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MaD Technical Services

4277 So. Co. Rd. 60 SW

Greensburg, IN 47240

812-663-2097

812-663-2137 fax

MaD Technical Services

Workplace Safety Program

Incorporates Provisions of

OSHA 29 CFR 1926

 

Version 1.5

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Chapter 1


1.0      Policy Statement

 

A.        The personal safety and health of each employee of MaD Technical Services is of primary importance. The prevention of occupational injury/illness is of such consequence that this will be given precedence over operating productivity whenever necessary.

B.        To be successful, MaD Technical Services will maintain a safety and loss prevention program, exceeding industry standards. This program will embody the proper attitudes toward injury and illness prevention on the part of all supervisors and employees.  It will also require cooperation in all safety and loss prevention matters, not only between supervisors and employees, but also between each employee and his or her fellow workers. Through this cooperation, we will obtain our objective of a superior safety record in our industry.

C.        Our objective is a safety and loss prevention program that will eliminate accidents and disabling injury / illness from our operations. Our goal is ZERO accidents and injuries. Our safety and loss prevention program will include:

Mechanical and Physical Safeguards to prevent accidents.

Safety inspections to discover and eradicate unsafe working conditions or practices; to control health hazards; and to comply fully with the safety and health standards for each workplace, project and/or facility.

Training programs for employees to insure safe practices.

Personal Protective Equipment and instruction for its care and use.

Development and enforcement of safety and health rules, requiring that employees comply with these rules as a condition of employment.

A prompt and thorough investigation of every accident and unsafe incident to determine causes and prevent a reoccurrence.

1.1      MaD Technical Services recognizes that the responsibilities for safety and loss prevention are shared:

As your employer, MaD Technical Services accepts the responsibility for leadership of the safety and loss prevention program; for its effectiveness and improvement, and for providing the safeguards required to ensure safe working conditions.

Each manager and foreman is responsible for developing the proper attitudes toward safety and loss prevention in themselves and in those they supervise; and for ensuring that all operations are performed with the utmost regard for safety and loss prevention for their employees, their equipment and materials and themselves.

As employees, you are responsible for wholehearted, genuine cooperation with all aspects of the safety and loss prevention program.

1.2       Accidents and property loss can be avoided by the use of good judgment, common sense and adherence to the MaD Technical Services, workplace safety and health program and policies. We solicit your full cooperation in implementing the safety rules outlined in our program and look forward to accepting you as an employee of MaD Technical Services.

Sincerely,

Doug Burton & Mike Hempstead

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Owners, MaD Technical Services

Chapter 2


Responsibilities

2.0      Safety and Loss Prevention Responsibilities

MaD Technical Services is responsible for ensuring that all onsite and offsite work activities, equipment, and facilities operated or maintained by MaD Technical Services our subcontractors or suppliers conform fully with safety and health regulations promulgated by the U.S. Department of Labor in Title 29 CFR 1910 and 1926, Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, and provisions of all state approved plans and safety procedures. Compliance shall include the aforementioned regulations, standards and codes and all such regulations, standards and codes as included by reference. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

2.1       Management:

A.        Establish rules and programs designed to promote safety and make known to all employees the established rules and programs.

B.        Provide all supervisors with copies of appropriate rules and regulations.

C.        Make available training necessary for employees to perform their tasks safely.

D.        Provide protective equipment for employees where required.

E.        Impress upon all employees, subcontractors and suppliers, the responsibility and accountability of each individual to maintain a safe workplace.

F.         Record all instances of violations and investigate all accidents.

G.        Discipline any employee disregarding safety and loss prevention policies.

H.        Require all subcontractors as a matter of contract and all material suppliers through purchase order terms, to follow established safety rules.

I.         Require all subcontractors to submit for review their safety programs and encourage them to work safely.

J.         Conduct safety inspections, maintain records and continually monitor the program for effectiveness.

2.2       Safety Representative:

The MaD Technical Services Safety and Health compliance program shall be managed and administered by the Safety Representative.

Ensure the company’s compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local safety and health requirements.

C.        Ensure that each employee is provided with adequate and appropriate occupational safety and health training and personal protective equipment.

Inspect all workplaces, projects, and/or facilities periodically, but not less than once per quarter.

Ensure that the safety and health policies are comprehensive and effective.

F.        Review each accident and conduct any investigation wherein an accident has resulted in serious occupational injury, illness or property damage.

G.        Promote safety and health and serve as a resource to all staff.

Review the program on an annual basis.

2.3       The Safety Committee (when established) shall: 

           Will be established when employee levels warrant this

A.        Promote a safe and healthy work environment at all times.

B.        Encourage communication between employees and management.

Serve as an oversight committee on all issues relative to safety and health.

Make recommendations to the Safety Representative.

2.4       The Office/Benefits Manager Mike Hempstead shall:

Manage and administer the Worker's Compensation Program, record, maintain and post the annual OSHA Log 300 for recordable occupational injuries and illnesses and maintain the Health Records for any "at-risk" employees to bloodborne pathogens.

B.        Brief newly hired employees on health and insurance benefits, including the Workers’ Compensation Program.

           Note:  In the absence of an Office/Benefits Manager the Safety Representative shall perform those duties.

2.5       Managers(s):

A.        Plan production so that all work will be done in compliance with established safety regulations.

B.        Be completely responsible for on-the-job safety and loss prevention and to correct safety deficiencies.

C.        Make sure proper safety materials and equipment are available and used and that all equipment is in safe working order.

D.        Instruct foremen in safety requirements.  Review accidents and supervise correction of unsafe practices.

E.        Hold on-site, weekly, safety meetings and provide employees with proper instruction on safety requirements.

F.         Require conformance of safety standards from all subcontractors.

G.        Notify management of safety violations.

2.6       Foremen / Supervisors:

A.        Carry out safety programs at the work level.

B.        Be aware of all safety requirements and safe working practices.

C.        Plan work activities to comply with safe working practices.

D.        Instruct new employees, existing employees, and subcontractors performing new tasks on safe working practices.

E.        Make sure protective equipment is available and used.