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3.9 Personal Health and Safety

Complying with procedures for a safe and healthy work environment.

  • 3.9.1 Maintaining a healthy and safe environment
    • Take actions to ensure the safety of self and others, in accordance with established personal and jobsite safety practices
    • Anticipate and prevent work-related injuries and illnesses
    • Comply with federal, state, and local regulations and company health and safety policies
    • Recognize common hazards and unsafe conditions that occur at work, their risks, and appropriate controls to address them
    • Follow organizational procedures and protocols for workplace emergencies, including safe evacuation and emergency response
    • Maintain a sanitary and clutter-free work environment
    • Administer first aid or CPR, if trained, and summon assistance as needed
  • 3.9.2 Safeguarding one's person
    • Engage in safety training
    • Use equipment and tools safely
    • Use appropriate personal protective equipment
    • Recognize how workplace risks can affect one's life and one's family
    • Understand the legal rights of workers regarding workplace safety and protections from hazards
    • Report injuries, incidents, and workplace hazards to a supervisor as soon as safely possible
    • Contribute to discussions of safety concerns in the workplace, making suggestions as appropriate
  • 3.9.3 Preventive health, safety or environmental inspections
    • Understand the elements and procedures related to inspections
      • Audit of records and documentation
      • Documentation of inspection findings
      • Inspection of emergency response protocols
      • Inspection of fire protection and control