals
sufferin# from heat stroke ma" or ma" not 'e perspirin#Q the" &ill ha!e an
ele!ated 'od" temperature$ at or a'o!e 1: TC C+:1 T6D. -"mptoms of heat
stroke inlude a red$ hot fae and)or skinQ lak of or redued perspirationQ
errati 'eha!iourQ onfusion$ or di**inessQ and ollapse or unonsiousness.
This ondition is an e=tremel" dan#erous medial emer#en". The person
should 'e mo!ed to a ool area and a##ressi!el" ooled$ usin# &et 'lankets
and fannin#. <itims should 'e transported '" a medial team to the nearest
hospital. Outomes inlude possi'le oma and death.
-e!eral fators an affet the potential for &orkers to de!elop heatGindued
onditions. The" inludeB
'cclimati+ation F ;orkers e=periene an alimati*ation period durin# the
first ten da"s to t&o &eeks of &ork in a hot en!ironment. Durin# this time$
their 'od" #raduall" ad(usts to operatin# in !er" &arm onditions. After the
'od" has alimated$ &orkers are less likel" to e=periene heatGrelated
pro'lems. ;hile indi!iduals need +: to +1 da"s to 'eome heatGalimated$
the" ma" lose this alimation after onl" a fe& da"s a&a" from the hot
en!ironment.
Physical 3itness F ;orkers &ho are in #ood ph"sial ondition are less
likel" to e=periene heat related illnesses. O'esit" also ontri'utes to a
&orkers ina'ilit" to handle heat stress.
'ge F Older &orkers ma" ha!e more diffiult" operatin# in hotter
en!ironments$ and ma" take lon#er to 'eome alimated.
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'lcohol and 1rug 6sage F Alohol onsumption ontri'utes to deh"dration
and makes &orkers muh more likel" to e=periene heatGrelated illness.
-ome presription and o!erGtheGounter dru#s ma" also inrease a &orkers
susepti'ilit" to heat stress.
'tmospheric Conditions F 0i#h humidit"$ diret sunli#ht$ and radiant heat
#reatl" inrease heat stress onditions.
&or.load F ;orkers performin# strenuous &ork are more likel" to suffer
from heatGindued illness sine the" are #enerall" losin# more 'od" fluids
throu#h perspiration. In addition$ the heat produed '" the 'od"%s
meta'olism adds to the o!erall heat load of the 'od".
The 'est treatment for heat stress is pre!ention. In most situations$ a om'ination
of se!eral pre!entati!e measures an pro!ide an effeti!e pro#ram for a!ertin#
heatGrelated illness. If possi'le$ heat and humidit" produed '" the proess
should 'e en#ineered out usin# loal and #eneral !entilation. -ome possi'le
measures areB
+D ad(ustin# &ork shedules$
,D alternatin# &ork &ith 'reaks$ and
/D monitorin# &orkers for heat stress s"mptoms. .aintainin# fle=i'le and
ade?uate &ork)rest shedules is relati!el" eas" and an effeti!e method of
reduin# heat stress. ;orkers should 'e a'le to take 'reaks to ool do&n
and should 'e enoura#ed to drink &ater fre?uentl". Coffee or affeineG
ontainin# soft drinks are not ad!ised sine their diureti effets ontri'ute
to deh"dration. 4reak and lunh areas should 'e ooler than the &ork area.
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C.1C Cold !eather
6nderstanding &ind(Chill"
;indGhill is the loss of 'od" heat '" replain# the miroGla"er of &arm air
surroundin# "our 'od" &ith a la"er of older air. If the air &as not mo!in# Ci.e.
no &indD the la"er of &arm air &ould at as an insulator. ;hen that insulation
la"er is 'lo&n a&a"$ the 'od" then tries to heat up the ne&$ older la"er &hih
auses the 'od" to lose heat. This onstant loss of heat auses "ou to feel like the
temperature outside is ooler than the thermometer indiates.
3acts"
Dampness pla"s a minor role in &indGhill. A fe& "ears a#o$ the militar" did a
stud" usin# limateGontrolled$ old ham'ers to ompare the effets of damp
old and dr" old on people. Testin# sho&ed that the soldiers did not find damp
old more penetratin# than dr" old and that the differene 'et&een dr" old and
damp old &as ne#li#i'le.
Let the sun shine in G There is a reason$ ho&e!er$ &h" Ontario &inters ma" feel
older than 3rairie &inters G the sun or rather the lak of it. It shines on more da"s
in the 3rairies than it does in southern Ontario. A &alk in the sun ma" &arm "ou
up '" as muh as +:TC. This om'ined &ith the hori*on to hori*on 'lue skies of
the 3rairie &inters make them seem less misera'le than those in southern Ontario.
Dress for effet G 3lease remem'er that &indGhill is (ust one of the man" fators
that ma" affet ho& old "ou feel in the &inter. Others inlude "our a#e and
'od" t"pe as &ell as the t"pe of lothes "ou are &earin#$ the amount and t"pe of
e=erise "ou are en#a#ed in and &hether or not "our lothes are damp from sno&$
rain or e!en perspiration.
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&ind Chill Calculation Chart
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53 &I71 '71
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1L / G/ G9 G+2 G,+ G,7 G// G/9 G12 G2+ G27 (?*
1@ , G1 G++ G+7 G,/ G,9 G/2 G1+ G18 G21 (?L (??
