New Employee Safety Orientation OLE





 New Employee Safety Orientation provides a basic safety orientation for new workers. A new worker is anyone who is new to the workplace, is returning to the workplace after an absence, or has been transferred to a new position or location where the hazards may be different. Through new employee safety orientation workers begin to develop the knowledge and skills they need to work in a safe and healthy manner.

Who Needs New Employee Safety Orientation Training?

New workers, including returning and newly transferred workers

Course Outline

Safety Management

  • Safety program
  • Laws and regulations
  • Safety committees
  • Reporting
  • Emergency action plan
  • Target deficient behaviours that lead to incidents
  • Consequences
  • First Aid
  • Resources for More Information

Safety Practices

  • Follow safety rules
  • Obey warning signs
  • Stay focused
  • No horseplay
  • Don’t work impaired
  • Don’t take shortcuts

Common Hazards

  • Slips, trips, falls
  • Housekeeping
  • Electrical hazards
  • Fire hazards
  • Ergonomic hazards
  • Back injury
  • Violence
  • Hazardous chemicals
  • Hazards of your job

Employer Safety Responsibilities

  • Due diligence
  • Resources
  • Training
  • Materials and equipment (inc. PPE)
  • Compliance
  • Information

Your Roles in Safety

  • Follow safety rules and procedures
  • Maintain a positive safety attitude
  • Set a good example
  • Attend safety training
  • Recognize and report
  • Protect yourself
  • Use required PPE
  • Ask questions
  • Stay informed
  • Know your rights