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I am new to the web site, and need your help. I am trying to write a safety policy on not wearing any type of jewelery on the job. Of course excluding medical alert jewelry. Does anyone have a sample policy that can help me get started. thanks

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Comment by Lucky Luke on February 24, 2009 at 1:47am
1.0 Purpose and Scope

XXXX is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment and to protecting the health and safety of all persons while they are at work. The occupational health, safety and welfare of the individual is the prime consideration when determining the suitability of any cosmetic jewellery. This includes the likelihood and consequences of this jewellery being caught in machinery, protruding objects or on material being handled.

There is a risk of accident or personal injury due to uncovered jewellery. Serious injuries have occurred from contact with hazards such as electricity, moving equipment / machinery, hot surfaces and as a result of catching rings while climbing, etc.

This policy provides a guide to the minimum standards relating to the wearing of jewellery in the work environment for all Employees, Contractors and Visitors to the XXX mine site.

Personnel in administrative jobs with no exposure to workplaces outside of the office environment are exempt from the requirements of this procedure. However, when entering other work areas, compliance with this procedure is mandatory.

1.1 Definition

Jewellery refers to finger rings, earrings, studs, facial attachments such as chains and rings, bracelets (including medical bracelets), necklaces and watches.

2.0 Procedure Details

Necklaces: Must be worn inside the shirt at all times and must not be permitted to fall out.

Bracelets: Must not be worn except for Medic Alert and the open copper type medical bracelets.
Bracelets should be completely covered by clothing cuffs.

Rings: Rings are not permitted to be worn.

Earrings: Earrings must be small, stud or sleeper type.

Piercings: Piercings that risk entanglement or injury must be removed.

Watches: Watches should be completely covered by clothing cuffs.
Watchstraps should be fitted with a quick release catch.

3.0 Responsibilities

Employee:

 Conform to the requirements of this procedure.


Supervisor / Manager:

 Ensure compliance with the requirements of this procedure.
 Enforce compliance with the requirements of this procedure.

Registered Manager:

 Ensure compliance with the requirements of this procedure.
 Enforce compliance with the requirements of this procedure.

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