%L + G2 G+, G+8 G,1 G/+ G/7 G1/ G19 G25 (?% (?D
%@ + G5 G+, G+9 G,2 G/, G/8 G12 G2+ G27 (?: (>L
*L : G7 G+/ G,: G,5 G// G/9 G15 G2, G29 (?@ (>%
*@ : G7 G+1 G,: G,7 G// G1: G17 G2/ (?L (?? (>*
:L G+ G7 G+1 G,+ G,7 G/1 G1+ G18 G21 (?1 (?D (>:
:@ G+ G8 G+2 G,+ G,8 G/2 G1, G18 G22 (?% (?C (>@
@L G+ G8 G+2 G,, G,9 G/2 G1, G19 G25 (?* (>L (>?
@@ G, G9 G+2 G,, G,9 G/5 G1/ G2: G27 (?* (>L (>>
?L G, G9 G+5 G,/ G/: G/7 G1/ G2: G27 (?: (>1 (>D
?@ G, G9 G+5 G,/ G/: G/7 G11 G2+ G28 (?@ (>% (>C
>L G, G9 G+5 G,/ G/: G/7 G11 G2+ G29 (?? (>* (DL
>@ G/ G+: G+7 G,1 G/+ G/8 G12 G2, G29 (?? (>* (DL
DL G/ G+: G+7 G,1 G/+ G/8 G12 G2, (?L (?> (>: (D1
;ind speeds
#reater than 7:
K30 ha!e little
additional effet
/ITT/#
1'7G#N
Risk of frost'ite in prolon#ed
e=posure if
&ind hill is 'elo& G,2
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1'7G#N
6rost'ite possi'le in
+: minutes at G/2 if
&arm skin is
suddenl" e=posed.
-horter time if skin is
ool at the start.
G#'T
1'7G#N
6rost'ite possi'le in less than
, minutes at G5: if &arm skin
is suddenl" e=posed. -horter
time if skin is ool at the start.
NoteB ;ind hill is used to &arn people of dan#erous onditions due to lo&
temperatures and &inds so &ind hill is not normall" alulated for air
temperatures a'o!e 2 TC or &ind speeds 'elo& 2 km per hour.
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&ind Chill Ha+ards
Chek the &ind hill 'efore "ou #o outdoors in the &inter$ and make sure "ou are
&ell prepared for the &eather. E!en moderate &ind hills an 'e dan#erous if "ou
are outside for lon# periods.
&ind Chill Ha+ards
&ind Chill 1escription Health Concern &hat to do
: to G+: Lo&
-li#ht inrease in
disomfort
U Dress &arml"$ &ith the
outside temperature in mind.
G+: to G,2 .oderate
U Unomforta'le
U E=posed skin feels old
U Risk of h"pothermia if
outside for lon# periods
&ithout ade?uate
protetion
U Dress in la"ers or &arm
lothin#$ &ith an outer la"er
that is &indGresistant.
U ;ear a hat$ mittens and
sarf.
U Keep ati!e.
G,2 to G12 Cold
U Risk of skin free*in#
Cfrost'iteD
U Chek fae and
e=tremities Cfin#ers$ toes$
ears and noseD for
num'ness or &hiteness
U Risk of h"pothermia if
outside for lon# periods
&ithout ade?uate
protetion
U Dress in la"ers of &arm
lothin#$ &ith an outer la"er
that is &indGresistant.
U Co!er all e=posed skin$
partiularl" "our fae and
hands. ;ear a hat$ mittens and
a sarf$ nek tu'e or fae
mask.
U A!oid e=posin# the skin
diretl" to the &ind.
U Keep ati!e.
;ARNING
LE<ELO
G12 to G29
E=treme
U E=posed skin ma"
free*e in minutes
U Chek fae and
e=tremities fre?uentl" for
num'ness or &hiteness
Cfrost'iteD
U -erious risk of
h"pothermia if outside for
lon# periods
U 4e areful. Dress !er"
&arml" in la"ers of lothin#$
&ith an outer la"er that is
&indGresistant.
U Co!er all e=posed skin$
partiularl" "our fae and
hands. ;ear a hat$ mittens and
a sarf$ nek tu'e or fae
mask.
U Limit outdoor ati!ities to
short periods.
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9.20 5verhead Po!er /ine Safety eJuirements
;hene!er &ork &ill or ma" in!ol!e infrin#ement of the J-afe Limit of
ApproahK to the po&er line '" persons or e?uipment$ the po&er ompan"
in!ol!ed shall 'e notified for disonnetion$ isolation$ or deFener#i*in# of the
line. Laredo Trukin# personnel and ontrator emplo"ees shall not attempt to
raise a po&er line under an" irumstanes. All personnel and ontrator
emplo"ees shall ompl" &ith the follo&in# safe limits of the approah to po&er
lines.
+D Condutors must 'e insulated or o!ered throu#hGout their entire len#th to
ompl" &ith these #roups.
,D Condutors must 'e manufatured to rated and tested insulation le!els.
S'3# /IMITS 53 'PP5'CH
5perating $oltage of 5verhead Po!er /ine
2et!een Conductors
Safe /imit of 'pproach 1istance for
Persons or #Juipment
: F 72: <
Insulated or 3ol"eth"lene Co!ered Condutors
C+D
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+.: m
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59 k<$ 7, k /.2 m
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,/: k<$ ,5: k< 2.: m
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Static #lectricityB
-parks resultin# from the aumulation of stati eletriit" an ause fires and
e=plosions. -tati an 'e #enerated from numerous soures$ inludin# the frition
of oil passin# throu#h a pipeline$ pourin# li?uids from one ontainer to another$ or
steam passin# throu#h a hose an #enerate an e=tremel" hi#h stati har#e. In
order to minimi*e the risks or stati eletriit" ompl" &ith the 4ondin# and
Groundin# re?uirements listed 'elo&.
