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2018

Working Together
to Keep Washington
Safe and Working
Injured Young Workers’ Speaker Program
Matt Pomerinke of Longview, Wash., was just 21 and working in a lumber mill when his to 24 in high schools, technical colleges and skills centers. Since the program began
arm was caught in an unguarded conveyer drive chain and ultimately amputated just in 2008 to help educate the workforce of the future, thousands of young people from
below the elbow. Now, as part of L&I’s Injured Young Workers Speakers Program, he all corners of the state have heard presentations and have a new appreciation about
tells his story and talks about workplace safety awareness with young people ages 16 workplace safety.

DECEMBER 2017 FEBRUARY 2018


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JANUARY 2018
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1 New Year’s Day
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14 15 Martin Luther
King Jr. Day
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Weekly Safety and Health Tips


1. Start the new year off by updating your safety and 3. Give your employees specific training on the hazards of 5. Communicate clearly with other workers – don’t assume
health accident prevention program (APP). their jobs and how to operate equipment and tools. anyone knows what you’re thinking.
2. Pair new hires with an experienced worker. 4. Talk with employees about near-misses and
safety concerns.
Hispanic Worker Outreach
As part of L&I’s Hispanic outreach team, Fabiola Gonzalez talks to Ernesto Perrez of knowledge and training, language barriers and other factors. Outreach staff reach
about job safety and health at Agriculture Safety Day, one of many events she attends thousands of workers at events sponsored by L&I, non-profits, social services, other
each year. Washington State has a large Latino workforce, and these workers have government agencies and churches.
a higher risk of getting injured at work due to the high-risk nature of their jobs, lack

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FEBRUARY 2018
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4 5 6 7 Yakima Agriculture
Safety Day
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Event info:
www.wagovconf.org

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18 19 President’s Day 20 21 22 23 24

25 26 27 28 Wenatchee
Agriculture
Safety Day
Event info:
www.wagovconf.org

Weekly Safety and Health Tips


1. Don’t forget to post your OSHA 300 log if you are 3. Invest in your employees’ safety and health by sending 4. Make sure your non-English speaking workers are
required to do so. them to training events, such as Agriculture Safety trained in their language.
2. Send employees to specialized training, seminars and/or Day, Governor’s Safety and Health Conference, or
safety and health conferences. Construction Safety Day.
Web and Communications Services
Oliver Lyles (left), safety director at Nucor Steel Seattle Inc., gives a tour of the steel capture authentic photos and videos depicting workers performing their jobs safely.
recycling facility to L&I employees, Elaine Fischer and Craig Blackwood, to show The photos and videos are used in website content, publications, posters, YouTube
them how Nucor protects workers from hazardous exposures throughout the plant. videos, training materials and special items, like this calendar.
Staff from L&I’s Web and Communications Services visit Washington workplaces to

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MARCH 2018
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Begins
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18 19 20 First Day of Spring 21 22 23 24

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Weekly Safety and Health Tips


1. Use a variety of training methods, such as hands-on 3. Don’t rely on new employees’ prior experience. You 4. Retrain employees when work processes change, new
training, a workshop, or L&I videos and online training don’t know the quality of training they received, and the hazards are identified or when an injury or near-miss
modules. Make it interactive and interesting. circumstances may have been different. All employees incident occurs.
2. Use your safety bulletin board to reinforce safety need specific training. 5. Encourage your employees to participate in weekly or
messages and post educational materials. monthly safety and health inspections around work areas.
Technical Training
Project manager Michael Krulc with Traylor Frontier-Kemper JV of Seattle, the contractor tunnel projects in recent years have presented new hazards and engineering challenges.
on an underground railway project, explains to a group of employees from L&I’s Division L&I’s partnership with the industry offers an opportunity for our staff to learn the new
of Occupational Safety and Health how the tunnel boring machine excavates earth and technology and helps ensure the safety and health of workers who do this potentially
removes it from the tunnel. The field of tunneling is extremely complex, and several major dangerous work.

