2020-21 Safety Committee

Tenneal Wetherell Chairperson
Cynthia Barthuly Administration
Mike Baumer Safety Officer
Terry Plotz Licensed representative
Donna Johnson Licensed representative
Kathy Metzger Confidential representative
Sharon Rebischke Gold Beach representative
Lisa Wendell Behavior Team representative
Bobby Wheaton Classified representative
Tammy Yeager Classified representative

The South Coast ESD Safety Committee meets the fourth Tuesday of every month from 3:30-5pm.

If you have a Safety Concern please contact:

Mike Baumer
Safety Officer
michaelb@scesd.k12.or.us
541-266-3955

Kathy Metzger
Safety Committee secretary
kathleenm@scesd.k12.or.us
541-266-3951

2020-2021 Safety Team Goals

1. Given that SCESD is in the high cost risk pool, the safety team will monitor the rate of 801s monthly, determine if organization wide interventions are necessary and intervene as needed reviewing progress to the board by August 30, 2021.

Activities

  • Review the SAIF report monthly at Safety Committee meetings, discuss concerns and areas of need.
  • Maintain an OSHA Compliant Safety Team
  • Develop and Implement a Safety Awareness Campaign.
    • 2020+ “Maintaining Momentum”
      • Review data by June 30 each year
        • Using check point data identify training needs
        • Using check point data identify safety awareness needs
      • Awareness
        • Based on check point data identify awareness needs
          • Injury sites and/or types
          • Awareness at each stage of employment continuum (hire to retire)
      • Training
        • Based on check point data review yearly for:
          • Training for staff
          • Safety hazard identification/remediation
          • Remediate accident/801 trends with training/safety awareness
  • Conduct training interventions as needed

 

2. Given the variety of catastrophes that could transpire at any organization (i.e. earthquake, environmental disaster, intrusion etc.) SCESD will have detailed plans and staff training for identified catastrophes reviewing progress to the board by August 30, 2021.

Activities

  • Using the SCESD EOP committee identify 3 areas for plan completion
  • Complete 3 EOP Annexes
  • Develop a training program for identified areas of need
  • Provide Training and Practice on awareness and office drills
    • Earthquake
    • Tsunami

 

3. Given the COVID environment, the Safety team will evaluate COVID protocols monthly, identify/address concerns and assist with the development of protocol implementation and report the summary of data to the board by August 30, 2021.

Activities

  • Review progress on COVID protocols monthly and address as needed
  • Provide at least 3 communications per month on COVID safety protocols
  • Maintain an on-going connection to LPHA

 

4. Given the Safety Brain and the organization’s goals and safety campaigns, maintain and update the safety brain as needed when new policies and/or issues come to light reviewing progress with the board by August 30, 2021

Activities

  • Given the Blood spill/Hepatitis B Policy, the team will evaluate the policy, develop plans for implementation
    and train necessary staff by December 31, 2021
  • Given a review of the safety concerns from site evaluations the team will:
    • Develop a ticket system to support increased learning for employees who have violated safety protocols
    • Develop a “ticket” to make them aware and give them time to address as well as an accountability system to increase compliance with the safety program By December 31, 2021

Safety Awareness Campaign

2018-2019 “Awareness”

Reboot an OSHA Compliant Safety Program

  • Develop “check points” at team meetings to include 801, Accident, SAIF Report, Student Behavior Program, Site Inspections
  • Develop a master Safety notebook with all systems, processes to refer to/maintain safety programs

Marketing Campaign

  • Injury/time loss awareness
  • Safety Zone Posters
  • Safety Coupon awareness/highlight its use

Awareness through the employment continuum

  • Hiring/Onboarding
  • 2-5 years
  • 5-10 years
  • 10+ years

2019-2020 “Action”

Maintain Safety Program and Marketing campaign through focused action plans

  • Increase awareness as necessary based on data

Develop an action plan based on check point data review yearly for:

  • Training for staff
  • Safety hazard identification/remediation

Pinpoint trainings based on injury data

  • Remediate accident/801 trends with training/safety awareness

2020+ “Maintaining Momentum”

Review data by June 30 each year

  • Using check point data identify training needs
  • Using check point data identify safety awareness needs

Awareness

  • Based on check point data identify awareness needs
  • Injury sites and/or types
  • Awareness at each stage of employment continuum (hire to retire)

Training

  • Based on check point data review yearly for:
  • Training for staff
  • Safety hazard identification/remediation
  • Remediate accident/801 trends with training/safety awareness