New Employee Safety Orientation

By the end of this session, you will be able to understand your role in our company’s safety and health program, including security procedures, and get safety information from various sources, including company safety newsletters, bulletin boards, safety committee members, and labels or material safety data sheets.

Why “New Employee Safety Orientation Training” Matters

  • A recent Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Lost-Work Time Injuries and Illnesses Report states that employees with fewer than 6 years of employment accounted for 37 percent of all illnesses and injuries sustained, higher than their 31 percent share of employment.
  • More than 5,500 employees in this country die from workplace injuries.
  • 1.3 million workers suffer nonfatal injuries that result in days away from work.
  • In addition, maintaining a safe and healthy workplace can help your employer tackle rising workers’ compensation premiums and lost work time due to injuries. It’s in everyone’s best interest to stay safe at work.

Key Points

  • Play your role in safety and security
  • Look for and report hazards
  • Use common sense
  • Respond safely to emergencies
  • Follow workplace safety procedures

Duration: 28 minutes

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