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Office of Environmental Health & Safety New & Transferred Employee Safety Orientation Training 333 S. Beaudry, 28 th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90017 213-241-3199. Overview…. OEHS and Safety Programs Safety Training Accident Causes Accident Prevention Help & Assistance. Safety Regulations.
Office of Environmental Health & Safety New & Transferred Employee Safety Orientation Training 333 S. Beaudry, 28th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90017 213-241-3199
Overview… • OEHS and Safety Programs • Safety Training • Accident Causes • Accident Prevention • Help & Assistance
Safety Regulations Federal OSHA In 1970 the Occupational Safety and Health Act The mission of OSHA “is to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and deaths” California OSHA The California Occupational Safety and Health Act was enacted in 1973 to ensure a safe and healthy working environment for Californians California State Labor Code: Every employer shall furnish employment and a place of employment that is safe and healthful for the employees therein.
Safety Programs….. • Accident Prevention • Fall Protection • Ergonomics • Personal Protective Equipment including Respirators • Bloodborne Pathogens • Hazard Communication • Forklift • Confined Space • Lead • Asbestos • Pesticides • Emergency Evacuation • Others
Common Causes of Accidents at LAUSD • Slips, Trips, and Falls • Contact with, struck by • Lifting • Ergonomics
Workers’ Compensation Costs at LAUSD 2011/2012 Fiscal Year: • 4,992 new workers compensation claims and incident only filed at LAUSD • $96,200,000 total cost paid - 218,753 lost work days
Ergonomics Ergonomics is the study of the relationship between people and the work they perform. (RMI) Repetitive Motion Injuries can affect: -Upper and lower arms & elbows -Wrists, hands, and fingers -Shoulders and neck -Chest, abdomen and other areas -May occasionally affect lower limbs & back
INJURY AND ILLNESS PREVENTION PROGRAM (IIPP)OSHA requires: 1.Management Commitment & Designation of a Responsible Individual 2. Compliance with Safety and Health Regulations 3. Safety Communication and Health Information 4. Workplace Hazard Assessment and Correction 5. Accident Investigation & Reporting 6. Employee Safety & Health Training 7. Recordkeeping and Documentation
Fire Prevention • Emergency exit mapping • Fire Extinguishers- Must be accessible • Hallways and Fire Exits - Must be cleared! • Fire Escape Routes - Know how to egress! • Electrical Panels - Must be cleared!
HAZCOM STANDARD FEDERAL AND STATE LAW You have a right to know about the hazards in your workplace • Applies to all District employees who may be exposed to hazardous substances. • OEHS evaluates and approves all chemical products to be used in the District. • You can obtain material safety data sheets (MSDS) on-line from OEHS website. • Don’t bring household cleaning materials to schools. • Request hazardous waste disposal from OEHS.
Asbestos and Lead • General Rule: Do not disturb any painted surfaces or any building material in the schools unless you are trained to do so. It could be lead or asbestos containing material. When in doubt call ATU (Asbestos Technical Unit) at 213-745-1450 or look at your Asbestos Management Plan.
Create a healthy workplace • Report safety problems to your supervisor • Suggest changes - improve comfort & safety • Follow safety instructions/procedures • Attend required training • Use Personal Protective Equipment if required • Contact the Office of Environmental Health & Safety for assistance
Other Training Resources www.lausd-oehs.org/oehstraining.asp
OEHS Contacts Address: 333 S. Beaudry Ave. 28th Floor, LA 90017 Telephone No: (213) 241-3199 Website: www.lausd-oehs.org • Director Office of Environmental Health and Safety: John Sterritt • Environmental Health Manager, Environment Programs: Pat Schanen • Environmental Health Manager, Safety & Industrial Hygiene: Carlos Torres • Accident Prevention Program: Jennifer Flores • Construction/Traffic Safety: Brad Smith • Environmental Compliance: Soe Aung • Asbestos Compliance Program/Chemical Safety Coordinator Program: Greta Galoustian • LAN Modernization Safety Compliance: Jay Eastman ESC North Patty Filous, Debra Oguine ESC South Mary Jones, Laura Billon ESC East Pauline Garzon, JiYoung Oh ESC West Shane Cherry, Henry Frometa