Staffing Solutions Enterprises, Inc. considers its employees our most important asset. Each employee has the responsibility to report to work both physically fit and mentally alert and to learn to abide by all safe-working procedures outlined in your job. If you are concerned about the safety of the facility, equipment, chemical use, safety equipment or methods of performing your position at the location you have been assigned, it is your obligation to immediately discuss the concern to your supervisor at your assigned location and your SSE representative, so the concern can be addressed and appropriate action can be taken if necessary to ensure the safety or our employees. Furthermore, it is the employee’s responsibility to abide by all safety rules at your assigned location.
Employees who violate a safety standard of SSE or a client and causes hazardous or dangerous situations, or fails to report a hazardous or dangerous situation, may be subject to Disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
Employee training on various safety issues are conducted by the client you are placed at. Training may include (but is not limited to) Back Safety, Blood borne Pathogens, Hazardous Communication, Electrical Safety, Fire Prevention and Personal Protective Equipment.
The following is a listing of safety rules. The list is not meant to be all-inclusive but is provided for your guidance on conducting work in a safe manner.
- Always follow safety rules and practices, inform your supervisor of any situation beyond their ability or authority to correct.
- Client/Supervisors shall insist that employees observe and obey every safety rule, regulation, and order as necessary for the safe conduct of the work and shall take such action as is necessary to obtain compliance.
- Report an injury or damage to property to your supervisor and SSE representative immediately no matter how slight and report all accidents and near misses.
- Use personal protective equipment (PPE) that is required by the client. If you do not have the required PPE for your assigned job, you must ask your supervisor or SSE’s representative to provide it for you.
- Keep your area clean, neat, and orderly.
- Wear seat belts when being transported via a Client’s vehicle or in the vehicle of another worker.
- Report unsafe working conditions to your supervisor and your SSE representative.
- Know the location of emergency equipment such as fire extinguishers, eye wash, first aid supplies (Do not use an extinguisher unless you have been trained on how to properly put out a fire).
- Use safe lifting techniques. Do not attempt to lift, push, or pull objects that may be too heavy. Do not attempt to lift something heavy that is above your shoulder height.
- Always treat Blood or any other potentially infectious bodily fluids as harmful and employees must wear gloves when administering aid (including small cuts and abrasion) while at work.
- Never lift more than 60 Lbs. maximum or the maximum limit permitted by your personal physician. If asked to lift more than this, please contact an SSE representative.
- Do not work on surfaces over 4 feet high without railing or fall protection.
- Never use chemicals which you cannot identify or have not been trained to use.
- Never operate a forklift or other powered lift truck unless you have been trained and certified to do so by the client.
- Only authorized employees may operate machines and equipment for which they are qualified.
- Obey all posted warning and/or instructional signs
- Do not operate machinery without the proper safety devices, pull backs and/or guards in place.
- Never operate a piece of equipment or machinery that appears to be unsafe.
- Horseplay, scuffling and other acts which tend to endanger the safety or wellbeing of employees are prohibited.
- Never bring, use, and/or sell illegal drugs or alcohol on company property.
- Any type of weapon or firearm is prohibited to into the SSE office or a client’s location.
Staffing Solutions Enterprises, Inc will make every effort to remain open for business on scheduled workdays; there may be instances where conditions make it impossible to do so. These include, but are not limited to severe weather, declared state of emergency, utility disruptions and disasters. In all cases employee safety will be the primary consideration.
Employees who are working at another facility should follow emergency procedures at that location.
If you are required to leave the client facility, notify a Staffing Specialist and inform them of your status (location where you are, health and well-being and a number you can be reached at):
- Primary e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Local Weather Conditions erh.noaa.gov/er/cle/
- Real Time Road Conditions ohgo.com/dashboard/cleveland
- American Red Cross redcross.org
Emergency & Crisis Information
You may be in range of these new, low-power, community and emergency information stations. In the event of an emergency, you will find these stations to be an important source of information. Please consider setting a button to one on your car radio.
- Mayfield Heights 1700-AM
- Mayfield Village 1640-AM
- Beachwood 1630-AM
- Pepper Pike 1670-AM
- Lakewood 1660-AM
- Strongsville 1640-AM
- Brunswick 1700-AM
- Westlake 1680-AM
Safety Training Videos for Temporary Workers
Please click the following links to view safety videos provided by the State of Ohio’s Bureau of Workers Compensation.
- Safety for Temporary Workers – Main Module (9:46)
- Safety for Temporary Workers in Construction (4:20)
- Safety for Temporary Workers in Food Service (5:11)
- Safety for Temporary Workers in Industrial/Manufacturing (4:43)
- Safety for Temporary Workers in Landscaping (4:23)
- Safety for Temporary Workers in Offices (6:08)
- Safety for Temporary Workers in Warehousing (3:41)