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Safety Training for Employees and Supervisors

Ascend HR Solutions
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Transcript of Safety Training for Employees and Supervisors

Questions or Comments?
Contact Ascend HR Solutions at

801-299-6400
Safety in the Workplace
for Supervisors and Employees
How Do You Contribute?
Office Safety
Electrical Safety
One Main Objective
What Do You Know About
Good Housekeeping
Emergency Situations
First Aid
Security
hr@ascendhr.com
Safety?
True or False?
A safe workplace is required by law.
True
Safety is management's responsibility only.
False
Neatness is not related to safety
False
You don't have to worry about safety when you work in an office setting.
False
Musculoskeletal disorders can be prevented with the proper use of ergonomics
True
True or False?
You need at least two evacuation routes from your building.
True
You can't catch an infectious disease by giving first aid.
False
Following security procedures can help prevent workplace violence
True
You have the right to know about the hazards in your workplace.
True
Benefits of Safety in the Workplace?
Productivity
Morale
Law
Everyone
Keep Everyone Safe in the Workplace
Think
Look
Fix
Keep items in their proper place
Clean or report spills
Clear clutter and keep items off stairways and aisles
Report safety issues
Use Common Sense!
Keep drawers closed
Sit upright in chairs
Don't horse around with furniture or supplies
Keep flammables away from hot office equipment
Electrical
Use extension cords properly
Don't use plugs with bent or missing prongs
Obey warning signs of electrical hazards
Back Safety
Reach Properly
within arms reach
move body close to object
don't twist or overextend
Lift Properly
Long or awkward objects
Object from floor
Object from overhead
Oversized or heavy object
Use material handling equipment
Dollies
Handtrucks
Carts
Do Stretching Exercises
Ergonomics
Stand close with a wide stance
Bend at the knees
pull the object close and grip it
Rise using your legs
Tighten stomach and lift your head
Design factors, as for the workplace, intended to maximize productivity by minimizing operator fatigue and discomfort
Arrange your workstation
Sit properly
Avoid repetitive motions
Take breaks
Keep wrists straight
Use proper equipment and PPE
Symptoms of MSDs
Pain
Tingling
Stiffness
Weakness
Numbness
Swelling
MSD:
Musculoskeletal Disorder
Location of fire alarms and extinguishers
Know what alarms sound like
Know how to use extinguishers
Know at least two evacuation routes
Know meeting place outside of the building
Call for professional medical help
Bring help to victim
Check Victims ABCs
A
- Airway
B
- Breathing
C
- Circulation
Check Victims Vitals
Interview Victim
Use appropriate first-aid measures
Infectious Diseases
Bloodborne Pathogens
&
Flu
Tuberculosis
SARS
Hepatitis
HIV
How to Avoid These Conditions
Wash hands often
Use precautions when giving first aid
Treat all blood as contaminated
Use PPE
Clean up thoroughly
Get medical attention if you're exposed
Company
Security Policy
Keep Doors Locked
Don't Loan Keys or Access Cards
Report Unknown People
Report Security Gaps
Workplace Violence
PPE
Take threats seriously
Alert Proper Authorities
Remain calm with emotional people
Arrange a danger signal with co-workers
Report Signs
Recognize signs of potential violence in co-workers
Blaming others
Verbal threats
Comments
Sudden Interests in Violence and Weapons
P
ersonal
P
rotective
E
quipment
Use the Right Equipment for the Job
Inspect it Before Every Use
Make Sure it Fits Properly
Follow All Instructions
Storing
Inspecting
Fitting
Using
Cleaning
Cleaning
Storing
Machine Safety
Obey Tags
Make sure guards are in place
PPE
Focus
Hazard Communication
Read Labels
Read MSD
Material Safety Data Sheet
PPE
Follow Procedures
Seek Medical Attention
911
List three reasons for maintaining a safe workplace.
Safety sustains productivity, promotes morale, is required by law, and requires everyone's participation.
What government agency monitors safety in the workplace?
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
What hazards are present in offices?
Open drawers, unstable furniture, and hot equipment.
Don't run them across stairs or aisles and don't fasten them with nails or staples.
What two things should you never do with extension cords?
What is the proper way to reach?
Move your body close to the object; don't twist. Stand for objects on high shelves (get a step stool, if necessary), and don't overextend.
List four things you can do to practice good ergonomics.
What five things do you need to know to be safe during emergency situations?
The location of fire alarms and extinguishers, what alarms sound like, how to use extinguishers, two evacuation routes, and where to meet outside the building.
When is it OK to loan your access card or to leave an outside door open?
Never
How often should you inspect your PPE?
Before every use
Where can you find the most complete safety and health precautions for hazardous substances?
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDs)
Arrange your workstation, sit properly, avoid repetitive motions, take breaks, keep wrists straight, use proper tools and use PPE.
What Have You Learned?
How do you feel?
"Each employer shall furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees."
Stepstool or Ladder
Slide object close to your body
Maintain good posture and let your arms and legs carry the weight
The Chemical's Identity
Manufacturer Name and Contact Info
Physical and Health Hazards
Precautionary Measures
First-Aid Instructions
Safe Handling/Storing Instructions
Hazardous Ingredients
Physical/Chemical Characteristics
Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
Reactivity Data
Health Hazard Data
Control Measures
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