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Safety and Health Policies, Rules, and Regulations

Employer has compiled a set of written safety and health programs according to federal, state, and local regulations. This set of programs is kept in the following locations: The Employer Safety Office at __________. The contents of these programs are communicated to employees through training, documentation of training, and supervisor instruction. Signs, labels, and posted written notices are located throughout the various facilities which identify specific hazards, hazardous areas, and the proper personal protective equipment required to deal with these hazards.

It is of critical importance that each employee follow these safety and health policies, rules, and regulations. Employee disregard for these policies, rules, and regulations may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
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