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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 Every year, 1 of every 100 American workers suffers an injury that requires time off or restricted duties. MONDAY If weight loss is your goal, eat less or exercise more or better yet, do both. TUESDAY SAFETY FACT HEALTH TIP 1 New Years Day 6 7 8 13 14 15 20 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day 22 27 28 29

PLAN AHEAD FOR SAFETY your job. Make a commitment to work safely in ever y task. Its part of Avoid the temptation to sacrifice safety when things get rushed. Manage your time so safety remains a priority . THURSDAY FRIDAY WEDNESDAY SATURDAY 2 3 4 5 9 10 11 12 16 17 18 19 23 24 25 26 30 31 DECEMBER 2012 S M T W T F S S M T W T F S FEBRUARY 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 30 31 25 26 27 28 29 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 2

NOTES SUNDAY More than 125,000 U.S. workers have to take time off each year due to overexertion while lifting. MONDAY Have fish or shellfish 2 or more times each week for their hearthealthy omega3 fatty acids. TUESDAY SAFETY FACT HEALTH TIP 3 4 5 10 11 12 Lincolns Birthday 17 18 Presidents Day 19 24 25 26

PROTECT YOUR BACK Size up a load before you lift it. Get help or use a mechanical aid if the object is too hea vy or awkward. down to pick up or put do wn a load. THURSDAY Put your legsnot your backto work while lifting. Squat WEDNESDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 1 2 Groundhog Day 6 7 8 9 13 Ash Wednesday 14 Valentines Day 15 16 20 21 22 Washingtons Birthday 23 27 28 S M T W T F S JANUARY S M T W T F S MARCH 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 2

NOTES S M T W T F S SUNDAY FEBRUARY S M T W T F S MONDAY APRIL TUESDAY SAFETY FACT Ergonomic disorders account for almost a third of all disabling workplace injuries in the U.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 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 Daylight Saving Time begins 11 12 17 St. Patricks Day 18 19 24 Palm Sunday 25 26 Passover begins 31 Easter

SUPPORT YOUR TEAMS SAFETY people at risk. Alert others to hazards right a way. Any delay puts you and other Always follow correct procedures. Shortcuts can create hazards that result in injuries to you or your coworkers. THURSDAY FRIDAY WEDNESDAY SATURDAY HEALTH TIP Keep stress under control by making it a priority to spend some time each day relaxing. 1 2 6 7 8 9 13 14 15 16 20 Spring begins 21 22 23 27 28 29 Good Friday 30

NOTES SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY SAFETY FACT Studies show that up to 70 of workers who sustained hand injuries were not wearing gloves. 1 2 7 8 9 14 15 16 21 22 Earth Day 23 28 29 30

GEAR UP TO SAFEGUARD YOURSELF Use the required personal protective equipment PPE for ever y task. Ensure that its clean, in good repair, and fits well. Remember that PPE helps guard you a gainst injury, but does not prevent dangerous incidents. Never become complacent. THURSDAY FRIDAY WEDNESDAY SATURDAY 3 4 5 6 10 11 12 13 17 18 19 20 24 Administrative Professionals Day 25 26 27 HEALTH TIP Eat a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables in order to get a wide range of nutrien

NOTES S M T W T F S SUNDAY APRIL S M T W T F S MONDAY JUNE TUESDAY SAFETY FACT The use of seatbelts in vehicles saves close to 20,000 American lives every year. 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 30 24 25 26 27 28 29 5 6 7 12 Mothers Day 13 14 19 20 Victoria Day Canada 21 26 27 Memorial Day Observed 28

FOLLOW THE RULES OF THE ROAD raises your chance for suffering an injur y. reasonincluding cell phone use. THURSDAY Avoid speeding. Its a major factor in automobile crashes and Pay attention distracted driving is dangerous, no matter the WEDNESDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 1 2 3 4 8 9 10 11 15 16 17 18 Armed Forces Day 22 23 24 25 29 30 31 HEALTH TIP For good health, get 30 minutes or more of moderateintensity physical activity most days of the week.

NOTES SUNDAY S M T W T F S MONDAY S M T W T F S TUESDAY MAY JULY SAFETY FACT More than 2 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every year. 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 31 2 3 4 9 10 11 16 Fathers Day 17 18 23 30 24 25

RESPECT THE SUN reach for it regularly. Guard against the suns damaging effects, including skin cancer. Be sure to drink plenty of wa ter. Keep a water bottle nearby and Use sunscreen of SPF 30 or more and wear a ha t and long sleeves. WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY HEALTH TIP Quench your thirst with water instead of sugary sodas or energy drinks to avoid unneeded calories. 1 5 6 7 8 12 13 14 Flag Day 15 19 20 21 Summer begins 22 26 27 28 29

NOTES SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY SAFETY FACT Slips, trips, and falls cause more than 8 million emergency room visits each year in the U.S. 1 Canada Day Canada 2 7 8 9 14 15 16 21 22 23 28 29 30

CLEAN UP CLUTTER elses job. Keep walkways cleared of trash, scraps, tools, equipment, and other materials. Left lying about, they are trip and fall hazards. If you create a mess, clean it up. Dont make safety someone WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 3 4 Independence Day 5 6 10 11 12 13 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 31 HEALTH TIP If you smoke, quitting is one of the best things you can do for your overall health. S M T W T F S JUNE S M T W T F S AUGUST 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1

NOTES S M T W T F S SUNDAY JULY S M T W T F S MONDAY SEPTEMBER TUESDAY SAFETY FACT Electricityrelated incidents claim the life of one American worker almost every day. 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 4 5 Civic Holiday Canada 6 11 12 13 18 19 20 25 26 27

AVOID A SHOCKING EXPERIENCE cord itself. Regularly check electrical cords for fraying, cracks, and worn insulation. Promptly replace or repair dama ged cords. Grip the plug to remove a cord from an outlet. Never pull on the WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY HEALTH TIP Visit your dentist every 6 months for a checkup and cleaning to maintain healthy teeth. 1 2 3 7 8 9 10 14 15 16 17 21 22 23 24 28 29 30 31

NOTES SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY 1 2 Labor Day Labour Day Canada 3 8 National Grandparents Day 9 10 15 16 17 22 Autumn begins 23 24 29 30 SAFETY FACT Improperly used workshop and power tools send 400,000 Americans to the emergency room every year.