2onding and Grounding
.an" of the pro'lems assoiated &ith stati eletriit" an 'e remo!ed$ or at least
redued$ '" drainin# off the stati har#e as fast as it is produed. 4ondin# and
#roundin# of e?uipment redues the risk of stati eletriit" sparkin# 'et&een
onduti!e 'odies$ and 'et&een these 'odies and earth.
4ondin# is onl" effeti!e &hen applied to onduti!e 'odies and e?uali*es the
potential of the 'odies 'onded. Groundin# eliminates a differene in potential
'et&een an o'(etCsD and the earth.
6luid transfer stations at failities are e?uipped &ith 'ondin# e?uipment and
#roundin# s"stems are to 'e heked '" a ?ualified indi!idual durin# inspetions
or as re?uired.
To ensure proper operation$ 'ondin# and #roundin# s"stems are to 'e heked '"
a ?ualified indi!idual durin# inspetions or as re?uired.
4ondin# &ire si*e shall 'e minimum 8G#au#e. Groundin# shall onsist of t&o
soures. The primar" soure for #round is the &ell head$ as lon# as a proper
onnetion is made. A 2)8 inh diameter #round stake an 'e used as the
seondar" #round soure.
ReferenesB
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C.%1 Purchasing
4" ensurin# #oods purhased meet or e=eed standards$ Laredo Trukin# an
onsistentl" pro!ide ?ualit" ser!ie.
Laredo Trukin# &ill ensure that e?uipment and supplies purhased meet
oupational health and safet" le#islati!e re?uirements as &ell as pro!inial and
federal re#ulations. If le#islation does not appl" to the item purhased$ it should
meet one of the follo&in# standardsB
Canadian -tandards Assoiation
Canadian Gas Assoiation
Under&ritersL La'oratories of Canada
National Institute for Oupational -afet" and 0ealth
.ine -afet" and 0ealth Administration
Amerian 3etroleum Institute
All items purhased &ill 'e 'aked '" appropriate doumentation$ &arranties$
ser!ie ontrats and are purhased from relia'le suppliers.
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C.%% 3irst 'id
Training Standards
Laredo Trukin# pro!ides and maintains first aid supplies for eah &orksite as
determined '" potential &orksite ha*ards$ re& si*e$ and re#ulator" re?uirements.
Contrators shall pro!ide and maintain first aid supplies and ser!ies for their
emplo"ees in aordane &ith re#ulator" re?uirements.
6irst aid supplies shall 'e a!aila'le and aessi'le durin# all &orkin#
hours$ and shall 'e maintained in a lean$ dr"$ ser!iea'le ondition.
Contents of first aid kits shall 'e maintained as speified on the Jin!entor"
of kitK ontent list$ &hih is inluded &ith eah kit.
6irst aid #uides C'ookletsD shall 'e kept in all first aid kits. 6irst aid inident
reports shall 'e ompleted and deposited in the first aid inident report
'o=es.
To protet a#ainst 'lood 'orne patho#ens$ first aid kits shall 'e stoked
&ith late= #lo!es and one &a" !al!e.
;orksite super!isors or desi#nates shall ondut monthl" inspetions of
first aid kits$ e"e &as failities$ and emer#en" sho&ers. Identified
defiienies shall 'e orreted s soon as possi'le$
Ensure that first aid e?uipment and supplies are maintained in a lean$ dr"
and ser!iea'le ondition$ ontained in a material that protets the ontents
from the en!ironment$ and learl" identified as first aid e?uipment and
supplies$
3ost$ at onspiuous plaes at the &orksite$ si#ns indiatin# the
loation of first aid ser!ies$ e?uipment and supplies or$ if postin# of si#ns
is not pratia'le$ ensure that eah &orker kno&s the loation of first aid
ser!ies$ e?uipment and suppliesQ and
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Ensure that an emer#en" ommuniation s"stem is in plae for
&orkers to summon first aid ser!ies.
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#mergency Transportation
4efore &orkers are sent to a &orksite$ the emplo"er must ensure that
arran#ements are in plae to transport in(ured or ill &orkers from the &ork
site to the nearest health are failit".
In ases Laredo Trukin# &ill pro!ide a means of ommuniation at the
&ork site to summon an am'ulane ser!ie or transportation desri'ed in
su'setion.
3irst 'id Training
Laredo Trukin# &ill ensure that the first aiders at a &orksite ha!e suessfull"
ompleted a first aid trainin# ourse appro!ed '" a Diretor of .edial -er!ies
and hold a !alid ertifiate in first aid.
1uty to eport In)ury or Illness
If a &orker has an aute illness or in(ur" at the &orksite$ the &orker must report
the illness or in(ur" to the emplo"er as soon as pratia'le.
ReferenesB
Al'erta Oupational 0ealth and -afet" At$ Code and Re#ulation -hedule ,
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C.%* espiratory Protective #Juipment
Respirator" 3roteti!e E?uipment an 'e lassified aordin# to eah t"pe%s
limitations and intended use.
The four main types are"
Self(Contained 2reathing 'pparatus ESC2'F"
-C4A%s are air respirators that re?uire the &earer to arr" a suppl" of
'reathin# air.
