ICM has a professional team of OSHA and MSHA certified trainers whom are all Health and Safety Experts in their field. Our team is proficient at delivering a well structured and detailed approach to construction and mining safety. To have an effective safety program, your organization will need to be fully committed to workplace safety. It is imperative that your company’s upper management team views safety as their top priority for running a successful business. ICM advises the use of safety being a priority within the organizations mission statement or motto. ICM will help assist your company Identify hazards and follow up with risk assessments of job site hazards. Hazards are situations or events that have the potential to cause harm to your employees. The law does not require an organization to eliminate all risks, but the protection must be afforded to the employees to prevent injury from inherent risks. Elimination is primary focus for ICM safety team members, as this is the most effective way to protect your employees. We will investigate the work place for any potential hazards, and discuss job duties/activities with your employees to get a better understanding of what they’re expected to do. In order to develop and implement an effective safety program, ICM will:
ICM will document and assemble a written program with procedures. Your organization will be accountable for stipulating the safety mandates for your employees to follow. ICM is here to make the recommendations on your behalf. In order to cultivate an effective safety atmosphere, employees must have a clear cut and defined job description. These duties will define what occupational exposure they will be seeing day to day. By having this written and defined, it will substantially reduce the risk of misinterpretation or ambiguity of the employees job duties (as it relates to understanding their required PPE for example).
Industrial Code Management will have a list designated to start the data gathering process for the implementation of the Corporate Safety Manual.
Education and Training has a profound affect on your corporate safety and health program. It’s imperative that your employees understand how to protect themselves from injuries and illness associated within the work environment. Studies have shown that new employees are at an elevated risk for an accident vs their more experienced co-workers. Lack of knowledge and training has been attributed to the increased risk, largely in part to not being aware of their surroundings. Training is the best way to prevent these types of accidents from occurring
MSHA and OSHA standards often times require the employer to provide training to employees within the safety and health aspects their occupation. Limitations are placed on workers for qualified personnel to operate various equipment and give training to others (certified, competent or qualified). Included in the corporate safety manual will be list of training expectations for the employer:
Evaluation of safety processes and procedures on an annual basis allows your organization to determine the effectiveness of your safety manual. Look for ways to improve on existing procedures to further reduce the possibilities of workplace accidents and injuries. Implement new processes and modify existing ones to match your current workplace environment.
Reporting Investigating all incidents and accidents regardless of the severity is required. Despite the fact that we can not alway control the outcome, the steps leading up to and including the incident is usually something that is preventable.
ICM incorporates, process and procedure for the purpose of investigation:
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