Twin Stars

505-632-9202

Safety Program

We have an extensive safety program that all of our mechanics go through. We have annual and bi-annual certifications. We implement new licenses and certifications as they are required or needed.

  •   Company Safety Program
  •   Corporate Safety Policies & Procedures Program
  •   Accident Reporting & Investigation Program
  •   Benzene
  •   Behavior Based Safety Program
  •   Blood-borne Pathogens Exposure Program / Access to Medical Records
  •   Confined Space
  •   Contractor Safety Policy
  •   Crane
  •   Electrical and Grounding
  •   Electrical Safety Program
  •   Emergency Action Plan
  •   Emergency Numbers
  •   Excavation
  •   Fall Protection Program
  •   Fire Protection Program
  •   Forklift Safety Program
  •   Gas Hazards
  •   Hand Tools
  •   Hazard Communication Program
  •   Hazardous Chemicals
  •   Hazardous Identification (JSA Program)
  •   Hearing Protection Program
  •   Hot Work/Fire Prevention
  •   Hydrogen Sulfide Program
  •   Ladder Safety
  •   Lockout/Tagout Program
  •   Medical Services & First Aid Program
  •   Personal Protection Equipment Program
  •   PSM
  •   Respiratory Protection Program
  •   Rigging Materials
  •   SPCC
  •   Short Service Employees
  •   Waste Management
  •   Welding and cutting
  •   Vehicle Safety Program
  •   Member of ISNetworld

 

 

TWIN STARS Safety Program

 

A.  Purpose

Twin Stars written safety program provides employees with a guideline for following procedures regarding safety and health issues.

B.  Administrative Duties
The Health and Safety Specialist is responsible for developing and maintaining the written safety plans.

The Safety Program is kept at the following location:

Twin Stars

100 Iowa Ave

Bloomfield NM 87413

(505)632-9202

 

C.  Plan Evaluation

The Health and Safety Specialist thoroughly evaluates and, as necessary, revises the Twin Stars Ltd Safety Program, to eliminate problems effectively.

D.  Company Information
Roger Armstrong – President

Levi Candelaria – Vice-President

 

E.  Licensed Healthcare Professional
For all medical examinations/treatments Twin Stars utilizes:

San Juan Regional Medical Center

801 W. Maple St

Farmington, NM 87401

 

F.   Training
All Twin Stars Ltd employees will attend training sessions to educate them on proper safety procedures for all aspects of their positions. The Health and Safety Specialist will identify trainees and schedule training.

G.  Recordkeeping

The Health and Safety Specialist is responsible for maintaining all safety-related records and documentation.

 

CORPORATE SAFETY

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Corporate Safety Policies and Procedures

 

A.   Purpose

This Corporate Safety Policies and Procedures Plan summarize information regarding safety policies and procedures at Twin Stars.  The Program Administrator is responsible for implementing and updating this Plan. The Plan is kept at Twin Stars 100 Iowa, Bloomfield NM 87413.

B. Compliance

The company will comply with appropriate safety and environmental laws and regulations such as:

·         The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA),

·         The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency),

·         The DOT (Department of Transportation), and

·         All other applicable federal, state, and local safety and health regulations.

C. Types of Written Safety Plans in Place
The topics covered in written safety programs at Twin Stars include the following:

·         Twin Stars Safety Program

·         Corporate Safety Policies and Procedures Program

·         Accident Reporting and Investigation Program

·         Benzene

·         Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Program

·         Confined Space

·         Contractor Safety Policy

·         Crane

·         Defensive Driving Program

·         Electrical and Grounding

·         Electrical Safety Program

·         Excavation

·         Fall Protection Program

·         Fire Protection Program

·         Forklift Safety Program

·         Hand Tools

·         Hazard Communication Program

·         Hazardous Chemicals

·         Hearing Protection Program

·         Hydrogen Sulfide Program

·         Ladder Safety

·         Lockout/Tagout Program

·         Medical Services And First Aid Program

·         Personal Protection Equipment Program

·         PSM

·         Respiratory Protection Program

·         Rigging Materials

·         Welding & Cutting

 

D.  Employer/ Employee Responsibilities

 

This section lists responsibilities of employers and employees. These responsibilities are to be taken seriously at all times.

It is the policy of Twin Stars to provide a place of employment reasonably free from hazards, which may cause illness, injury, or death to associates. It is also company policy to establish an effective and continuous safety program incorporating educational and monitoring procedures maintained to teach safety, correct deficiencies, and provide a safe, clean working environment.

All management employees are responsible for the enforcement of safety policies and practices. They must ensure:

·         Staff members are trained in appropriate safety procedures, including chemical-specific training as required.

·         Individual safety files are maintained for all employees.

·         The Health and Safety Specialist is notified and necessary forms are completed if an accident or work-related health problem occurs.

·         All Safety Audit deficiencies and/or action items are tracked and addressed.

·         Employees work in a safe environment and are following company safety policies and procedures.

·         Equipment and property within their area of responsibility is maintained in a safe, hazard-free condition.

·         The Health and Safety Specialist will meet with employees to discuss the infraction and inform individuals of the rule or procedure that was violated and the corrective action to be taken.

Employees have a responsibility to themselves and to the company for their safety and the safety of coworkers. All employees are required to:

 

·         Comply with all federal, state, and local rules and regulations relevant to their work.

·         Observe all company rules and regulations related to the efficient and safe performance of their work.

·         Integrate safety into each job function and live by this philosophy in the performance of job duties.

·         Report or correct unsafe equipment and practices.

·         Report any accidents that occur while on the job.

 

F.   Safety Audits

Safety audits will be conducted in order to ensure a safe work place is being maintained and for Safety Program and Local, State and Federal safety rule compliance.  These audits will consist of:

·         At least eight internal Safety Program cross audits performed by employee teams per year.

·         Quarterly job safety audits or Safety Program audits per formed by each managing employee.

·         One safety inspection per the New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Administration per year.

Audit/safety inspection results shall be kept on file for a minimum of five years and action items shall be tracked by management to ensure that each is properly addressed.

G.   Safety Meetings

Safety meetings shall be held periodically as follows:

·         General Safety Meetings shall be held monthly for the purposes of safety training, accident/incident review and audit reporting.

·         Job Safety Analysis or “tailgate” safety meetings shall be held when and where the complexity and/or potential hazards of a job warrant them.

H.  Safety Program Review

At least annually, management shall review all accident/incident reports and audit results in order to detect trends and asses the effectiveness of and determine any changes to the Safety Program, equipment, training or work practices.

I.    Recordkeeping

·         All documentation required in this section will be kept at Twin Stars’ office.

J.    References

·         New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Act, Section 52-1-6.2.