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New Employee meet Old

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me about Safety

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Company EH&S Commitment

• Provide a safe work environment


• Support the academic and research
community with up to date health,
safety, and environmental information
relevant to higher education institutions
• Provide regulatory compliance
assistance
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Company Safety Orientation
Training is required so that all
employees can

• Know Company safety procedures


• Help maintain a safe working environment
• Know where to find and how to use safety resources
available on worker site

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Safety Orientation Safety
Checklist
On the first day of your employment, your
supervisor should go over the “Safety
Orientation Checklist” which covers :
• Potential job hazards
• Specific safety training required for your job
• What to do in the event of emergencies
• Who your safety committee representative is
• How to report incidents
• Where the closest first aid kit , fire exit, fire
extinguisher, and AED are located.

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Safety Orientation
Checklist
Everyon
e must
do one

If you have not


seen this
checklist, let
your
supervisor
know.

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Why is Job Health
and Safety
Training Important
for New Workers?

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New Workers are injured at
higher rates than adults:
 Every year 200,000 New Workers are injured on the
job.

 100,000 15- to 17-year-olds visit the emergency room


for work-related injuries.

 70 New Workers are killed on the job each year.

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A New Worker is
injured every six
minutes on the
job.

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Most common types of
injuries sustained by New
Workers:
 Cuts
34%
 Contusions
18%
 Sprains
16%
 Burns
12%
 Fractures 4%

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New Workers get injured
doing common yet dangerous
tasks:
 Using cutting tools and/or non-powered hand
tools
 Handling hot liquids and grease
 Working around cooking appliances
 Continuous manual lifting of heavy objects

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New Workers get injured


doing common yet
dangerous tasks:
 Operating tractors or heavy machinery
 Driving or working around motor vehicles
 Working near electrical hazards while using ladders,
poles, etc.
 Working late at night or alone

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What specific hazards do
New Workers encounter at
work?

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Potential & Actual Job
Hazards
With every job come safety hazards.
These may be:
– Biological
Your supervisor
– Chemical should make you
aware of the hazards
– Electrical specific to your job
during your safety
– Physical
orientation

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If you become aware of a new
safety hazard in your job, or on
worker site
• Notify the appropriate person of hazard
– Your immediate supervisor
– The department responsible

• Complete a Hazard Notification Form. It is available from


EH&S or your supervisor

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Hazard Notification Form
Located on Safety Bulletin Boards

Route to
Your supervisor
or
EH&S

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Company Promotes Personal Work
Habit Awareness and Training

• Ergonomics
• Proper lifting
• Slip, trips & fall prevention
:

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Proper Lifting

Lifting posture is particularly important

•Spread feet apart about shoulder width


•Bend your knees
•Tighten stomach muscles -

•Keep your head up, and chin out


•Keep load close to the body
•Lift slowly and evenly
•Avoid twisting while lifting

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Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls
Slips
1. On Wet Surfaces
•Shorten stride

•Wear shoes with traction


2. Weather Hazards
Trips
•Wear sun glasses if bright 1. Reduce clutter
•Wear proper footwear 2. Keep view unobstructed
•Wet shoes slip on a dry floor

3. Spills 3. Use good LIGHTING


•Clean up 4. Watch open file cabinet drawers
•Let people know 5. No cables/cords on floor
6. Stepping on/off elevator
4. Watch for changing
surfaces

And Falls….
When climbing to reach something high,
Use proper equipment (not your swivel desk
chair!)
 and have a spotter.
On Stairs
Eliminate clutter
Use handrails
Take one step at a time

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Job-Related Safety Training

• Your supervisor is responsible for


safety related training. They can
provide it or arrange for
Environmental Health and Safety to
teach a class.

• Always let your supervisor, or EH&S


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Job-Related Safety Training
Examples of Specific Job Related Training
• Driving Safety Training
• Lockout Tag Out
• Back Injury Protection
• Hazardous Waste Generator Training
• Laboratory Safety
• Food Sanitation
• Ergonomics

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Company Safety
Resources and Information

• Safety Orientation
Checklist and training- (you are currently taking the training)
• Accident Prevention Plan –
Your supervisor will show you the plan

• Safety Bulletin Board

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Safety Manual Company Safety Program
MSDS

Information
AP
P

Safety Policy and Procedures


Manual –online

 Environmental Health, Safety and


Emergency Management

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Yes Management is Always
Available and near by for
questions
• EH&S
• Managers/Supervisors
• Safety Committee
• Purpose:
–Discuss and resolve worker site wide health & safety
issues
–Promote health and safety
• Each department has a representative
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Safety is the responsibility of the
individual
Safety begins with you
• use good safety sense
• take advantage of training
• use information from training to make good
safety decisions
• report suggestions or safety concerns to
immediate supervisor
• document reporting of any problems which
cannot be immediately resolved
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Reporting and Resolving Safety
Problems at our company
1. Tell your supervisor
• If your supervisor can’t resolve it;
1. Tell his/her supervisor
• If they can’t resolve it;
1. Tell your safety committee representative
• If they can’t resolve it;
1. Tell EH&S
• If it’s still not resolved;
1. Tell a senior administrator

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Know your Company

Emergency Response
Plan

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Fires Chemical Spills
Biohazard Releases
• Evacuate the hazard area
• Activate building alarm by using nearest
Pull Station
• Warn and assist others as you evacuate
• Go to your primary assembly area
• Stand by for instructions from Company
and emergency response officials

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Building Evacuations
• Before the alarm sounds, know your
 Evacuation Route (posted in classrooms and
hallways)
 Staging Area (Your supervisor will tell you
where this is)
 Staging Area Supervisor (Person wearing a
safety vest at your staging area)
• Take personal belongings such as car
keys, purses, and backpacks
• Close your door
• Report to your staging area

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At the Staging Area
• Report to your supervisor or Staging
Area Supervisor
• Establish accountability for your
students and/or staff
• Follow the directions of emergency
response and Company officials
• Do not leave until released

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Medical Emergency
CALL 911
• Unconsciousness (even if the victim
recovers) or marked disorientation
• Severe injury and/or uncontrolled bleeding
• Acute abdominal or chest pain
• Administer First Aid until help arrives if you
feel qualified
• First aid kits and AEDs are available at many locations
throughout worker site
• First aid/CPR training is provided for interested
employees and required for supervisors

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Evening and Weekend
Evacuation
• Direct your students to the appropriate
staging area
• Account for your students
– You may release students after they are
accounted for
• There are no staging area supervisors in the
evenings or on weekends
• So long as it is safe to do so, stay at the
staging area until released by emergency
response officials
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