'll models of SC2'Os must"
0a!e at least a /:Gminute suppl" of 'reatha'le airQ
3ro!ide full fae protetionQ
4e the 3ositi!e 3ressure t"pe$ &here the pressure inside the fae piee
is al&a"s #reater than atmospheri pressureQ
4e a om'ination 3ositi!e 3ressure ) 3ressure on demand t"pe &here
the pressure inside the fae piee is in relation to atmospheri pressureQ
Is positi!e durin# e=halation and ne#ati!e durin# inhalationQ
This om'ination t"pe must 'e apa'le of maintainin# positi!e pressure
&hen used in an atmosphere that is immediatel" dan#erous to life or
health CIDL0D.
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1F Supplied 'ir 2reathing 'pparatus ES'2'F"
-A4A%s are &ork masks onneted '" a suppl" hose to a "linder of
ompressed air. This t"pe of respirator has the ad!anta#e in that the air
suppl" is not limited to the ?uantit" that an 'e arried.
0o&e!er$ users are restrited in mo!ement '" the air suppl" hose and must
return to a safe atmosphere '" retrain# their route of entr".
'll models of S'2'Os must"
4e e?uipped &ith +: minute au=iliar" suppl" of 'reatha'le air to
allo& the &earer to esape from a dan#erous atmosphere if the primar"
air suppl" failsQ
4e e?uipped &ith full fae pieeQ
4e apa'le of maintainin# a positi!e pressure inside the fae piee at
all times.
$apour and Gas emoving espirators"
<apour and #as remo!in# respirators are e?uipped &ith artrid#es or
anisters to remo!e !apours and #ases from the air.
These respirators J1o 7otK pro!ide protetion a#ainst o="#en defiient
atmospheres$ autel" to=i #ases$ or partile ontaminants. 6se vapours
and gas respirators only"
6or protetion a#ainst lo& onentrations of or#ani !apors and
#ases$ pestiides$ and paint !apours or mistsQ
Aordin# to the appliation speified on the anister or artrid#e.
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%F Particulate emoving espirators"
3artiulate remo!in# respirators are e?uipped &ith filters to remo!e
partiulate matter suh as dust and fumes from the air. These respirators
J1o 7otK pro!ide protetion a#ainst o="#en defiient atmospheres or to=i
#ases$ and should never 'e used in atmospheres that are immediatel"
dan#erous to life or health.
3it Testing 3or espirators
Respirators that need ti#ht seals to perform effeti!el" should 'e &orn onl" &hen
an effeti!e fae seal an 'e maintained. ;orkers &ho are re?uired to &ear
respirators must 'e leanGsha!en.
#very time a respirator is used, conduct a test to ensure that an effective face
seal is maintained by one of the follo!ing methods"
7egative pressure fit test"
After losin# off inlet$ inhale so that the fae piee ollapses sli#htl"Q
If after +: seonds the fae piee remains sli#htl" ollapsed and no in&ard
leaka#e is detetedQ
The fae piee fit is onsidered ade?uate.
Positive pressure fit test"
After losin# off the e=halation !al!e$ e=hale #entl" into fae pieeQ
If a sli#ht positi!e pressure 'uilds inside the fae piee and no out&ard air
leaka#e is deteted$
The fae piee is onsidered ade?uate.
ReferenesB
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C.%: Hand Signals
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C.%@ 3uelling of #Juipment
-tationar" stora#e fuel tanks shall 'e !ented and kept lear of 'uildin#s$
and if not 'uried$ should 'e #rounded.
Gasoline must 'e arried in a ertified losed ontainer that is ade?uatel"
!ented.
-mokin# is prohi'ited &hile fuellin# is in pro#ress. There shall 'e no open
fires$ &eldin#$ et. in the fuellin# *ones.
.otors on e?uipment shall 'e stopped 'efore fuellin#.
In fuellin# e?uipment$ the metal fuel no**le shall 'e kept in ontat &ith
the lip of the tank to eliminate an" stati aumulation.
Care shall 'e taken to not o!erfill an" e?uipment fuel tanks.
-tora#e tanks &ill 'e #rounded for fuel transfer.
Dri!ers shall keep their e?uipment in #ood ondition and follo& all
applia'le rules under the Transportation of Materials and Equipment and
Transportation of Dangerous Goods re#ulations.
Cell phones &ill 'e shut off durin# fuellin#
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C.%? Step /adders
No &ork is to 'e done from the top t&o steps of the stepladder$ ountin#
the top platform as a run#.
;hen in the open position read" for use$ the inline of the front step setion
shall 'e one C+D hori*ontal to si= C5D !ertial.
The stepladder is onl" to 'e used in the full" opened position &ith the
spreader 'ars loked.
Tops of step ladders are not to 'e used as support for saffolds.
Don%t o!erreah &hile on the ladder. Clim' do&n and mo!e the ladder
o!er to a ne& position.
Onl" C-A -tandard ladders &ill 'e used.
Al&a"s maintain / point ontat &hen on ladders.
ReferenesB
Al'erta Oupational 0ealth and -afet" At$ Re#ulation and Code 3art ,/$ -affolds and Temporar" ;ork
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C.%> Hand Tools
The follo&in# are some #eneral safet" points that need to 'e onsidered &hen
usin# hand tools.
Al&a"s 'eome familiar and follo& the manufaturer%s speifiations.
Keep tools in an orderl" fashion$ al&a"s put a&a" after use.
Inspet all tools and e?uipment 'efore use.
Do not use defeti!e tools.
Do not use dull uttin# tools.
Al&a"s use proper si*ed tool for the (o'.
