- Report accidents immediately to your
leadman, foreman or supervisor and follow instructions given
to you when you are referred for medical treatment for any injury.
All injuries must be reported the same day.
- Always wear appropriate clothing and
work boots. Do not wear
loose or frayed clothing, long hair, rings, etc., near machinery
and other sources of entanglement.
- Use only equipment you are familiar
with and authorized to operate. Always get instructions on the
proper methods of operation before you start work on new or
- Maintain all tools and equipment in
good condition. Defective
tools or equipment should be tagged "Defective" and removed
- Safeguard against accidental startup
of all tools and equipment prior to maintenance, repair, or
adjustment. (see Lockout/Tagout CSP)
- Wear safety glasses whenever using
grinding equipment, table saws, wire brushes, or similar equipment
even if you're making just one cut.
- Good housekeeping should be maintained
at all times. Walkways and work areas are to be kept clear of materials, trash
- Electrical cables should not be placed
where they will constitute a tripping hazard.
- See to it that all safety guards and
other protective devices are properly adjusted and remain in
place. Report any deficiencies
to your supervisor.
- Use the appropriate tools for the job.
- Operate condors, scissor lifts, etc,
only if you have been trained and authorized to do so. Always
wear a safety harness when operating aerial lifts.
- Always use condors, scissor lifts and
forklifts as the manufacturers intended. Do not overload, tower, use in place of a
- See to it that adequate fall protection
devices (i.e. guardrails, covers, personal fall arrest systems,
barricades) are provided wherever employees may fall more than
6 feet such as excavations, trenches, pits and floor openings.
- Always check to see that the area below
is clear of personnel when working with overhead loads.
- Lift and handle all material properly
and with careful attention to the job.
- Properly maintain all ladders, scaffolds,
working platforms and walkways, and always use them in a safe
manner. Keep access
areas and walkways clear of material and debris.
report unsafe conditions or accidents to your supervisor. or
to the Anonymous Safety Hotline (on Lot x4-2800; off