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Practicing Career Professionalism, Part 8

Updated on February 8, 2011

INFORMATION SHEET No. 3

COMPANY POLICIES ON THE USE AND MAINTENANCE OF EQUIPMENT

To ensure safety and practice economic use of resources company adhere guidelines on the maintenance of equipment.

1. Follow all established safety regulations.

2. All required safety outfits for the job must be worn at all times.

3. Always wear uniforms during work hours and be sure to put on the required safety outfits while on work.

4. Do not engage in any form of horseplay, practical jokes, throw things and other activities that are dangerous.

5. Do not enter processing sections or operate equipment not under your charge. Never enter restricted areas you have been authorized to do so.

6. Equipment, tools and spare parts are to be properly arranged, kept clean, orderly, and in their proper locations.

7. Handle carefully all equipment, tools fixtures, spare parts etc. Never transfer or take them out without proper authorization from the supervisor.

8. Never operate any machine or equipment until you have been properly instructed on how to use it safely and properly.

9. Do not use any vehicle unless you have been authorized to do so.

10. Safety equipment and gadgets have been installed for the protection of all employee. Never remove or take off any of these gadgets and fixtures.

11. Handle all inflammable materials with care.

12. Always follow good housekeeping practices and keep all common areas and work areas clean and orderly at all times.

MATERIALS HANDLING AND STORAGE

General Provisions:

1. Use of mechanical equipment. Where mechanical handling equipment is used, sufficient safe clearance shall be allowed for aisles at loading decks, through doorways and wherever turns or passage must be made. Aisles and passage ways shall be kept clear and in good repair, with no obstruction across that could create a hazard. Permanent aisles and passageways shall be appropriately marked.

2. Secure Storage. Storage of material shall not create a hazard. Bag container, bundle etc. stored in tiers shall be stacked, blocked, interlocked and limited in height so that they are stable and secure against sliding or collapse.

3. Housekeeping. Storage areas shall be kept free from accumulations of materials that constitute hazards from tripping, fire, explosion, or pest harborage vegetation control shall be exercised when necessary.

4. Clearance limits. Clearance signs to warn of clearance limits shall be provided.

5. Rolling Railroad Cars. De rail and /or bumper blocks shall be provided on spur railroad tracks where a rolling car could contact other cars being worked, enter a building, work or traffic areas.

6. Guarding. Covers and /or guardrails shall be provided to protect personnel from the hazards of open pits, tanks etc.

PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

To provide adequate protection, the protective clothing and equipment selected must always be:

1. appropriate for the particular hazards

2. maintained in good condition

3. properly stored when not in use, to prevent damage or loss

4. kept clean and sanitary

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) includes all clothing and accessories designed to create a barrier against workplace hazards. Some examples are as follows:

Head protection – hard hats

Eye - safety glasses

Face - face shields

Ear - ear plugs

Body - special suits

Hand - gloves

Foot - safety shoes

Personal protective equipment can be very effective in reducing injuries when the protective equipment is selected based on its intended use, when employees are trained to its use, and when that equipment is properly maintained. The company is required by the law to provide protection for the employees and to ensure that the equipment is worn by the workers.

activity SHEET No. 3




COMPANY POLICIES ON THE USE AND MAINTENANCE OF EQUIPMENT

OBJECTIVE:

  1. Identify the company policies on the use and maintenance of equipment.

MATERIALS:

Activity Sheet

Pen

Props

PROCEDURES/TASKS

  1. Divide the class into smaller group.
  2. The group will discuss the company policies on the use and maintenance of equipment.
  3. Choose any group presentation to present the group output. Be creative and resourceful.
  4. Evaluate each presentation.

self-cHEck No. 3

COMPANY POLICIES ON THE USE AND MAINTENANCE OF EQUIPMENT

Check your mastery of company policies on the use and maintenance of equipment by completing question/task below:

  1. Give at least five company policies on the use and maintenance of equipment.

a.

b.

c.

d.

e.

2. Identify materials handling and storage

a.

b.

c.

d.

e.


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      Edison M. Ganzon (EIM) 

      7 years ago

      Company policies on the use and maintenance of equipment.

