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Title: New Employee Safety Orientation


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New Employee Safety Orientation
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Session Objectives
Understand your role in safety and security Get
safety information Identify, fix, and/or
report safety hazards Prevent and respond to
fires and other emergencies Respond to
accidents and give first aid Evacuate the
facility safely
3
Session Objectives (cont.)
Apply ergonomics to job tasks Lift and transport
items safely Use protective equipment Understand
machine safety Understand basic electrical
hazards Recognize chemical hazards
4
Safety Statistics
  • More than 5,500 workers die from injuries each
    year
  • Annually, 1.3 million workers miss workdays from
    injuries
  • Employees with fewer than 6 years on the job
    sustain 37 of illnesses and injuries

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Your Role in Safety
  • Company goal is an accident-free workplace
  • Your role
  • Participate in safety training
  • Report hazards, incidents, and near misses
  • Maintain a safety attitude
  • Ask for help
  • Company uses incentives and discipline to
    promote safety
  • Company goal is an accident-free workplace
  • Your role
  • Participate in safety training
  • Report hazards, incidents, and near misses
  • Maintain a safety attitude
  • Ask for help
  • Company uses incentives and discipline to
    promote safety

6
General Safety Rules
  • OBEY all warning signs
  • FOLLOW all safety procedures
  • DO NOT take shortcuts
  • DO NOT engage in horseplay
  • USE common sense
  • OBEY all warning signs
  • FOLLOW all safety procedures
  • DO NOT take shortcuts
  • DO NOT engage in horseplay
  • USE common sense

7
Your Role in Security
  • Workplace goal is safety
  • Follow procedures keep doors locked, dont lend
    your I.D., respond to alarms
  • Report security concerns unlocked doors,
    strangers, suspicious mail
  • Cooperate with investigations

8
Workplace Violence Know What to do
Remain calm
Show respect
Focus on problem
Alert co-workers
Report the incident
9
Where to Get Safety Information


BulletinBoards
Safety Supervisors
Hazardous Materials or Material Safety Data Sheet
SafetyCommittee
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Identify Safety Hazards
  • Keep your eyes open for safety hazards
  • Fix what you can
  • Report what you cant fix
  • Suggest ideas for safety improvement
  • Keep your eyes open for safety hazards
  • Fix what you can
  • Report what you cant fix
  • Suggest ideas for safety improvement

11
Slip, Trip, and Fall Hazards
  • Power cords, ropes, hoses across the floors and
    walkways
  • Open-sided floors and platforms
  • Clutter in walkways
  • Floors, wall holes, and openings
  • Open pits, tanks, vats, and ditches
  • Wet floors

12
Good Housekeeping
  • Keep clear access to evacuation routes, emergency
    exits, fire-fighting equipment and first-aid
    stations, and electrical panels
  • Keep walkways and stairwells clear
  • Close drawers and doors
  • Dispose of trash promptly and properly

13
Matching Exercise
  • Match the items on the left with appropriate
    actions on the right

Maintain Security Stay Informed Good
Housekeeping Identify Hazards Prevent Violence
Keep walkways and stairwells clear
Contact a safety committee member with safety
ideas
Report suspicious mail
Show respect to people even if they are upset
Keep alert for safety hazards
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Your Role in SafetyAny Questions?
  • Any questions about
  • Your role in safety?
  • Your role in security?
  • Where to get safety information?
  • How to identify hazards?
  • How to practice good housekeeping?

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Common Fire Hazards
  • Office equipment and supplies
  • Electrical wires and equipment
  • Materials
  • Office equipment and supplies
  • Electrical wires and equipment
  • Materials

16
Fire Response
  • Know location of fire extinguishers
  • Use the right extinguisher for the job
  • Know how to use extinguisher
  • Pull the pin
  • Aim hose at fire base
  • Squeeze trigger
  • Sweep hose back and forth

17
Accident Response
  • Call for professional help (or inform
    supervisor)
  • Call in-house emergency contact
  • Give emergency first aid
  • Report incident
  • Maintain proper records
  • Cooperate with investigation

18
First Aid
  • Contact trained first-aid providers if injured
  • Use eyewash stations for chemical exposure to
    eyes
  • First-aid boxes are located near your work area
  • Consult material safety data sheet if exposed to
    spills or releases
  • Protect against BBPs
  • Contact trained first-aid providers if injured
  • Use eyewash stations for chemical exposure to
    eyes
  • First-aid boxes are located near your work area
  • Consult material safety data sheet if exposed to
    spills or releases
  • Protect against BBPs

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Any Questions?
  • Fire prevention
  • Fire response
  • Accident response
  • First-aid procedures
  • Evacuation procedures

21
Ergonomics
DO
  • Adjust your workspace
  • Use a neutral position
  • Take breaks
  • Do exercises
  • Keep fit

22
Ergonomics (cont.)
DONT
Slouch or slump Use awkward positions Use wrong
tools for tasks Reach and stretch for items
23
Back Safety
  • Assess load and route
  • Lift safely
  • Bend at knees
  • Pull load close to body
  • Face your loaddont twist your body
  • Let legs do lifting by standing with back
    straight
  • Dont overextend when reaching
  • Use a footrest if standing for long periods
  • Assess load and route
  • Lift safely
  • Bend at knees
  • Pull load close to body
  • Face your loaddont twist your body
  • Let legs do lifting by standing with back
    straight
  • Dont overextend when reaching
  • Use a footrest if standing for long periods

24
Back Safety (cont.)
Which statements are true about lifting?
  • Always bend at your waist and knees
  • Never twist your body
  • Extend your arms while carrying the load
  • Keep your back straight
  • Let your legs do the lifting

25
Material Handling
  • Assess load and route
  • Choose the right equipment
  • Hand truck
  • Powered vehicles
  • Conveyors
  • Hoists and derricks
  • Load equipment safely
  • Pushdont pull
  • Wear appropriate PPE

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Electrical Hazards
DONT
DO
Use plugs that fit the outlet Check wire and cord
insulation Make sure electrical connections are
tight Keep flammables away from outlets Keep
clear access to electrical boxes
Overload outlets Fasten cords with staples,
nails Run cords through water or touch cords with
wet hands Use damaged cords Use ungrounded cords
or remove grounding prong from a three-pronged
plug
28
Hazardous Materials
  • Right to know
  • Hazardous materials list
  • Labels
  • Material safety data sheets
  • Right to know
  • Hazardous materials list
  • Labels
  • Material safety data sheets

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Hazardous Materials (cont.)
  • Ask safety supervisor
  • Report all spills
  • Follow spill or waste disposal requirements

30
Safe Driving at Work and Home
  • Inspect and maintain your vehicle
  • Know driving hazards and conditions
  • Back into parking spots
  • Wear your seat belt
  • Follow safe driving practices
  • Keep your lights on and use turn signals
  • Know how to respond to emergencies

31
Any Questions?
  • Ergonomics
  • Safe lifting and transporting
  • PPE
  • Electrical safety
  • Hazardous material safety
  • Safe driving

32
Key Points to Remember
  • Play your role in safety and security
  • Look for and report hazards
  • Use common sense
  • Respond safely to emergencies
  • Follow workplace safety procedures
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