Safety Orientation

Scott Stone

New member
Here is a safety orientation that is available. Of course, all liability, and concerns are yours. This is just a template, that may or may not work for you.

Safety Orientation
SAFETY ORIENTATION
Job discription:
To work 40 hr +/- per week in the industrial cleaning and construction industrys. Employee must provide their own transportation to and from work.
Good Judgement
Although the training manual & personal training instructions are very
detailed it is required that all employees exercise good judgement when
encountering circumstances or situations that to, a reasonable, prudent
person, would consider unsafe in anyway. In the event there is ever a doubt in your mind as to weather a condition or situation is safe, STOP WORK IMMEDIATLEY AND NOTIFIY SUPEVISOR OF THE CONDITIONS & WAIT INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE POCEEDING FURTHER .
Failure to follow these instructions or engaging in a dangerous situation is grounds for demotion and/or termination
General Safety in day to day work related areas
A. Safe Refueling Methods
1. Never run anything out of fuel!
2. Turn engine off before refueling
3. NO SMOKING WHILE REFUELING
4. Be aware of gas fumes
5. Don't over fill gas tanks
6. Always replace gas cap
7. Never Jerry rig filling process
* VIDEO ON SAFE REFUELING V 632
B. Company Policy on Tickets / DWI
*. One speeding / reckless driving ticket on company time =
reprimand.
*. Two speeding / reckless driving ticket on company time=
driving privlages pulled for one year and/or demotion in pay
and/or termination.
*. Three speeding / reckless driving ticket on company time or
ONE DWI = job terminated
Our ability to insure you relates directly to your ability
to work here.
C. Objectives in Drivers education:
1. To identify the components of being a professional driver.
2. To emphasize the importance of proper attitudes, and to
instruct in the attitudes that make a driver professional.
3. To teach specific safe driving skills, including defensive
driving.
4. To motivate drivers to adopt safe driving habits.
Habits Drivers Should Adopt:
1. Making a pre-trip inspection before every trip;
2. Wearing seat belts;
3. Practice good manners - for safety & good PR
4. Checking mirrors every 5 to 8 seconds;
5. Driving defensively;
6. Planning the trip before leaving;
7. Checking the load regularly
8. Practicing proper backing techniques, walking the circle.
9. Knowing how to deal with emergency stops.
10. Coaching the experienced driver I DRS(v)5
11.* Defensive driving booklet
D. Personal Fall Protection
1. Proper equipment
2. Proper use of equipment
3. Checking equipment
*. VIDEO PERSONAL FALL PROTECTION V574
E. Chemical Safety
1. MSDS sheets (Read All MSDS sheets)
2. PPE'S ( personal protective equipment )
3. Proper handling of chemicals
*. VIDEO Chemical Safety V 293
F. Safety & Health with Silica
*. Basic information, why we no longer use Silica
* VIDEO Safety and Health with Silica V 208
G. BACK INJURY PREVENTION / ERGONOMICS:
1. Proper lifting techniques.
2. Booklet on lifting techniques
3. Video on lifting techniques
4. Design of water washing trailer
5. Placement of chemicals on trucks / trailers
H. HAZARD COMMUNICATION:
1. Loss prevention hazard card HAZ(H)5
2. MSDS sheets
3. How to read MSDS sheets
4. Location of MSDS sheets

Security Issues
1. No money is to be kept on your person during work hours. Leave your
wallets and expensive jewelry at home or hidden in the vehicle. Carry only your drivers license and change.
2. Never leave keys in vehicle while working outside the vehicle. Always turn vehicle off and take keys with you while doing a job.
3. If you are asked for change, state you are not allowed to carry any
money while on the job.
4. We try not to accept cash payment for jobs, but if you are given cash keep it in your work order folder and in the truck.
5. If you are attacked your safety is important to us NOT the equipment , vehicle or money. If you are attacked outside your vehicle throw the keys one way and run the other, find a phone and dial 911.
6. Do NOT confront a burglar or thief ever. Call 911
KEEPING THE HONEST, MORE HONEST
1) If it has a lock for it LOCK IT UP !!!
2) Do not leave any loose equipment on job trailers:
a) Gas tanks, wands, extra hoses
b) chemicals
c) tools