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APRIL 2018
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22 23 24 25 26 27 28 International
Workers’
Memorial Day

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Weekly Safety and Health Tips


1. Use your experience to get the message out to others 3. Implement a safety and health reporting system for 4. Don’t let employees operate machinery or equipment
on the importance of safety and health. employees who witness unsafe issues and can report without first properly training on how to use and operate
2. Conduct a job-hazard analysis for personal protective them without fear of repercussion. it safely.
equipment (PPE) to determine what type of PPE 5. Involve employees and encourage them to spot, report
is needed. and correct hazards before someone gets hurt.
WISHA 10 Training
Foam earplugs are effective when used properly, but it takes know-how and practice! for Agriculture training program. The program offers intensive training specifically
Gabrielle Toutonghi, an industrial hygienist with L&I’s Division of Occupational Safety designed to help increase workers’ knowledge of safety and health in agriculture, as
and Health, shows workers from ConAgra Foods Inc., in the Tri-Cities, the correct well as to promote a culture of safety and health through peer training.
way to use them. Hands-on training is one of the benefits of L&I’s new WISHA 10

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MAY 2018
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The 11th Annual
Construction Safety
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Day is in May. Visit
www.wagovconf.org
for this year’s date
and details.

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Weekly Safety and Health Tips


1. Train employees on the proper use of personal 3. Develop and implement a safety and health checklist 4. Provide PPE at no cost to your employees.
protective equipment (PPE). system for employees to use to inspect and detect any 5. Provide the means to replace PPE when needed.
2. Encourage employees in a positive way to maintain issues with PPE, equipment, tools or machinery prior to
their PPE in good condition. its use.
Onsite Safety and Health Consultations
Kevin Ashby (left), employee at Olympia Sheet Metal, and L&I consultant Jon Taurman at their convenience to identify risks and hazards that could cause injuries or illnesses
discuss points of operation and machine guarding during an onsite L&I consultation and even help save money on workers’ compensation costs. There’s no charge for the
visit, and apparently shared a joke too. L&I safety and health consultants, risk managers consultation visit, and the visits are confidential. Consultants don’t issue citations or
and ergonomists – all with industry expertise – are available to meet with employers penalties; instead, they’ll give recommendations on how to fix hazards and time to do it.

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JUNE 2018
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Weekly Safety and Health Tips


1. Visit www.Lni.wa.gov/Safety/Consultation to request 3. Do a hazard assessment for PPE to identify hazards and 5. Revisit your accident prevention program policies
free professional advice and assistance to help keep determine if is necessary for the work being done. and procedures with your employees to ensure
your workplace safe and healthy. 4. Promote workplace safety and health by recognizing everyone understands the importance of safety and
2. Focus on a system that gets to the heart of safety and employees who actively participate in promoting safety health on the job.
health hazards versus just solving problems. and health in the workplace.
Safety and Health Compliance Inspections
L&I compliance officer Emmie Martinez talks with Garret Alwert during a safety program and unsafe ladder use. Safety and health inspectors conduct about 6,000
compliance inspection at a Sandpiper Pacific Construction jobsite near Olympia. Emmie’s workplace inspections each year. In addition to identifying hazards and citing violations,
job is to look for hazards and violations at each worksite she visits. In construction that the inspectors help employers by offering solutions and resources to keep Washington
might include fall hazards, not having a written or fully implemented accident prevention safe and working.

