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Office of Environmental Health & Safety New & Transferred Employee Safety Orientation Training 333 S. Beaudry, 28 th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90017 213-241-3199.

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1 Office of Environmental Health & Safety New & Transferred Employee Safety Orientation Training 333 S. Beaudry, 28 th Floor Los Angeles, CA

2 New & Transferred Employee Safety OrientationPage 2 Overview… OEHS and Safety Programs Safety Training Accident Causes Accident Prevention Help & Assistance

3 New & Transferred Employee Safety OrientationPage 3 Safety Regulations Federal OSHA In 1970 the Occupational Safety and Health Act The mission of OSHA “is to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and deaths” California OSHA The California Occupational Safety and Health Act was enacted in 1973 to ensure a safe and healthy working environment for Californians California State Labor Code: Every employer shall furnish employment and a place of employment that is safe and healthful for the employees therein.

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5 New & Transferred Employee Safety OrientationPage 5 Safety Programs….. Accident Prevention Fall Protection Ergonomics Personal Protective Equipment including Respirators Bloodborne Pathogens Hazard Communication Forklift Confined Space Lead Asbestos Pesticides Emergency Evacuation Others

6 New & Transferred Employee Safety OrientationPage 6 Common Causes of Accidents at LAUSD Slips, Trips, and Falls Contact with, struck by Lifting Ergonomics

7 New & Transferred Employee Safety OrientationPage /2012 Fiscal Year: -4,992 new workers compensation claims and incident only filed at LAUSD -$96,200,000 total cost paid - 218,753 lost work days Workers’ Compensation Costs at LAUSD

8 New & Transferred Employee Safety OrientationPage 8 Ergonomics Ergonomics is the study of the relationship between people and the work they perform. (RMI) Repetitive Motion Injuries can affect: -Upper and lower arms & elbows -Wrists, hands, and fingers -Shoulders and neck -Chest, abdomen and other areas -May occasionally affect lower limbs & back

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10 New & Transferred Employee Safety OrientationPage 10 INJURY AND ILLNESS PREVENTION PROGRAM (IIPP) OSHA requires: 1.Management Commitment & Designation of a Responsible Individual 2.Compliance with Safety and Health Regulations 3.Safety Communication and Health Information 4.Workplace Hazard Assessment and Correction 5.Accident Investigation & Reporting 6.Employee Safety & Health Training 7.Recordkeeping and Documentation

11 New & Transferred Employee Safety OrientationPage 11 Fire Prevention Emergency exit mapping - Must be accessibleFire Extinguishers- Must be accessible Hallways and Fire Exits - Must be cleared!Hallways and Fire Exits - Must be cleared! Fire Escape Routes - Know how to egress!Fire Escape Routes - Know how to egress! Electrical Panels - Must be cleared!Electrical Panels - Must be cleared!

12 New & Transferred Employee Safety OrientationPage 12 HAZCOM STANDARD FEDERAL AND STATE LAW You have a right to know about the hazards in your workplace Applies to all District employees who may be exposed to hazardous substances. OEHS evaluates and approves all chemical products to be used in the District. You can obtain material safety data sheets (MSDS) on-line from OEHS website. Don’t bring household cleaning materials to schools. Request hazardous waste disposal from OEHS.

13 New & Transferred Employee Safety OrientationPage 13 Asbestos and Lead General Rule: Do not disturb any painted surfaces or any building material in the schools unless you are trained to do so. It could be lead or asbestos containing material. When in doubt call ATU (Asbestos Technical Unit) at or look at your Asbestos Management Plan.

14 New & Transferred Employee Safety OrientationPage 14 Create a healthy workplace Report safety problems to your supervisor Suggest changes - improve comfort & safety Follow safety instructions/procedures Attend required training Use Personal Protective Equipment if required Contact the Office of Environmental Health & Safety for assistance

15 New & Transferred Employee Safety OrientationPage 15 Other Training Resources

16 New & Transferred Employee Safety OrientationPage 16 OEHS Contacts Address: 333 S. Beaudry Ave. 28 th Floor, LA Telephone No: (213) Website: Director Office of Environmental Health and Safety: John Sterritt Environmental Health Manager, Environment Programs: Pat Schanen Environmental Health Manager, Safety & Industrial Hygiene: Carlos Torres Accident Prevention Program: Jennifer Flores Construction/Traffic Safety: Brad Smith Environmental Compliance: Soe Aung Asbestos Compliance Program/Chemical Safety Coordinator Program: Greta Galoustian LAN Modernization Safety Compliance: Jay Eastman ESC NorthPatty Filous, Debra Oguine ESC SouthMary Jones, Laura Billon ESC EastPauline Garzon, JiYoung Oh ESC WestShane Cherry, Henry Frometa

17 New & Transferred Employee Safety OrientationPage 17 Q & A ?


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