Job Analysis For High Pressure Water Washing
Steps to be performed during the job:
1) Driving / parking truck
2) Fueling equipment / truck
3) Filling water tank
4) Turning on/off water washer
5) Using chemicals
6) Using : Ladders, traffic control devises, painting equipment
Training Developed to Eliminate Potential Hazards
1) Driving safety video tapes
2) Training with safety coordinator / hands on training
3) Safety training video on proper refueling techniques
4) Driving safety videos & Positioning of rig on job site for:
i) Safety of yourself & others
ii) Easy access
iii) Over spray
5) Hands on training with safety coordinator
6) Water washing safety hand out
7) Personal Protective Equipment
a) Eye wear
b) Gloves
c) Hard hat
d) Safety vests
e) Rubber boots
8) See above
SAFETY WITH WATER WASHING EQUIPEMENT
We can not anticipate every possible circumstance that might involve
potential hazard. The warnings, cautions and safety suggestions in this
meeting are therefore not all inclusive. If an operating procedure,
installation, maintenance or work method not specifically recommended is used, you must satisfy yourself that it is safe for you and other persons. You must also ensure that the product will not be damaged or be made unsafe by the procedure that you choose.
WARNING: FLUIDS UNDER HIGH PRESSURE SPRAY CAN BE NEARLY INVISIBLE AND CAN PENETRATE THE SKIN AND CAUSE EXTREMELY SERIOUS INJURY!
If any fluid appears to have penetrated the skin, get emergency medical
care at once! Do not treat as a simple cut. Tell the doctor exactly what fluid was injected. For treatment instructions, have your doctor call the:
NATIONAL POISON CONTROL NETWORK @ 412-681-6669
1. Never point the spray gun at other persons or any part of the body.
2. Never put hands or fingers over the spray tip while in operation.
3. Never use your hands to stop or detect leaks.
4. Never water wash in high winds where over spray could harm you, others or property.
5. Always shut off the unit and relieve system pressure before removing the spray tip or before performing machine service.
6. Always wear safety glasses, protective clothing, gloves and rubber boots when operating the machine to protect yourself from burns caused by hot spray, fluid injection, debris dislodged by high pressure spray and/or chemical over spray from wash area.
7. Never alter or modify this equipment ! Your personal safety as well as the safety of other persons is at stake.
8. Never exceed the factory pressure or temperature rating of the system. Be sure all accessory equipment and system components used will withstand the pressure developed.
9. Never let the pump or burner run without water supply flowing through the unit.
10. Never let the unit run for more than five (5) minutes with gun in the closed position.
11. Never attempt to immediately run or re-light the burner if ignition
doesn't take place the first time. Unburned oil or gas may have accumulated causing a potential explosion or fire hazard.
12. Never allow children or any unauthorized persons to operate the
machine. Keep all persons at a safe distance when using the machine.
13. Never attempt to clean or wash down the machine using its own spray
gun. The machine is water protected, but not water proof. Cleaning the
machine in this manner will increase the hazard of electrical shock and/or damage the machine
14. Never leave an operating machine unattended. Always shut off machine and relieve pressure before leaving the machine.
15. Never spray liquids or toxic chemicals such as insecticides or weed
killer.
16. Do not operate the machine where combustible fumes or dust may be present
17. Do not use detergents which are not compatible with the discharge hose. Read and follow the instructions given by the detergents manufacturer. Also, follow directions on the container regarding contact with the eyes, nose and skin.
18. Always provided approved vent stacks if the machine is to be used in an enclosed area. Comply with all National, State and Local codes for locating, venting and using the machine in enclosed areas. Exhaust fumes contain odorless, invisible gases which can kill without warning.
19. Always respect and be alert to the potential hazards of electrical
equipment, hot burners, moving parts, high pressure spray and steam.
20. Always be certain that the machine safety decals are kept clean and
legible, replace any decals that become damaged, lost or painted over.
21. Do not attempt repairs or modifications you do not understand. Contact your servicing dealer or contractor.
22. Always keep guards or shields in place. Replace any that must be
removed for service or that may be damaged.
23. Do not use waste oil, use or mix gasoline or alcohol with fuel on oil fired machines. This mixture can cause an explosion.
24. Do not fill fuel tank when machine is running. Make sure burner is off, and water temperature is cooled down, and then turn motor off..
25. Do not overfill the fuel tank! If fuel spillage occurs, do not light the burner or start the engine before cleaning up and neutralizing any spilled fuel.
26. Always shut down the machine and cool the engine before adding fuel. Refuel away from open fires or sparks. Do not smoke while refueling. Never attempt to refuel while machine is in operation or if the pilot is lit. Failure to obey this warning can cause an explosion or fire.
27. Always chock one wheel (front or back) on each side of the machine to prevent machine movement on units equipped with 4-wheel portability option.
28. Do not operate the machine where combustible fumes or dust may be present.
DISCHARGE HOSE WARNING
The discharge hose supplied with the machine is designed for use on steam and high pressure cleaners. Special care, handling and maintenance are required to provide proper and safe operation. The following guidelines must be followed to ensure safe operation and provide the maximum hose service life.
1. Never exceed rated machine pressure or temperature.
2. Do not route hose in manner that will cause sharp bending, kinking,
cutting, abrasion or either exterior damage.
3. Do not pull on the hose to move the machine, untangle knots or use any other excessive pulling stress.
4. Do not use the hose if cuts, leaks, abrasions, bulges or coupling damage is evident.
5. Do not use the hose if any reinforcement is exposed.
6. Do not attempt field repairs through an unauthorized hydraulic hose
repair shop. Special couplings and crimping specifications are required for steam and high pressure washers discharge hose. Contact a qualified
pressure washer service representative for repair of damaged hose.
7. Always examine hose couplings and quick disconnects before each
operation. If leaking is evident do not use. Contact a qualified pressure washer service representative.
8. Never leave the discharge hose lying on the floor or ground to be driven over by vehicles or damaged by falling objects. Always coil and hang the hose immediately after use.
IF THERE IS ANY DOUBT ABOUT HOSE CONDITION REPLACE THE HOSE IMMEDIATELY.
· Battery acid causes severe burns. Batteries contain sulfuric acid. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Wear eye protection.
ANTIDOTE:
External - flush with water
Internal - Drink large quantities of water or milk. Follow with
Milk of Magnesia, beaten egg or vegetable oil.
Call physician immediately.
Eye contact - flush with water for 15 minutes and get prompt medical attention. Always keep batteries out of reach of children
· To prevent personal injury or electrical system damage, connect cables carefully and never reverse polarity when connecting cables. Always wear eye protection when servicing or changing batteries.
ATTENTION
PROPER USE OF DUMP GUN WANDS
· ALWAYS RELEASE PRESURE FROM WAND WHEN FINISHED WITH WATER WASHING JOB AND TURN WATER WASHER OFF.
· ALWAYS CHECK POSSITIONING OF PRESSURE ADJUSTMENT HANDLE OF DUMP GUN PRIOR TO STARTING WATER WASHING MACHINE TO INSURE IT IS IN THE DUMP POSSITION.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS HAZARDOUS COMMUNICATION
READ ALL MSDS SHEETS !

