Safety Orientation for New Employees Len Engel USCA Health and Safety Manager Checklist of Important Safety Information and Documents Emergency Action Plan Building Emergency Response Plan Pacer Alert Emergency & Safety Procedures Chemical Hygiene Plan (Laboratory Areas) Hazard Communication Program (Non-Lab Areas) Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens Health and Safety Procedures University Vehicle Policies & Roadside Assistance Program Emergency Action Plan Required by 29 CFR 1910.38 Defines university response procedures dividing them into 3 categories Outlines Emergency Evacuation Procedures Provide flowchart to demonstrate notification of proper authorities Provides instruction on releasing information to the public Provides information on distribution of the Emergency Action Plan www.usca.edu/operations/manuals.html Chemical Hygiene Plan/ Hazard Communication Program Required by 29 CFR 1910.1200 Employees have the “Right to Know” what hazards are present in their work environment. Provides information on Chemical Inventory, Labeling, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), Standard Operating Procedures, and the location of the plan. www.usca.edu/operations/manuals.html Chemicals…Where are they found? In any building material In any cleaning material In any lab Just about anywhere Read the label on container for hazard information Where can you find out about safe use practices while using chemicals? Safety Data Sheets (SDS) GHS – Global Harmonic System What will a SDS tell me? Hazard Identification First Aid Measures Accidental Release Measures Handling and Storage Personal Protective Equipment Proper Disposal Methods Exposure Control Plan Required by 29 CFR 1910.1030 Exposure Control Plan should assist in minimizing exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, identify Engineering and Workplace Controls, and outline Universal Precautions. Contains information regarding Hep B vaccinations for employees at risk. www.usca.edu/operations/manuals.html Health and Safety Manual A manual serving as a general reference document providing various information on health and safety topics at USCA. www.usca.edu/operations/manuals.html University Vehicle Policy Refer to General Policies #109 and #122 of USCA Policies and Procedure Manual Before driving a university vehicle, you must attend a Fleet Users Session (FUSS), complete a TS-100 Form, obtain a copy of your driving record from the DMV, and complete a Vehicle Reservation Request www.usca.edu/operations/vehicle.html University Key Policy Refer to General Policies #118 of USCA Policies and Procedure Manual Key Requests, Distribution, Returns, and Lost keys are handled in the Operations Department www.usca.edu/operations/key.html Operations Website Provides information on the following: – – – – – – – Operations Staff Maintenance Staff and Work Order Requests Grounds & Housekeeping Staff Vehicle Policies and Roadside Assistance Program Key Request Facilities Request Health and Safety Issues (Manuals, Accident Reporting, SDS, and Recycling) – Campus Planning and Construction www.usca.edu/operations.html Questions???? Should you have any questions regarding general operations (Maintenance, Grounds, Housekeeping, and the Fleet), contact Annette Beeler at 3452. Should you have any questions regarding health and safety, contact Len Engel at 3538.