New Employee Orientation

Welcome to Taft Electric Company.

As a new employee you are required to complete the following Safety Orientation.

Policy Statement on Safety

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Code of Safe Practices

1. All persons shall follow this Code of Safe Practices and render every possible aid to safe operations. 2. Failure to abide by the Code of Safe Practices may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

2. Failure to abide by the Code of Safe Practices may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination. 3. Immediately report any unsafe conditions, accidents, near miss, injuries or illness to your foreman or superintendent.

4. If you are unsure of the safe method to do your job, STOP and ask your supervisor. Ignorance is no excuse for a safety violation.

5. No one shall be knowingly permitted to work while the employee's ability or alertness is impaired by fatigue, illness, and prescription or over the counter drugs.

Employees who are suspected of being under the influence of illegal or intoxicating substances, impaired by fatigue or an illness, shall be prohibited from working.

6. Never work while under the influence of an illegal or intoxicating substance, fatigued or ill.

7. Anyone known to be under the influence of any drugs or intoxicating substances which impair the employee's ability to safely perform the assigned duties shall not be allowed on the job.

8. Horseplay, scuffling, fighting and other acts which tend to have an adverse influence on the safety or well-being of the employees are prohibited.

9. Work shall be well planned and supervised to prevent injuries in the handling of materials and in working together with equipment.

10. Keep your work area clean, free of debris, electrical cords and other hazards. 11. Immediately clean up spilled liquids. 12. Always notify all other individuals in your area who might be endangered by the work you are doing.

13. Do not operate equipment that you are not familiar with. Do not attempt to use such equipment until you are fully trained and authorized.

14. You are responsible for ensuring all safety guards are operable and in place. If they are not, STOP working and tell your supervisor.

15. Never bring firearms, weapons, illegal drugs or alcoholic beverages on company or customer property or the job site.