Follow directions, First Aid Procedures and Haz-Mat Identification chart. The MSDS sheets are all identical except for the phone number at the top.
YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW : CHEMICAL WARNING
How to read MSDS sheets: Hazards in the Workplace (hand out)
What goes on the labels:
1. Name of chemical
2. Emergency contact
3. Physical hazards
4. Storing information
5. Health hazards
6. Basic protective clothing/equipment and procedures recommended when
working with this chemical Material Safety Data Sheet
1. Identity
2. Hazardous ingredients
3. Physical & Chemical characteristics
4. Physical hazards
5. Reactivity
6. Health hazards
7. Precautions for safe handling and use
8. Control measure

Chemicals used for cleaning are dangerous! Keep all chemicals out of reach of children and untrained adults. Proper safety precautions must be taken before handling any chemicals. Read and follow all directions and instructions on the MSDS sheets we have provided for you in this hand book. We also have MSDS sheets in every truck (behind the seat) as well as in the YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW INFORMATION STATION by the restroom in the storage area. Wear safety glasses and rubber gloves when handling or using chemicals. Always have a clean supply of water available to wash off any contact with the skin or eyes. Every truck is out fitted with water supply and eye wash station is located by restrooms in storage area. Should any chemical product contact the eyes, immediately flood the eyes with clean water for 20- 30 minutes CALL YOUR SAFETY COORDINATOR, and seek medical attention at once. If skin contact occurs, flood the affected area with plenty of water for 20 -30 minutes. If chemicals are swallowed, follow the product label directions and get immediate medical attention.
Again read the Material Safety Data sheet on all chemicals before using them!

ALCOHOL AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES POLICY
& MANDITORY CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES TESTING
__________________ has adopted an alcohol and controlled substances policy to ensure the safety and well-being of all employees. Company policy forbids the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages and the possession or use of any controlled substance on the premises, or while on company business.
The definition of a "controlled substance" is any drug, narcotic, inhalant, hallucinogen, barbiturate, amphetamine, mixture, or compound not prescribed by a licensed physician for the legitimate treatment of a specific employee's medical condition.
Employees taking prescription drugs for an illness or other legitimate
medical need must notify their direct supervisor in writing of the possible effects of the medication which may impair the individual's physical or mental capabilities, and/or impair their ability to perform their job functions. The notification should also include the length of time expected to take the medication.
Employees of __________________________ are subject to mandatory substance testing at anytime during working hours. Employees
refusing to be tested during working hours will be terminated immediately.
Users of controlled substances or alcoholic beverages present a serious
danger, not only to themselves, but to all other employees with whom they work or come in contact. Lack of mental alertness, slow reactions, and other effects of alcohol and drugs lead to poor judgment and errors that place our workers and facility in grave danger. Management cannot and will not allow the safety of our workers and facility to be compromised.
Violation of any of the following rules may subject an employee to
disciplinary action, including immediate termination:
1. No alcoholic beverages may be brought onto or consumed on company
property, or consumed while on company business or while operating a
company vehicle.
2. No controlled substance may be brought onto or used on company property, or used while on company business or while operating a company vehicle.
3. Employees taking drugs prescribed by physician must advise their direct supervisor in writing of the possible effects of such medication which may impair their physical or mental capabilities and/or impair their ability to perform their job functions. This notification must include the length of time the employee is expected to take the medication. This written information must be given to the direct supervisor before the employee starts work. All medical information will be kept confidential, and any breach of privacy and confidentiality will be punished.
4. No employee may give, sell, or otherwise transfer any controlled
substance or prescription drug to any other employee. To do so is in
violation of federal law, and the employees involved will be reported to law enforcement authorities immediately.
Once again, any violation of the above rules may lead to disciplinary
action, including immediate dismissal.

Walt Graner
Owner
List of videos used for this program from Health & Safety Resources

Good driving - 302
Van & Truck safety - 118
Fueling Safety - 632
Chemical Safety - 293
What's wrong with this picture - 422
Hazard Communication - 370
Safety & Health With Silica - 208
Respiratory - 321
Personal Fall Protection - 574
Fire Protection - 617
Spray Paint Safety - 296
Traffic Control - 538
I have read / watched and understood all information in this manual.
I have read & I understand the MSDS sheets given to me in this manual
I understand all termination policies as set forth in this manual by
____________________________

_____________________________ Date _____________________
Signature
_____________________________
Please Print

Safety with General Construction issues:
We feel it imperative that all employees get the same safety training even when they are being trained outside their particular field. This holistic training will enhance the ability to utilize all employees in every aspect of the future.
General Construction Safety
1) Air powered tools
a) Air compressors safe operation (hands on training)
b) Nail guns owners manual and safe operation (hands on training)
c) Staple guns owners manual & safe operation (hands on training)
2) Electrical tools
a) Drills safe operation (hands on training)
b) Saws safe operation (hands on training)
i) Circular
ii) Reciprocal
iii) Table saw
c) Routers safe operation (hands on training)
d) Electrical cords safe handling & use
3) Ladder safety
4) Lifting safety ( proper lifting techniques)
5) Driving safety
a) Job site driving
b) Trailer pulling
6) Personal Protective Equipment
a) Safety glasses (whenever on the job must be worn)
b) Hard hat (whenever on job must be worn)
c) Hearing protection (when needed)
I attended, participated and understand all information given during this general construction safety meeting.

Safety Coordinator
Employee Signature
_______________________________
P.P.E. ( Personal Protective Equipment)
I have been issued the following PPE's and have received training for the proper use, fitting and maintenance of my PPE's. I also know it is my responsibility to check my PPE's for any problems prior to working with them. I understand that I am immediately to stop work in the event any protective equipment fails to operate properly and notifiy supervisor imidiatly. I am also required to return all personal protective equipment after work is completed.
1) Safety glasses
2) Hearing protection equipment
3) Safety reflective vest / winter jacket
4) Hard hat
5) Chemical Gloves
6) Respirator
I have read and under stand all information which has been given to me
during this orientation. I have completed my "hands-on" training and feel competent in handling all equipment as mentioned in this booklet.

