Checklists

The following checklist will help in reducing accidents

The Management

Directors and Department Heads, Managers and Supervisors, or any other person who has charge of a workplace or authority over a worker or student, are responsible to:

  • Complete all documentation in accordance with regulatory requirements and procedures.
  • Be informed of any accidents/incidents/near misses that occur in their area of responsibility and report these to the EHSO (environment, health and safety office) and local authorities in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure investigations are conducted in a respectful, responsive and sensitive manner as to effectively identify hazards and identify improvements.
  • Listen carefully, act honestly and fairly and communicates openly in order to achieve effective and positive results.
  • Ensure an investigation is conduced in a sensitive, responsive and effective manner in order to minimize the impact of the workplace injury to the worker(s) involved and witnesses.
  • Conduct investigations into accidents/incidents/near misses in a timely manner.
  • Ensure corrective actions and effective measures are identified and instituted as soon as is practicable to ensure the safety of other employees and community.

The Employees

Employees are responsible to

  • Report promptly any accidents, incidents or near misses to their supervisor.
  • To assist and cooperate with those persons undertaking an investigation, in order to identify causes and unsafe conditions.
  • Complete all documentation in accordance with regulatory requirements and procedures.

Members of Health and Safety Committees

It is the responsibility of members of a Health and Safety Committee to:

  • Assist in conducting an investigation into an accidents/incidents/near miss, when requested by a supervisor or the EHSO.
  • Participate in the investigation in a respectful, responsive and sensitive manner.
  • Assists with identifying hazards and making recommendations for the improvement of workplace conditions.

Procedure and documentation requirements

Supervisor's Responsibilities:

  • In the event of a serious accidents/incidents/near misses ensure proper medical treatment is provided.
  • Contact EHSO if emergency assistance is required and identify the type of assistance required.
  • Report the incident immediately to Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHSO).
  • Secure the accident scene and maintain it undisturbed, until a member of the
  • Environmental Health and Safety Office Arrives to assist. Security can provide tape to rope off the scene and assist to secure the area.
  • If necessary, evacuate the area in accordance with emergency requirements.

Supervisor is to complete and submit the following documentation as required:

  • Accidents/incidents/near misses Form.
  • Workers Compensation Claim and Employer Accident Report as per the format.
  • Worker's Capabilities Form to be given to Employee's who are seeing a medical help for a sickness or injury and may require modified duties or hours.

Employee's General Responsibilities:

  • In the event of a serious accidents/incidents/near miss, assess if medical treatment is required. Call Campus Security immediately and identify who you are, your location, the help required and any other information they request.
  • Remain at the scene if safe to do so and provide any assistance you can.
  • Notify your supervisor immediately or if you are seriously injured, notify your supervisor as soon as is practicable.
  • Provide assistance with an investigation to the best of your ability.

Employee to complete and submit the following documentation as required:

  • If you have been injured, complete inform of injury to your supervisor.
  • If you require medical attention or if you leave the worksite because of the injury,
  • you must complete a Worker's Compensation and report your injury to the competent person.
  • You must inform your supervisor as soon as you require medical attention or leave the workplace for an injury, so he/she can submit documentation to the Worker's Compensation Board.

 

 
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