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Industrial Safety For

The Miranda Associates

Group 1:
-James Sadie -Jason Ebio -Viel Velasco
John Paul Louis Miranda Audrey Caal Neil Vincent Aguja
Company Overview:
The Miranda Associates, an independent and well-known company in the field of
electronics, provides not only high quality products and services but also a safe
environment for its employees.
Employer statement: It is our aim to prevent accidents and cases of work-related ill
health, as well as to provide adequate control of health and safety risks arising from
work activities. We will achieve this by undertaking relevant risk assessments and
ensuring action required to remove/control risks will be carried out. We will check
that the implemented actions have removed/reduced the risks and will report the
findings of the risk assessments to all relevant employees. We will review assessments
annually or when the work activity changes, whichever is soonest. The individuals
identified in this policy have been allocated specific responsibilities.
Safety and health policy statement

Company policy: The Company commits itself in providing a healthy and safe
workplace for its employees, visitors and guests. This company shall employ an
effective accident and illness prevention program that involves all its employees in
the effort to eliminate workplace hazards. The company will also invite several
experts for inspections and suggestions to achieve these goals.
Management: Management is responsible for promoting communication workplace
health and safety as a normal component of all aspects of work. Planning,
developing, implementing and monitoring a workplace health and safety program.
Supervision: Supervisors are responsible for supervising and training workers in safe
work practices. Supervisors must enforce company safety rules and work to eliminate
hazardous conditions. Supervisors shall lead safety efforts by example.
Safety Committee: The safety committee is composed of employer and employee
representatives who are responsible for recommending safety and health
improvements in the workplace. The committee is also responsible for identifying
hazards and unsafe work practices, removing obstacles to incident prevention and
helping the company evaluate the accident and illness prevention program.
Employees: Employees are expected to work in a healthy and safe manner and
promote a healthy and safe workplace. All employees are encouraged to
participate in safety and health program activities such as reporting hazards, unsafe
work practices and accidents immediately to their supervisors or a safety committee
representative; wearing required personal protective equipment; and participating
in and supporting safety committee activities.
Safety and health goals

Provide workers with a safe work place


Make a daily inspection
Provide safety trainings
Establish safety rules
Teach the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment
Provide Personal Protective Equipment
New employee orientation

New employee orientation is not a one-day process; it can take from 30 days to 6
months or more, if done properly. A successful orientation program accelerates
learning and decreases employee turnover, while increasing employee satisfaction
and performance.
First impressions shape an individuals image of the organization throughout their
employment.
Cover the Basics:
Provide the employee with necessary information regarding housekeeping matters,
but do not overwhelm or bore the employee with mundane presentations and/or
videos. Present the vital information in an organized and succinct format, and ensure
the employee has adequate time to review necessary forms and policies. Most of this
information can be provided by the human resources office, and ideally through
automated software.
Cover Job-Specific Details:
Provide the new employee with job-specific information such as:
Function and mission statement of the organization, and how the employee fits in.
The vision, values and goals of the organization.
Job responsibilities, expectations and duties detailed in a Standard Operations
Procedures
Job-specific policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Career development opportunities, such as available professional organization
membership, training, tuition reimbursement, and career progression.
Safety and training

Employees are to be instructed by experts on safety management


Employees are required to be taught the proper use of protective garments
Posters of the proper and basic instructions showing the safe working procedures
shall be posted on walls, bulletin boards; places, whereas it will be easily noticed
All employees are to go through first aid training
Employee responsibilities

Ensure familiarity with the policies and procedures to avoid danger in the workplace
Take reasonable care for the health and safety of people who are at the place of
work
Co-operate with colleagues/other employees
Notify the employer of supervisor of any rish to health and safety
Not to interfere with or misuse things provided for health, safety and welfare
Work in a profesional manner
Regular attendance is to be observed
Accident, investigation and reporting

All injuries/harms must be reported to management as soon as possible.


It is important that all incidents be reported, no matter how small it may be.
Any property/liability loss claim must also be reported to management as
soon as possible. Safety personnel of the area where the
damage/harm/loss has been done, is responsible to investigate the
incident.
All damage reports are to be immediately given to the safety director of
the Company.
Personel protective equipment

