You must report all unsafe conditions to your immediate supervisor as soon as possible. Should you report an unsafe condition and it goes un-corrected, contact your department head. For more information speak to your supervisor or email Human Services.
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If injured on-the-job, you should immediately report the accident to your supervisor. You can expect to be contacted by the Risk Manager, Human Resources, who will provide the required forms to complete and monitor the recovery process. If the claim is accepted, you are entitled to necessary medical treatment and compensation for time lost. The amount of time loss (two-thirds of gross wages) is set by law.
Employees are expected to participate in an early return-to-work program. If necessary, light duty placements can be designed until the employees can return to their regular job. The County is self-insured for workers’ compensation purposes.
For more information speak to your supervisor or email Human Services.
All county employees are invited to attend the Central Safety Team (CST) meetings. Meetings are held on the last Thursday of the month with a workplace safety inspection being conducted every third month. For more information contact Human Resources via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (541) 440-4405, or see Safety Committee Duties and Functions.
Every spring (around March) the Central Safety Team (CST) sponsors CPR/1st Aid for those employees who are interested in learning this life saving technique. Other types of training available to Departments include:
For more information contact Human Resources via email at email@example.com or call (541) 440-4405.
If the suggestion is department specific, submit your suggestion in your monthly safety meeting or staff meeting. If your area does not hold regular meetings, take your suggestion to your immediate supervisor. If the suggestion is general and applies to other departments and county employees, submit your suggestion by email to Don Cherry or call 541-440-4405 or drop by and visit him in room 322 of the Courthouse.