DEPARTMENT Safety Coordinator Training. EH&S Director discusses Laboratory Safety, Summer Highlight, Fall Initiatives and Q&A. Rich Belmontez EH&S Training Manager 858-822-5974. Laboratory Safety Program @ UC. Garry Mac Pherson EH&S and Risk Management, Director firstname.lastname@example.org.
DEPARTMENT Safety Coordinator Training EH&S Director discusses Laboratory Safety, Summer Highlight, Fall Initiatives and Q&A Rich Belmontez EH&S Training Manager 858-822-5974
Laboratory Safety Program @ UC Garry Mac Pherson EH&S and Risk Management, Director email@example.com
Safety Challenges and Priorities • Staffing to keep pace with new building and infrastructure • Radiation Safety • Environmental Affairs • Research Safety • Campus Smoke-Free Environment • Campus-wide initiative • Possibly use Univ. of Oregon as a model • Working with Minors • Presentations and best practices • AMAS, ORS and a consultant • Targeting Recreation, ECEC, Birch Aquarium at Scripps, and Outreach amongst others
§5193. Bloodborne Pathogens. Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens A Best Practices Approach for Reducing Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Safe needle fact sheet Scope and Application. This section applies to all occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials as defined by subsection (b) of this section.Exception: This regulation does not apply to the construction industry. Definitions. For purposes of this section, the following shall apply: "Blood" means human blood, human blood components, and products made from human blood. “Bloodborne Pathogens" means pathogenic microorganisms that are present in human blood and can cause disease in humans. These pathogens include, but are not limited to, hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Building Evacuation • Emergency Action Plan (Quiz) • Remote Facilities Inclusion • Safety Bulletin Board Information (Cover the Cough Poster) • Staff Meeting /Training for EAP Updates • Verify accuracy of posted Emergency Exit Plan
Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety OrdersGroup 1. General Physical Conditions and Structures OrdersArticle 2. Standard Specifications §3220. Emergency Action Plan. (a) Scope and Application. This section applies to all emergency action plans. The emergency action plan shall be in writing, except as provided in the last sentence of subsection (e)(3) of this section, and shall cover those designated actions employers and employees must take to ensure employee safety from fire and other emergencies. (b) Elements. The following elements, at a minimum, shall be included in the plan: (1) Emergency escape procedures and emergency escape route assignments; (2) Procedures to be followed by employees who remain to operate critical plant operations before they evacuate; (3) Procedures to account for all employees after emergency evacuation has been completed; (4) Rescue and medical duties for those employees who are to perform them; (5) The preferred means of reporting fires and other emergencies; and (6) Names or regular job titles of persons or departments who can be contacted for further information or explanation of duties under the plan. (c) Alarm System. (1) The employer shall establish an employee alarm system which complies with Article 165. (2) If the employee alarm system is used for alerting fire brigade members, or for other purposes, a distinctive signal for each purpose shall be used. (d) Evacuation. The employer shall establish in the emergency action plan the types of evacuation to be used in emergency circumstances. (e) Training. (1) Before implementing the emergency action plan, the employer shall designate and train a sufficient number of persons to assist in the safe and orderly emergency evacuation of employees. (2) The employer shall advise each employee of his/her responsibility under the plan at the following times: (A) Initially when the plan is developed, (B) Whenever the employee's responsibilities or designated actions under the plan change, and (C) Whenever the plan is changed. (3) The employer shall review with each employee upon initial assignment those parts of the plan which the employee must know to protect the employee in the event of an emergency. The written plan shall be kept at the workplace and made available for employee review. For those employers with 10 or fewer employees the plan may be communicated orally to employees and the employer need not maintain a written plan.
Considered Elements • Registration with UC San Diego Risk Management • Inclusion on Campus Asset Management System (CAMS) • Maintenance Requirements • Operation Limitations (i.e. 35 mph max.) • Parking Restrictions • Drivers License Verification for all Operators • Training • Distracted Driving (eating, drinking, use of electronic devices) • Reporting Accidents • And Additional
Earthquake Safety • Great California Shakeout 2012 • Oct. 18, 10:18 AM • Website has great information • Beat the Quake interactive game • Quake Quiz • Guide for People with Disabilities • Earthquake Safety Actions
Emergency Guides • Re-designed • Weather and moisture resistant • Additional pages (Tsunami, EAP) • Easier to update (removable cards) • Information Pages Blank on Back • Add dept. information • 3rd Printing of updated Guide • Being sent to high risk areas at this time • Most Up-To-Date Version is on Blink
Ergonomics • “Office Ergonomics Train the Evaluator” • Dec. 11, 2012 (9:00 Am – Noon); UC401, EH&S Training Room • DSC Certificate-required course • “Computer Ergonomics Tier 1 Self Evaluation and Training” (Web-based) • New vendor and upgraded content • Training module • Self Evaluation module • Personal Ergonomic Recommendation Report • Stretching Exercises • Computer Ergonomics Review Tool (EH&S form) has been discontinued • Now included as required component of “Computer Ergonomic Tier 1 course
Event Guidelines • Special Events Application • Developed with Input from Stakeholder Departments • In addition to Existing “Planning Special Events Off Campus” - Develop Event Site Plan - Special Event Safety Checklist Tool - Permits & Approvals (Food, Fire, Pyrotechnics - Contracting with Vendors - Tents and Temporary Enclosures - Cooking & Heating Appliances - Compressed Gas Cylinders - Fire Extinguishers - Carnival Equipment & Amusement Rides - Liability Insurance - Animals
Fire Safety • October is Fire Safety month • Fire Safety Week – Oct. 6-12 • Campus Fire Safety Report 2011 • Fire Extinguisher Training II (hands-on) • Quarterly offering • Recent Incidents • Cooking fire in on-campus housing (9/12) • Fire in Lab Hood (9/12)
Welcome to Flu Season
Flu @ Prevention! • Blink Information • Flu Clinics • Department Policies – Fit for Duty • Social Distancing • Sanitation & Hygiene • Safety bulletin Board Information (Cover the Cough Poster) • Staff Meeting Mentioning • PERC- UCSD Pandemic Epidemic Response Committee • San Diego County Public Health • CDC Flu Map (updated starting - Oct. 12)
Hazard Identification: Workplace Inspections • Office Safety Inspection form • Shop & Studio Inspection form • Med Ctr Facility Inspection form - Hazard Identification Form - Accident Investigation Report - EE Safety Recommendation - Supervisor’s Safety Meeting - New Lab Worker Checklist
Violence in the Workplace: “Shots Fired on Campus” • Video and 20-Question Quiz • Emergency Guide • Response to an Active Shooter • If You Are Confronted by a Violent Person • If you are Involved in a Violent Incident • If you Witness Violent Behavior • If you Hear about a Violent Incident on Campus
November Topic Hazard Communication (aka “Right-To-Know” Law)