Safety & Health Programs

General Background:

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 clearly states a common goal of maintaining a safe and healthful workplace. It is imperative for employers to take the safety and health of their employees seriously. It is also of extreme importance that employees understand their role within their company’s Safety and Health program.

The following course outline is designed to make employees aware of their safety and health responsibilities and what impact their role can have on the company Safety and Health program.

  1. Introduction
    1. Components of a good health and safety program
    2. The role employees play in maintaining a safe and healthy workplace
    3. Safety measures all employees should perform daily
    4. Common types of workplace hazards
  2. Workplace Programs
    1. Policy
    2. Written Programs
    3. Standard Operating Procedures
    4. Training
    5. Management’s Assignment of Responsibility
    6. Management’s Enforcement of Accountability
    7. Follow-Up, Auditing and Future Program Maintenance
  3. Controlling Hazards – Workplace safety issues and how they should be handled
    1. Hazardous communications
    2. Fire prevention
    3. Confined space entry
    4. Lockout / tagout
    5. Safe lifting
    6. Ergonomics
    7. Electrical safety
    8. Slips, trips and fall
    9. Bloodborne pathogens
    10. Small chemical spills
    11. Workplace emergencies

CSEM, Inc. may be contacted in the future to schedule a workplace evaluation in an effort to help strengthen any programs as well as maintain compliance with government regulations. 

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