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									New Employee Safety
            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
 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

 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
                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

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
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
4. It is never safe to shut off or circumvent a machine
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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