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PERSONAL DATA IDENTIFICATION NAME STREET CITY STATE PHONES ZIP NOTIFY IN EMERGENCY NAME ADDRESS PHONE RELATIONSHIP MEDICAL INFORMATION BLOOD TYPE ALLERGIES MEDICATIONS DOCTOR PHONE HEALTH INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION NO. PHONE Use this planner to keep focused on safety throughout the year . Read the monthly tips and the valuable safety reminders in the back of the planner .

NOTES SUNDAY MONDAY For complete nutrition, have something from each of the 5 food groups every day. TUESDAY S M T W T F S SAFETY FACT More than 29 million Americans seek emergency treatment every year for injuries. WELLNESS TIP DECEMBER 2014 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 4 5 6 11 12 13 18 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Day 20 25 26 27

PUT NEAR MISSES ON NOTICE time could result in an injur y the next time. THURSDAY FRIDAY Learn to recognize when youve had a near miss. Anyone who has thought, That was a close call, has had one. Always report near misses as soon as possible. A near miss one WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY S M T W T F S SATURDAY 1 New Years Day 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 7 8 9 10 14 15 16 17 21 22 23 24 28 29 30 31

NOTES SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY 1 Groundhog Day 2 3 8 9 10 15 16 Presidents Day 17 22 Washingtons Birthday 23 24

AVOID SHOCKING EXPERIENCES tingling in your hands or a slight shock. use extra care around power lines. THURSDAY Stop using an electricpowered tool immediately if you feel When using equipment, carrying ladders, or handling materials, WEDNESDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 4 5 6 7 11 12 Lincolns Birthday 13 14 Valentines Day 18 Ash Wednesday 19 20 21 25 26 27 28 JANUARY S M T W T F S MARCH S M T W T F S SAFETY FACT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 2

NOTES SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY 1 2 3 8 Daylight Saving Time begins 9 10 15 16 17 St. Patricks Day 22 23 24 29 Palm Sunday 30 31

THINK FIRST TO AVOID A STRAIN loads. Get help or use a mechanical aid. items. Bend your knees, not your waist. THURSDAY Dont take chances when lifting and moving hea vy or awkward Keep your spine straight when lifting AND when setting down WEDNESDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 4 5 6 7 11 12 13 14 18 19 20 Spring begins 21 25 26 27 28 FEBRUARY S M T W T F S APRIL S M T W T F S SAFETY FACT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

NOTES SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY SAFETY FACT Nearly 40 of American workers report experiencing fatigue on the job. WELLNESS TIP Sleeplessness may be caused by medical issues. If you have trouble sleeping, consult your doctor. 5 Easter 6 7 12 13 14 19 20 21 26 27 28

STAY ALERT FOR FATIGUE Be aware of when your attention is compromiseddecreased focus Aim for 79 hours of sleep a night, as recommended by health experts. and response time caused by fa tigue creates opportunities for injury. WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 1 2 Good Friday 3 4 Passover begins 8 9 10 11 15 16 17 18 22 Earth Day Administrative Professionals Day 23 24 25 29 30 MARCH S M T W T F S MAY S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22

NOTES SUNDAY APRIL S M T W T F S MONDAY JUNE S M T W T F S TUESDAY 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 3 4 5 10 Mothers Day 11 12 17 18 Victoria Day Canada 19 24 31 25 Memorial Day Observed 26

USE THE RIGHT PPE FROM HEAD TO TOE how small and quick a task may seem. Use all the required personal protective equipment PPE, no matter Never become complacent. Personal protective equipment provides defense against injury, but does not prevent dangerous incidents. THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY WEDNESDAY SAFETY FACT WELLNESS TIP To help control your weight, serve food on smaller plates and say no to seconds. 1 2 About 15 of all injuries in the U.S. occur in the workplace. 6 7 8 9 13 14

NOTES SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY 1 2 7 8 9 14 Flag Day 15 16 21 Fathers Day Summer begins 22 23 28 29 30

GET THE FACTS FROM THE SDS Treat all hazardous materials with respect. Read the substances safety data sheet SDS to learn the safe way to handle it. substance into a new container, label it clearly. THURSDAY FRIDAY Do not cover or remove labels from products. If you must put a WEDNESDAY SATURDAY 3 4 5 6 10 11 12 13 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 SAFETY FACT Breathing in a substance is the most common type of exposure. WELLNESS TIP Use sunscreen of SPF 30 or more on all exposed skin