Safety Coordinator
Employee Signature

_____________________________

Memorandum
To: All employees
From :
Re: Company Policy / Safety inspections
The following list is against Company Policy and will not be tolerated :
A. Horseplay
B. Failure to use PPE'S
C. Making guards or safety devices inoperative
D. Lifting improperly
E. Using defective tools or equipment
F. Operating equipment at unsafe speeds
G. Improperly stored chemicals or used rags
H. Using equipment without authorization
Priodic checks of the following will occur from time to time:
A. Floors - good condition free from obstacles and not slippery
B. Aisles - clear & free of tripping habits
C. Machine safety guards
D. Good housekeeping
E. Storage of chemicals
F. Electrical wires not frayed
G. Ladders in good condition
EEO & SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICIES
It is the policy of this company to assure that applicants are employed and that employees are not treated during employment without regard to their race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam Era, in regard to any position for which the employee or applicant is qualified. Such action includes, but is not limited to the following: hiring, upgrading, demotion, transfer, layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; recruitment or recruitment advertising; selection for training, including apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, and on the job training.
All employees are requested to encourage persons of minority races and
qualified disabled persons apply for employment with the Company or to
apply for training under available programs. It is also the policy of the Company to make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled persons
RESPONSIBILITY: All employees are responsible for complying with the
Company's EEO Policy and for reporting possible violations of the Policy. Employees are encouraged to discuss complaints of alleged discrimination with their immediate supervisor. The supervisor's obligation is to try to resolve the complaint. If the problem is not resolved at that level, the employee should be directed to the project/department manager. If there are still questions after that, the employee should contact the Company's Compliance Coordinator at the Home Office. The Compliance Coordinator should be promptly notified in the event of questions about, or an investigation of, alleged discrimination by any government agency.

SEXUAL HARASSMENT
It is the Policy of __________________ to strictly prohibit any conduct which constitutes sexual harassment and to discipline any employee guilty of committing such conduct up to and including discharge.
Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome or improper sexual advances,
requests for sexual favors and any other conduct of sexual nature(including sexually explicit language, jokes, etc.) An employee is being sexually harassed when:
1. The employee must submit to sexual harassment as an implicit condition of employment.
2. The employee rejects advances and risks losing a job, promotion,
privileges or benefits, while the employee who submits gains favors and
advantages.
3. The employee's job performance is interfered with as a result of sexual harassment or the work atmosphere becomes hostile or intimidating.
RESPONSIBILITY: All employees are responsible for complying with Company's Sexual Harassment Policy and for reporting possible violations of the Policy. Employees are encouraged to discuss complaints of alleged sexual harassment with their immediate supervisor. The supervisor's obligation is to try to resolve the complaint. If the problem is not resolved at that level, the employee should be directed to the project/department manager. If there are still questions after that, the employee should contact the Company's Compliance Coordinator at the home office. The Compliance Coordinator should be promptly notified in the event of questions about, or
an investigation of, alleged sexual harassment by any government agency.

CONFIDENTIALITY AND NON-COMPETITION AGREEMENT
WHEREAS _________ hereinafter referred to as Employee (PE), and; WHEREAS, ___________________ company, located at _________ referred to as CORP., and; WHEREAS, PE has applied for full time employment with CORP in power washing of customers' equipment and/or personal property, pressure water washing, and; WHEREAS, both parties understand that the proprietary information held by CORP is fundamental and vital to the continuation of CORP's potential business opportunities, continued corporate growth and profitability, and; WHEREAS, CORP has invested substantial time, money and effort in market and product research, the information being supplied to PE is confidential, critical to the continued corporate growth and constitutes CORP's trade secrets, including but not limited to bidding procedures, pricing, suppliers of products, methods and practices of power washing, sources of clients and customers, current customer/client base, revenue, profits, costs and expenses and such other nformation, and; WHEREAS, PE shall receive training, product information, and access to all of the CORP's information during the course of PE's employment, which information would not otherwise be available to PE: IT IS THEREFORE RESOLVED AND AGREED that PE shall not disseminate, divulge, discuss or otherwise convey by word or writing any and all information conveyed to PE regarding the operations, in whole or in part, CORP. to any other person, corporation, or party or
parties at any time and/or for any reason whatsoever during the course of PE's employment by CORP, and; FURTHER, IT IS AGREED AND UNDERSTOOD by PE that PE shall not directly or indirectly engage in power washing, for profit or non-profit, self-employed or in the employ of others, for a period of 36 months from the date of employment of PE by CORP. For purposes of defining the prohibited activity, power washing. PE further agrees that all customers obtained during the course of PE;'s employment by CORP are proprietary and the sole property of CORP and PE
agrees that, during the course of or upon termination of PE's mployment, either voluntarily or involuntarily, PE shall not contact, solicit or attempt to obtain such customer's business for PE personally or any other company or organization and such prohibition shall extend for a period of 24 months after the date of termination of PE's employment with CORP; AND FURTHER, CORP understands and agrees that PE shall not be prohibited from entering into another business involving cleaning of property belonging to others where such cleaning is "janitorial" or "general building maintenance" in nature.
AND FURTHER, should PE fail to abide by this agreement, CORP shall be entitled to take such action against PE as CORP deems necessary to protect their interests under this Confidentiality Agreement and recover such damages, direct or consequential, together with attorneys fees and legal costs incurred as a result of such actions by PE.
WHEREFORE, THIS AGREEMENT is entered into this 30day of November, 2000 by the parties whose signatures appear below.

________________________________

PROPERTY ACKNOWLEDGMENT FORM
I, _______ hereby acknowledge receipt of the following.

· 5 T Shirts
· 1 key
· Cell phone
· Pager
I understand that the above items are Company property and I am
responsible for reporting lost items within 24 hours of their
disappearance. I assume responsibility for care and return of all above
listed company property in proper working condition upon request or
termination, I hereby agree to reimburse _______ in the amount listed above for the replacement costs there in and for any unauthorized charges made.
_______________________
(Employee Signature)
( Date)
___________________________________
(Please Print)
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Carolina Prowash

Exterior Surface Pros
Great Post!!!!! This is what the bbs are about.......helping each other - saves time & money:)

Thanks for contributing your format!

