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1 FACILITY and OCCUPANT SAFETY PROGRAM CRAVEN COUNTY SCHOOLSFACILITY and OCCUPANTSAFETY PROGRAM
2 Knowledge of the contents of the Safety Program WHY DO WE HAVE TO DO THIS?Knowledge of the contents of the Safety Programenhances safety awareness and provides a more conducive environment for learning. Adherence to the Local, State and Federal codes and regulations included in the plan assures that Craven County Schools are in compliance with these rulings.
3 THE SAFETY PROGRAM ASBESTOS AWARENESS HEALTH HAZARDS CONFINED SPACE SAFE LIFTINGEMPLOYEE EMERGENCY ACTION LOCK OUT/TAG OUTELECTRICAL SAFETY OFFICE SAFETYFALLS, SLIPS, AND TRIPS PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIP.FIRE PREVENTION/SAFETY PORTABLE LADDER SAFETYHAZARD COMMUNICATION SAFE USE OF TOOLS
4 CRAVEN COUNTY SCHOOLS ASBESTOS AWARENESS PLAN THERE IS AN ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR EACH FACILITY IN THE CRAVEN COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM. THIS PLAN IS LOCATED IN THE RECEPTION AREA OF EACH FACILITY AND CAN BE ACCESSED UPON REQUEST. THE AHERA NOTEBOOK CONTAINS INFORMATION ON ACTIONS TO INFORM BUILDING OCCUPANTS ABOUT ASBESTOS THAT MAY BE PRESENT IN THEIR FACILITY INCLUDING DETAILS ABOUT INSPECTIONS, REINSPECTIONS, AND SURVEILLANCE ACTIVITIES. THE DIRECTOR OF MAINTENANCE AND THE SAFETY COORDINATOR ARE THE DESIGNATED CONTACT PERSONS FOR THIS PLAN.OSHA 29CFR40CFR Section 763
5 EMPLOYEE EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN OSHA 29CFRCOVERS WORKPLACE FIRE SAFETY ITEMS SUCH AS:REPORTING EMERGENCIESKNOWING ALARM WARNING SIGNALSPROPERLY MARKED FIRE EXITSAPPROPRIATE FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENTWRITTEN EMERGENCY PLANS INCLUDING EVACUATION PROCEDURES AND OCCUPANT ACCOUNTABILITY
6 EMPLOYEE ALARM SYSTEMEACH FACILITY IN THE CRAVEN COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM IS EQUIPPED WITH AN ALARM SYSTEM TO WARN PERSONNEL WHEN THEY SHOULD EVACUATE.DO YOU KNOW YOURS?
7 Emergency Evacuation Keep exits clear of bookcases, desks, etc. If primary exit is blocked, go quickly to secondary exit.If both are blocked, go away from hazard and create a new exit if necessary.Keep exits clear of chairs,bookcases, desks, etc.If primary exit is blocked,go quickly to secondary exit.If both are blocked, go awayfrom hazard and create anew exit if necessary.Do not panic, remain calm.If time allows, close alldoors and windows whenevacuating.At the designated area,account for everyone inyour charge.Do not return to the buildinguntil told to do so by anauthorized person.
8 Electrical SafetyStorage must be kept at least 36” away from electrical panels, do not block access.No combustible/flammable storage is allowed in mechanical, boiler, or electrical rooms.All electrical equipment must have a three-prong grounding plug.Walkways and isles should be kept clear of cords or cords should be covered to prevent trip and fire hazards and damage to the cords.Extension cords are for temporary use only; including the use of decorative string lights which are to be used only during holidays.OSHA 29CFR
9 SLIPS , TRIPS, & FALLSUse caution when walking on wet, oily, icy or other unstable surfaces.Immediately clean up spills. Be aware of “WET FLOOR” signs.Keep walkways clear to prevent fall hazards.DO NOT STAND OR CLIMB ON A DESK, CHAIR, TABLE, BOX, or OTHER UNSTABLE SURFACE to reach for an object, put a tape in a VCR, work on a bulletin board, etc. Use a ladder.OSHA 29CFR
10 FIRE PREVENTION IS EVERYONE’S BUSINESS OSHA 29CFRMaterials attached to the walls should be 24” down from the ceiling.Plug-in type air fresheners that use electrical current are not approved for educational occupancy use.Space heaters, coffee pots, microwaves, and other “for household use only” rated appliances are not permitted in classrooms. Superintendent Level Documentation for refrigerators in classrooms must be on file at the school.All fire-rated classroom doors and ceilings must remain free of combustible materials.Classroom exit doors shall have an unencumbered line of sight into the room during normal operating conditions.