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JULY 2018
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Weekly Safety and Health Tips


1. Develop strategies to demonstrate your commitment 3. Make sure your accident prevention program is being 4. Implement a training tracking system for new and
to safety and health by learning how to be safe, getting implemented. This will help ensure your employees feel seasoned employees to ensure they are getting the
visibly involved, and being more accessible to employees. safe and also help avoid costly injuries and illnesses. knowledge needed to do their job safely.
2. Set a positive example to employees by following all 5. Practice what you preach when it comes to safety and
safety requirements in the workplace. health in the workplace.
Forklift Rodeo
Driving a forklift may look easy, but driving one safely requires the right training and competition. In this photo, Timothy Fay, a volunteer for the Advisory Board, explains the
experience. At annual forklift rodeos, co-sponsored by the Governor’s Industrial Safety rules of the competition to a group of drivers at the western regional in Seattle. The top
and Health Advisory Board and L&I, professional drivers from around the state compete seven competitors from each regional event will proceed to the finals held at the annual
for cash prizes, bragging rights and a chance to compete against top drivers in the state Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Conference.

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AUGUST 2018
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Weekly Safety and Health Tips


1. Provide specific training to workers operating different 3. Investigate all injuries and near-misses. This can 4. Talk with employees about near-misses and
types of machinery or equipment. help prevent these issues from happening to other safety concerns.
2. Provide hands-on training and demonstrations to keep employees. 5. Learn from near-misses to understand what happened
your employees involved during the training. and how to avoid future incidents.
Direct Outreach
For over 60 years, the Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Conference has brought conference exhibit hall. The conference is one of many events around the state where
together workers, employers and safety and health professionals from all over. Nichole DOSH staff meet directly with customers to share safety and health information and new
Rose, an industrial hygienist with DOSH Education and Outreach, talks with Bob Smith, tools and resources.
from the Mason County Public Utility District No. 3, at the DOSH outreach booth in the

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SEPTEMBER 2018
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16 17 18 19 20 21 22 First Day of Fall

23 24 25 26 67th Governor’s
Industrial Safety and
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Health Conference,
Spokane
Event info:
30 www.wagovconf.org

Weekly Safety and Health Tips


1. Have an open discussion with your employees on the 3. Use videos and online training modules to make training 4. Create a culture of safety by making it a
importance of safety and health in the workplace. interactive and interesting. workplace priority.
2. Safety and health conferences are a good source to 5. Make sure the training material you provide to
find safety and health material to bring back to the employees is relevant to their job.
workplace to share with your employees.
Association Partnerships
At Double ‘R’ Hop Ranch in Harrah, Jeff Lutz (left), safety director with the Washington Through partnerships with industry associations such as the Washington Farm Bureau, L&I
Farm Bureau, and Jesus Valdovinos, an L&I agricultural technical specialist, listen as is able to expand its reach to many more employers and workers. Industry associations help
hop worker Juan Salazar explains how the hops are processed. inform their members of safety requirements and the latest safety and health training and
resources through their association meetings, websites, magazines and direct marketing.

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OCTOBER 2018
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Washington State
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goverment open

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Weekly Safety and Health Tips


1. Select an experienced employee to provide coaching 3. Don’t just show employees how to do something, teach 5. Use job safety analysis to identify job tasks where a
and mentoring to new or less experienced employees. them why it’s important. worker could be struck by an object, a moving vehicle,
2. Don’t let employees operate machinery or equipment 4. Ask for feedback from your employees. This will ensure machinery, falling objects, etc., and take steps to reduce
without first properly training on how to use and that they are engaged in the training being given. or eliminate the hazards.
operate safely.
Sprains and Strains Prevention
Sprains and strains are the most common type of workplace injury in most industries, and L&I ergonomists use technology to measure muscle activation levels associated with
these painful disorders of the muscles, tendons, and nerves in the back, neck, shoulder, different tasks so that they can recommend strategies for preventing injuries. Here,
elbow, hand and knee can be costly and difficult to treat. Ergonomics is the process ergonomist Ernesto Carcamo uses electromyography on Mark Larson of AgriNorthwest
of fitting a job to a person by designing physically demanding tasks to prevent muscle in Kennewick, to demonstrate the effect from repeatedly raising and lowering his arms.
fatigue, increase productivity and reduce the risk of injury.

