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SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

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Title: SAFETY PRECAUTIONS


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SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
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WHAT IS EMPLOYEE SAFETY?
  • Freedom from danger, risk, or injury in the
    workplace.

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WHY BE CONCERNED?
  • To help manage the risk of the business
  • Less injuries more profits
  • To protect yourself
  • Missed workdays and lost wages
  • Decreased productivity
  • Increased insurance payments

4
SAFETY HAZARDS...
  • Any situation that has potential to cause bodily
    harm to employees

5
TYPES OF WORK HAZARDS
  • Depends on two things
  • Where you work
  • Type of work performed

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UNSAFE CONDITIONS
  • Physical or Environmental hazards which are
    present in the workplace.

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Common Unsafe Conditions..
  • Poor Housekeeping
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Fire Hazards
  • Unsafe Equipment
  • Unsafe Work Areas

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UNSAFE ACTS
  • Employee behavior or actions that may risk safety
    in the workplace.

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Examples of Unsafe Acts...
  • Wearing Inappropriate Clothing
  • Lifting Improperly
  • Using Tools Improperly

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MoreUnsafe Acts
  • Lacking Knowledge
  • Having Poor Personal Habits
  • Driving Carelessly
  • Horsing Around

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Why Should You follow Safety Procedures?
You will form good safety habits that will help
protect you from accidents and injuries
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SAFETY PROCEDURES
  • Think about Safety
  • Follow Company Guidelines
  • Report or Correct Safety Hazards
  • Ask Questions
  • DONT TAKE SHORTCUTS

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What is OSHA?
Federal Government Agency Occupational Safety
Health Administration
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Occupational Safety Health Administration
  • Writes Enforces Safety Standards
  • Prevents Employee Injuries Death
  • Insists that businesses maintain safe,
    hazard-free workplaces

15
Employees Responsibilitiesfor Safety
  • Follow OSHA rules and standards
  • Comply with businesses safety rules

16
Employees Responsibilitiesfor Safety Cont....
  • Report dangerous work habits or unsafe conditions
    to supervisors
  • Report job-related injuries or illnesses to the
    appropriate supervisor, and seek medical
    attention as needed.

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Operator Zone
An operator zone is a safe area around a piece of
machinery in which only the operator may enter.
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Personal Protective Equipment
Ear plugs
Respirator
Welding helmet
Work gloves
Safety glasses
Hard hat
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