The Requirement for PPE To ensure the greatest possible protection for employees in
the workplace, the cooperative efforts of both employers and employees will help in
establishing and maintaining a safe and healthful work environment. In general,
employers are responsible for: n Performing a hazard assessment of the workplace
to identify and control physical and health hazards. n Identifying and providing
appropriate PPE for employees. n Training employees in the use and care of the PPE.
n Maintaining PPE, including replacing worn or damaged PPE. n Periodically
reviewing, updating and evaluating the effectiveness of the PPE program. In general,
employees should: n Properly wear PPE, n Attend training sessions on PPE, n Care for,
clean and maintain PPE, and n Inform a supervisor of the need to repair or replace
PPE.
Eye and Face Protection:
Employees can be exposed to a large number of hazards that pose danger to their
eyes and face. Employers requires to ensure that employees have appropriate eye
or face protection if they are exposed to eye or face hazards from flying particles,
molten metal, liquid chemicals, acids or caustic liquids, chemical gases or vapors,
potentially infected material or potentially harmful light radiation.
Types of Eye Protection:
Selecting the most suitable eye and face protection for
employees should take into consideration the following elements:
Ability to protect against specific workplace hazards.
Should fit properly and be reasonably comfortable to wear.
Should provide unrestricted vision and movement.
Should be durable and cleanable.
Should allow unrestricted functioning of any other required PPE.
Head Protection:
Protecting employees from potential head injuries is a key element of any safety
program. A head injury can impair an employee for life or it can be fatal. Wearing a
safety helmet or hard hat is one of the easiest ways to protect an employees head 17
from injury. Hard hats can protect employees from impact and penetration hazards as
well as from electrical shock and burn hazards.
Employers must ensure that their employees wear head protection if any of the following
apply:
Objects might fall from above and strike them on the head;
They might bump their heads against fixed objects, such as exposed pipes or
beams; or
There is a possibility of accidental head contact with electrical hazards.
Hand and Arm Protection:
If a workplace hazard assessment reveals that employees face potential injury to hands
and arms that cannot be eliminated through engineering and work practice controls,
employers must ensure that employees wear appropriate protection. Potential hazards
include skin absorption of harmful substances, chemical or thermal burns, electrical
dangers, bruises, abrasions, cuts, punctures, fractures and amputations. Protective
equipment includes gloves, finger guards and arm coverings or elbow-length gloves.
Leather, Canvas or Metal Mesh Gloves Sturdy gloves made from metal mesh, leather or
canvas provide protection against cuts and burns. Leather or canvass gloves also
protect against sustained heat.
Leather gloves protect against sparks, moderate heat, blows, chips and rough objects.
Aluminized gloves provide reflective and insulating protection against heat and
require an insert made of synthetic materials to protect against heat and cold.
Aramid fiber gloves protect against heat and cold, are cut- and abrasive-resistant
and wear well.
Synthetic gloves of various materials offer protection against heat and cold, are cut-
and abrasive-resistant and may withstand some diluted acids. These materials do not
stand up against alkalis and solvents.
Safety rules

Effective management of employee safety and health protection


is a decisive factor in reducing the extent and severity of work-related
injuries and illnesses and their related costs. In fact, an
effective safety and health program forms the basis of good
employee protection, can save time and money, increase productivity,
and reduce employee injuries, illnesses and related workers
compensation costs.
1. Keep your mind on your work at all times. No horseplay on the job. Injury or
termination or both can be the result.
2.Personal safety equipment must be worn as prescribed for each job, such as: safety
glasses for eye protection, hard hats at all times within the confines of the construction
area where there is a potential for falling materials or tools, gloves when handling
materials, and safety shoes are necessary for protection against foot injuries.
3. Watch where you are walking. Don't run.
4. The use of illegal drugs or alcohol or being under the influence of the same on the
project shall be cause for termination. Inform your supervisor if taking strong prescription
drugs that warn against driving or using machinery.
5. Do not distract the attention of fellow workers. Do no engage in any act which would
endanger another employee.
6.A good job is a clean job, and a clean job is the start of a safe job. So keep your
working area free from rubbish and debris.
7.Never work aloft if you are afraid to do so, if you are subject to dizziness, or if you are
apt to be nervous or sick.
8.Never move an injured person unless it is absolutely necessary. Use first aid, if it is a
grave injury call for emergency right away.
9. Know where firefighting equipment is located and be trained on how to use it.
10.Be sure that all guards are in place. Do not remove, displace, damage, or destroy
any safety device or safeguard furnished or provided for use on the job, nor interfere with
the use thereof.
11.Do not enter an area which has been barricaded.
Safety committee

The safety committee is composed of employer and employee representatives who


are responsible for recommending safety and health improvements in the
workplace. The committee is also responsible for identifying hazards and unsafe work
practices, removing obstacles to incident prevention and helping the company
evaluate the accident and illness prevention program
The safety director and supervisors are to conduct proper inspections of the regularly
used equipments and also to supervise the work of the employees if its proper and
safe
Emergency action plan

The following is a plan to prepare for emergencies. By auditing the work area, by
training employees, by procuring and maintaining necessary equipment, and by
assigning responsibilities and preparing for an emergency, human life and employer
resources will be preserved. The intent of the plan is to ensure all employees a safe
and healthful working environment. Those employees assigned specific emergency
duties under the plan should be provided the necessary training and protective
equipment to ensure their safety.
Supervisors are to be assigned to head count the employees working under them to
ensure the exact number are in the safe location indicated.
Supervisors are the responsible figures to advice employees about the safety
measures to be taken when in an emergency.
Training for the EAP are to be conducted three times a year.
In cases of fire, whereas the alarm system will automatically turn on, employees are
to proceed to the nearest emergency exits; stairs that will lead them either at the
roof or at the ground floor.
In the event of bomb threat, toxic chemical release, hazardous weather, or other
emergencies notification will be made over the public address system.
All employees are to meet in the Company parking lot for the head count made by
the supervisors of each department.
Employees and visitors are both taken into account.
Supervisors are responsible to report missing persons.
Safety discipline

All employees are to observe violation of rules and responsibilities; safety personnel
are to take charge in disciplining employees in effort to correct their violation.
Employees who fail to follow safety rules and regulations established to protect them
and their fellow employees endanger themselves and others.
Visitors and contractors on site are also required to abide by the safety rules and
regulations.
The following procedures will be followed when a violation is observed:
Four rules of violation:
1-Warning 3-One week suspension
2-One day supension 4-Termination
Employee confirmation

This is to certify that I, ___________________________________, have read and will


observe the safety practices as outlined in this booklet and other rules presented to
me during my employment with Miranda Associates. I understand that the safety
practices listed are not the only procedures and/or rules that I will be called upon to
follow.

I also understand that it is a requirement of my employment that any injury/illness be


reported to my supervisor immediately.

SIGNED _______________WITNESS__________________DATE___________
This form to be filed in personnel file