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1 Safety and Health Management Program

2 Management commitment and employee involvement Clearly state policy Establish and communicate a clear goal for the program and objectives for meeting that goal Provide visible top management involvement 1a

3 Management commitment and employee involvement Assign and communicate responsibility for all aspects of the program Provide adequate authority and resources to responsible parties Hold managers, supervisors, and employees accountable 1b

4 Management commitment and employee involvement Post the organization’s policy on the importance of worker safety and health so all employees can see it Hold meetings to communicate the policy and to discuss objectives with employees 1c

5 Management commitment and employee involvement Managers need to take an active part, personally, in the safety and health program activities Managers and supervisors must follow all safety requirements that employees must follow 1d

6 Management commitment and employee involvement Employees' special knowledge needs to be tapped. Employees: make inspections conduct safety training help to investigate accidents Make clear assignments of responsibility for every part of the program 1e

7 Management commitment and employee involvement To get the job done, those with responsibility are given: enough people on-the-clock time training enough money authority 1f

8 Management commitment and employee involvement Follow-up to make sure the job is done Take time, at least annually, to: review what has been accomplished decide if new objectives or program revisions are needed 1g

9 Worksite analysis Conduct comprehensive worksite surveys Baseline Periodic 2a

10 Worksite analysis Analyze planned and new facilities, processes, materials and equipment Perform routine job hazard analyses 2b

11 Worksite analysis Request a consultation visit from your state Consultation Program Covers both safety and health Provides a full survey of existing hazards Identifies hazards that could develop 2c

12 Worksite analysis Expert help may be needed when operations are changed Changes must not introduce new hazards 2d

13 Worksite analysis Periodically look for hidden hazards in the equipment or procedures of each job Have a system to ensure hazard controls are working and that new hazards haven't appeared 2e

14 Worksite analysis Employees have a way to report things that look hazardous Conduct a thorough investigation when things do go wrong and someone gets sick or hurt 2f

15 Worksite analysis Look for patterns in injury and illness experience Initially, look back over several years Periodically, look back over several months 2g

16 Worksite analysis Look for patterns in injury and illness experience Identify patterns that are developing Identify patterns that can lead to further prevention 2h

17 Actions necessary for hazard prevention & control Engineering controls where feasible and appropriate Safe work practices Personal protective equipment 3a

18 Actions necessary for hazard prevention & control Administrative controls Set up safe work procedures and make sure employees understand them Enforce the rules for safe work procedures 3b

19 Actions necessary for hazard prevention & control Provide personal protective equipment (PPE). Employees must know: why they need it how to use it its limitations how to maintain it 3c

20 Actions necessary for hazard prevention & control Regular equipment maintenance Plan for emergencies, including fire and natural disasters and drill everyone 3d

21 Actions necessary for hazard prevention & control Have a medical program that: fits the worksite involves nearby doctors involves nearby emergency facilities 3e

22 Actions necessary for hazard prevention & control Medical personnel must be readily available for advice and consultation on matters of employee health 3f

23 Actions necessary for hazard prevention & control The emergency medical procedure needs to include: handling injuries transporting ill or injured workers notifying medical facilities 3g

24 Actions necessary for hazard prevention & control Medical facilities near the workplace are surveyed Arrangements are made for them to handle routine and emergency cases Employees know how to report injuries and illness 3h

25 Actions necessary for hazard prevention & control When the workplace is remote from medical facilities: persons must be trained to render first- aid persons must be available to render first- aid adequate first-aid supplies must be readily available for emergency use 3i

26 Actions necessary for hazard prevention & control Emergency eyewash and shower facilities must be available battery charging stations maintenance operations laboratories heating and ventilation operations areas where corrosive materials are used or stored 3j

27 Actions necessary for hazard prevention & control A local doctor or an occupational health nurse may be available on a part-time or as-used basis to advise on medical and first-aid planning 3k

28 Safety and health training Employees must understand that they: are not expected to undertake a job until they have received instruction are not to undertake a job that appears unsafe 4a

29 Safety and health training Supervisors must understand their responsibility for: analyzing work for potential hazards maintaining physical protections in their work area reinforcing employee training 4b

30 Safety and health training State consultant can recommend training Employees need training on: every potential hazard that they could be exposed to how to protect themselves 4c

31 Safety and health training More attention to training is needed for: new employees employees who are moving to new jobs 4d

32 Safety and health training Supervisors must be trained to: recognize all the hazards in their area reinforce employee training with quick reminders and refreshers use disciplinary action, if necessary 4e

33 Safety and health training Responsibility and accountability rests with: top management staff subordinate supervisory employees 4f

34 Document activities Safety and health recordkeeping Injury and illness records Exposure records Others 5a

35 Action plan Overall list of the major changes or improvements that are needed Specific plan on how to implement each major change or improvement 6a

36 Action plan Put the plan into action Communicate with employees Periodic review 6b

37 Action plan Documentation Assistance Summary 6c


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