SAFETY ORIENTATION FOR NEW EMPLOYEES SafetyonCall TOPICS COVERED

SAFETY ORIENTATION FOR NEW EMPLOYEES SafetyonCall TOPICS COVERED

SAFETY ORIENTATION FOR NEW EMPLOYEES SafetyonCall TOPICS COVERED General Confined Space Entry Hazard Communication Fire Prevention Personal Protective

Bloodborne Pathogens Equipment Heat/Cold Stress Fall Protection Basic First Aid Equipment Usage

Accident Reporting Lockout/Tagout Emergency Response Material Handling Contact Information SafetyonCall GENERAL SAFETY POLICY No Smoking except in designated smoking areas.

No drug or alcohol use during working hours. Wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). All injuries must be immediately reported to a supervisor. SafetyonCall GENERAL SAFETY POLICY Keep working area clean and clear of any materials that could cause injuries or illness. Use tools that are OSHA compliant.

Always use the right tool for the job. Notify your supervisor or the Safety Coordinator if you notice any spills, conditions, or any procedures that you feel may cause personal injury or illness to yourself or other employees. SafetyonCall HAZARD COMMUNICATION All employees have the right to know what hazardous chemicals are present in their work environment. Our Company has a program in place that makes sure chemicals are communicated through training, making

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) available, and container labeling. SafetyonCall MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS Identity of Material and Manufacturer Hazardous Ingredients Physical and Chemical Characteristics Fire and Explosion Hazard Data

Reactivity Data Health Hazard Data (Limits, Symptoms, etc.) Precautions for Safe Handling Control Measures and First Aid SafetyonCall CHEMICAL HAZARDS Flammable/Explosion Flash point LEL

Toxic/Poison Acute / Chronic Local / Systemic Routes of entry Reactive Corrosive SafetyonCall NFPA DIAMOND 4 3 2 1 0 Severe - Serious

- Moderate Slight None ACID ALK COR OXY Polymerization P Radioactivity Use No Water - W Flash Points 4 - <73 degrees F 3 - <100 degrees F 2 - <200 degrees F 1 - <200 degrees F 0 Will not burn 4 3 2 1 0 May Detonate

- Explosive - Unstable Normally Stable Stable SafetyonCall PHYSICAL HAZARDS Flammable materials Materials that easily catch on fire and burn, such as acetylene, methane, acetone, and gasoline. Pyrophoric materials Materials that spontaneously ignite and burn when released into the atmosphere for example silane. Oxidizers Materials that accelerate combustion or cause readily combustible materials to ignite and burn.

Oxidizers need to be stored at least 20 feet from combustible materials. SafetyonCall HEALTH HAZARDS Carcinogens Studies have shown that they A substance that is capable of can cause cancer. altering the genetic materials in Hepatotoxins These can cause liver damage. a living organism.

An example is carbon damage. Examples are chlorine and fluorine. can be fatal. Examples of this Nephrotoxins These can cause kidney Asphyxiants If it displaces enough oxygen tetrachloride. Mutagens are nitrogen and helium. Irritants

Cause an inflammation of the skin, eyes and respiratory tract. Teratogen This is a substance that can cause damage to a fetus resulting in malformation in the child's development. SafetyonCall CHEMICAL LABELING All chemicals that enter the physical plant must have the fallowing information clearly labeled. Chemical name Appropriate hazard warning Name and address of the supplier If there is any question about the labeling on incoming materials the container should be quarantined and the EHS Coordinator notified.

MSDS report must be received before a new chemical is used in the physical plant. SafetyonCall PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) PPE is any outer shell that a worker uses to protect him or herself from certain hazards. Keene State provides all employees that are exposed to real or potential hazards with proper PPE for the job. And requires that it is used while performing the task. SafetyonCall

PPE Eye Protection Safety glasses protect your eyes from dust chippings, and light. Safety glasses are required in all shop workstations. Approved safety glasses will be supplied and can be accessed at Central Stores. Contact lenses are not considered eye protection. SafetyonCall PPE Ear Protection All employees that are exposed to a high volume of noise are required to use ear protection. A set of ear muffs will be given to employees that are required to use them. A generous amount of ear plugs will be provided to everyone.

