New Employee Safety Orientation

  • WAC 296-800-14005:

    All new employees must receive safety orientation training.  The safety orientation must include at least the following elements:

    • A description of your total safety and health program.

    • On the job orientation showing employees what they need to know to perform their initital job assignments safely.

    • How and when to report on the job injuries including instruction about the location of first aid facilities in your workplace.

    • How to report unsafe conditions and practices.

    • The use and care of required personal protective equipment (PPE).

    • What to do in an emergency, including how to exit the workplace.

    • Identification of hazardous gases, chemicals, or materials used on the job and instruction about the safe use and emergency action to take after accidental exposure