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Sylvie Rice EHS Coordinator 358-3879 Elliot—Room 056. General Accident Reporting Emergency Response Fire Prevention Basic First Aid Bloodborne Pathogens. Back Safety Hazard Communication Fall Protection Equipment Usage Lockout/Tagout Contact Information.

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Sylvie rice ehs coordinator 358 3879 elliot room 056
Sylvie RiceEHS Coordinator358-3879Elliot—Room 056


Keene state college new employee safety orientation

General

Accident Reporting

Emergency Response

Fire Prevention

Basic First Aid

Bloodborne Pathogens

Back Safety

Hazard Communication

Fall Protection

Equipment Usage

Lockout/Tagout

Contact Information

Keene State College New Employee Safety Orientation


Purpose
Purpose

  • To provide a standard safety orientation training program for all new Physical Plant hires, consistent with OSHA requirements and Keene State College policies.

  • All EHS policies are posted on the EHS website: http://www.keene.edu/ehs/


General safety policy
General Safety Policy

  • No Smoking except in designated smoking areas.

  • No drug or alcohol use during working hours.

  • Wear the proper Person Protective Equipment (PPE).

  • All injuries must be immediately reported to a supervisor.


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General Safety Policy

  • Keep working areas clean and clear of any materials that could cause injuries or illness.

  • Always use the right tool for the job.

  • Notify your supervisor or the EHS coordinator if you notice any spills, conditions, or any procedures that you feel may cause personal injury or illness to yourself or other Keene State employees.


Accident or incident reporting
Accident or Incident Reporting

  • Always notify your supervisor of any job related injuries.

  • Complete the Injury Report Form(http://www.keene.edu/hr/forms/incident_report.pdf)

  • Your supervisor can arrange for medical evaluations at the Cheshire Medical Center Occupational Health Department.

  • 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 or the EHS Coordinator.

  • Near Misses should also be reported.


Emergency response
Emergency Response

  • Keene State has a 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 EHS office and at Campus Safety.


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Emergency Response

  • In the event a fire, chemical spill, or medical emergency occurs Keene State employees should always dial 911 and/or 358-2228.

  • The City of Keene has an experienced team to respond to hazardous material spills along with first aid and police assistance.


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Emergency Response

  • Campus Safety can be called at 358-2228 in non emergency situations or if you need urgent first aid, security or support.

  • They can also help you assess the situation.


Emergency evacuation plan
Emergency Evacuation Plan

  • Make an emergency evacuation plan with each class at the beginning of the semester—discuss the nearest exit and arrange a predetermined meeting point in the event of a fire alarm.

  • ALWAYS proceed to the nearest exit if the fire alarm goes off.


Fire prevention
Fire Prevention

IN THE EVENT OF A FIRE:

  • Employees should:

    • pull a fire alarm,

    • get out of the building

    • warn others as you exit,

    • dial 911

  • Fire alarms are located in every building near exits and in hall ways.

  • Fire extinguishers should only be used by employees that have been properly trained.


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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.



Fire extinguishers

Class A: wood, paper, or plastics

Extinguishers are water or dry chemical

Class B: liquids or vapors

Extinguishers are carbon dioxide, dry chemical, or water fog

Class C: electrical fires

Extinguishers are carbon dioxide or dry chemical

NEVER USE WATER on an electrical fire

Class D: flammable metals

Fire Extinguishers

Fire Prevention


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FIRE EXTINGUISHER FEATURES

Operating lever

Locking pin

Pressure gauge

Discharge nozzle

Label

type of extinguisher (A,B,C,D)

instructions

Fire Prevention


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Fire Prevention

FIRE EXTINGUISHER USE

  • Select correct extinguisher for class of fire

  • P A S S –

    • 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


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Fire Prevention

SAFETY TIPS

  • Use electrical cords that are in good condition

  • Avoid using temporary wiring.

  • Only qualified personnel shouldwork with wiring and electrical equipment.

  • Use flammable liquids in well ventilated areas away from ignition sources.


Basic first aid

Shock

Lay victim down

Keep victim warm

Keep victim calm

Get assistance

Bleeding

Use clean bandage

Apply pressure

Elevate wound

Burns

1st Degree - redness only, flush with cool water

2nd Degree - blisters, place damp bandage, use no ointments

3rd Degree - white or charred, use dry bandage

2nd or 3rd - get medical attention

Basic First Aid


Basic first aid cont

Fractures

Closed fractures (no protruding bones) - immobilize

Open fractures - immobilize, control bleeding

Head and Neck Injuries

DO NOT MOVE VICTIM

Chemical Burns

Flush with water for 15 minutes minimum

Bites and Stings

Be aware of bee sting allergies

Poisonous bites - seek medical attention

Basic First Aid, cont.


Bloodborne pathogens
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

  • First aid waste – double bag in thick plastic bags


Back safety
Back Safety

PREVENTION AND CONTROL

  • Proper and safe procedures

  • Use buddy lifting

  • Not storing materials on the ground

  • Keep lifting devices in a convenient location

  • Good housekeeping

  • Proper lifting techniques



Hazard communication
Hazard Communication

  • All employees by federal and state law have the “right to know” what hazardous chemicals are present in their work environment.

  • Keene State College has a program in place that makes sure chemicals are communicated through training, making Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS’s) available, and container labeling.


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Hazard Communication

CHEMICAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (CEMS):

  • Computerized data base that lists names, quantities and locations of all chemicals on campus

  • Keene State’s Web Site for CEMS is: http://cems.keene.edu/CEMS/Info

  • You can only access CEMS while ON campus

  • Anyone can access the MSDS sheets from the CEMS website


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Hazard Communication

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


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Hazard Communication

CHEMICAL HAZARDS

  • Flammable/Explosion

    • Flash point

    • LEL

  • Toxic/Poison

    • Acute / Chronic

    • Local / Systemic

    • Routes of entry

  • Reactive

  • Corrosive


Nfpa diamond
NFPA Diamond

Hazard Communication


Fall protection
Fall Protection

  • Identify all potential tripping and fall hazards before starting work

  • Look for fall hazards—unprotected floor openings/edges, shafts, skylights, stairwells, roof openings/edges

  • Inspect fall protection equipment before use

  • Select, wear and use appropriate fall protection equipment for the task


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Fall Protection

  • Secure and stabilize all ladders before climbing them

  • Never stand on the top rung/step of a ladder

  • Use handrails when you go up or down stairs

  • Practice good housekeeping—keep cords, hoses, etc. out of walkways


Equipment safeguarding
Equipment 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


Lockout tagout
Lockout/Tagout

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.




Contact information
Contact Information

  • EHS Coordinator

    • (603)358-2879 EX. 2879

    • Cell: 603-209-1362

  • Campus Safety

    • (603)358-2228 EX. 2228

  • Keene Fire Department

    • (603)358-9861 or 911

  • Keene Police Department

    • (603)358-9815 or 911


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