5What Will Be Covered in APP Why have an Accident Prevention ProgramRule requirements for accident prevention programElements of a written programHow to implement an effective programWhere to get help
6Why have an accident prevention program (APP)? It will help to prevent employee injuries on the job.It will help you find hazards before they cause accidents.It will help you deal with accidents if they do occur.By “accidents” we mean events where employees are killed, maimed, injured, or become ill from exposure to toxic chemicals or microorganisms
7What is an accident prevention program? A plan of action to:Involve workers and management in workplace safety and health,Identify and control safety hazards,Give new employees job safety orientation,
8Employee Safety Orientation A description of total safety programOn-the-job instructions on how to do job tasks safelyHow to report accidentsLocation of first aid facilities
9Employee Safety Orientation(con’t.) How to report safety hazardsUse and care of personal protective equipmentWhat to do in emergencies??How to identify hazardous chemicals and what to do if exposed to them.
10Safety CommitteesAt least as many elected employees as management-selected membersElected chairpersonCover specific topicsCommittee determines meeting schedulesKeep meeting minutes and attendanceSafety Committees are required at the worksite.The number of employee-elected members of the safety committee must be equal to or more than the number of employer-selected members
11Safety MeetingsAssessing potential safety and health hazards to which the workers may be exposed at work placeAt least one management representativeDocument attendance and minutes of the meeting shall be recordedData on accidents as well as data resulting from surveillance of the working environment
12Training Programs Who? Management Employees What? Basic orientation Specific machines, processes, skillsWhen?Before doing the workWhen duties work changeWhen deficiencies are notedDocumentationInstructor’s outlineAttendance records
13HUL Safety & Health Policy Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) supplies high quality goods and services to meet the daily needs of consumers and customers. In doing so, the Company is committed to exhibit the highest standards of corporate behavior towards its consumers, employees, the societies and the environment in which we operate.VisionOur vision is to be an injury free organisation.
14Occupational Safety & Accident Prevention Principles All injuries and occupational illnesses are preventableAll operational exposures can be safeguardedSafety evaluation of all business processes is vitalWorking safely is a condition of employmentTraining all employees to work safely is essential4Management audits are a mustEmployee involvement is essentialAll deficiencies must be reported & corrected promptly
15Safety CommitteeThe committee has to ensure that the scope of application of this Occupational Safety Policy is being implemented in all the premisesWhen does it apply?At work (our employees, contractors and visitors)Travel between home and work of our employeesBusiness related travel including stay out of headquarterAll Company organized business events i.e. training programmers, conferences, business related get-togethers, annual sports etc.
16Who does the policy apply to? All employees at business anywhereContractors and visitors while at our own sitesImplementation Responsibility ?HUL Management at all levels is responsible for Policy implementation. Every site shall prepare a responsibility matrix with respect to this Policy. Such responsibilities shall form an integral part of overall job responsibilities of all employees & are required to ensure strict adherence.
17Workplace SafetyApproximately 115,000 employees make up the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies. Our goal is to provide every single one of them with a safe place to work. Our employees work in many different settings. Some research new cures in our laboratories. Others manufacture, package and distribute our products. And many work in offices or out in the field. In all of these environments, workplace safety is a value which we operate.
18Occupational HealthOur occupational health team monitors employees on an ongoing basis. Staff members are trained to address any health issue related to an employee’s work. Frequent observation of workers ensures that potential health problems are identified and addressed as early as possible.We also provide on-site occupational health clinics, which give employees immediate access to specially trained medical personnel. Physicians and nurses who evaluate our employees are specialists in occupational medicine in their respective fields
19Preventing Workplace Accidents and Illnesses Zero injuries. Zero illnesses. This is our goal. The design of our safety and industrial hygiene programs helps attract and retain a talented, productive workforce, ensures the uninterrupted delivery of our products and protects the communities in which we operate.Safety Programs cover• Machine safety• Electrical safety• Hazardous processes• Contractor safety• Warehouse safety• Fall prevention• Office safety
20AchievementsOne of our more successful tactics has been the implementation of a series of Safe Decisions for Life modules & using Six Sigma tools to guide the processOur campaign around fall prevention resulted in a one-year 28 percent drop in these injuries.Awards & RecognitionsJohnson & Johnson was selected as the 2005 winner of Robert W. Campbell Award in recognition of excellence in environmental, health and safety (EHS) management. This international award is established by the National Safety Council