F Make sure work is performed in a safe manner and no unsafe conditions or equipment is present.
G. Correct all hazards, including unsafe acts and conditions, which are within the scope of your position.
H. Secure prompt medical attention for any injured employees.
I. Report all injuries and safety violations to management.
A. Work safely in such a manner as to ensure your own safety as well as that of co-workers and others.
B Request help when unsure about how to perform any task safely.
C. Correct unsafe acts or conditions within the scope of the immediate work.
D. Report any uncorrected unsafe acts or conditions to the appropriate supervisor.
E. Report for work in good mental and physical condition to safely carry out assigned duties.
F. Use and maintain all safety equipment provided.
G. Maintain and properly use all tools under your control.
H. Follow all safety and project rules.
I. Provide fellow employees help with safety requirements.
J. REPORT ALL WORK RELATED INJURIES OR ACCIDENTS TO YOUR SUPERVISOR - IMMEDIATELY.
2.8 All Personnel (without regard to position or assignment):
A. Strive to make all operations safe.
B. Maintain mental and physical health conducive to working safely.
C. Keep all work areas clean and free of debris.
D. Assess result of your actions on the entire work place. Work will not be performed in ways that cause hazards for others.
E. Before leaving work, replace or repair safety precaution signs or barriers that have been removed or altered. Unsafe conditions will not be left to imperil others.
F. Abide by the safety rules and regulations promulgated for this construction project.
2.9 Subcontractors and Suppliers:
A. Abide by safety rules and regulations as promulgated by Federal, State and local authorities including those of MaD Technical Services and any General Contractor.
B. Notify all other contractors when their activities could affect the health or safety of other employees in the workplace, project and/or facility.
C. Check in with MaD Technical Services site supervision when entering or leaving any job-site.
D. Inform MaD Technical Services site safety representative of all injuries to workers, immediately.
E. Report to MaD Technical Services site supervision or safety representatives any unsafe conditions.
Provide for review Safety and Hazard Communications Programs.
G. Provide a chemical inventory list and copies of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for any hazardous materials - prior to bringing materials on-site.
2.10 Record keeping.
A. Employee Acknowledgement Form. Record of initial safety training will be recorded by having the new employee sign the “Employee Acknowledgement Form” of the employee handbook. The Safety Representative shall ensure these acknowledgement forms are filed and maintained in the employee’s personnel file.
Employee Safety Training Record. Subsequent safety training will be documented by the employees printing and signing their names as an addendum to the safety topic page(s) presented. The Safety Representative will maintain copies of the safety training records in an employee’s personnel file and/or a “Safety Training” folder.
Tool Box Safety Meeting – Weekly Minutes Form. Weekly safety training will be documented by the employees signing their names to the weekly toolbox meeting form that states the safety topic presented. The Safety Representative will maintain copies of the safety training records in an employee’s personnel file and/or a “Safety Training” folder.
Inspection Checklist. Periodic workplace, project and/or facility safety inspections will be conducted and documented by a “competent person” as defined by OSHA. The Safety Representative will, by calendar year, maintain copies of all documented inspections and the status of corrective actions for identified safety deficiencies, in a “Safety Inspection” folder.
Incident Investigation Report (SF-301). This form may be used in lieu of OSHA Form 301. This form will also satisfy documentation for Workers’ Compensation claims. The Safety Representative will, by calendar year, maintain copies of all investigation reports in an “Accident Investigation” and/or “Workers’ Compensation - Employee Claims” folder.
State Workplace Safety – Your Rights and Responsibilities pamphlet, if applicable, will be given to each new hire. Each new hire will read the pamphlet and complete any acknowledgement page. The acknowledgement portion shall be retained in the employees’ personnel file.
A. All employees will attend a safety/project orientation by MaD Technical Services prior to commencing employment on the project site.
B. All MaD Technical Services employees and subcontractors will attend a Project Safety Orientation prior to commencing work on the project. This training shall cover the following items, where applicable and established:
1) Project Orientation - Parking, Badging, Drug Policy, General Contractor Safety Policies.
2) MaD Technical Services Safety Philosophy and Policy.
3) Disciplinary procedures.
4) Accident reporting.
5) Personal Protective Equipment.
6) Fall Protection -100% tie-off.
7) Fire Prevention.
8) Hazardous Communication Standard, Material Safety Data Sheets, and Environmental Safety.
9) House Keeping
3.2 Hazard Communication Program
A. Each MaD Technical Services employee will receive training in compliance with the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1926.59, Hazard Communication. This training will be part of the initial project indoctrination and will cover the following areas:
1) A review of the requirements of the Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard.
2) Chemicals or hazardous materials likely to be found in this workplace, project and/or facility; their health effects and means of exposure or routes of entry.
3) The MaD Technical Services Hazard Communication Program is available at all times to MaD personnel in the MaD Technical Services shop next to overhead door.
4) Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS’s) and how to read and interpret labels, and MSDS information are available at all times in the MaD Technical Services Office at front door.
5) How to lessen or prevent exposure to hazardous chemicals or materials through the use of control/work practices and Personal Protective Equipment.
6) Emergency procedures to follow in the event of an accident or exposure involving hazardous chemicals/materials.
B. Continuous HazCom training will be conducted as needed by special projects or assignments
C. All active employees will receive annual refresher training.
3.3 Additional or Special Training - As Needed.
A. Specific training for new tasks/operations as required.
B. Equipment Operator certification training as required.
C. Special training as required by General Contractor safety representative.
D. Additional crew training following investigation of a safety incident.
4.1 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
MaD Technical Services will insure that all employees and subcontractors will use appropriate PPE while on-site. This will include appropriate hard hats, safety glasses, hearing protection, body harnesses and positioning belts, lockout/tagout equipment and all other necessary equipment as required by site and working conditions.
MaD Technical Services will enforce housekeeping requirements daily. This will include:
A. Requiring subcontractors to keep their work areas orderly and clean up daily.
B. Keeping walkways and access areas clear.
C. Run cords and hoses so as not to pose a trip hazard. Do not run cords or hoses through doorways or other openings where they could be pinched and damaged.
D. Combustible materials and debris will be properly stored or disposed of daily. Trash will not be permitted to accumulate and will be placed in covered containers or furnished dumpsters.
E. Form and scrap lumber will be stored and cleared away from the work area daily. All protruding nails will be hammered in, removed or bent over to prevent injury.
F. Spills involving combustible or flammable liquids, oils or grease will be cleaned up immediately.
MaD Technical Services safety and supervisory personnel will perform walk-through inspections. Inspections will be documented and deficiencies noted. Equipment operators will inspect their equipment daily, and a log will be kept in the piece of equipment. All inspection logs will be available for review.
The Safety Representative is the authority on all company Occupational Safety and Health inspections and safety training, and is responsible for ensuring all required safety inspections are promptly conducted.
B. Types and Frequency of Safety Inspections and Surveys. Safety Inspections shall be conducted at periodic intervals of all work locations.
When established, safety committee members are responsible for conducting self-inspections of their areas and other areas, as assigned by the Safety Representative.
Supervisors are responsible for conducting self-inspections of their assigned work area(s).
In the event of a governmental inspection, the compliance officer will be directed to any General Contractor’s office. If not the General Contractor, MaD Technical Services will follow the prescribed General Contractor procedures.
A. Outside Agency Inspections. These may include:
1) State Occupational Safety & Health Inspector.
2) City/County/State Fire Inspector.