Outcomes Report (2014-15)

OCS Annual Outcomes Report 2014-2015

Committee Highlights Health & Safety Committee

The Health & Safety (H&S) Committee endeavors to proactively address staff issues relating to health and safety in the workplace and to support staff and visitors to Options through training, policies and facilities that provide and promote safety. The H&S Committee meets monthly and is comprised of management and staff representation from across the organization. They provide resources, support and monitoring, including monthly site inspections, drills and reviews of critical health and safety related incidents. Highlights 1. Purchase of 15 Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for various programs. 2. Adopted Air Aware & Nut Aware workplace philosophy. 3. Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) (i.e., lobby of the Carole Wahl office and the Newton office). 4. Incident Report Forms. H&S Committee changed the Accident/Incident Form to including an Incident Investigation component to the form as required by WorkSafeBC. 5. Created Vehicle Inspection forms. Quality Improvements made by the H&S Committee this Year • Health & Safety continues to provide orientation to new staff/workers during OCS Orientation Workshop. This orientation is facilitated by OCS Health & Safety Chair and other committee members. • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) 1. The lobby of the Administration building (Carole Wahl) was renovated to include a security door and elevated front lobby countertop to increase security/safety. 2. The parking lot of the Newton office was cemented to cover the electric wires to the parking lot lights to decrease the likelihood of theft of wiring. 3. The shrubbery around the building next to the parking lot was removed to increase sightline and decease the likelihood of automobile break-and enters and/or theft. • Automated External Defibrillator (AED). 15 units were purchased, staff training provided. • Air Aware & Nut Aware. The H&S Committee recommended that the entire organization be an Air Aware (Scent Free) , and Nut Aware (Peanut Free) environment. • Incident Report Forms. H&S Committee changed the Accident/Incident form to include an Incident Investigation component as required by WorkSafeBC. • Private contractor hired to prepare a Fire Safety Procedure Plan for the Newton office. (Specifically for ISP to meet federal licensing/funding requirements). • The Fire Drill Procedures for the Newton office were revised and circulated. a) Daily Pre-Trip Inspection Form (OCS vehicles) b) Quarterly Vehicle Inspection List (staff vehicles) c) Class 4 Pre-Trip Inspection List (OCS vehicles) d) Standardized Mileage Log

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