11 Defective lighting and emergency/exit lights should be reported immediately and replaced ASAP. Damaged or missing ceiling tiles must be replaced ASAP to prevent a “chimney effect” in the event of a fire.Windows and blinds shall remain free of combustible materials.Mezzanines, mechanical, electrical, boiler rooms shall not be used for combustible storage.Charging of batteries for buffers or golf carts is not allowed inside of the school building (in mechanical rooms, on stage, etc.)Gasoline shall be stored in sheds or other exterior areas that are not attached to the school building.All areas shall be kept free of trash and debris; both inside and outside.No storage of paper, cardboard, or other combustible material shall be within 18” of a kiln or hot water heater.
12 ALWAYS KEEP BUILDING FIRE EXITS CLEAR! DO NOT BLOCKA FIRE ALARMPULL STATIONIN ANY WAYTAKE FIRE, TORNADO AND OTHER DISASTER DRILLS SERIOUSLYDO NOT PROP OPEN A FIRE OR SMOKE DOORDO NOT PLACE ANY OBJECTS IN EXIT PATHNEVER SECURE A FIRE EXITREPORT ANY DEFECTIVE EXIT SIGNS OR EMERGENCY LIGHTS
13 THIS MEANS THEY CAN BE USED FOR ANY FIRE EXTINGUISHERSMOST SCHOOL FACILITY FIRE EXTINGUISHERS ARE CLASSIFIED AS ABC-ALL PURPOSETHIS MEANS THEY CAN BE USED FOR ANYTYPE OF FIRE:PAPER (ash) ALIQUID (boom) BELECTRIC (current) C
14 HOW TO USE A FIRE EXTINGUISHER REMEMBER PASSP = PULL THE PINA = AIM THE HOSES= SQUEEZE THE HANDLESS = SWEEP THE HOSE BACK AND FORTH AT THE BASE OFTHE FLAMES
15 INSPECTING YOUR FIRE EXTINGUISHER LIFT IT - IT SHOULD BE HEAVYCHECK GAUGE - NEEDLE IN GREEN ZONECHECK HOSE - TIGHT AND NOT PLUGGED UPMAKE SURE PIN IS IN PLACE AND SECUREDIF DEFECTIVE, NOTIFY YOUR SAFETY REP
16 Hazard Communication Standard …EMPLOYEES HAVE BOTH A NEED AND “A RIGHT TO KNOW” THE HAZARDS AND IDENTITIES OF THE CHEMICALS THAT THEY ARE EXPOSED TO ON THE JOB. THEY NEED TO KNOW WHAT PROTECTIVE MEASURES ARE AVAILABLE TO PREVENT ADVERSE EFFECTS FROM OCCURRING.Hazard Communication StandardOSHA 29CFR
17 EVERY HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL USED IN CRAVEN COUNTY SCHOOLS IS REQUIRED TO HAVE A MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET. THIS SHEET CALLED THE MSDS IS KEPT ON FILE AT EACH WORK LOCATION WHERE THE PRODUCT IS USED. AT A SCHOOL THIS NOTEBOOK IS USUALLY IN THE MAIN OFFICE AND FREQUENTLY ONE IS KEPT IN THE WORK AREA WHERE THE PRODUCT IS STORED OR USED.AN INVENTORY LIST OF ALL HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS USED IN THE FACILITY SHOULD BE KEPT IN THE FRONT OF THE MSDS NOTEBOOK.ALL CHEMICAL CONTAINERS MUST CONTAIN A LABEL WITH THE NAME OF THE CHEMICAL, APPROPRIATE HAZARD WARNINGS, AND THE NAME OF THE MANUFACTURER. THIS REQUIRED LABELING ALSO APPLIES TO SECONDARY CONTAINERS.