Celeste
 

Ron Musgraves

Exterior Restoration Specialist
Staff member
Very nice Info Scott
Here is a safety orientation that is available. Of course, all liability, and concerns are yours. This is just a template, that may or may not work for you.

Safety Orientation
SAFETY ORIENTATION
Job discription:
To work 40 hr +/- per week in the industrial cleaning and construction industrys. Employee must provide their own transportation to and from work.
Good Judgement
Although the training manual & personal training instructions are very
detailed it is required that all employees exercise good judgement when
encountering circumstances or situations that to, a reasonable, prudent
person, would consider unsafe in anyway. In the event there is ever a doubt in your mind as to weather a condition or situation is safe, STOP WORK IMMEDIATLEY AND NOTIFIY SUPEVISOR OF THE CONDITIONS & WAIT INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE POCEEDING FURTHER .
Failure to follow these instructions or engaging in a dangerous situation is grounds for demotion and/or termination
General Safety in day to day work related areas
A. Safe Refueling Methods
1. Never run anything out of fuel!
2. Turn engine off before refueling
3. NO SMOKING WHILE REFUELING
4. Be aware of gas fumes
5. Don't over fill gas tanks
6. Always replace gas cap
7. Never Jerry rig filling process
* VIDEO ON SAFE REFUELING V 632
B. Company Policy on Tickets / DWI
*. One speeding / reckless driving ticket on company time =
reprimand.
*. Two speeding / reckless driving ticket on company time=
driving privlages pulled for one year and/or demotion in pay
and/or termination.
*. Three speeding / reckless driving ticket on company time or
ONE DWI = job terminated
Our ability to insure you relates directly to your ability
to work here.
C. Objectives in Drivers education:
1. To identify the components of being a professional driver.
2. To emphasize the importance of proper attitudes, and to
instruct in the attitudes that make a driver professional.
3. To teach specific safe driving skills, including defensive
driving.
4. To motivate drivers to adopt safe driving habits.
Habits Drivers Should Adopt:
1. Making a pre-trip inspection before every trip;
2. Wearing seat belts;
3. Practice good manners - for safety & good PR
4. Checking mirrors every 5 to 8 seconds;
5. Driving defensively;
6. Planning the trip before leaving;
7. Checking the load regularly
8. Practicing proper backing techniques, walking the circle.
9. Knowing how to deal with emergency stops.
10. Coaching the experienced driver I DRS(v)5
11.* Defensive driving booklet
D. Personal Fall Protection
1. Proper equipment
2. Proper use of equipment
3. Checking equipment
*. VIDEO PERSONAL FALL PROTECTION V574
E. Chemical Safety
1. MSDS sheets (Read All MSDS sheets)
2. PPE'S ( personal protective equipment )
3. Proper handling of chemicals
*. VIDEO Chemical Safety V 293
F. Safety & Health with Silica
*. Basic information, why we no longer use Silica
* VIDEO Safety and Health with Silica V 208
G. BACK INJURY PREVENTION / ERGONOMICS:
1. Proper lifting techniques.
2. Booklet on lifting techniques
3. Video on lifting techniques
4. Design of water washing trailer
5. Placement of chemicals on trucks / trailers
H. HAZARD COMMUNICATION:
1. Loss prevention hazard card HAZ(H)5
2. MSDS sheets
3. How to read MSDS sheets
4. Location of MSDS sheets

Security Issues
1. No money is to be kept on your person during work hours. Leave your
wallets and expensive jewelry at home or hidden in the vehicle. Carry only your drivers license and change.
2. Never leave keys in vehicle while working outside the vehicle. Always turn vehicle off and take keys with you while doing a job.
3. If you are asked for change, state you are not allowed to carry any
money while on the job.
4. We try not to accept cash payment for jobs, but if you are given cash keep it in your work order folder and in the truck.
5. If you are attacked your safety is important to us NOT the equipment , vehicle or money. If you are attacked outside your vehicle throw the keys one way and run the other, find a phone and dial 911.
6. Do NOT confront a burglar or thief ever. Call 911
KEEPING THE HONEST, MORE HONEST
1) If it has a lock for it LOCK IT UP !!!
2) Do not leave any loose equipment on job trailers:
a) Gas tanks, wands, extra hoses
b) chemicals
c) tools

