General Office Safety

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Safe Work Practices. Great housekeeping is essential.Never store things under your desk.Never store things on top of cabinets.Never leave work area or bureau drawers open.. Safe Work Practices. Never remain on the seat or table to reach anything.The top of your PC ought to be at eye level to maintain a strategic distance from neck strain.Keep passageways, lobbies, and hallways clear.Use safe lifting practices. Twist your knees!.

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General Office Safety Christine I. Norris Environmental Health & Safety Manager

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Safe Work Practices Good housekeeping is fundamental. Never store things under your work area. Never store things on top of cupboards. Never leave work area or bureau drawers open.

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Safe Work Practices Never remain on the seat or table to achieve anything. The highest point of your PC ought to be at eye level to keep away from neck strain. Keep passageways, foyers, and hallways clear. Utilize safe lifting rehearses. Twist your knees!

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Electrical Safety Loose lying links can bring about: Tripping risks Electrocution Damage to gear Do not utilize frayed additional strings!

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Accident Reporting Report all mischances to Human Resources!!! Look out for dangerous conditions, and report them to Operations!

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Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls Do NOT permit cabling to make a stumbling risk. Tidy up spills rapidly Do NOT piece paths Keep office zones clean Keep stacking and capacity regions safe

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Office Equipment Safety Learn how to work before utilizing them. Free dress, adornments, and long hair ought to be kept out of machines Keep hands and fingers clear of paper channel on shredder Switch machines off before attempting to clear a blockage.

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Common Office Chemicals Cleaning Agents (Bleach/Ammonia) Toners Inks Cleansers Solvents Paints Adhesives These are a few cases of a few regular chemicals that could be brought into the working environment.

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Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom) Because the "Right-to-Know" Law gives you the privilege to know the perils in your work environment, a composed Hazard Communication Plan is required by 29 CFR 1910.1200. A composed Hazard Communication Program for research facility ranges at USCA can be found on the Operations site at . A composed Chemical Hygiene Plan for non-lab territories at USCA can be found on the Operations site at .

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Emergency Action Plan The USCA Emergency Action Plan (EAP) has been produced to give a painstakingly arranged rule of suitable reaction activities for a wide cluster of crisis situations on grounds. The reason for this arrangement is to spare lives, decrease the frequency of individual harm, and anticipate property harm.

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Bloodborne Pathogens The Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) forestalls presentation to HIV & HBV. Utilize Universal Precautions to keep the spread of Bloodborne Infection. Allude to the USCA Exposure Control Plan@

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First Aid Make beyond any doubt that you know the area of the closest First Aid Kit. Ensure that the First Aid Kit is supplied legitimately. Data on areas and supplies for First Aid Kits can be found in Appendix G of the Emergency Action Plan @

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Fire Procedures Hear fire alert in your building or are advised to empty by proper USCA work force. Clear the working to your assigned rally focuses. BECs or the EHSM can help you distinguish your assigned rally point. At rally point, take after responsibility methods given by BECs. Likewise allude to the Emergency Action Plan at

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Emergency Evacuations Keep your head! Know the ways out! Try not to hurried to exits, yet stroll to exits! Guarantee simple access to the most secure way out!

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Employee Safety You are in charge of your own security! Wellbeing is a privilege not a benefit!

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Additional Information… Training in regards to any security issue can be given by reaching the Environmental Health and Safety Manager (EHSM) at expansion 3538 or the site @ Should you have any inquiries with respect to wellbeing and security on the USCA grounds, please contact the EHSM.