Effective Safety and Health Management System

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MONTANA
Department of Labor & Industry
Employment Relations Division
Occupational Safety & Health Bureau
Michael Preller
Safety Specialist
P.O. Box 1786
Miles City, Montana 59301
Fax: (406)-232-6270
Phone: (406)-232-8342
Cell: (406)-698-5584
E-mail: [email protected]
Safety & Health Integration
Everyone must place as much emphasis
on Safety & Health issues as they place
on other core management issues, such
as;
o Production
o Sales
o Quality control
Safety & Health Integration
SELF EVALUATION
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Is Safety & Health an integral part of our operations?
Is teamwork apparent in all parts of the organization?
Are managers and supervisors out on the floor frequently?
Are employees encouraged to identify safety and health
hazards and correct them on their own?
• Do employees have full and open access to all the
tools and equipment they need to do their job safely?
COMMUNICATION
• Do you clearly communicate your
expectations
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Or do you assume they know
• Are employees encouraged to ask
questions
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Or do employees feel uneasy to ask
• DO YOU LISTEN TO YOU EMPLOYEES
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Or do you ignore them
Safety & Health Integration
SAFETY FIRST!
Safety & Health Integration
SAFETY ALWAYS!
Safety & Health Integration
How can Safety & Health become a part
of the way our business runs?
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Combine performance and S&H standards
Talk the talk and walk the walk
Top down support
Bottom up implementation
“SAFETY IS NOT
THINGS TO
DO”
“SAFETY IS A WAY
OF DOING
THINGS”
Safety & Health Integration
How can accidents be avoided?
What is the attitude of the employer or
employees at the work sites?
Why do we accept conditions and/or
behaviors that are potentially life threatening?
Could/does this happen at your job site?
Safety & Health Integration
CULTURE
Attitudes
Behaviors
Beliefs
Values
Ways of doing things
Other shared characteristics of
a particular group of people
Safety & Health Integration
CULTURE CAN
• Socialize newcomers
• Define influence
• Determine values
Safety & Health Integration
A strong safety and health culture is the result of:
Positive workplace attitudes; - from the president to the newest hire.
Involvement and buy; - in of all members of the workforce.
Mutual, meaningful, and measurable Safety & Health
improvement goals.
Policies & Procedures that serve as reference tools, rather than
obscure rules.
Personnel Training at all levels within the organization.
Responsibility and Accountability throughout the organization.
Safety & Health Integration
A strong safety and health culture is the result of:
All individuals within the organization believe they have a
right to a safe and healthy workplace.
Each person accepts personal responsibility for ensuring his
or her own safety and health.
Everyone believes he or she has a duty to protect the safety
and health of others.
Effective Safety and Health Management System
5 Elements
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Management Leadership and Employee Involvement
Worksite Analysis
Hazard Prevention
Hazard Control
Safety and Health Training
Effective Safety and Health
Management System
1. Management Leadership & Employee Involvement
Visible management support, involvement, and participation in
the safety and health program
Assign supervisors safety and health responsibility with the
authority to perform their duties
Empower employees and involve them in the safety and
health program. Hold them accountable
Develop safety and health policy, set annual goals and
program review
Effective Safety and Health
Management System
2. Worksite Analysis
Ensure that formal safety and health surveys are conducted
Conduct and document job hazard analysis (JHA)
Develop a self-inspection program and conduct formal and
informal workplace safety and health inspections
Develop a system for tracking, reporting, and investigating
near misses, accidents/incidents and injuries and/or illnesses
Effective Safety and Health
Management System
3. Hazard Prevention
Establish and maintain good house keeping procedures
Establish an emergency response plan/ procedures for
providing employees with emergency medical treatment
Develop and implement a preventive maintenance system
Provide medical surveillance and preventive health care
Effective Safety and Health
Management System
4. Hazard Control
Establish procedures for evaluating and implementing
engineering controls
Develop and implement safe work practices
Develop and implement administrative controls
Ensure personal protective equipment is provided, properly
used and maintained
Effective Safety and Health
Management System
5. Safety and Health Training
Identify, schedule, conduct and document required safety
and health training
Effective Safety and Health
Management System
Develop Safety & Health policy.
Set annual goals & program review
Ensure that formal Safety & Health surveys are conducted
Conduct & document job hazard analysis (JHA)
Develop a self-inspection program & conduct formal and
informal workplace Safety & Health inspections
Develop a system for tracking, reporting, and investigating near
misses, accidents/incidents, injuries and/or illnesses
Identify, schedule, conduct and document required Safety &
Health training
Safety & Health Integration
Safety Action Plan (SAP)
• Outline Safety and Health Goals
• Updated, Revised, and Used Annually
• Based on JHA and other data collected
Safety & Health Management System
• Develop
• Evaluate
• Sustain
Effective Safety and Health
Management System
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