ReferenesB
Al'erta Oupational 0ealth and -afet" Code 3art +,B General -afet" 3reautions$ 3art ,2 Tools$ E?uipment and
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C.%D 5ffice Safety
Ensure "ou are on!ersant &ith emer#en" e!auation.
Ensure that all eletrial ords are in #ood ondition and are not
o!erloaded.
Ensure that omputer monitors are ad(usted to the orret hei#ht and kept
lean.
Ensure fans)spae heaters are used to manufaturer speifiations.
Ensure floors and aisles are kept lear and not luttered.
Ensure that onl" one dra&er of filin# is open at one time and that dra&ers
are losed &hen not in use.
Ensure proper t"pe of fire e=tin#uisher is a!aila'le.
;hen transportin# materials of a hea!" nature ensure that handarts and
trolle"s are used properl".
Operated miro&a!e aordin# to manufaturer speifiations.
Ensure offee makers are used aordin# to .anufaturer speifiations.
Ensure photoopier is maintained aordin# to manufature speifiations.
Ensure hairs are in #ood repair.
Ensure ru#s are kept lean and #ood repair F free of trippin# ha*ard.
Ensure paper utter 'lade is plaed in losed lok position.
Ensure all loose lothin# is tied 'ak &hen usin# the paper shredder.
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C.%C Handling and /ifting Materials
0andlin# materials is one of the ma(or soures of &orkplae in(uries. .ost of these
are aused '" simple$ sometimes repetiti!e ations. In(uries an 'e pre!ented '"
onentratin# on the (o' at hand. 4ruises$ laerations$ punture &ounds$ strains and
sprains are the most ommon in(uries.
4efore handlin# materials$ 'e alert to the possi'ilit" of sharp ed#es$ nails$
sli!ers$ sharp &ire ends$ strap ends or other pro(etions that mi#ht ause uts
or puntures and &ear appropriate #lo!es.
Keep hands and fin#ers a&a" from the Jpinh points J&hen handlin#
materials. E=amples inludeB 'enh$ floors$ strutures$ 'o=es$ mahines or
an" other fi=ed o'(et.
Ne!er arr" an o'(et '" "ourself if it o'sures "our !ision. Get assistane
from oG&orkers.
Chek the &ei#ht of hea!" or lar#er o'(ets 'efore attemptin# a lift '" tippin#
one ed#e or mo!in# the item from side to side.
Keep the o'(et as lose to the 'od" as possi'le. Cthe lar#er and 'ulkier the
paka#e$ the more strain it plaes on "our 'ak and other muslesD
4e sure "our route is lear and "ou an safel" plae the o'(et do&n '"
re!ersin# the a'o!e proedure.
Onl" small$ li#ht paka#es are to 'e arried up or do&n stairs. 6or lar#er and
hea!" o'(ets use a ramp or mehanial lift.
3rotrudin# nails should al&a"s 'e remo!ed from srap lum'er &hether itLs to
'e used a#ain or disarded.
Do not allo& materials that ha!e sharp or rou#h ed#es to slide throu#h "our
fin#ers.
;hen liftin# 'a##ed materials hek the paka#e for tears that ma" ause it
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to fall apart &hen "ou lift or mo!e it.
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#M#M2#" 3roper Liftin# or proper handlin# methods &ill help pre!ent
in(ur". ;here proper liftin# e?uipment CmehanialD is a!aila'le use it. If
mehanial e?uipment is not a!aila'le or not pratial$ then proper liftin#
methods must 'e utili*ed. ;here possi'le$ a!oid liftin# an"thin# o!er 72 l's$ if
an o'(et is hea!ier than 72 l's then t&o or more people and or a forklift &ill 'e
re?uired Cre#ardless of the o'(et 'ein# liftedD.
;hen it is neessar" for "ou to lift an o'(et$ use the follo&in# methodB
6ae the o'(et$ plae feet at shoulder &idth and lose to the o'(et to 'e
lifted.
4end the knees and s?uat '" the o'(et in a omforta'le position. CDonLt
stoop o!er itD.
Get a firm$ 'alaned #rip on the o'(et.
Keep the 'ak and arms as strai#ht as possi'le and do not t!ist your body
!hen lifting or carrying any ob)ect.
Lift the o'(et '" strai#htenin# the le#s and keep "our 'ak strai#ht as "our
stand up.
ReferenesB
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C.*L Cleaning Products
Ensure all ;0.I- re?uirements are met.
Chek to=i ha*ards of all sol!ents 'efore use. C..-.D.-.D
;hen 'reathin# ha*ards e=ists$ use the appropriated respirator" protetion.
Use nonGflamma'le sol!ents for #eneral leanin#.
-tore flamma'les and sol!ents in speial stora#e areas.
Ensure that proper ontainers are used for transportation$ stora#e and field
use of sol!ents)flamma'les.
Do not use sol!ents in areas &here food ma" 'e ontaminated.
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C.*1 Transportation of Materials and #Juipment
Eah !ehile shall 'e inspeted dail" '" the dri!er. An" defet shall 'e
reported immediatel" to the dri!er
%
s super!isor or the person in har#e of
e?uipment maintenane.
<ehiles shall not 'e operated on or off hi#h&a" in e=ess of
ma=imum apait" allo&ed '" the applia'le #o!ernmental re#ulations or
permits.
All loads must 'e ade?uatel" seured to pre!ent mo!ement &hile 'ein#
transported.
Loose e?uipment or material shall not 'e arried in the dri!er or passen#er
ompartment of !ehiles.
