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General and Office Safety Oregon State University Environmental Health and Safety 130 Oak Creek Building Corvallis, OR 97331 541-737-2273 safety@oregonstate.edu
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Applies to Everyone General Safety
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Safety Rules Employee's Responsibility It is the responsibility of every employee to perform work in a safe manner. Knowledge of appropriate safe work procedures and safety rules is essential. Employees are expected to follow established safety rules and to maintain their work areas free of hazards by correcting unsafe conditions or by reporting them to supervisors.
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Safety Rules (continued) Supervisor's Responsibilities Every supervisor will provide and document initial and continuing safety training. New employees experience a high number of injuries, primarily because they may be unfamiliar with proper safe work procedures. Guidelines for safe work practices are provided in the links below. Safety Instructions were developed to provide basic safety information for work environments found at OSU, based on prudent safety procedures and safety codes. Safety Instructions are helpful tools for initial safety training, but should not be considered as complete and may not include all necessary precautionary measures. Departments and supervisors are encouraged to establish additional safety rules appropriate for their work environment. Safety Rules/Instructions Acknowledgement of safety rules (form)
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Emergencies Campus Emergency -- 737-7000 Off-Campus Emergency -- 911 Non-Emergency -- 737-3010 (Medical emergency, fire, personal safety threat, etc.) OSU Emergency Response Policy and Procedure: http://oregonstate.edu/dept/budgets/SAFManual/SAF102.htm
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Emergency Preparation The following Emergency Preparation items are important; review them with your supervisor. Know the meaning of emergency warning signals in your work area. Know the location of fire alarm pull stations and fire extinguishers. Know the location of exits, escapes, and evacuation routes. Know the location of first aid kits, and how to report accidents. Know how to get help in case of an emergency.
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Department of Public Safety and Oregon State Police Department of Public Safety and Oregon State Police web page: http://oregonstate.edu/dept/security/home Safety Related Services: 24-hour Public Assistance Building Access Building and Perimeter Security Incident and Emergency Response Provide Personal Safety Escorts Student Medical Transport to Student Health Center Crime Prevention Programs
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Office Environment Safety Close a drawer to a filing cabinet as soon as you are through with it and before opening another Use the handle for opening and closing drawers
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Office Environment Safety Do not open more than one of the top drawers at the same time Heavier materials should be kept in the lower drawers of filing cabinets.
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Office Environment Safety Do not use electric cords which are frayed or defective. Power cords should be
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