Introduction to osha mac safety


Published on

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

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Total Views
On Slideshare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Introduction to osha mac safety

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