Job Analysis For High Pressure Water Washing
Steps to be performed during the job:
1) Driving / parking truck
2) Fueling equipment / truck
3) Filling water tank
4) Turning on/off water washer
5) Using chemicals
6) Using : Ladders, traffic control devises, painting equipment
Training Developed to Eliminate Potential Hazards
1) Driving safety video tapes
2) Training with safety coordinator / hands on training
3) Safety training video on proper refueling techniques
4) Driving safety videos & Positioning of rig on job site for:
i) Safety of yourself & others
ii) Easy access
iii) Over spray
5) Hands on training with safety coordinator
6) Water washing safety hand out
7) Personal Protective Equipment
a) Eye wear
b) Gloves
c) Hard hat
d) Safety vests
e) Rubber boots
8) See above
SAFETY WITH WATER WASHING EQUIPEMENT
We can not anticipate every possible circumstance that might involve
potential hazard. The warnings, cautions and safety suggestions in this
meeting are therefore not all inclusive. If an operating procedure,
installation, maintenance or work method not specifically recommended is used, you must satisfy yourself that it is safe for you and other persons. You must also ensure that the product will not be damaged or be made unsafe by the procedure that you choose.
WARNING: FLUIDS UNDER HIGH PRESSURE SPRAY CAN BE NEARLY INVISIBLE AND CAN PENETRATE THE SKIN AND CAUSE EXTREMELY SERIOUS INJURY!
If any fluid appears to have penetrated the skin, get emergency medical
care at once! Do not treat as a simple cut. Tell the doctor exactly what fluid was injected. For treatment instructions, have your doctor call the:
NATIONAL POISON CONTROL NETWORK @ 412-681-6669
1. Never point the spray gun at other persons or any part of the body.
2. Never put hands or fingers over the spray tip while in operation.
3. Never use your hands to stop or detect leaks.
4. Never water wash in high winds where over spray could harm you, others or property.
5. Always shut off the unit and relieve system pressure before removing the spray tip or before performing machine service.
6. Always wear safety glasses, protective clothing, gloves and rubber boots when operating the machine to protect yourself from burns caused by hot spray, fluid injection, debris dislodged by high pressure spray and/or chemical over spray from wash area.
7. Never alter or modify this equipment ! Your personal safety as well as the safety of other persons is at stake.
8. Never exceed the factory pressure or temperature rating of the system. Be sure all accessory equipment and system components used will withstand the pressure developed.
9. Never let the pump or burner run without water supply flowing through the unit.
10. Never let the unit run for more than five (5) minutes with gun in the closed position.
11. Never attempt to immediately run or re-light the burner if ignition
doesn't take place the first time. Unburned oil or gas may have accumulated causing a potential explosion or fire hazard.
12. Never allow children or any unauthorized persons to operate the
machine. Keep all persons at a safe distance when using the machine.
13. Never attempt to clean or wash down the machine using its own spray
gun. The machine is water protected, but not water proof. Cleaning the
machine in this manner will increase the hazard of electrical shock and/or damage the machine
14. Never leave an operating machine unattended. Always shut off machine and relieve pressure before leaving the machine.
15. Never spray liquids or toxic chemicals such as insecticides or weed
killer.
16. Do not operate the machine where combustible fumes or dust may be present
17. Do not use detergents which are not compatible with the discharge hose. Read and follow the instructions given by the detergents manufacturer. Also, follow directions on the container regarding contact with the eyes, nose and skin.
18. Always provided approved vent stacks if the machine is to be used in an enclosed area. Comply with all National, State and Local codes for locating, venting and using the machine in enclosed areas. Exhaust fumes contain odorless, invisible gases which can kill without warning.
19. Always respect and be alert to the potential hazards of electrical
equipment, hot burners, moving parts, high pressure spray and steam.
20. Always be certain that the machine safety decals are kept clean and
legible, replace any decals that become damaged, lost or painted over.
21. Do not attempt repairs or modifications you do not understand. Contact your servicing dealer or contractor.
22. Always keep guards or shields in place. Replace any that must be
removed for service or that may be damaged.
23. Do not use waste oil, use or mix gasoline or alcohol with fuel on oil fired machines. This mixture can cause an explosion.
24. Do not fill fuel tank when machine is running. Make sure burner is off, and water temperature is cooled down, and then turn motor off..
25. Do not overfill the fuel tank! If fuel spillage occurs, do not light the burner or start the engine before cleaning up and neutralizing any spilled fuel.
26. Always shut down the machine and cool the engine before adding fuel. Refuel away from open fires or sparks. Do not smoke while refueling. Never attempt to refuel while machine is in operation or if the pilot is lit. Failure to obey this warning can cause an explosion or fire.
27. Always chock one wheel (front or back) on each side of the machine to prevent machine movement on units equipped with 4-wheel portability option.
28. Do not operate the machine where combustible fumes or dust may be present.
DISCHARGE HOSE WARNING
The discharge hose supplied with the machine is designed for use on steam and high pressure cleaners. Special care, handling and maintenance are required to provide proper and safe operation. The following guidelines must be followed to ensure safe operation and provide the maximum hose service life.
1. Never exceed rated machine pressure or temperature.
2. Do not route hose in manner that will cause sharp bending, kinking,
cutting, abrasion or either exterior damage.
3. Do not pull on the hose to move the machine, untangle knots or use any other excessive pulling stress.
4. Do not use the hose if cuts, leaks, abrasions, bulges or coupling damage is evident.
5. Do not use the hose if any reinforcement is exposed.
6. Do not attempt field repairs through an unauthorized hydraulic hose
repair shop. Special couplings and crimping specifications are required for steam and high pressure washers discharge hose. Contact a qualified
pressure washer service representative for repair of damaged hose.
7. Always examine hose couplings and quick disconnects before each
operation. If leaking is evident do not use. Contact a qualified pressure washer service representative.
8. Never leave the discharge hose lying on the floor or ground to be driven over by vehicles or damaged by falling objects. Always coil and hang the hose immediately after use.
IF THERE IS ANY DOUBT ABOUT HOSE CONDITION REPLACE THE HOSE IMMEDIATELY.
· Battery acid causes severe burns. Batteries contain sulfuric acid. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Wear eye protection.
ANTIDOTE:
External - flush with water
Internal - Drink large quantities of water or milk. Follow with
Milk of Magnesia, beaten egg or vegetable oil.
Call physician immediately.
Eye contact - flush with water for 15 minutes and get prompt medical attention. Always keep batteries out of reach of children
· To prevent personal injury or electrical system damage, connect cables carefully and never reverse polarity when connecting cables. Always wear eye protection when servicing or changing batteries.
ATTENTION
PROPER USE OF DUMP GUN WANDS
· ALWAYS RELEASE PRESURE FROM WAND WHEN FINISHED WITH WATER WASHING JOB AND TURN WATER WASHER OFF.
· ALWAYS CHECK POSSITIONING OF PRESSURE ADJUSTMENT HANDLE OF DUMP GUN PRIOR TO STARTING WATER WASHING MACHINE TO INSURE IT IS IN THE DUMP POSSITION.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS HAZARDOUS COMMUNICATION
READ ALL MSDS SHEETS !