NOTES SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY JUNE S M T W T F S SAFETY FACT It takes 5 to 7 days for a persons body to begin to adjust to hotter, more humid weather. WELLNESS TIP Add motivation for exercise by making dates with friends for walks, workouts, or sports. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 5 6 7 12 13 14 19 20 21 26 27 28

MAINTAIN YOUR COOL WHEN ITS HOT hat when working outdoors on hot, sunny days. prevent heat illness. Wear long pants, long sleeves, sunglasses, and a widebrimmed Take breaks to cool off and remember to drink plenty of wa ter to WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 1 Canada Day Canada 2 3 4 Independence Day 8 9 10 11 15 16 17 18 22 23 24 25 29 30 31 AUGUST S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31

NOTES SUNDAY JULY S M T W T F S MONDAY SEPTEMBER S M T W T F S TUESDAY 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 2 3 Civic Holiday Canada 4 9 10 11 16 17 18 23 30 31 24 25

GUARD AGAINST SLIPS, TRIPS, AND FALLS Clean up spills or barricade the area immedia tely. Keep walkways and stairways free of tripping hazards. Beware of surfaces where a change in traction might occur . THURSDAY FRIDAY WEDNESDAY SATURDAY SAFETY FACT Contact with equipment or an object is a top cause of accidental injury in the U.S. WELLNESS TIP Boost your physical activity by always taking the stairs instead of the elevator or escalator. 1 5 6 7 8 12 13 14 15 19 20 21 22 26

NOTES SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY SAFETY FACT Close to 70 of American workers who experienced hand injuries were not wearing gloves. WELLNESS TIP Keep the salt shaker off the table. Use herbs and spices instead to add flavor to dishes. 1 6 7 Labor Day Labour Day Canada 8 13 National Grandparents Day 14 Rosh Hashanah 15 20 21 22 27 28 29

TREAT WOUNDS WITH CARE Know where first aid kits are loca ted in the workplace. Clean and bandage even small cuts and scra pes promptly. Wear gloves and wash hands thoroughly if providing care. THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY WEDNESDAY 2 3 4 5 9 10 11 12 16 17 18 19 23 Yom Kippur Autumn begins 24 25 26 30 AUGUST S M T W T F S OCTOBER S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

NOTES SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY SEPTEMBER S M T W T F S SAFETY FACT Workplace fires and explosions kill 200 and injure more than 5,000 workers each year in the U.S. WELLNESS TIP Have health screenings as recommended to catch a problem early, when its easier to treat. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 4 5 6 11 12 Columbus Day Observed Thanksgiving Canada 13 18 19 20 25 26 27

FOCUS ON FIRE SAFETY Store flammable materials and waste properly. Be familiar with workplace emergency procedures. Know where emergency power shutoffs are located in your area. THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY NOVEMBER WEDNESDAY S M T W T F S 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 7 8 9 10 14 15 16 Bosss Day 17 21 22 23 24 28 29 30 31 Halloween

NOTES SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY 1 Daylight Saving Time ends 2 Election Day 3 8 9 10 15 16 17 22 23 24 29 30

STACK AND STORE IN A SAFE MANNER items on the bottom. shelves, racks, or bins. Always stack materials neatly and properly, with larger, heavier Do not exceed height or quantity restrictions, or overfill storage WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 4 5 6 7 11 Veterans Day Remembrance Day Canada 12 13 14 18 19 20 21 25 26 Thanksgiving 27 28 OCTOBER S M T W T F S DECEMBER S M T W T F S SAFETY FACT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 3

NOTES SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY SAFETY FACT The number of residential fires caused by candles triples every December in the U.S. WELLNESS TIP Beware of overexerting yourself when shoveling snow. Take breaks to catch your breath. 1 6 7 Hanukkah begins 8 13 14 15 20 21 22 Winter begins 27 28 29

NEVER LET SAFETY TAKE A HOLIDAY home and at bedtime. Blow out candles and unplug holiday lights before lea ving Celebrate the safe way. Do not drink and drive or allo w your party guests to do so. Have designated drivers or offer to call a cab. THURSDAY FRIDAY WEDNESDAY SATURDAY 2 3 4 5 9 10 11 12 16 17 18 19 23 24 25 Christmas 26 Kwanzaa begins Boxing Day Canada 30 31 NOVEMBER S M T W T F S JANUARY 2016 S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21

