So if you have no clue, or need a guide on what OSHA actually wants, they have these nifty tools that can help. These cover General Industry, Construction, and Healthcare. Being OSHA compliant is not the ‘end all’ (remember, OSHA is the minimum you should do), but it is a good place to start.
You know what to do:
A wide range of subjects – including construction, excavation, healthcare, machine shops, plastics, metal stamping, etc. Programs are detailed and include all aspects to create a good program. I may break these down later to individual subjects, but posting now for reference.
Click links below for documents:
Construction Safety Manual
Safety Manual for Excavation
Safety Manual for Extended Care Facilities
Safety Manual for Machine Shops
Safety Manual for Masonry Work
Safety Manual for Metal Stamping and Sheet Metal
Safety Manual for Plastics Work
OSHA has two interesting presentations – The first is on WHY you need to have a safe resident handling program, and the second is implementing a safe resident handling program. For you consultant’s out there, the first can be used to sell the idea. Obviously most of us already realize it is important.
Click links below for presentations:
Benefits of Implementing a Safe Resident Handling Program
Implementing A Safe Resident Handling Program
Article from Amerisure Insurance Company on evaluating risk in healthcare – includes a host of other resources as well.
A detailed guide from NIOSH on slip trip and fall prevention in the healthcare setting.
This guide covers all aspects – good statistics, and a ‘top 10’ on how these injuries occur.
Click Link Below for Document:
Slips Trips and Falls for Healthcare Workers – NIOSH