Controlled produts$ flamma'le produts or ha*ardous materials shall not
'e arried in the dri!er or passen#er ompartments of !ehiles.
All re#ulated materials suh asQ ;0I.I- ontrolled produts$
Transportation of dan#erous #oods or 0a*ardous ;aste$ must 'e hauled in
aordane &ith the appropriate le#islated re?uirements.
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C.*% Transportation of &or.ers
-uita'le pro!ision shall 'e made for seatin# &orkers &hen the" are
'ein# transported
;orkers are prohi'ited from 'oardin# or lea!in# an" mo!in# !ehile$
e=ept in ase of an emer#en".
;orkers shall not ride on runnin# 'oards$ fenders or the outside of truks
or trailers.
No stops shall 'e made on a trestle or 'rid#e for unloadin# or pikin#
up &orkers.
Cre& !ehiles shall 'e pulled off to the side of the road &hen &orkers
are 'oardin# or disem'arkin#.
;hen &orkers are 'ein# transported '" !ehile$ loose e?uipment or
material shall not 'e arried in the passen#er ompartment.
6lamma'le material shall not 'e transported &ithin the re& ompartment
of a !ehile used to transport &orkers.
The num'er of passen#ers arried in the a' shall not e=eed that allo&ed
'" applia'le #o!ernment re#ulations.
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C.** Portable Grinders
6amiliari*e "ourself &ith the #rinder operation 'efore ommenin# &ork.
Ensure proper #uards are in plae and that safet" #lasses$ fae shields$
#lo!es and safet" 'oots are &orn &hen usin# porta'le #rinders.
Ne!er e=eed the ma=imum &heel speed Ce!er" &heel is markedD. Chek
the speed marked on the &heel and ompare it to the speed on the #rinder.
;hen mountin# the &heels$ hek them for raks and defets$ ensure that
the mountin# flan#es are lean and the mountin# 'ottles are used. Do not
o!er ti#hten the mountin# nut.
4efore #rindin#$ run ne&l" mounted &heels at operatin# speed to hek for
!i'rations.
Do not use #rinders near flamma'le material.
Ne!er use the #rinder for (o's &hih it is not desi#ned$ like uttin#.
.easure speed of #o!ernor ontrolled air dri!en #rinders after ,: hours of
use or e!er" &eek$ &hihe!er omes first. .easure speed after an" repairs.
.easure speed of eletriall" dri!en #rinders monthl" and after repairs.
2efore Grinding"
C0ECK that ne&l" mounted or e=istin# &heels do not !i'rate or operate
rou#hl" at operatin# speed.
U-E raks or hooks to store porta'le #rinders.
IN-3ECT all &heels for raks and defets 'efore mountin#.
EN-URE mountin# flan#e surfaes are lean and flat.
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U-E mountin# 'lotters supplied.
RUN ne&l" mounted &heels at operatin# speed for one minute 'efore #rindin#.
;EAR e"e$ ear and fae protetion.
15 75T"
DO NOT U-E #rinders near flamma'le materials.
DO NOT CLA.3 porta'le #rinders in a !ise for #rindin# handGheld &ork.
DO NOT U-E li?uid oolant &ith porta'le #rinders.
DO NOT 6ORCE &heels onto a #rinder or han#e mountin# hole si*es.
DO NOT O<ER TIG0TEN the mountin# nut.
DO NOT U-E #rinders for (o's for &hih it is not desi#ned Ci.e.$ uttin#D
Grinding
Chek the tool rest for the orret distane from the a'rasi!e
&heel$ ma=imum +)8K or / mm.
Replae the #rindstone &hen ad(ustment of the rest annot
pro!ide +)8K or / mm learane.
If the &heel has 'een a'used and #round to an an#le or
#roo!ed$ replae the &heel &ith the appropriate surfain# tool.
3rotet "our e"es &ith #o##les or a fae shield at all times
&hen #rindin#.
Eah time a #rindin# &heel is mounted$ the ma=imum
appro!ed speed stamped on the &heel 'ladder should 'e heked a#ainst the
shaft rotation speed of the mahine to ensure the safe peripheral speed is not
e=eeded. A #rindin# &heel must not 'e operated at peripheral speed
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e=eedin# the manufaturer%s reommendation.
The flan#es supportin# the #rindin# &heel should 'e a
ma=imum of +)/ the diameter of the &heel$ and must fit the shaft rotatin#
speed aordin# to the manufature%s reommendation.
4enh #rinders are desi#ned for peripheral #rindin#. Do not
#rind on the side of the &heel.
Do not stand diretl" in front of #rindin# &heel &hen first
started.
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C.*: Compressed 'ir
Compressed air must not 'e used to 'lo& de'ris or to lear dirt
from an" &orker%s lothes.
Ensure that the air pressure had 'een turned off and the line
pressure relie!ed 'efore disonnetin# the hose or han#in# tools.
;ear personal proteti!e e?uipment suh as e"e protetion and fae
shields$ and ensure other &orkers in the area are made a&are of or ha!e
restrited aess to the ha*ard area.
0oses must 'e heked on a re#ulator and relief de!ie must 'e in the
s"stems to ensure that orret desired pressures are maintained.
A proper pressure re#ulator and relief de!ie must 'e in the s"stems to
ensure that orret desired pressures are maintained.
The orret air suppl" hoses must 'e used for the tool)e?uipment 'ein#
used.
The e?uipment must 'e properl" maintained aordin# to the manufatures
re?uirements.
