Safety Committee

19/20 SCESD Safety Committee members:

Tenneal Wetherell Chairperson
Cynthia Barthuly Administration
Mike Baumer Safety Officer
Terry Plotz Licensed representative
Shelby Parks Licensed representative
Kathy Metzger Confidential representative
Sharon Rebischke Gold Beach representative
Lisa Wendell Behavior Team
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.

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

 2019-2020 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 by June 30, 2020.

Activities:

  • Review the SAIF report monthly at Safety Committee meetings, discuss concerns and areas of need.
  • Train all instructional staff on Safety in the Special Education Classroom.
  • Develop and Implement a Safety Awareness Campaign.
  • 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 by June 30, 2020.

Activities:

  • Development of a catastrophe sub committee
  • Identify and detail needed catastrophe plans
  • Develop a training program for identified areas of need

 

3. Given the introduction of students to the Coos Bay and Gold Beach Office sites, conduct a review of necessary emergency practices and develop systems to adhere to best practices in this new context by June 30, 2020.

Activities:

  • Develop a master Safety Handbook to ensure SCESDs processes/procedures are well articulated and easily followed.
  • For all areas in the handbook that have not been addressed, develop a system and implement.

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

Safety Committee Agendas & Minutes