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NOVEMBER 2018
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12 Veterans Day Holiday 13 14 15 16 17

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Weekly Safety and Health Tips


1. Always get acknowledgement by making eye contact 3. Never remove any tags or locks on equipment that is 4. If you have never operated a piece of equipment or done
with equipment operators before you proceed in front of locked out. a specific task before, ask how to perform the job.
or behind any equipment. Don’t assume.
2. Wear the personal protective equipment required on 5. If you see a safety hazard, tell your immediate
the project. supervisor.
Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)
At the Starbucks Kent Flexible Plant, employee safety and health is as important as the The plant has been a participant in Washington’s Voluntary Protection Program since
quality of the specialty coffees and teas they produce. Laura Elliot, a Starbucks quality 2015, which includes comprehensive onsite safety and health evaluations by L&I as one
engineer, shows Darren James, L&I VPP safety and health specialist, how they ensure of the requirements. Companies achieving VPP status are recognized leaders in their
safe operation of the equipment as packets of coffee move down the line. industries and communities for their demonstrated commitment to safety and health.

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Weekly Safety and Health Tips
1. Train employees often in the proper use of safeguarding 3. Get involved. Talk to your employees about the jobs 4. Give your employees the power to stop a process if they
and personal protective equipment. they do and what concerns they have when it comes to feel there is or could be a safety or health issue.
2. Participate in safety committee walk-around of safety and health. 5. Use a reward system to encourage employees to be
the workplace. safe on the job.
Washington law requires all employers to provide a safe and
healthy workplace and comply with workplace safety and
health rules that apply to their business.

For employers Workplace safety and health services at


Get a free safety and health consultation. L&I consultants can help you everyone’s fingertips
prevent workplace injuries and illnesses and even save money on your ■ A to Z Topics ■ Rules:
workers’ compensation premiums. A consultant can visit at your www.Lni.wa.gov/Safety/ www.Lni.wa.gov/SafetyRules
convenience and: Topics/AtoZ Find current laws, rules and policies.
■ Explain the safety and health rules for your business. Instant access to a wide range of topics, plus www.Lni.wa.gov/Main/Listservs/
■ Review or help develop your required safety and health programs. rules and research. SafetyStandards.asp
■ Online Training Sign up for emails about new rules, changes,
■ Provide a risk assessment and offer suggestions for effectively
www.Lni.wa.gov/Safety/ hazard alerts and other news.
managing claims.
TrainingPrevention/Materials ■ Spanish:
Consultants will not cite you for safety or health hazards, but will give you Courses, training kits, workshops and more. www.Lni.wa.gov/Spanish
time to fix the hazard(s) and help you with correction options. For more ■ Online Videos L&I’s Spanish-language website.
information, visit www.Lni.wa.gov/SafetyConsultants or call the L&I office www.EyeOnSafety.Info www.Lni.wa.gov/FormPub
nearest you. Online safety and health videos covering many Spanish-language posters and other
general and industry-specific topics, publications are available.
For workers as well as short one-minute videos to raise
Although you must follow the safety and health rules that apply to your job, awareness about everyday hazards.
everyone has the right to a safe and healthy workplace. ■ Free Publications and Posters
If you notice a safety or health hazard at your worksite, tell your employer. www.Lni.wa.gov/Safety/
If your employer fails to take action, you can contact L&I. Your employer GettingStarted/RulesRequirements
cannot discipline you or retaliate against you in any way for notifying L&I Download a free copy of any poster required
about a hazard or for filing a complaint. Learn more about your rights at for the workplace and other safety
www.Lni.wa.gov/WorkplaceRights (click on Complaints/Discrimination) and health publications.
or call 1-800-423-7233.

Eye on Safety video training


If you’re unsure how to fill out an OSHA 300 form or when to report an injury to L&I, check out our new
Recordkeeping & Reporting Webcast, a fun fresh approach to training, online at www.EyeOnSafety.info .
At Eye on Safety, you’ll find video training to support your safety and health goals, such as when you
need topics for safety meetings. From one-minute awareness videos to in-depth investigation stories,
Eye on Safety is your source for online training.