Follow directions, First Aid Procedures and Haz-Mat Identification chart. The MSDS sheets are all identical except for the phone number at the top.
YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW : CHEMICAL WARNING
How to read MSDS sheets: Hazards in the Workplace (hand out)
What goes on the labels:
1. Name of chemical
2. Emergency contact
3. Physical hazards
4. Storing information
5. Health hazards
6. Basic protective clothing/equipment and procedures recommended when
working with this chemical Material Safety Data Sheet
1. Identity
2. Hazardous ingredients
3. Physical & Chemical characteristics
4. Physical hazards
5. Reactivity
6. Health hazards
7. Precautions for safe handling and use
8. Control measure

Chemicals used for cleaning are dangerous! Keep all chemicals out of reach of children and untrained adults. Proper safety precautions must be taken before handling any chemicals. Read and follow all directions and instructions on the MSDS sheets we have provided for you in this hand book. We also have MSDS sheets in every truck (behind the seat) as well as in the YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW INFORMATION STATION by the restroom in the storage area. Wear safety glasses and rubber gloves when handling or using chemicals. Always have a clean supply of water available to wash off any contact with the skin or eyes. Every truck is out fitted with water supply and eye wash station is located by restrooms in storage area. Should any chemical product contact the eyes, immediately flood the eyes with clean water for 20- 30 minutes CALL YOUR SAFETY COORDINATOR, and seek medical attention at once. If skin contact occurs, flood the affected area with plenty of water for 20 -30 minutes. If chemicals are swallowed, follow the product label directions and get immediate medical attention.
Again read the Material Safety Data sheet on all chemicals before using them!

ALCOHOL AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES POLICY
& MANDITORY CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES TESTING
__________________ has adopted an alcohol and controlled substances policy to ensure the safety and well-being of all employees. Company policy forbids the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages and the possession or use of any controlled substance on the premises, or while on company business.
The definition of a "controlled substance" is any drug, narcotic, inhalant, hallucinogen, barbiturate, amphetamine, mixture, or compound not prescribed by a licensed physician for the legitimate treatment of a specific employee's medical condition.
Employees taking prescription drugs for an illness or other legitimate
medical need must notify their direct supervisor in writing of the possible effects of the medication which may impair the individual's physical or mental capabilities, and/or impair their ability to perform their job functions. The notification should also include the length of time expected to take the medication.
Employees of __________________________ are subject to mandatory substance testing at anytime during working hours. Employees
refusing to be tested during working hours will be terminated immediately.
Users of controlled substances or alcoholic beverages present a serious
danger, not only to themselves, but to all other employees with whom they work or come in contact. Lack of mental alertness, slow reactions, and other effects of alcohol and drugs lead to poor judgment and errors that place our workers and facility in grave danger. Management cannot and will not allow the safety of our workers and facility to be compromised.
Violation of any of the following rules may subject an employee to
disciplinary action, including immediate termination:
1. No alcoholic beverages may be brought onto or consumed on company
property, or consumed while on company business or while operating a
company vehicle.
2. No controlled substance may be brought onto or used on company property, or used while on company business or while operating a company vehicle.
3. Employees taking drugs prescribed by physician must advise their direct supervisor in writing of the possible effects of such medication which may impair their physical or mental capabilities and/or impair their ability to perform their job functions. This notification must include the length of time the employee is expected to take the medication. This written information must be given to the direct supervisor before the employee starts work. All medical information will be kept confidential, and any breach of privacy and confidentiality will be punished.
4. No employee may give, sell, or otherwise transfer any controlled
substance or prescription drug to any other employee. To do so is in
violation of federal law, and the employees involved will be reported to law enforcement authorities immediately.
Once again, any violation of the above rules may lead to disciplinary
action, including immediate dismissal.

Walt Graner
Owner
List of videos used for this program from Health & Safety Resources

Good driving - 302
Van & Truck safety - 118
Fueling Safety - 632
Chemical Safety - 293
What's wrong with this picture - 422
Hazard Communication - 370
Safety & Health With Silica - 208
Respiratory - 321
Personal Fall Protection - 574
Fire Protection - 617
Spray Paint Safety - 296
Traffic Control - 538
I have read / watched and understood all information in this manual.
I have read & I understand the MSDS sheets given to me in this manual
I understand all termination policies as set forth in this manual by
____________________________

_____________________________ Date _____________________
Signature
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Safety with General Construction issues:
We feel it imperative that all employees get the same safety training even when they are being trained outside their particular field. This holistic training will enhance the ability to utilize all employees in every aspect of the future.
General Construction Safety
1) Air powered tools
a) Air compressors safe operation (hands on training)
b) Nail guns owners manual and safe operation (hands on training)
c) Staple guns owners manual & safe operation (hands on training)
2) Electrical tools
a) Drills safe operation (hands on training)
b) Saws safe operation (hands on training)
i) Circular
ii) Reciprocal
iii) Table saw
c) Routers safe operation (hands on training)
d) Electrical cords safe handling & use
3) Ladder safety
4) Lifting safety ( proper lifting techniques)
5) Driving safety
a) Job site driving
b) Trailer pulling
6) Personal Protective Equipment
a) Safety glasses (whenever on the job must be worn)
b) Hard hat (whenever on job must be worn)
c) Hearing protection (when needed)
I attended, participated and understand all information given during this general construction safety meeting.

Safety Coordinator
Employee Signature
_______________________________
P.P.E. ( Personal Protective Equipment)
I have been issued the following PPE's and have received training for the proper use, fitting and maintenance of my PPE's. I also know it is my responsibility to check my PPE's for any problems prior to working with them. I understand that I am immediately to stop work in the event any protective equipment fails to operate properly and notifiy supervisor imidiatly. I am also required to return all personal protective equipment after work is completed.
1) Safety glasses
2) Hearing protection equipment
3) Safety reflective vest / winter jacket
4) Hard hat
5) Chemical Gloves
6) Respirator
I have read and under stand all information which has been given to me
during this orientation. I have completed my "hands-on" training and feel competent in handling all equipment as mentioned in this booklet.

