We are dedicated to providing a safe and healthful environment for employees and customers, protecting the public, and preserving 3rd Coast Communications (hereinafter referred to as 3CC) assets and property. At 3CC our most valuable resources are the people who work for us. Injuries can be prevented. To achieve this objective, 3CC will make all reasonable efforts to comply with all government regulations pertaining to safety and health issues. An effective Safety and Health Program will be carried out throughout our organization. The Safety and Health Program will assist management and non-supervisory employees in controlling hazards and risks which will minimize employee and customer injuries, damage to customer’s property and damage or destruction of 3CC property. All employees will follow this program. This program is designed to encourage all employees to promote the safety of their fellow employees and customers. To accomplish our safety and health goals, all members of management are responsible and accountable for implementing this policy, and to insure it is followed. 3CC is sincerely interested in the employee’s safety. The policy of 3CC is to provide safe equipment, adequate tools and training, and the necessary protective equipment.

It is the employee’s responsibility to follow the rules of safety as established for their protection and the protection of others, and to use the protective devices, which 3CC provides.

3CC is committed to instructing all employees in safe and healthy work practices. 3CC will provide training to each employee with regard to general, acceptable, safety procedures and to any hazards or safety procedures that are specific to that employee’s work situation.

Purpose of a Hazard Communication Program:

To provide employees with the knowledge and training necessary to understand and protect themselves and others from the chemicals they use.

Also, to comply with the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (1910.1200).

Training Will Occur When:

• Upon Hiring

• 3CC believes additional training is warranted •

An employee is given a new job assignment • New substances, equipment, or new procedures are introduced which represent a new hazard • 3CC is made aware of a new hazard Training Areas: Employee training will consist of new employee orientation, periodic group meetings, and one-on-one training.

The Safety and Health training provided to employees will include:

• Employee Safety Handbook

• First Aid

• 3CC Safety and Health Policy

• 3CC Safety and Health Program

• Incident Reporting • Hazard Communication

• Hazardous Material Spill Response

• Personal Protective Equipment requirements

• Emergency Procedures

• Housekeeping

• Job Specific Hazards