USE TOOLS THE RIGHT WAY the task, as well as safer. or changing accessories. Choose the correct tool for the job. It will make it easier to do Unplug power tools or remove the ba ttery when servicing them WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 4 5 Rosh Hashanah 6 7 11 12 13 14 Yom Kippur 18 19 20 21 25 26 27 28 HEALTH TIP Pay attention to portion sizes as a way to control the amount of calories you take in. S M T W T F S AUGUST S M T W T F S OCTOBER 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1

NOTES SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY SAFETY FACT Almost 23 of the residential fire deaths in the U.S. occur in homes that have no working smoke alarms. HEALTH TIP To guard against colds and the flu, wash or sanitize your hands regularly. 1 6 7 8 13 14 Columbus Day Observed Thanksgiving Canada 15 20 21 22 27 28 29

MAKE FIRE PREVENTION YOUR INTENTION Refer to labels and Ma terial Safety Data Sheets to ensure tha t you are handling and storing flammable ma terials correctly. and burning. Follow workplace fireprevention policies for smoking, welding, WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 2 3 4 5 9 10 11 12 16 Bosss Day 17 18 19 23 24 25 26 30 31 Halloween S M T W T F S SEPTEMBER S M T W T F S NOVEMBER 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

NOTES S M T W T F S SUNDAY OCTOBER S M T W T F S MONDAY DECEMBER TUESDAY SAFETY FACT Each year, about 1 of every 14 Americans suffers an injury at home that requires medical care. 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 31 3 Daylight Saving Time ends 4 Election Day 5 10 11 Veterans Day Remembrance Day Canada 12 17 18 19 24 25 26

THINK SAFETY AT HOME Apply safety rules to all you do a t home as well as a t work. More workers are injured off the job than on the job. poisons so that children cant get a t them. THURSDAY Lock up medicines, pesticides, cleaning products, and other WEDNESDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY HEALTH TIP Talk to your doctor about which vaccinations to have. Theyre not just for kids. 1 2 6 7 8 9 13 14 15 16 20 21 22 23 27 28 Thanksgiving Hanukkah begins 29 30

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HAVE SAFE AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS Celebrate the safe way. Do not drink and drive or allo w anyone else who has been drinking to get behind the wheel. Place candles away from decorations and other flammables. Extinguish them before leaving home or going to bed. THURSDAY FRIDAY WEDNESDAY SATURDAY 4 5 6 7 11 12 13 14 18 19 20 21 Winter begins 25 Christmas 26 Kwanzaa begins Boxing Day Canada 27 28 More candlerelated fires occur in December in the U.S. than in any other month. SAFETY F

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 lifethrea tening conditions such as severe bleeding, unconsciousness, and lack of brea thing. 3. Call 911

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 na vel, and below Abdominal thrust victim standing the rib cage. Press your fist into the victims abdomen with a quick

ELECTRIC SHOCK Disconnect the source of electricity. Call 911. If the victim appears to be unconscious, 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 chemicals in the

BE KIND TO YOUR BODY Making your work more comfortable can both increase your productivity and reduce your risk for suffering injur y. You can help identify potential problems and adjust your work habits so that you are using your body in a safe and efficient way. Make a difference by being aware of the way you work, organizing your work station, stretching, changing the way you perform tasks, and following the tips for preventing sprains and strains listed below and the ergonomic stra tegies on

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 bending and twisting your waist or wrists. furniture or machinery. Be aware of how and when you lean on or against objects, and when you rest your hands, elbows, or knees on or against them. Adjust your posture or supplies and tools to minimize contact. if you can so tha t you are not repeating the sam

HANDLE SUBSTANCES WITH CARE Exposure to hazardous materials can jeopardize your health over both the short and long term. Your care, attention, and use of proper procedures are important for taking the danger out of association with these materials. PROTECT YOURSELFAND OTHERS Learn about the substances in your workplace. Consult your supervisor about the materials you will be using or exposed to. Data Sheets of the products you use. protective equipment PPE for the substance, without exceptio

LEAVE NO DOUBTLOCK IT OUT Simply turning a machine off is not enough protection if you or someone else is planning to perform maintenance or repair. The worker could be injured if stored energy such as steam is suddenly released or if someone else restarts the equipment. The procedures of lockouttagout are designed to keep this from ha ppening. Know the potential dangers of the equipment and its control devices. machinery. Alert others about your plans to w ork on the Turn the equipment off

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. Contact your local emergency management office or American Red Cross chapter to learn about the disasters most likely to strike your community and what you can do to prepare and protect your family. Decide what you and your family would do in each potential emergency situation. Draw a floor plan

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 items. Pack flashlights, a batterypowered radio, spare batteries, and blankets as well. Know the recommended evacuation routes from your community. Keep your home stocked with essential foods and prescribed medications. If a disaster is imminent and you will wea ther it at home, fill pitchers, jars,

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