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Employee Training February 12, 2014. Training Agenda. Injury & Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) Ergonomics . Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) is a Legal Requirement Mandated by OSHA ! Who, or What is OSHA?.

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Employee training february 12 2014

Employee TrainingFebruary 12, 2014


Training agenda

Training Agenda

  • Injury & Illness Prevention Program (IIPP)

  • Ergonomics


Injury and illness prevention program iipp

Injury and IllnessPrevention Program (IIPP)


Employee training february 12 2014

Injury and IllnessPrevention Program (IIPP) is a Legal Requirement Mandated by OSHA!Who, or What is OSHA?


Employee training february 12 2014

OSHAis a Government Agency, as in EPA, DOT, NASA & CIABut OSHA Specializes inSafety for Employees: Occupational Safety & Health Administration


There are two osha s federal and state

There are two OSHA’s: Federal and State


Direction of flow

Direction of Flow

  • Fed OSHA

  • Cal OSHA

  • Employee

Federal

State

Industry

Employees


Employee training february 12 2014

  • Fed OSHA

  • Cal OSHA

  • Employee


Program responsibilities

Program Responsibilities

Management

Human

Resources

Human

Resources

Supervisors /

Managers

Supervisors /

Managers

Employees

Active leadership in EHS issues

Provide adequate resources

Provide info on Worker’s Compensation

Manage Worker’s Comp claims, filing, forms & questions

Provide info on Worker’s Compensation

Manage Worker’s Comp claims, filing, forms & questions

Educate / train Emp. on hazards & safe work practices

Ensure unsafe equip is out of service

Address safety issues to safety committee

Report & investigate accidents within 24 hours

Educate / train Emp. on hazards & safe work practices

Ensure unsafe equip is out of service

Address safety issues to safety committee

Report & investigate accidents within 24 hours

Complete all EHS training

Follow safe work procedures

Correct and/or report safety violations & unsafe conditions

Know location & operation of safety & emergency equipment

Maintain good housekeeping in work spaces

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Identification of workplace hazards

Identification of Workplace Hazards

  • New Equipment & Process Reviews

    • Ensure new equipment and processes meet EHS guidelines

  • Safe Work Practices

    • Operating guidelines which include environment, health and safety rules, and personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements

  • Safety Inspections

    • Conducting safety walkthroughs

  • Incident Investigations

    • Corrective actions

  • Employee suggestions


Correction of unsafe practices conditions

Correction of Unsafe Practices/Conditions

Substitute/Elimination of Hazard

Engineering Controls

Equipment Design

Ventilation

Administrative Controls

Standard Operating Procedures

Personal Hygiene

Personal Protective Equipment

Safety Glasses

Gloves

Lab coats

Most Effective

Least Effective


Employee responsibilities if injured

Employee Responsibilities if Injured

Tell someone immediately

Keep people clear if necessary

1

Get first aid, seek medical attention, or dial 9-911

2

Notify a supervisor

3


Post accident incident process

Post Accident/Incident Process

Employees

Report all incidents, accidents immediately to Supervisors

Get first aid / medical attention (as needed)

Supervisors & Managers

Work with HR to provide Employees’ Claim form for Workers Compensation to Employee within 24 hours (as needed)

Complete and submit the Accident Incident Report Form (located on shared drive) to the Safety Director within 24 hours

Commit resources to and implement the corrective action plan

Management

Notify appropriate agencies, e.g., Cal-OSHA, in a timely manner (as needed)

Record injury or illness in Cal-OSHA 300 log (recordable cases only)

Assist with accident/incident investigation

Document corrective actions

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Recordkeeping documentation

Recordkeeping/Documentation

  • Safety Inspections and Audits

  • Employee Training Records

  • Medical Records

  • Accident Statistics – CalOSHA Log 300

    • Posted Feb. 1 to April 30 of following year

  • Accident Incident Investigations

  • Employee Concerns

  • Corrective Actions


Employee training february 12 2014

Ergonomics


What is ergonomics

What is Ergonomics?

Ergonomics is the science of fitting workplace conditions and job demands to the capabilities of the working population.


Ergonomics is not just for desk jockeys

Ergonomicsis not Just forDesk Jockeys*!

Ergonomics includes the use of hand tools, power tools, as well as computers and desk items

* a person whose job involves working at a desk (Merriam-Webster Dictionary)


Common signs and symptoms

Muscle fatigue

Pain / discomfort

Inflammation / swelling

Numbness / tingling

Decrease range of motion

Loss of function

Chronic injury cycle

Take Action Early and before the injury becomes serious!!

Common Signs and Symptoms


Desk ergonomic solutions

Desk Ergonomic Solutions

  • Proper set up and use of equipment is key

  • When making changes, start with the chair, then work up to the keyboard, desk height, mouse, and monitor

  • Try changes for at least a week

  • Vary your tasks and positions throughout the day

  • Take periodic breaks to stretch

  • Report symptoms to Manager


Best practices

Best Practices

  • Position chair to allow 90 degree angles for the arms and legs

  • Position monitor 18-24” away (about an arm’s length)

  • Position monitor at or just below eye level (Top 1/3 of screen)

  • Keep items used most close to the body or within arms reach

  • Evaluate frequency, force, and duration of each task

  • Notify Manager when symptoms start


Exercise

Exercise

Injury & Illness Prevention


Ergonomic evaluation requests

Ergonomic Evaluation Requests

For ergonomic requests, please contact Ann Kelly in the Human Resources Department at extension 4212 or [email protected]

You will be scheduled for an ergonomist to perform an evaluation

For additional information, contact EH&S


Thank you

Thank You


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