Presentation on theme: "Safety Awareness. Safety Statistics More than 5,500 workers die from injuries each year Annually, 1.3 million workers miss workdays from injuries Employees."— Presentation transcript:
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 Did you know?
Your Role in Safety Aetna’s goal is an accident-free workplace in which everyone goes home without incident each day. Your role: Participate in safety education Report hazards, incidents, and near misses Maintain a safety awareness attitude Ask for help and direction
General Safety Rules OBEY all warning signs FOLLOW all safety procedures DO NOT take shortcuts DO NOT engage in horseplay or unsafe acts USE common sense
Your Role in Security Workplace goal is safety Follow procedures— keep doors locked, carry your I.D. card, respond to alarms Report security concerns— unlocked doors, strangers, suspicious mail Cooperate with all investigations
Identify Safety Hazards Keep your eyes open for safety hazards Fix what you can within scope of work Report what you can’t fix Suggest ideas for safety improvement
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
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
Knowledge Check Match the items on the left with appropriate actions on the right Maintain Security Stay Informed Good Housekeeping Identify Hazards Prevent Violence Report suspicious activity Contact a Safety Ambassador member with safety ideas Show respect to people even if they are upset Keep alert for safety hazards Keep walkways and stairwells clear
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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