SafetyonCall PPE Hardhats, gloves, dust mask and respirators will be supplied to employees that need to wear them for certain jobs. If your job requires steel toed shoes and boots the Company will reimburse full year full time employees to purchase on their own. SafetyonCall PPE In order for this policy to work, everyone needs to be involved.

The employees needs to be responsible for the use and care of their PPE. Supervisors need to make sure that employees are wearing and properly using PPE. SafetyonCall FALL PROTECTION Any open edge higher than four (4) feet Guardrail System Safety Net System Personal Fall Arrest System Any fixed ladder higher than 20 feet Ladder Safety Device (with body harness)

Safety Cage with offset landings every 30 feet Bucket truck/aerial lifts SafetyonCall PERSONAL FALL ARREST SYSTEM Full Body Harness Lanyard (regular or retractable) Shock Absorber Locking Snap Hooks

Lifeline (as needed) Anchorage Must hold 5000 lbs. SafetyonCall FALL CLEARANCE (NOT A SALE!) SafetyonCall SCAFFOLDING Erected by Competent Tie-Off if no railing.

Person. Access ladders. Sound, rigid footing. Get down from rolling No overloading. Scaffold Grade Planking.

Railings /toeboards scaffold to move it. No portable ladders on scaffolding. SafetyonCall PORTABLE LADDERS Use only approved ladders. Inspect before use. Use both hands.

One person only. Firm, level footing. Do not use as platform or scaffold. Use fall arrest if > 6 ft. working from ladder. Secure top of extension ladders. Extend 3 feet above

access or working level. Use 4:1 lean ratio. SafetyonCall AERIAL LIFTS Secure lanyard to anchor point. Never use a ladder from a lift. Dont over extend boom lifts. Follow manufacturers safety notices.

SafetyonCall EQUIPMENT USAGE AND SAFEGUARDING Guards should be in place on equipment whenever grinding or cutting work is performed. Use tools that are grounded This means cord must have three pronged plugs. Always use the right tool for the job. Understand Lockout/Tagout. SafetyonCall

WHAT IS LOCKOUT TAGOUT Lockout/tagout is an OSHA standard that outlines procedures to prevent accidents and injuries caused by the release of energy such as. Electrical Mechanical Pneumatic (air pressure) Hydraulic Fluids and gases The lockout device is put on to guarantee that the equipment is shut off. IF you see a lock or a tag, DO NOT TOUCH. SafetyonCall LOCKOUT

SafetyonCall GENERAL LOCKOUT/TAGOUT PROCEDURE Before shutting down, notify all affected employees. Locate all energy sources. Shutdown machine by regular methods. Isolate the machines by shutting down the main power source to the machine. Lockout Place lock or tag on power switch in the off position at the main power source.

Energy Release to make sure that there is no stored energy in the machine. Test the machine to make sure the machine will not turn on. Remember only authorized personnel can remove the lock or tag. All other employees should not touch anything that is locked or tagged. SafetyonCall TAGOUT SafetyonCall MATERIAL HANDLING

Try not to lift manually; if possible use forklift, dolly or hand cart. If you need to lift manually employ the following safe lifting techniques. Size up a load before lifting. Bend at the knees, you want to lift with your legs not your back. Do not twist or turn your body once you have made the lift. Keep the load close to your body. Always push objects rather than pull if possible Get help with bulky Items. SafetyonCall LIFTING SafetyonCall GENERAL CYLINDER HANDLING AND TRANSPORTING Report any leaking cylinders to your supervisor

immediately. Secure all cylinders when not in use. All cylinders must be labeled or marked legibly to identify the contents. All other potentially confusing markings must be removed. Before transporting a cylinder all valve caps and plugs must be in place. When ever possible transport cylinders by cart rather by hand. SafetyonCall

CONFINED SPACE ENTRY Only Authorized, specially trained employees may enter confined spaces. Before entering a confined space you must always check the atmosphere for adequate oxygen, and the presence of any flammable or toxic gases. Ventilation may need to be provided. Retrieval equipment must be set up and used. The Safety Department must be notified whenever there is

a confined space entry. SafetyonCall EXAMPLE OF CONFINED SPACES Tanks Sewers Manholes Stacks/chimneys Boilers

