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Resources for New Employee Safety Orientations

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.

New Employee Safety Orientation Outline

New Employee Safety Orientation Checklist