      1. First do not late in your job.

      2. Always wear uniforms during work hours.

      3. Follow all establish safety regulation.

      4. Tools, equipment and spare parts are to be properly arranged, kept clean, orderly and in their proper locations.

      5. Do not engage in any form or horseplay and practical jokes.

      6. Never operate any machine or equipment until you have been properly instructed on how to use it safety and properly.

      7. Do not use any vehicle unless you have been authorized to do so.

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      Roselyn C. Tenepere 

      7 years ago

      COMPANY POLICIES ON THE USE AND MAINTENANCE OF EQUIPMENT

      To ensure safety and practice economic use of resources company adhere guidelines on the maintenance of equipment.

      1. Follow all established safety regulations.

      2. All required safety outfits for the job must be worn at all times.

      3. Always wear uniforms during work hours and be sure to put on the required safety outfits while on work.

      4. Do not engage in any form of horseplay, practical jokes, throw things and other activities that are dangerous.

      5. Do not enter processing sections or operate equipment not under your charge. Never enter restricted areas you have been authorized to do so.

      6. Equipment, tools and spare parts are to be properly arranged, kept clean, orderly, and in their proper locations.

      7. Handle carefully all equipment, tools fixtures, spare parts etc. Never transfer or take them out without proper authorization from the supervisor.

      8. Never operate any machine or equipment until you have been properly instructed on how to use it safely and properly.

      9. Do not use any vehicle unless you have been authorized to do so.

      10. Safety equipment and gadgets have been installed for the protection of all employee. Never remove or take off any of these gadgets and fixtures.

      11. Handle all inflammable materials with care.

      12. Always follow good housekeeping practices and keep all common areas and work areas clean and orderly at all times.

      MATERIALS HANDLING AND STORAGE

      General Provisions:

      1. Use of mechanical equipment. Where mechanical handling equipment is used, sufficient safe clearance shall be allowed for aisles at loading decks, through doorways and wherever turns or passage must be made. Aisles and passage ways shall be kept clear and in good repair, with no obstruction across that could create a hazard. Permanent aisles and passageways shall be appropriately marked.

      2. Secure Storage. Storage of material shall not create a hazard. Bag container, bundle etc. stored in tiers shall be stacked, blocked, interlocked and limited in height so that they are stable and secure against sliding or collapse.

      3. Housekeeping. Storage areas shall be kept free from accumulations of materials that constitute hazards from tripping, fire, explosion, or pest harborage vegetation control shall be exercised when necessary.

      4. Clearance limits. Clearance signs to warn of clearance limits shall be provided.

      5. Rolling Railroad Cars. De rail and /or bumper blocks shall be provided on spur railroad tracks where a rolling car could contact other cars being worked, enter a building, work or traffic areas.

      6. Guarding. Covers and /or guardrails shall be provided to protect personnel from the hazards of open pits, tanks etc.

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      jennelyn Q. Albay 

      7 years ago

      1. Follow all established safety regulations.

      2. All required safety outfits for the job must be worn at all times.

      3. Always wear uniforms during work hours and be sure to put on the required safety outfits while on work.

      4. Do not engage in any form of horseplay, practical jokes, throw things and other activities that are dangerous.

      5. Do not enter processing sections or operate equipment not under your charge. Never enter restricted areas you have been authorized to do so.

      6. Equipment, tools and spare parts are to be properly arranged, kept clean, orderly, and in their proper locations.

      7. Handle carefully all equipment, tools fixtures, spare parts etc. Never transfer or take them out without proper authorization from the supervisor.

      8. Never operate any machine or equipment until you have been properly instructed on how to use it safely and properly.

      9. Do not use any vehicle unless you have been authorized to do so.

      10. Safety equipment and gadgets have been installed for the protection of all employee. Never remove or take off any of these gadgets and fixtures.

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      ANTONNETH G. RITUMALTA 

      7 years ago

      1.follow all establish safety regulation.

      2.all required safety outfits for the job must be worn at all times.

      3.always wear uniforms during work hours and be sure to put on the required safety outfits while on work.

      4.do not use any vehicle you have been authorized to do so.

      5.handle all inflammable materials with care.

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