Ducts Dike areas Underground utility vaults Tunnels Steam Condensers SafetyonCall FIRE PREVENTION

In the event a fire occurs employees should pull a fire alarm, get out of the building and dial 911. Fire evacuation procedures are posted in class buildings showing evacuation routes. Fire alarms are located in every building near exits and in hall ways. Fire extinguishers are also located in every building but should only be used by employees that have been properly trained. SafetyonCall FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

In the event you need to use a fire extinguisher it is very important to use the proper type. Class A extinguisher are water or dry chemical and should be used for wood, paper, or plastics. Class B extinguisher are carbon dioxide, dry chemical, or water fog. This type is used for liquids or vapors. Class C extinguishers are carbon dioxide or dry chemical. This type is used for electrical fire. In the event that the fire is an electrical fire NEVER USE WATER. SafetyonCall FIRE EXTINGUISHER FEATURES Operating lever Locking pin

Pressure gauge Discharge nozzle Label type of extinguisher (A,B,C) instructions SafetyonCall FIRE EXTINGUISHER USE Select correct extinguisher for class of fire.

PASS Pull the locking pin. Aim at base of fire. Squeeze and hold the discharge lever. Sweep from side to side. CAUTION - monitor the area, the fire could re-ignite. Always notify supervisor of extinguisher use. SafetyonCall SafetyonCall FIRE PREVENTION There are three components that are necessary for a fire to

burn. If one of the components is taken away the fire will be extinguished. SafetyonCall FIRE PREVENTION SAFETY TIPS Use electrical cords that are in good condition Avoid using temporary wiring. Only qualified personnel should work with wiring and electrical equipment.

Use flammable liquids in well ventilated areas away from ignition sources. Keep flammable materials in closed or covered containers, stored away from ignition source. Clean up any spills immediately. Flammable containers should be stored in proper cabinets. Keep work and storage areas clean. No smoking except in designated areas.

SafetyonCall ACCIDENT OR INCIDENT REPORTING Always notify your supervisor of any job related injuries. Your supervisor can arrange for medical evaluations. You can also contact the Human Resource Department for assistance. Injuries that require lost time from work and/or hospitalization need to be immediately reported to the HR department.

Near Misses should also be reported. SafetyonCall BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS Universal precautions to protect. AIDS, Hepatitis Hep-B vaccines for designated persons. No contact with blood or body fluids. Decontaminate spill areas with bleach or other disinfectant. Wear protective equipment, especially gloves & safety glasses. Hospital / Laboratory Waste - Red Bag. First aid waste double bag in thick plastic bags. Sharps disposal. SafetyonCall TEMPERATURE STRESS - COLD Dress in layers.

Limit exposed skin. Frostbite - localized frozen tissue Do not rub area, limit motion, warm slowly. Hypothermia - lowered body temperature Remove wet clothing, use dry blankets. Seek medical attention. SafetyonCall TEMPERATURE STRESS - HEAT Sunburn - keep skin covered.

Heat Cramps - drink dilute Gatorade. Heat Exhaustion - heavy sweating, cool skin Cool victim, seek medical attention if vomiting. Heat Stroke - medical emergency Hot, dry skin, rapid then weakening pulse. Cool victim immediately. SafetyonCall BASIC FIRST AID Shock Lay victim down Burns 1st Degree - redness

Keep victim warm only, flush with cool Keep victim calm water Get assistance Bleeding Use clean bandage Apply pressure Elevate wound 2nd Degree - blisters, place damp bandage, use no ointments 3rd Degree - white or charred, use dry bandage 2nd or 3rd - get medical

attention SafetyonCall BASIC FIRST AID, CONT. Fractures Closed fractures - (no Flush with water for 15 protruding bones), immobilize Open fractures immobilize, control bleeding Head and Neck Injuries Chemical Burns

minutes minimum Bites and Stings Be aware of bee sting allergies Poisonous bites - seek medical attention DO NOT MOVE VICTIM SafetyonCall EMERGENCY RESPONSE The company has an Emergency Operations Plan and other action plans that outline specific actions that need to take place in the event an emergency occurs. These plans are located in the _____________ office.

SafetyonCall EMERGENCY RESPONSE In the event a fire, chemical spill, or medical emergency occurs employees should contact __________. SafetyonCall

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