6ollo& manufaturer%s #eneral instrutions and ompl" &ith le#islated
safet" re?uirements.
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C.*@ 1efective Tools
To ensure safe use of hand tools$ remem'erB
+. Ne!er use a defeti!e tool
,. Dou'le hek all tools prior to use
/. Ensure defeti!e tools are repaired
1. 6la# and take out of ser!ie an" defeti!e tool
Air$ #asoline or eletri po&er tools$ re?uire skill and omplete attention on the
part of the user e!en &hen the" are in #ood ondition. Do not use po&er tools
&hen the" are defeti!e in an" &a".
;ath for pro'lems likeB
'roken or inoperati!e #uards
insuffiient or improper #roundin# due to dama#e on dou'le insulated tools
no #round &ire Cor plu#D or ords of standard tools
the on)off s&ith is not in #ood &orkin# order
tool 'lade is raked
the &ron# #rinder &heel is 'ein# used
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C.*? Charging 2atteries
Ensure the har#er is off 'efore attahin# or remo!in# lamp onnetions.
Attah lamps to the 'atter" in proper polarit".
Ensure proper !entilation is in plae &here 'atteries are har#ed.
Inspet for defeti!e a'les$ loose onnetions$ orrosion$ raked ases or
o!ers$ loose holdGdo&ns and deformed or loose terminal posts.
Ti#hten a'le lamp nuts &ith the proper si*e &renh.
Utili*e a a'le puller to remo!e a a'le lamp from the 'atter" terminal.
Remo!e orrosion on the terminal posts$ holdGdo&n tra" and hold do&n
parts.
Use a tapered 'rush to lean 'atter" terminals and the a'le lamps.
Clean dirt from the 'atter" &ith 'akin# soda solution.
Utili*e a 'atter" arrier to lift a 'atter".
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C.*> Transportation of 1angerous Goods
In #eneral$ the re#ulations pro!ide forB
-afe paka#in# to minimi*e the hane of an aidental release$
0a*ards identified in the form of la'els$ plaards$ and doumentation$
Emer#en" measures inludin# emer#en" response plannin#$ reportin#
of Aidental Release$ and takin# reasona'le measures to ensure pu'li
safet"$ and

Appropriate trainin#. An" emplo"ee handlin# lassified #oods &ill
ha!e appropriate TDG trainin#.
Refer to the Transportation of Dan#erous Goods CClear Lan#ua#eD re#ulations for
speifi details.
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T1G Classes
PIM'4 C/'SSI3IC'TI57
Classification 1ivision Pac.ing Group
1 ( #Iplosives 1 ( .ass E=plosion 0a*ard
II
% F .ass 3ro(etion 0a*ard
* F .ass 6ire 0a*ard
: F .inor Loali*ed 0a*ard
@ F Insensiti!e E=plosion 0a*ard
? F E=tremel" Insensiti!e
% ( Compressed Gases 1 F 6lamma'le 75
% F NonG6lamma'le Pac.ing Groups
* F 3oisonous for Class %
* ( 3lammable /iJuids 75 1I$ISI57S I$ II$ III
: ( Combustible Solids, etc 1 F 6lamma'le -olids I$ II$ III
% F -pontaneousl" Com'usti'le I$ II$ III
* F ;ater Reati!e I$ II$ III
@ ( 5Iidi+ers 1 F O=idi*in# -u'stanes I$ II$ III
& 5rganic PeroIides % F Or#ani 3ero=ides I$ II$ III
? ( Poisonous 1 F 3oisonous -u'stanes I$ II$ III
& Infectious Substances % F Infetious -u'stanes Risk Groups
II$ III A I<
> ( adioactive Materials 75 1I$ISI57S Categories 57/4
I CminorD$
II CmoderateD$
III Ce=tremeD
D ( Corrosive Substances 75 1I$ISI57S I$ II$ III
C ( Miscellaneous Products,
Substances or 5rganisms
75 1I$ISI57S
I$ II$ III
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T1G Placards
1
1.4
!
1
1.5
!
1
1.6
!
Class 1.1, 1.%, 1.* Class 1.: Class 1.@ Class 1.?
Class %.1 Class %.% Class %.* 5Iygen
P%.% E@.1FQ
Class *
Class :.1 Class :.% Class :.* Class @.1 Class @.% Class ?.1
Class ?.% Class > Class D Class C
ReferenesB
Transportation of Dan#erous Goods At
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Section 1L Safe &or. Procedures
A safe &ork proedure is a step '" step doumented desription of ho& to
perform a task from start to finish. These proedures are intended to instrut
&orkers on ho& to ondut omple=$ ha*ardous or infre?uent tasks. 3roedures
&ill 'e de!eloped for these tasks.
'll safe !or. procedures are developed to comply !ith"
Le#islation.
Laredo Trukin# poliies and #uidelines.
-peifi lient poliies.
Procedures !ill be"
Clear and onise.
Re!ie&ed periodiall" '" mana#ement to ensure ompliane$ aura" and
urren".
Steps to drafting a procedure"
In!entor" all tasks in!ol!ed in the (o'.
Identif" ha*ards in!ol!ed &ith all of the tasks.
Condut ha*ard assessments and esta'lish ontrols for the ha*ards.