EMERGENCYCARE GUIDE FOR ADULTS YOUR ACTIONS CAN SAVE LIVESKNOW WHAT TO DO CPR and first aid training can make a difference in emergencies. Check with your workplace, the American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or your community hospital for informa tion about training. INITIAL ACTIONS IN A FIRST AID EMERGENCY 1. Check the scene to see tha t its safe for you. 2. Check the victims for lifethreatening conditions such as severe bleeding, unconsciousness, and lack of breathing. 3. Call 911 o

If theres no AED see box at right or If an automated external until someone arrives with one defibrillator AED is nearby, Place the victim onto hisher back, retrieve it right away. Follow the on a firm surface. If the victim is directions on the equipment. not breathing normally, begin chest If it instructs you to provide compressions. rescue breaths and you are not Place one hand in the center of the confident about doing so, then victims chest, between the nipples. provide compressions only.

CHOKING 1. ASK Are you choking If the victim cant brea the, cough, or speak, or makes highpitched sounds, have someone call for emergency help. 2. PERFORM THE HEIMLICH MANEUVER Stand behind the victim. Wrap your arms around the victims waist and grab the fist of one hand with your other hand. Place the thumb side of your fist a gainst the victims stomach, slightly above the navel, and below Abdominal thrust victim standing the rib cage. Press your fist into the victims abdomen with a quick u

ELECTRIC SHOCK Disconnect the source of electricity. Call 911. If the victim is unconscious and not brea thing normally, begin CPR. Treat for shock and burns if necessar y. EYE INJURIES Avoid rubbing the eye. For a minor cut or scra tch, rinse the eye with wa ter or a saline solution to remove a foreign bod y that may be the cause. Seek medical care if there is no relief. Do not attempt to remove any embedded object. Bandage loosely, avoid applying pressure, and seek medical care. For

DRIVE SMART AND STAY SAFE Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of onthejob injuries, according to the National Safety Council. Driver fatigue, drinking, time pressure, and not wearing seatbelts are contributing factors. Do all you can to stay safe on the roadon and off the job. Defensive Driving Help prevent accidents by driving responsibly and courteously. Keep your cool and be pa tient. Dont insist on the right of way or expect other drivers to do the right thing. Stay alert and focus

KEEP YOUR WORK AREA CLUTTERFREE Workplace housekeeping is the task of keeping work areas, hallways, storage spaces, stairwells, bathrooms, break rooms, and offices clean and safe. It includes ensuring that these areas are neat and orderly, cleared of slip, trip, and fall hazards, and free from fire and chemical dangers. In addition to reducing the chance of injur y, a clutterfree space is a more efficient, healthy, and pleasant place to work. Supplies, clean equipment, and tools that are easy to

STAY FIT TO FIGHT INJURY A strong, healthy body can help you avoid injury and illness both on and off the job. By striving for fitness, you can reduce the chance for sprains and strainsthe number one workplace injury help control your weight and lo wer your risk for developing heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and other health conditions improve your sleep and gain more energy and endurance and boost your immune system and your ability to resist colds, the flu, and other illnesses. A wellbala

KEEP STRESS IN CHECK Anything that affects your health and your ability to focus on the task at hand can compromise your safety at work and home. Too much stress can put you into this danger zone. Being stressed out weakens your body and sidetracks your attention. Its normal to feel some stress. Our bodies are wired to respond to threats and challenges with an adrenaline rush tha t helps us think and act more quickly. But a constant state of stress creates wear and tear on both the bod y and the

GUARD AGAINST COLDS AND THE FLU The common cold and the flu influenza affect millions of people annually. These contagious diseases leave people feeling lousy and unable to work safely and efficiently. Plus, they cause many missed days of work. Colds are most common between September and April. Flu outbreaks can begin as early as October and can last as la te as May. Thats when its extra important for you to take some simple actions that can help you avoid these illnesses. Cold And Flu Preventi

PRACTICE SAFETY AT HOME More workers are injured off the job than on the job. Apply safety rules to all you do a t home as well as a t work, including using PPE and knowing how to handle hazardous substances. In addition, make your home safe by taking these actions Practice fire safetycheck your smoke alarms every month. Create a family fire escape plan for your home tha t shows two ways out of every room. Practice it often. Store flammable materials well away from sources of heat. Have a ca

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