A message from Anne Soiza Call the L&I Office


Assistant Director for L&I’s nearest you
Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) Workplace safety and health specialists from
L&I’s Division of Occupational Safety and
Greetings: Health (DOSH) are available to assist you.
I hope you enjoy this year’s theme of Working Together to Keep Aberdeen 360-533-8200
Washington Safe and Working. We appreciate the diverse workplaces Bellevue 425-990-1400
and partnerships that are so vital in making our state one of the safest
Bellingham 360-647-7300
in the country.
Bremerton 360-415-4000
If you have never taken advantage of services available from DOSH, I urge you think
East Wenatchee 509-886-6500 or
about it as you turn the pages throughout the year:
1-800-292-5920
■ A confidential safety and health consultation can help you prevent injuries and Everett 425-290-1300
illnesses and even save money on your workers’ compensation premiums.
Kelso 360-575-6900
■ If your business is agriculture, consider attending one of the Agriculture Safety Days
Kennewick 509-735-0100 or
held in Wenatchee and Yakima in February or send some of your employees. 1-800-547-9411
■ If you’re in construction, plan to attend Construction Safety Day in May. Or visit Moses Lake 509-764-6900 or
www.Lni.wa.gov/StopFalls to find safety resources to prevent the No. 1 cause of 1-800-574-2285
construction-related deaths and disabling injuries. Mount Vernon 360-416-3000
■ Every year, the Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Conference, held each fall, Port Angeles 360-417-2700
offers two days of the latest tools, technologies and strategies for workplace safety Pullman 509-334-5296 or
and health. 1-800-509-0025
■ Find a multitude of online training in the form of YouTube, e-Lessons, webcasts and Seattle 206-515-2800
more at www.Lni.wa.gov/Safety . Spokane 509-324-2600 or
Finally, I want to extend my thanks to all the employers who allowed us to come into 1-800-509-8847
their workplaces, take photos and talk to their workers. Their participation represents Tacoma 253-596-3800
the very essence of the calendar’s theme. Tukwila 206-835-1000
Thank you from all of us at the Division of Occupational Safety and Health. Tumwater 360-902-5799
Anne Soiza, Vancouver 360-896-2300
Assistant Director Yakima 509-454-3700 or
1-800-354-5423

Statewide toll-free Safety and Health Information Line


www.Lni.wa.gov/Safety 1-800-423-7233
Working Together for a Safe and Healthy Workplace

The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries


would like to thank the people and businesses that allowed us
to photograph and portray them in this calendar. Featuring real
Washington State workers and employers is essential to the
theme of the 2018 calendar: Working Together for a Safe and
Health Workplace.

Month Company
January Injured Young Worker Speakers Program
February Agriculture Safety Day
March Nucor Steel Seattle Inc., Seattle
April Traylor Frontier-Kemper, Seattle
May ConAgra Foods Inc., Tri-Cities
June Olympia Sheet Metal Inc., Olympia
July Sandpiper Pacific Construction, Puyallup
August Western Regional Forklift Rodeo
September Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Conference
October Double ‘R’ Hop Ranch, Harrah;
Washington Farm Bureau
November AgriNorthwest Inc., Kennewick
December Starbucks Kent Flexible Plant, Kent
Front Cover Double ‘R’ Hop Ranch, Harrah;
Washington Farm Bureau

This calendar lists federal holidays and/or the days the federal holidays are
observed in 2018.
Note: Washington State government is open on Columbus Day and closed the day
after Thanksgiving.
We oriented the back cover so you can read it while the calendar is on the wall.
PUBLICATION F417-270-000 [05-2017]

Division of Occupational Safety and Health


www.Lni.wa.gov/Safety 1-800-423-7233