General Safety Review Sophomore Class School of Engineering Jenny Andary School of Engineering University of Dayton
Welcome Back !!!!! We hope you had a great summer. This year, as sophomores, you will have a General Safety Review. The Review is to refresh your memories and bring you up-to-date on any changes since your Freshman training.
On October 27, 2010 Declan Sullivan ( l ) died filming football practice at Notre Dame. High wind Warnings had been issued, but he was instructed to work outside on a scissor lift. Safety factors: unsafe working conditions, improper response to a weather warning.
Safety Fatalities Since Your Last Training Unfortunately, since last fall, there have been two university student fatalities April 12, 2011 Michele Dufault, a Yale senior, was asphyxiated sometime after midnight when her hair became caught in a lathe. Safety factors: working alone, working after hours, improper safety precautions for a power tool.
Definition Review: Safety Is About Hazards A Hazard is anything that can hurt : You , others , or the environment Now , or In the future Your constant task is to recognize hazards, reduce the risk , and respond appropriately
High: voltage ( 110 V), pressure (incl. compressed air)
High temperature: soldering, ovens
Never enter a room if a laser sign/red bulb is lit. Severe eye/skin damage can result.
We have talked about recognizing hazards, now let’s talk about how we are going to reduce the risks they present. One way is through training. You will be trained on each activity that uses hazardous material, machinery, or methods. Sample Training Record Reducing the Risk Through Training
Students May Not Work Alone if Hazards are Present - UD Policy Give yourself a chance: when accidents happen, the key to survival with minimum injury is to have someone else present. Remember: Few who got hurt thought they were doing anything dangerous!
Alarm Sounds To Exit Fire Extinguisher Every floor has 2 “sweepers” who are responsible for ensuring that everyone is out
Parking Lot C Designated Meeting Sites Avoid walking over Annex Rear Meeting Site: Grassy area near parking lot C Electrical Parking Lot C Avoid walking over Annex Front Meeting Site: Humanities Plaza near Alumni Hall at least 50 ft. from KL KL Designated Meeting Sites Alumni Hall Parking Lot C Humanities Bldg.: Alt Site