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ALWAYS PRACTICE SAFE LIFTING Respect your limitations. Use a mechanical aid or ask for help with PERSONAL DATA heavy or bulky loads that could result in a strain or a sprain. as straight as possible,

NOTES SUNDAY DECEMBER 2015 S M T W T F S MONDAY FEBRUARY S M T W T F S TUESDAY Nearly 11 American workers die on the job every day. SAFETY FACT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

PUT SAFETY FIRST Working safely is not an option. Your health and life, and those of your coworkers and others, depend on it. at the top of your workplace priorities. THURSDAY Commit to working sa

NOTES SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY 1 2 Groundhog Day 7 8 9 14 Valentines Day 15 Presidents Day 16 21 22 Washingtons Birthday 23 28 29 Most workers who have suffered eye, head, and foot injur

GET IN GEAR FOR SAFETYS SAKE matter how quick a task may seem. Use all the required personal protective equipment PPE, no Inspect your PPE before you use it. Dont use suspect items. If PPE doesnt f

NOTES SUNDAY About 1 in 100 American workers sustain a workrelated disabling injury or illness each year. MONDAY TUESDAY SAFETY FACT WELLNESS TIP Boiling vegetables removes nutrients. Instead, m

ALERT OTHERS TO HAZARDS others at risk. are passing by a safe distance a way. THURSDAY Notify others immediately about hazards. Any delay puts you and Sign and block off work areas as necessar y to

NOTES SUNDAY MARCH S M T W T F S MONDAY MAY S M T W T F S TUESDAY About 13 of jobrelated injuries in the U.S. happen to workers with just 15 years of company service. SAFETY FACT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

STICK WITH THE RULES supervisor. Rules and procedures are put in place for the safety of you, your If you feel that a safety procedure is inadequa te, talk with your coworkers, and others. Never t

NOTES SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY 1 2 3 8 9 10 Mothers Day 15 16 17 22 23 Victoria Day Canada 24 29 30 31 Memorial Day

STAY ON THE ROAD TO SAFETY Put away cell phones and other distractions. seat belt. Make driving your sole focus of a ttention when behind the wheel. Always make sure that everyone in the vehicle is

NOTES SUNDAY MAY S M T W T F S MONDAY JULY S M T W T F S TUESDAY Cancer of the skin is the most common type of cancer in the U.S. SAFETY FACT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE SUN even on cloudy days. Guard your skin from sun dama ge, including skin cancer. Stay in the shade if possible and wear a widebrimmed ha t and long sleeves. Apply sunscr

NOTES SUNDAY JUNE S M T W T F S MONDAY AUGUST S M T W T F S TUESDAY The ill effects of exposure to some hazardous materials do not appear until much later in life. SAFETY FACT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1

RESPECT HAZARDOUS MATERIALS the safe handling of hazardous substances. Read labels and safety data sheets SDS for information about Follow proper procedures when using, storing, or discarding these

NOTES SUNDAY Hand and power tools cause an average of nearly 400,000 visits to U.S. emergency rooms each year. MONDAY TUESDAY SAFETY FACT 1 Civic Holiday Canada 2 7 8 9 14 15 16 21 22 2

USE THE RIGHT TOOL THE RIGHT WAY Choose the correct tool for ever y task and use it properly. Check tools for damage before using them. Keep tools sharp, clean, and in good condition. THURSDAY FRI

NOTES SUNDAY AUGUST S M T W T F S MONDAY OCTOBER S M T W T F S TUESDAY Almost 20 of workplace injuries and illnesses in the U.S. involve the back. SAFETY FACT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

LIFT SAFELY TO SAVE YOUR BACK use a mechanical aid if there is risk of a strain. down, and use your leg muscles. THURSDAY Always think before you lift. Test the weight first and get help or Use the

NOTES SUNDAY SEPTEMBER S M T W T F S MONDAY NOVEMBER S M T W T F S TUESDAY About 15,000 Americans are injured or killed in fires each year. SAFETY FACT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 1

PLAN YOUR ESCAPE FROM FIRE event of an emergency. Know your workplace procedures and evacua tion plans in the Draw out a fireescape plan for your home tha t shows two ways out of every room. Practi

NOTES SUNDAY More than 200,000 people are seriously injured on the job in the U.S. each year due to falls. MONDAY TUESDAY SAFETY FACT 1 6 Daylight Saving Time ends 7 8 Election Day 13 14 1

AIM TO BE CLUTTERFREE Make it a habit to put tools and supplies a way promptly. Stack materials neatly and avoid overfilling racks and bins. If you create a mess, clean it up. Dont leave it for so

NOTES SUNDAY NOVEMBER S M T W T F S MONDAY JANUARY 2017 S M T W T F S TUESDAY 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 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

HAVE A SAFE HOLIDAY SEASON Inspect holiday lights for cracked or broken cords and plugs. Blow out candles before leaving home or going to bed. Never drink and drive or allo w your holiday guests t

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 H

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 fi

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 victi

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 r

BE KIND TO YOUR BODY Making your work more comfortable can both increase your productivity and reduce your risk for suffering injury. You can help identify potential problems and adjust your work habi

BE KIND TO YOUR BODY ERGONOMIC STRATEGIES 1. Change awkward movements. Position tools, supplies, and your work within easy reach. Arrange materials as much as possible to avoid leaning as well as ben

SIDESTEP SLIPS, TRIPS, AND FALLS Slips, trips, and falls are the leading causes of accidental injuries and deaths in the workplace. Heres what you can do to keep yourself and others on their feet and

GOOD HEALTH MAKES A DIFFERENCE Being fit and feeling good helps you be your best in all areas of lifeat work, home, and play. Here are 10 key things you can do to get and stay healthy. 1. Eat a nutrit

BE READY FOR EMERGENCIES Being prepared for a crisiswhether flooding, a tornado, hurricane, or another eventcan greatly reduce the danger and distress your family may face. Heres how you can prepare.

BE READY FOR EMERGENCIES Have a disaster supply kit read y to take with you in case of evacuation. Be sure to include at least three days worth of water, food, clothing, medications, and personal ite

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