Bee Steel is committed to providing a healthy and safe working environment. Bee Steel believes that is employees, customers and subcontractors should live and work in an environment free from harassment. Bee Steel prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, marital or family status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or any characteristic that is legally protected under applicable local, state or federal law. Bee Steel Workplace Conduct Policy prohibits harassment and explicitly harassment including sexual harassment, as a prohibited form of discrimination. This policy applies to all work locations including offices, work sites, vehicles and field offices.
Prohibited Workplace Behaviors
Bee Steel does not tolerate inappropriate workplace behaviors, whether they are physical acts and gestures, verbal comments or written statements. This includes behaviors that are direct or through the use of company facilities, property, field sites or resources provided by the corporation. The prohibited behaviors include acts that are:
• Violent or threatens violence
• Sexually harasses or intimidates others, including stalking
• Allows, encourages or participates in horseplay, including “cursing”
• Discriminates against or could be construed as discrimination
• Involves alcohol, drugs or firearms on Bee Steel or customer property
• Interferes with an individual’s legal rights of movement or expression
• Disrupts the workplace
Individuals who engage in prohibited workplace behavior may be removed from the premises, and may be subject to dismissal or other disciplinary action, arrest and/ or criminal prosecution.
All prohibited behaviors in this Workplace Conduct Policy must be reported immediately. Incidents may be reported in confidence to a supervisor or to the Bee Steel Corporate Safety Manager 616.363.6694. Supervisors receiving complaint must report them to the Corporate Safety Manager. Physical threats will be reported to the appropriate law enforcement agency.
Complaints reported will be investigated. All investigations will be documented and findings will be used to resolve the complaint, provide advice and address specific concerns.
Retaliation and False Complaints
This policy prohibits threats or other forms of intimidation, or retaliation of any kind against a person who reports a harassment problem or discriminates against a person who cooperates with a harassment investigation. Any such conduct will itself constitute a violation of this policy and may subject the offender to disciplinary action.
I have read and understand the above Workplace Conduct Policy.
Safety Orientation Acknowledgment
I have reviewed and understand the Bee Steel Inc. Job-Site Safety Policy and received instruction in the job-site safety organization. I am aware of the safety rules, drug testing program, pre-task hazard analysis, toolbox talks, incident/injury reporting procedure, general safety requirements, and specific safety requirements including but not limited to the following:
and am aware of the proper disposal procedures in the plant as well as emergency response requirements in the event of a chemical spill or other emergency. I am ware that special precautions and protective equipment may be required when I am working with or around chemicals & hazardous materials. I will follow my supervisor’s instructions and/or the manufacturer’s recommendations as they appear on all labels and SDS’s.
Cut-Off Grinder Safety Instruction
These rules apply while on company time, payroll and/or on company or clients property.
Violations will result in the following disciplinary actions:
CLASS A VIOLATIONS
First Offense – Removal from all Bee Steel job-sites for 7 consecutive calendar days, with no layoff.
Second Offense – Removal from all Bee Steel job-sites for 180 consecutive calendar days, with no layoff.
Third Offense – Permanent termination from all Bee Steel job-sites, with layoff.
- Riding the headache ball or load
- Working at or above 6’ without fall protection including but not limited to : the edge of pits or platforms, on ladders, climbing out of an aerial lift.
- Removing another person’s lockout or failure to use proper lockout procedure.
- Entering a confined space without proper air testing or required permits.
- Riding on the forks of a forklift or any equipment / truck not provided with a seat designed for passenger use.
- Working under suspended load without blocking.
- Entering an excavation without proper sloping or shoring or without daily inspection by Bee Steel Excavation Competent Person.
- Attempting to work while under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or both.
- Other actions that create an imminent danger situation.
CLASS B VIOLATIONS
First Offense – Documented Verbal Warning.
Second Offense – Written Warning.
Third Offense – Written Warning with 7 consecutive days off from all Bee Steel job-sites, with no layoff.
Fourth Offense – Final Written Warning with 180 consecutive days off from all Bee Steel job-sites with no layoff.
- Working or traveling in any type of aerial lift without a full body harness and / or not being tied off.
- Use of a power tool without proper guards, secondary handles, or any other required safety device.
- Using an electrical extension cord with the ground prong missing.
- Welding or cutting without a fire watch, a fire extinguisher, or a hot work permit when required.
- Transporting tools or materials in your hands while climbing up or down a ladder.
- Failure to use a GFCI while using electrical powered hand tools.
- Failure to perform pre-operational inspection of equipment.
- Operating damaged or defective equipment that is not in proper working order.
- Ignoring or removing red “DANGER” barricade tape.
- Failure to use required, task-specific Personal Protective Equipment.
- Smoking in any area not specifically designated as a smoking area.
- Failure to comply with OSHA and / or ANSI rigging standards.
- Failure to promptly inform supervision of an incident, injury, or near hit.
- Improper use or set-up of ladders.
- Tampering with safety devices such as: governors, back-up or motion alarms, beacons, etc.
- Performing work without a Pre-Task Plan specific to the Scope of Work or working outside the scope of the PTP.
- Other commonly recognized safety violation.
I have read and understand the above Workplace Conduct Policy.