OSHA rules make it clear that new employees need awareness training and this is the perfect start for compliance with OSHA training regulations. Getting this same information from a hired safety consultant will cost any company up to $297, but we are including this fully editable and ready-to-go safety orientation as another FREE BONUS with your subscription to Weeklysafety.com.
Even though this safety orientation is ready-to-go right now, you can still customize it to your company or organization. Add your logo, include pictures of your team doing things the right way, and show your company, project or site information.
But remember, you can add slides, delete sections, change text and photos, this is YOUR safety orientation!
- Safety Policy - tell your new team members how safety is a priority at your organization.
- General Safety Rules - the DOs and DON'Ts that every new hire needs to know.
- Accident & Incident Reporting - what needs to be reported, when, and to whom.
- Signs & Barricades - tell them and show them what your safety signage means.
- Fire Safety & Prevention - give a proper orientation to specific types of fire extinguishers and their uses.
- Housekeeping - clean sites, warehouses, and work-spaces are safer for everyone.
- Hazard Communication - start them off on the right foot with the new OSHA Globally Harmonized System for chemical hazard communication. EVERY COMPANY NEEDS this, don't make the mistake of thinking you're exempt.
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - safety orientation is the perfect place to define "PPE" and communicate what is required for your organization.
- Stairway and Ladder Safety - DOs and DON'Ts for ladder and stair way safety that may just prevent the next serious injury. You can even customize this with your own ladder pics to really drive the point home!
- Fall Protection - start the discussion on how to avoid serious falls and let them know where fall hazards may be found.
- Equipment, Tools, and Ground Fault Safety - examples of good and bad extension cords, GFCIs, and other common tool hazards that will help orientate the new team member to avoid serious incidents.
- Lockout/Tagout - don't take a chance on this dangerous topic. All employees should recognize what lockout/tagout means so they can work safely around it, avoid it, and know if they need more training to do lockout/tagout.