Why is a workplace accident prevention plan important? This seminar will answer that question and will describe both how to establish one and to implement it. Legal and occupational safety and health experts will provide attendees with practical advice on developing and implementing effective accident prevention plans and then using them to improve workplace safety and health - and the company's bottom line. No employer is too big or too small to need or to benefit from such a plan.
- The cost of workplace accidents
- What the law requires
- Establishing an accident prevention plan
- Implementing a proactive inspection program to prevent accidents
- The attendee will be able to discuss the cost of workplace accidents.
- The attendee will be able to identify job safety/hazard analysis.
- The attendee will be able to review what the law requires.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
I. The Cost Of Workplace Accidents
A. The Impact On Workers' Compensation Insurance Premiums
B. Occupational Safety And Health Financial And Other Exposure
C. The Risk Of Criminal Penalties
D. Red Flags For Problem Employees
E. How To Lower Your Workers' Compensation Costs
F. What Workers' Compensation Insurance Does Not Cover
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
(Break 10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.)
II. What The Law Requires
A. Occupational Safety And Health Standards And ‘General Duty'
1. ‘A Safe Employment And Place Of Employment'; Workers' Compensation First Report Of Injury; OSHA Inspections
2. Personal Protective Equipment And Analysis And Provision; Engineering Controls
3. Training; Required Programs
4. Emergency Response Program And Planning; Self- Inspection
B. ‘Good Samaritan' Laws: First Aid Kits, AEDs And On-Site Medical Treatment
C. Hazard Communication
1. Bloodborne Pathogens
2. Material Data Safety Sheets
D. Respiratory Protection
1. Hazardous And Toxic Chemicals
2. Airborne Biologic Hazards
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
III. The Importance Of Management
A. Its Legal Importance
B. Its Organizational Importance
C. How To Solicit It Successfully
D. The Talk v. The Walk
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
IV. Establishing An Accident Prevention
A. The Establishment Of Roles: Managers, Supervisors And Others
B. Record-Keeping Requirements
C. Employee Training On Their Responsibilities Under The Plan
V. Job Safety/Hazard Analyses
A. What Is A Job Safety (Or Hazard) Analysis?
B. How To Perform A JSA
C. How To Put The Results In Writing
D. The Interrelationship Of JSAs With An Employer's Larger Safety Program
A. History Of Ergonomics (How Did We Get Where We Are Today?)
B. An Ergonomic Program (Elements Of A Successful Program)
C. The Ergonomic Survey (Purpose And Results)
D. The Bottom Line – Is Ergonomics Cost-Effective?
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
VII. Implementing A Proactive Inspection
Program To Prevent Accidents
A. Clear Roles
C. Employee Training
D. The Use Of Safety Committees
E. What To Record And Not To Record
3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VIII. Accident Reporting And Investigation
A. What Should And Should Not Be Included In An Accident Report?
B. Who Should Complete Accident Reports?
C. Using Accident Reports As The Start Of An Accident Investigation
D. The Rest Of The Investigation