Inorporate the ontrols into a step '" step #uide on ho& to omplete the
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task
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Tasks
Re!ie&
Re!ise
Identif"
0a*ards
Inorporate
Controls
Implement
3roedure
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The follo!ing contains a list of the most ha+ardous tas.s underta.en by
/aredo Truc.ing
+. Dri!in#
,. ;orkin# alone
/. Loadin# e?uipment
1. Unloadin# e?uipment
2. Gettin# in)out of mahine
5. ;orkin# near roads
7. ;orkin# near po&er lines
8. ;orkin# on une!en #round
9. 4akin# up

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Section 11 Safety Performance and Statistical Information
Laredo Trukin# keeps all inident and aident reords on file. -afet"
performane statistis are re!ie&ed on a re#ular 'asis to determine trends and
fre?uen" rates. 4" re!ie&in# these statistis pro'lem areas an 'e identified and
ontrol measures ma" 'e implemented.
-tatistial information is re!ie&ed &ith emplo"ees durin# safet" meetin#s.
All inidents &ill 'e traked usin# an inident trakin# form.
.onthl" and "earl" totals &ill 'e reorded.
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Section 1% Program 'dministration
All emplo"ees of Laredo Trukin# &ill ha!e aess to a op" of Laredo Trukin#
0ealth A -afet" .anual. The manual is re!ie&ed &ith them in the emplo"ee
orientation an akno&led#ement is si#ned and kept on file.
;hen updates or amendments are made opies &ill 'e irulated to all
emplo"ees.
Le#islati!e doumentation &ill 'e made a!aila'le to emplo"ees.
Section 1. Management Commitment and Involvement
+. The mana#er &ill si#n and date the ompan" poli" and ha!e it posted in
an o'!ious plae.
,. Indi!idual responsi'ilities &ill 'e re!ie&ed.
/. -omeone &ithin the or#ani*ation &ill 'e appointed safet" representati!e
and &ill mana#e all doumentation.
Section %. Communications
+. A safet" meetin# shedule &ill 'e de!eloped and ommuniated to
emplo"ees.
,. -afet" meetin# forms &ill 'e made a!aila'le to all emplo"ees.
Section *. Ha+ard Identification, is. 'ssessment and Control
+. 0a*ard Identifiation$ Risk Assessment and Control forms &ill 'e made
a!aila'le to all emplo"ees.
,. An in!entor" of all (o's &ill 'e made and re!ie&ed to ensure all ontrols
are in plae and to help esta'lish proedures.
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Section :. Training
+. All emplo"ees &ill su'mit opies of all trainin# ertifiates.
,. Trainin# needs &ill 'e re!ie&ed and appropriate ations taken.
/. All emplo"ees &ill reei!e a safet" orientation and manual.
1. On the (o' trainin# re?uirements &ill 'e re!ie&ed$ emplo"ees &ill 'e
tested$ heklists and si#n off sheets made and used to ensure ompeten".
Section @. #mergency Preparedness
+. Emer#en" phone lists &ill 'e ompleted and posted in o'!ious plaes.
,. Loation maps &ill 'e ompleted and posted in o'!ious plaes.
/. Emer#en" resoures Cfire e=tin#uishers$ first aid kits et.D &ill 'e
e!aluated and &ill adhere to le#islati!e re?uirement.
1. 3ersonnel trainin# &ill 'e e!aluated and &ill adhere to le#islati!e
re?uirements.
2. All Emer#en" Response re?uirements &ill 'e ommuniated to personnel.
Section ?. Incident Management
+. Inident report forms &ill 'e made a!aila'le to emplo"ees.
,. Emplo"ees &ill 'e made a&are of all re?uirements.
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Section >. Inspections
+. Inspetion forms &ill 'e made for speifi items used for &ork Cmahiner"$
loations et.D.
,. All affiliated &ith Laredo Trukin# &ill partiipate in the inspetion
pro#ram.
/. 6ormal inspetions &ill 'e sheduled and ompleted. 6ollo& ups &ill 'e
ommuniated to emplo"ees.
1. Audits &ill 'e sheduled$ ompleted and re!ie&ed.
Section D. Miscellaneous
+. The setion &ill 'e re!ie&ed. -etions &ill 'e added as ditated '" the
sope of &ork.
Section C. Safety Performance and Statistical Information
+. A Laredo Trukin# -afet" Representati!e &ill omplete all summar" sheets
to omplete month end and "earGend statistis.
Section 1L. Safe !or. procedures.
+. In!entor" all (o's and omplete a (o' safet" anal"sis form on eah.
Section 11. 'dministration
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Section 1* 1efinitions
'ccident
An undesired e!entG#i!in# rise to death$ illness$ dama#e or an" other loss.
'ffiliate
An" person Cemplo"ee$ ontrator or !isitorD at an" Laredo Trukin# &ork
loation.
'udit
A s"stemati e=amination to determine orret arran#ements and implementation.
Control
-omethin# put in plae to eliminate or redue a ha*ard
#mployee
A person &ho &orks diretl" for and &ho ontri'utes to prodution of a ompan"
#mployer
A person or ompan" &ho pa"s people to do &ork for a ompan"
Ha+ard
A soure &ith potential to ause harm or loss
Ha+ard Identification
A proess of reo#ni*in# ha*ards
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Incident
An ourrene$ &hih leads to an interruption in normal proess. Often results in
an aident.
7ear miss
An undesired e!ent$ &hih under different irumstanes ould ha!e resulted in
loss
Personal Protective #Juipment EPP#F
Items used to minimi*e ha*ard impat on the person
Policy
A #uidin# priniple
Procedure
A doument$ &hih e=plains step '" step ho& to do somethin#
ule
A presri'ed diretion for ondut
Safety
The ondition of 'ein# free from ha*ards
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