AND EVALUATING WORKPLACE HAZARDS
An integral part of maintaining
a safe and healthful workplace is to identify hazardous conditions
in the workplace. The two main methods by which this is accomplished
- Accident investigations
and evaluations, and
and safety inspections.
In the event of an occupational
accident or illness, the Supervisor of the employee involved will
immediately conduct an investigation of the facts and circumstances
underlying such accident or illness in an effort to identify any
underlying unsafe or unhealthy condition. In doing so, the Supervisor
will complete an Accident Investigation form (Form No. CF0-00) for
every condition of the workplace that has or is alleged to have
caused or contributed to any such occupational accident or illness
in the Supervisor's area of responsibility. A copy of such form
will be filed with the Safety Director immediately after the completion
of the investigation.
The Safety Director will
assist Management, Supervisors and the Board to conduct their investigation
of any occupational injury or illness. The Safety Director may also
conduct his or her own investigations of any such illness or injury.
SAFETY REVIEW BOARD
The Board may conduct
its own investigation of any occupational injury or illness, in
which event it shall prepare a written report of its findings which
will become a part of its minutes at the next regularly scheduled
Records of all occupational
injuries and illness shall be maintained utilizing CAL/OSHA Form
200, entitled "LOG OF OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND ILLNESS."
The Safety Director is responsible for maintaining this log. All
occupational injuries and illnesses shall be reported to the Division
of Labor Statistics and Research. The Safety Director will complete
our third party Workers' Compensation Administrator's Form 5020,
entitled "EMPLOYER'S REPORT OF INJURY," and send the same
to our third party Workers' Compensation Administrator within
48 hours of any occupational injury or illness, and confirm
that the required report of any such illness or injury is made in
a timely manner to the Division of Labor Statistics and Research.
The Corporate Safety Director is to maintain a file of all accident
and illness reports.
Division of Occupational Safety & Health (This web site
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