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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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training agenda
Training Agenda
  • Injury & Illness Prevention Program (IIPP)
  • Ergonomics

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

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

Direction of Flow

  • Fed OSHA
  • Cal OSHA
  • Employee





  • Cal OSHA
  • Employee
program responsibilities
Program Responsibilities






Supervisors /


Supervisors /



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


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


Administrative Controls

Standard Operating Procedures

Personal Hygiene

Personal Protective Equipment

Safety Glasses


Lab coats

Most Effective

Least Effective

employee responsibilities if injured
Employee Responsibilities if Injured

Tell someone immediately

Keep people clear if necessary


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


Notify a supervisor


post accident incident process
Post Accident/Incident Process


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


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


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
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

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