All workers are trained at the workplace as by the company standards and must be knowledgeable of all workplace hazards and able to identify, report, correct and eliminate any known hazards as well as avoid the creation of new ones. If these problems are corrected immediately, we can prevent unnecessary accidents and / or incidents. We each have a responsibility for our own safety as well as the safety of our co-workers.


Each employee will inspect his or her workplace and machine to observe for any unsafe conditions prior to starting work. Unsafe conditions include, but are not limited to:

  • Inadequate guards or protection
  • Defective tools, equipment or machinery
  • Fire and explosion(s) hazards
  • Substandard housekeeping
  • Excessive noise
  • Hazardous atmospheric conditions
  • Area congestion

Employees have an obligation to report unsafe acts and conditions immediately to the supervisors in the area, where the unsafe act or conditions exist. Unsafe conditions include, but are not limited to:

  • Operating equipment or machinery without authority
  • Failure to warn or secure
  • Operating equipment at improper speeds
  • Making safety devices inoperable
  • Using defective equipment
  • Using equipment improperly
  • Failing to use personal protective equipment (details below).

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

  • Safety shoes
  • Safety glasses and face protector / shield
  • Gloves (when handling chemicals and rough, sharp, or abrasive materials)
  • Hearing protection (in areas where noise level exceeds 90 db)