Safety Coordinator
Employee Signature

_____________________________

Memorandum
To: All employees
From :
Re: Company Policy / Safety inspections
The following list is against Company Policy and will not be tolerated :
A. Horseplay
B. Failure to use PPE'S
C. Making guards or safety devices inoperative
D. Lifting improperly
E. Using defective tools or equipment
F. Operating equipment at unsafe speeds
G. Improperly stored chemicals or used rags
H. Using equipment without authorization
Priodic checks of the following will occur from time to time:
A. Floors - good condition free from obstacles and not slippery
B. Aisles - clear & free of tripping habits
C. Machine safety guards
D. Good housekeeping
E. Storage of chemicals
F. Electrical wires not frayed
G. Ladders in good condition
EEO & SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICIES
It is the policy of this company to assure that applicants are employed and that employees are not treated during employment without regard to their race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam Era, in regard to any position for which the employee or applicant is qualified. Such action includes, but is not limited to the following: hiring, upgrading, demotion, transfer, layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; recruitment or recruitment advertising; selection for training, including apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, and on the job training.
All employees are requested to encourage persons of minority races and
qualified disabled persons apply for employment with the Company or to
apply for training under available programs. It is also the policy of the Company to make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled persons
RESPONSIBILITY: All employees are responsible for complying with the
Company's EEO Policy and for reporting possible violations of the Policy. Employees are encouraged to discuss complaints of alleged discrimination with their immediate supervisor. The supervisor's obligation is to try to resolve the complaint. If the problem is not resolved at that level, the employee should be directed to the project/department manager. If there are still questions after that, the employee should contact the Company's Compliance Coordinator at the Home Office. The Compliance Coordinator should be promptly notified in the event of questions about, or an investigation of, alleged discrimination by any government agency.

SEXUAL HARASSMENT
It is the Policy of __________________ to strictly prohibit any conduct which constitutes sexual harassment and to discipline any employee guilty of committing such conduct up to and including discharge.
Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome or improper sexual advances,
requests for sexual favors and any other conduct of sexual nature(including sexually explicit language, jokes, etc.) An employee is being sexually harassed when:
1. The employee must submit to sexual harassment as an implicit condition of employment.
2. The employee rejects advances and risks losing a job, promotion,
privileges or benefits, while the employee who submits gains favors and
advantages.
3. The employee's job performance is interfered with as a result of sexual harassment or the work atmosphere becomes hostile or intimidating.
RESPONSIBILITY: All employees are responsible for complying with Company's Sexual Harassment Policy and for reporting possible violations of the Policy. Employees are encouraged to discuss complaints of alleged sexual harassment with their immediate supervisor. The supervisor's obligation is to try to resolve the complaint. If the problem is not resolved at that level, the employee should be directed to the project/department manager. If there are still questions after that, the employee should contact the Company's Compliance Coordinator at the home office. The Compliance Coordinator should be promptly notified in the event of questions about, or
an investigation of, alleged sexual harassment by any government agency.

CONFIDENTIALITY AND NON-COMPETITION AGREEMENT
WHEREAS _________ hereinafter referred to as Employee (PE), and; WHEREAS, ___________________ company, located at _________ referred to as CORP., and; WHEREAS, PE has applied for full time employment with CORP in power washing of customers' equipment and/or personal property, pressure water washing, and; WHEREAS, both parties understand that the proprietary information held by CORP is fundamental and vital to the continuation of CORP's potential business opportunities, continued corporate growth and profitability, and; WHEREAS, CORP has invested substantial time, money and effort in market and product research, the information being supplied to PE is confidential, critical to the continued corporate growth and constitutes CORP's trade secrets, including but not limited to bidding procedures, pricing, suppliers of products, methods and practices of power washing, sources of clients and customers, current customer/client base, revenue, profits, costs and expenses and such other nformation, and; WHEREAS, PE shall receive training, product information, and access to all of the CORP's information during the course of PE's employment, which information would not otherwise be available to PE: IT IS THEREFORE RESOLVED AND AGREED that PE shall not disseminate, divulge, discuss or otherwise convey by word or writing any and all information conveyed to PE regarding the operations, in whole or in part, CORP. to any other person, corporation, or party or
parties at any time and/or for any reason whatsoever during the course of PE's employment by CORP, and; FURTHER, IT IS AGREED AND UNDERSTOOD by PE that PE shall not directly or indirectly engage in power washing, for profit or non-profit, self-employed or in the employ of others, for a period of 36 months from the date of employment of PE by CORP. For purposes of defining the prohibited activity, power washing. PE further agrees that all customers obtained during the course of PE;'s employment by CORP are proprietary and the sole property of CORP and PE
agrees that, during the course of or upon termination of PE's mployment, either voluntarily or involuntarily, PE shall not contact, solicit or attempt to obtain such customer's business for PE personally or any other company or organization and such prohibition shall extend for a period of 24 months after the date of termination of PE's employment with CORP; AND FURTHER, CORP understands and agrees that PE shall not be prohibited from entering into another business involving cleaning of property belonging to others where such cleaning is "janitorial" or "general building maintenance" in nature.
AND FURTHER, should PE fail to abide by this agreement, CORP shall be entitled to take such action against PE as CORP deems necessary to protect their interests under this Confidentiality Agreement and recover such damages, direct or consequential, together with attorneys fees and legal costs incurred as a result of such actions by PE.
WHEREFORE, THIS AGREEMENT is entered into this 30day of November, 2000 by the parties whose signatures appear below.

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PROPERTY ACKNOWLEDGMENT FORM
I, _______ hereby acknowledge receipt of the following.

· 5 T Shirts
· 1 key
· Cell phone
· Pager
I understand that the above items are Company property and I am
responsible for reporting lost items within 24 hours of their
disappearance. I assume responsibility for care and return of all above
listed company property in proper working condition upon request or
termination, I hereby agree to reimburse _______ in the amount listed above for the replacement costs there in and for any unauthorized charges made.
_______________________
(Employee Signature)
( Date)
___________________________________
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