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Safety Committee Guidelines

15 Safety Committee Guidelines
    1. Consist of an equal representation of the employer and the employees.  The employer representatives may be non-management employees. 
    2. Made up of volunteers who will represent all CCC employees. 
    3. Conduct regularly scheduled meetings a minimum of once every three  months. 
    4. Take written minutes of all meetings and keep at least three years. 
    5. Adopt and maintain an effective written injury prevention program.
    6. Conduct an inspection of randomly selected areas once every 3 months for the purpose of detecting hazards and/or recommending corrective action. 
    7. Complete a Safety Inspection Form while doing inspections.  Completed forms should be kept for a minimum of three years. 
    8. Conduct inspections/interviews in response to complaints regarding safety & health hazards. 
    9. Conduct these non-scheduled inspections when each incident occurs. 
    10. Submit the inspection forms to the designated supervisor of the area.  This is the responsibility of the safety committee chairperson or representative.  The supervisor should indicate on the form what action, if any, was or will be taken to correct the safety concern. 
    11. Review and investigate accidents and/or near-accidents and recommend means to prevent recurrence.
    12. Recommend changes or additions to improve the safety program. 
    13. Keep all employees informed of required safety and health issues by providing access to all written policies and procedures. 
    14. Promote safety and first-aid training for employees. 
    15. Promote safety program participation by all employees.