Our Safety Policy
Safety is a principal concern of MAN Group, Inc. Our company policy is to provide a clean, safe and healthy environment for all employees. Every reasonable precaution has been and will be taken to provide you with a safe place to work. Injury prevention is a shared responsibility and all employees are expected to do their part to work safely.
We pride ourselves in safety. Our company's goal is to eliminate work-related injuries. But if you are injured, we expect you to immediately report the injury to your supervisor or safety coordinator. Likewise, if you observe an unsafe work condition, report it immediately, so that it can be corrected in a timely manner.
Our safety program outlines policies, rules and procedures that will contribute to your safety and that of your co-workers. Common sense is important but if you will follow these rules and procedures, you will be making a significant contribution to maintaining the high safety standards of our company.
If you have suggestions that will contribute to safety, please make us aware of them and we will incorporate them into our Safety Program. Remember, our Safety Program is only as good as you make it. Take the time to think, act and work safely for yourself, your family and your co-workers at MAN Group, Inc.
NSA CONSTRUCTION GROUP INC.
CODE OF SAFE PRACTICES
1. All persons shall follow these safe practices rules, render every possible aid to safe operations, and report all unsafe conditions or practices to the foreman or superintendent.
2. Foremen shall insist on employees observing and obeying every rule, regulation, and order as is necessary to the safe conduct of the work, and shall take such action as is necessary to obtain observance.
3. All employees shall be given frequent accident prevention instructions. Instructions shall be given at least every 10 working days. When applicable, the accident prevention instructions shall also include specific instruction on the safe use, care and maintenance of fall protection equipment (i.e. fall arrest systems, positioning device systems, safety nets, etc.) used at the jobsite.
4. Anyone known to be under the influence of drugs or intoxicating substances which impair the employee's ability to safely perform the assigned duties shall not be allowed on the job while in that condition.
5. Horseplay, scuffling, and other acts which tend to have an adverse influence on the safety or well-being of the employees shall be prohibited.
6. Work shall be well planned and supervised to prevent injuries in the handling of materials and in working together with equipment.
7. No one shall knowingly be permitted or required to work while the employee's ability or alertness is so impaired by fatigue, illness, or other causes that it might unnecessarily expose the employee or others to injury.
8. Employees shall not enter manholes, underground vaults, chambers, tanks, silos, or other similar places that receive little ventilation, unless it has been determined that it is safe to enter.
9. Employees shall be instructed to ensure that all guards and other protective devices are in proper places and adjusted, and shall report deficiencies promptly to the foreman or superintendent.
10. Crowding or pushing when boarding or leaving any vehicle or other conveyance shall be prohibited.
11. Workers shall not handle or tamper with any electrical equipment, machinery, or air or water lines in a manner not within the scope of their duties, unless they have received instructions from their foreman.
12. All injuries shall be reported promptly to the foreman or superintendent so that arrangements can be made for medical or first aid treatment.
13. When lifting heavy objects, the large muscles of the leg instead of the smaller muscles of the back shall be used.
14. Inappropriate footwear or shoes with thin or badly worn soles shall not be worn.
15. Materials, tools, or other objects shall not be thrown from buildings or structures until proper precautions are taken to protect others from the falling objects.
16. Employees shall cleanse thoroughly after handling hazardous substances, and follow special instructions from authorized sources.
17. Hod carriers should avoid the use of extension ladders when carrying loads. Such ladders may provide adequate strength, but the rung position and rope arrangement make such climbing difficult and hazardous for this trade.
18. Work shall be so arranged that employees are able to face ladder and use both hands while climbing.
19. Gasoline shall not be used for cleaning purposes.
20. No burning, welding, or other source of ignition shall be applied to any enclosed tank or vessel, even if there are some openings, until it has first been determined that no possibility of explosion exists, and authority for the work is obtained from the foreman or superintendent.
21. Any damage to scaffolds, falsework, or other supporting structures shall be immediately reported to the foreman and repaired before use.
USE OF TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
22. All tools and equipment shall be maintained in good condition.
23. Damaged tools or equipment shall be removed from service and tagged "DEFECTIVE."
24. Pipe or Stillson wrenches shall not be used as a substitute for other wrenches.
25. Only appropriate tools shall be used for the job.
26. Wrenches shall not be altered by the addition of handle-extensions or "cheaters."
27. Files shall be equipped with handles and not used to punch or pry.
28. A screwdriver shall not be used as a chisel.
29. Wheelbarrows shall not be pushed with handles in an upright position.
30. Portable electric tools shall not be lifted or lowered by means of the power cord. Ropes shall be used.
31. Electric cords shall not be exposed to damage from vehicles.
32. In locations where the use of a portable power tool is difficult, the tool shall be supported by means of a rope or similar support of adequate strength.
MACHINERY AND VEHICLES
33. Only authorized persons shall operate machinery or equipment.
34. Loose or frayed clothing, or long hair, dangling ties, finger rings, etc., shall not be worn around moving machinery or other sources of entanglement.
35. Machinery shall not be serviced, repaired or adjusted while in operation, nor shall oiling of moving parts be attempted, except on equipment that is designed or fitted with safeguards to protect the person performing the work.