Health & Safety Policy

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HEALTH AND SAFETY PROGRAM DECEMBER 2011

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY 1.0 Purpose 2.1 Setwright of Maine, Inc. is committed to providing a safe, accident-free, and healthy work environment for everyone. 2.2 Safety demands cooperation on everyone's part. 2.3 Communication be kept open at all times between the management and employees. 2.4 Workers who notice hazards or other safety problems, or feel that they need additional training, must notify their supervisor. 2.5 Supervisors and management at all levels must address these concerns and take corrective action when warranted. 2.6 All employees shall have knowledge of the safety
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DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

a. The unlawful use, possession, transfer, or sale of illegal drugs or controlled substances and the misuse of alcohol by employees during work hours are prohibited. b. The consequences for violation of the drug-free policy may include, but are not limited to, a referral for therapeutic help, discipline and/or discharge. c. A list of community resources that provide substance abuse treatment and prevention services is posted at the bulletin board where they may be regularly viewed by employees. The Department of Health also provides information on their website, or may be contacted directly.

d. Encourage the designation of a totally or partially smoke free workplace.

DRIVING SAFETY

Vehicle operations are an integral part of our business. Therefore, the following rules shall apply to all business vehicle operations. Hopefully, employees will follow these rules when operating their own personal vehicles.

a. All vehicle operators are required to have a current and valid drivers’ license for the vehicle to be operated, i.e., trucks, commercial drivers’ license (CDL).

b. No unauthorized use of company vehicles shall be permitted.

c. Prior to entering the vehicle visually inspect the entire vehicle. Look for broken windows, light covers, low tire pressure, etc. Report all damage to your
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