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We are a safety consulting business geared to help you build a strong safety program at a reduced cost

We are a safety consulting business geared to help you build a strong safety program at a reduced cost

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      • Safety professional at Sysco for 8+ years:
      • Accomplishments:
        • 2001 – 60+ injuries (Workers comp @ 1,000,000) (bottom 10 companies)
        • FY 2002 – 20+ injuries (workers comp @ 400,000)
        • 2003-2008 – averaged < 10 injuries (comp dollars @ < $200,000
        • 2009 – 6 injuries (comp dollars < $100,000)
      • Provide a comprehensive safety program that is: (The How’s to achieve this)
        • Teamwork – All hands in approach (Management to Supervisors to Employees all need to share equally)
        • Company Specific – Implement programs unique to a specific company (incentives, written, etc.)
        • Involve Supervisors – (Accident Investigations!!)
      • MAC Safety, Inc can provide
        • Flexibility, not left alone to do these things listed below:
        • Safety and Health Management System Audits
        • Comprehensive Safety and Health Management Development
        • OSHA Compliance Training
        • Site-Specific Health and Safety Plans
        • Job Safety Analysis, PPE Assessments, Annual audits (Lockout-Tagout/Machine Guarding,etc.)
        • MSDS Management (all chemicals need to be inventoried, all MSDS need to be 3-5 years current)
        • Safety Committee training
        • Supervisor Safety Training (Accident Investigation, Drug Testing)
      • Determine which OSHA standards apply to your workplace
      • Follow the OSHA standards and requirements
        • Safety and health rules
        • Protect workers from hazards
        • Where there is no specific standard, employers are responsible for following OSH Act’s General Duty Clause
      • “ Each employer shall furnish to each of their employees employment and a place of employment which is free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to their employees.”
      • OSHA requires certain levels of training depending on the business, at the minimum there is awareness training needed in the following;
        • Safety Orientation (prior to employees being assigned to a job)
        • Bloodborne Pathogens
        • Confined Space
        • Emergency Evacuation
        • Fall Protection
        • Hazard Communication
        • Lockout/Tagout Program
        • Forklift Safety
        • Personal Protective Equipment
        • Ergonomics Awareness
        • Machine Guarding
        • Fire Extinguisher
      • OSHA requires that each standard that is applicable you have a written program that is:
        • Site specific
        • Includes specific policies and procedures
        • Basis is to offer a form of consistency for how employees are to act/work
      • A comprehensive, effective safety program protects your employees and your bottom line. Investment in a well-designed safety program means increased worker productivity and decreased workers’ compensation and insurance costs
      • Keeping in mind direct vs. indirect costs (indirect costs are sometimes 4x the direct)
      • OSHA Citations
        • Other than Serious (up to $7,000)
        • Serious (up to $7,000 each violation)
        • Willful (min $5,000 up to $70,000)
        • Repeated (up to $70,000 for each)
        • Failure to Abate (Additional $7,000 each day violation/citation not corrected)