Presentation on theme: "Nueces County Risk Management. You will be able to: Understand you are responsible for safety Provide a clear definition of safety attitude Think."— Presentation transcript:
Nueces County Risk Management
You will be able to: Understand you are responsible for safety Provide a clear definition of safety attitude Think about safety in all work situations Teach and talk about safety Model safety
Prevents injuries Keeps the company OSHA compliant Prepares for the unexpected Improves work environment and morale
Safety is priority ONE Safety as a core value
Think about safety Talk about safety Work safely Safety as a habit Safety part of your character
Management Safety Manager Supervisor You
Provide a safe environment Provide safety equipment Teach children safety Lead by example
Show concern for others Stay informed about safety Follow safety rules and procedures Identify hazards Stay healthy, fit, and focused
If there are any questions about the definition of a safety attitude, developing safety as a core value, or your responsibility for safety? Contact: Supervisor Department Loss Control Rep. Risk Management Dept.
Consider the hazards Wear PPE Inspect machines and equipment Get training Follow lockout/tagout procedures Perform maintenance only if authorized
Consider your back Utilize material- handling aids Evaluate the load and clear the path Use PPE Lift properly
Consider the hazards Read the label or MSDS Wear PPE Follow storage and handling procedures Dispose of properly
Requires initiative and responsibility Prevents injuries Prevents fires Ensures access to evacuation routes and emergency equipment
Fire extinguisher locations Emergency exits First Aid and CPR AED Locations Bomb Threats Active Shooter
Home projects Automobile safety Sports activities Safety officer for your children Many home injuries could be prevented by applying the same safety used at work!
Learn about PPE, machine guarding, working with chemicals, evacuation routes Learn safe operating and working procedures Ask questions or suggest additional training Conduct training
Any questions about how a person with a safety attitude is always thinking about safety?
Discuss safety hazards Provide safety suggestions and report hazards Initiate safety discussions
Teach others about safety hazards Teach others about PPE Teach about safe operating procedures Stop unsafe acts IMMEDIATELY
Discuss safety hazards Teach safe procedures Encourage safe behavior and use of PPE Discuss emergency plans SET THE EXAMPLE
Wear PPE Inspect equipment, machinery, and chemical labels Follow safe operating procedures Understand workplace hazards Be involved with safety meetings or the safety committee
Compliment others for following safe working procedures & practices Compliment others for wearing PPE Put a stop to horseplay & dangerous behavior Tell Supervisor/Work Leader about unsafe conditions, procedures, or acts Enforce a culture of SAFETY
Get plenty of sleep Eat nutritious meals Start a stretching and exercising program Manage stress Avoid drugs and alcohol Attend the Nueces County monthly “Wellness Luncheons”
Any questions about how a person with a safety attitude talks and walks safety?
Make safety a value Safety is your responsibility Learn to assess and correct hazards Talk and teach safety Model your safety attitude
If you have further questions please contact the Risk Management Department: Risk Manager: Lance Esswein Emergency & Risk Management Specialist, Martha Sanchez Phone: FAX: