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New Employee Safety Orientation Safety Statistics Fourteen thousand Americans die from on-the- job accidents every year A worker is injured every 19 seconds Most accidents occur within an employee’s first six months on a new job Safety Orientation Goals Safety Program Emergency Information Safety Awareness Issues Quiz Safety Policy and Record Safety policy –Safety and production go hand in hand –Employees are expected to promote safety, report unsafe conditions, and ask a supervisor if unfamiliar with a chemical, tool, or machine –Management provides a safe work environment and continually works to prevent injuries Safety record Company Responsibility Establish and supervise: – A safe and healthful working environment – An accident prevention program – Safety and health training programs Equipment up to safety and health standards Records of occupational injuries/illnesses Safety Training On-the-job training Departmental safety meetings Hazard communication Emergency action and fire prevention Safety Communication Safety bulletin boards Safety newsletters Safety suggestions Safety Committee Conducts safety inspections Investigates accidents Reviews safety policies and procedures Reviews work conditions for accident prevention Reviews and responds to safety suggestions and questions Safety Rules General safety rules – Observe all safety warning signs – Maintain housekeeping – Keep emergency equipment accessible – No horseplay – Wear required PPE Disciplinary actions Safe Clothing Don’t wear loose clothing Don’t wear jewelry Wear protective shoes such as hard leather with slip-resistant soles (steel toes are a plus) Obtain prescription safety glasses Tie back long hair Personal Protective Equipment PPE required throughout the facility PPE required in specific departments Recommended PPE Issuance of PPE Safety Orientation Goals Safety Program Emergency Information Safety Awareness Issues Quiz Accidents and Injuries Promptly report each industrial injury or occupational illness Near-miss reporting Accident investigation Return-to-work program First Aid Personnel are trained and certified in first aid and CPR First-aid kit locations Safety shower and eyewash stations Bloodborne pathogens Reasons for Evacuation Natural disasters Fire Chemical release Fire Prevention Emergency action and fire prevention training Potential fire hazards Fire prevention Fire response Hazardous Chemicals Hazard communication training Locations and uses of hazardous chemicals – Labels – Material safety data sheets – Ask your supervisor Detecting a chemical release Chemical disposal Evacuation Procedures Recognize the evacuation signal and listen for instructions Shut down equipment using the emergency stop Go directly to the nearest safe exit Proceed to the assembly area Safety Orientation Goals Safety Program Emergency Information Safety Awareness Issues Quiz Poor Safety Habits Safety Don’ts: The Result Fool around/show off Lost work time Ignore a safety hazard Painful injuries and death Shut off or circumvent Productivity losses a machine safeguard Become overconfident in your job Assume safety is someone else’s job Housekeeping Slip and trip hazards Access to exits, fire fighting equipment, and electrical panels. Keep aisles and stairwells clear Reduce accumulation of combustibles Back Problem Statistics Eighty percent of Americans suffer back injuries requiring medical attention Thirty percent of all industrial injuries involve the back Back injuries are often the result of years of abuse In addition to missed work, there may be a lifetime of pain Back Safety Tips Don’t lift more than Push—don’t pull 50 pounds by yourself Squat—don’t bend When reaching up, Turn—don’t twist don’t overextend To reduce back If standing in one pain—see your doctor place, put a foot on a footrest Forklift Traffic Walk along side of aisles (let forklifts have center of aisles) Listen and look for horn sounds, warning lights, and backup alarms Don’t approach a forklift until the operator indicates that it is safe to do so Forklift’s steer from the rear Never ride on a forklift, be lifted by a forklift, or fool around near a forklift Safety Orientation Goals Safety Program Emergency Information Safety Awareness Issues Quiz Facility Walk-through Fire extinguisher locations Safety showers and eyewash stations First-aid centers No smoking locations Areas where special PPE is required Evacuation exits MSDS locations Quiz 1. What causes the typical back injury? _____________________________________________ 2. What is hazardous about wearing loose clothing to work? _____________________________________________ 3. Horseplay is OK at work as long as you are off the clock. True or False 4. When is it safe to shut off or circumvent a machine safeguard? ___________________________________ 5. What kind of PPE is required or recommended in your department? __________________________________ Quiz (cont.) 6. Where can the minutes of the Safety Committee meeting be found? ____________________________ 7. Housekeeping is needed only to keep the facility looking nice. True or False 8. Describe the evacuation assembly area of your department:___________________________________ 9. It is not important to report a near miss or close call because no one was hurt. True or False 10.In addition to a fire, what else could trigger an evacuation of the facility? _______________________ Quiz Answers 1. Back injuries are typically the result of years of abuse. 2. Loose clothing can get caught in machinery. 3. False. Horseplay is never acceptable while on company property. 4. It is never safe to shut off or circumvent a machine safeguard. 5. The PPE required or recommended for each department will be different.. Quiz Answers (cont.) 6. Safety Committee Minutes are posted on the safety bulletin boards. 7. False. Housekeeping maintains access to emergency equipment and prevents the accumulation of combustible materials. 8. This may be different for each department. 9. False. Reporting a near miss will prevent an injury from happening to someone else. 10. Chemical release or natural disaster.
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