Safety Program Management - Test 1

6 reasons for preventing accidents in workplace
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- Needless destruction of life and health is morally unjustified
- Failure to take necessary precautions against predictable accidents and occupational illnesses makes management and worker morally responsible for those accidents and occupational illnesses.
- Accidents and occupational illness severely limit efficiency and productivity.
- Accidents and illnesses produce far-reaching social harm.
- The safety movement has demonstrated that its techniques are effective in reducing accident rates and promoting efficiency.
- Recent state and federal legislation mandates management responsibility to provide safe, healthful workplace.
- Promulgate, modify, and revoke safety and health standards
- Conduct inspections and investigation and to issue citation including proposed penalties
- Require employers to keep records of safety and health date
- To petition the courts to restrain imminent - danger situations
- To approve or reject plans for the programs under the ACT
Promulgate, revoke, or modify safety and health standards
Conduct mine safety and health inspections
Issue citations and propose penalties for violations
Issue orders for miners to be withdrawn from all or part of the mine
Investigate mine accidents
Grant variances
Seek judicial enforcement of orders
Surface miners 24 hour training
Who organizational policy should be signed byCEO or presidentResponsibility for communicationTop managementWhat organizational policy should reflectImportance that management places on the health and well-being of employees Management's commitment to occupational safety and health Emphasis the company places on efficient operation, with a minimum of incidents and losses The intent to integrate loss control into all operations, including the applicable standards Necessity for active leadership, direct participation, and enthusiastic support of the entire organizationWilliam C Pope thought process in relation to scope of policiesTop management resides at executive level - Level where problems that can not be resolved at other levels are addressed - Official policies and direction of the enterprises are decided here for all others to follow - Policies will be broad in scope allowing key officials at staff level to focus them for clearer definition and interpretation to be used by line managementResponsibility of Hazard Control Program, who is responsible for itID and eval of hazards, monitoring programs, maintenance programs, housekeeping, standard compliance, accident invest, company policy, program objectives, assignment of responsibility, safety committees, supervision, enforcement and more Board of directors, CEO,, managers, and administrators and all employeesWho's responsibility of leadership and motivationManagementWhether or not management can delegate S&H to another managerManagement cannot delegate it's responsibility for employee safety and healthSafety Culture in relation to participation for safety professionalsGuides Encourages Directs safety efforts Provides information and resources for hazard identificationSafety core valueWhen safety is a core value, you believe that all injuries are preventable. ... Companies that strive for perfection are committed to attaining zero incidents and they work to manage business operations to make it so: it's the essence of a culture of sustainable safety excellence.Management's role in relation to safety culture (direct supervision)Earning workers' trust for safety programs, Communicating effectively Focusing on safety, not just production output, as a goal Consistently acting in favor of safety when choices are made Involving employees in developing programs for change Creating a positive employee settingPrimary function of loss control systemsThe primary function of a loss control system is to locate, assess, and set effective, preventive, and corrective measures for elements that are detrimental to operational efficiency and effectiveness in relation to the following areas5 types of energies that can hurt youMechanical, Thermal, Electrical, Ionizing radiation, Chemical6 hierarchies of controlsElimination Substitution Engineering Controls Administrative Controls Behavioral methods PPEDifferent types of risk assessmentsWhat if 5 Whys Risk Assessment MatrixElements of safety programManagement commitment and employee involvement Worksite analysis Hazard prevention and control Safety and health trainingIndexing and keeping track of elements of our safety programThe best safety programs include recordkeeping and tracking of key leading safety indicators to measure and continuously improve their safety performance.Advantages of safety committeesPooling of groups experience and expertise Forum for brainstorming problems and solutionsWhat to have a good safety committeePooling of groups experience and expertise Provide a forum for brainstorming problems and solutions Working together sometimes improves communications Committee's recommendations are more easily accepted by the rest of the work force. Wider ownership in the safety and health effortEffectiveness of safety committees are based on?How its directed, a clear directionWays to keep up interest and motivationIncentive programs Rewards for performance Set goalsDifference between inspection and auditA safety inspection looks for safety hazards and unsafe practices throughout a facility. A safety audit evaluates safety programs and practices within an organization.Steps of JHASelect the job to be analyzed Identify the potential hazards Document the control measures Identify who is responsible Monitor and ReviewWhat do safety meetings provide and allow us to do (4 things)Provide a forum for training Provide an avenue of communication - both directions Can air out many safety and health related concerns Can be a good brainstorming medium under right circumstancesANSI Z.10 continuous improvement process in relation to improving productivity and reducing lossPlanning, implementation, checking, review, policy management leadership & employee participationPurpose of ANSI Z.10Management tool to reduce risks of occupational injury, illnesses and fatalities