19 OLDER MSD SHEETS HAVE 9 SECTIONS OLDER MSD SHEETS HAVE 9 SECTIONS. THE MORE RECENT MSD SHEETS HAVE 16 SECTIONS.Chemical Product and Company IdentificationComposition/Ingredient InfoHazards IdentificationFirst Aid MeasuresFire Fighting MeasuresAccidental Release MeasuresHandling and StorageExposure Controls/Personal ProtectionPhysical and Chemical PropertiesStability and ReactivityToxicological InformationEcological InformationDisposal ConsiderationsTransportation InformationRegulatory InformationOther Information
20 BECOME FAMILIAR WITH THE NFPA DIAMOND DIAGRAM. IT IS FOUND IN SECTION 1 OF THE OLDER MSDS AND SECTION 5 OF THE MORE RECENT MSD SHEET.
21 Keep doors and windows closed HEALTH HAZARDSAir ContaminantsKeep doors and windows closedNever mix cleaning compounds or chemicalsUse appropriate PPEBlood borne Pathogens OSHA 29CFRAll affected employees shall receive annual training.Strict adherence to the specified practices and procedures is expected.Use provided PPE as necessary.
22 SAFE LIFTING IF THE OBJECT IS TOO HEAVY, LARGE OR AWKWARD, GET HELP. PUSH RATHER THAN PULL A LARGE OBJECT.BEND AT THE KNEES INSTEAD OF AT THE WAIST.LIFT SLOWLY, SMOOTHLY AND WITHOUT JERKING.AVOID UNNECESSARY TWISTING; TURN YOUR FEET NOT YOUR HIPS OR SHOULDERS.TAKE YOUR TIME AND USE THE SAME TECHNIQUES WHEN SETTING THE OBJECT DOWN.
23 LOCK OUT/TAG OUT STANDARD IF A LOCK-OUT/TAG-OUT DEVICE IS PLACED ON A PIECE OF MACHINERY OR EQUIPMENT, IT IS ILLEGAL FOR ANYONE OTHER THAN THE PERSON WHO PLACED THE LOCK OR TAG TO TAMPER WITH OR OPERATE THE PIECE OF EQUIPMENT.ONLY THE PERSON WHO PLACED THE LOCK OR TAG MAY REMOVE THE LOCK OR TAG OSHA 29CFR
24 ALTHOUGH THIS MAY NOT SEEM IMPORTANT LIVES ARE AT RISK!Only trained and authorized employees shallattach or remove lock out/ tag out devices.Established procedures must be followed forremoval of equipment or system from service.
25 OFFICE SAFETYDo not lean from a rolling chair to pick up objects from the floor.Filing cabinets can pinch, crush, cut or trip a user.Be cautious of fire hazards in the office environment such as solvents, decorative lighting, electric appliances, and non-flame resistant decorations.Move heavy objects with a hand truck or get help.Electric office machines should be properly grounded.Do not let cords become trip hazards.
26 Personal Protective Equipment PPE will be provided, used and maintained in a sanitary condition whenever it is necessary by reason of hazards of processes or environment, chemical or radiological hazards, or mechanical irritants encountered in a manner capable of causing injury to any part of the body through absorption, inhalation or physical contact.OSHA 29CFR
27 A job hazard assessment may be conducted to determine if hazards are present requiring the use of any of the following PPE:Head protection – hardhatsEar protection – earplugsEye and face protection – safety goggles, face shieldFoot protection – safety boots or shoesHand protection – gloves to meet the appropriate standard for the hazardRespiratory protection – dust mask
28 PORTABLE LADDERSCheck ladder for soundness and proper working conditionPosition ladder firmly on a level surfaceWork facing the ladder, both feet on the rungsOnly one person on the ladder at a timeDo not load the ladder beyond the manufacturer’s maximum rated capacityDo not reach out more than an arm’s lengthDo not stand on the top step of a stepladderOSHA 29CFR
29 NOW THAT YOU HAVE VIEWED THE PRESENTATION, IT IS HOPED THAT YOU WILL HAVE A GREATER AWARENESS OF HOW TO CREATE AND MAINTAIN A HAZARD FREE ENVIRONMENT FOR YOURSELF, CO-WORKERS AND STUDENTS!PLEASE SIGN THE “TRAINING AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF CRAVEN COUNTY SCHOOLS’ SAFETY PROGRAM” ATTENDANCE SHEET