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Studio Oh&S

  1. 1. Studio OH&S
  2. 2. Studio safety procedures <ul><li>In the event of a fire: </li></ul><ul><li>[Fire evacuation procedure of the relevant building] </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Safe use of electrical equipment: </li></ul><ul><li>Use the appliance only for its intended purpose. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use indoor equipment outdoors </li></ul><ul><li>Do not immerse the appliance in water </li></ul><ul><li>Keep hands, fingers, feet, toes and hair away from dangerous moving parts, cutting blades and the like. </li></ul><ul><li>Have dry hands when operating an electrical appliance. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use a damaged appliance. </li></ul><ul><li>Pay heed to any special precautions for installation or user maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Remove plug from socket-outlet before any cleaning or maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Do not expose cord extension sockets or portable power outlet boards to any moisture hazards </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure ventilation holes or outlets are not obstructed </li></ul>
  4. 4. The ergonomic workspace <http://www.iuinfo.indiana.edu/HomePages/012999/pixs/ergonomics.gif>
  5. 5. Voicing concerns and claims <ul><li>Express all concerns in writing to the designated safety representative: </li></ul><ul><li>Ms. Jane Smith (Room 123, Level 4) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Be aware of potential hazards: <ul><li>Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) </li></ul><ul><li>Take intermittent breaks from RSI related tasks such as typing. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Ergonomics </li></ul><ul><li>Employers must ensure that all equipment is ergonomically designed and that each worker has sufficient workspace to keep away from their screen. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Under-maintenance hazards </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that all equipment is regularly checked up to ensure complete upkeep of maintenance. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Awareness of conditions such as asthma and allergies. </li></ul><ul><li>Employers must conduct a check of all staff upon initial employment, and everybody must ensure that the workspace is well ventilated. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Untidy workplaces can lead to fire hazards </li></ul><ul><li>Workers are encouraged to keep a tidy workspace. </li></ul><ul><li>Employers must provide storage systems in which workers can store their belongings. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Equipment stored overhead needs to be correctly stowed </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that all relevant furniture provides for this </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Personal hygiene will reduce the spread of sickness and food poisoning </li></ul><ul><li>All staff are encouraged to maintain personal hygiene. </li></ul><ul><li>Supervisors must provide hygienic products such as tissues and hand cleansers for staff use. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Damaged cables or exposed wires can lead to electrical harm on both property and person </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that correct maintenance is upheld. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Overheating electrical equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure to allow downtime for electrical equipment. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Obstructions can lead to personal injury </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure the workspace is clear </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>The designated safety representative needs to be as attentive as possible to all concerns. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Responsibilities of employers and employees under the OHS Act 2000 : <ul><li>Employers, managers and supervisors must provide: </li></ul><ul><li>safe premises </li></ul><ul><li>safe machinery and substances </li></ul><ul><li>safe systems of work </li></ul><ul><li>provision of information, instruction, training and supervision </li></ul><ul><li>suitable working environment and facilities. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Workers must: <ul><li>take reasonable care for the health and safety of co-workers </li></ul><ul><li>ensure that their actions do not put others at risk </li></ul><ul><li>work safely </li></ul><ul><li>use and maintain machinery and equipment properly </li></ul><ul><li>ensure that their work area is free of hazards. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Workers must also cooperate with their supervisors by: <ul><li>Notifying their supervisor of actual and potential hazards </li></ul><ul><li>Adhering to prescribed safety equipment rules </li></ul><ul><li>Carrying out work safely </li></ul><ul><li>Following health and safety regulations </li></ul><ul><li>Paying attention to signs </li></ul><ul><li>Obeying speed limits </li></ul><ul><li>Participating in safety training </li></ul>
  20. 20. Common safety signs include: http://www.photoluminescent-signs.com/uploads/images/img_423.png
  21. 21. And: http://sites.google.com/site/esllearnerscorner/Home/work/work-safety/safety-signs-and-warnings
  22. 22. <ul><li>Thankyou for watching, and keep safe. </li></ul>

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