Engineers & Scientists of California

2018 - 2019 ESC
Memorandum of Understanding:  
Article 19: Safety

19.1 Shared Safety Obligations

The County is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for its employees. On behalf of its membership, the Union agrees that it is the duty of all employees to follow safe work practices and procedures and to report any unsafe practices or conditions to their immediate supervisor.

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19.2 Safety Program

The County provides an Occupational Safety and Health Program in accordance with Sonoma County Administrative Policy 6-4 Safety Management Policy and Sonoma County Safety Management Program adopted by the Board of Supervisors on February 26, 2008, Resolution # 080157.

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19.3 Hazard Report, Action, Appeals Process

All hazard reports, or actions and appeals in response to hazard reports, shall not be grievable and shall follow the process contained in the County of Sonoma Safety Management Policy, Administrative Policy 6-4, and Sonoma County Safety Management Program.

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19.4 Safety Training

19.5 Safety Shoes / Boots

  1. Full-time and part-time employees in the class of Dairy Inspector, and the classes of Environmental Health Specialist I, II, III, assigned to Well and Septic Section at PRMD or the Environmental Health Services at the Department of Health Services will be entitled to receive a voucher or reimbursement for one (1) pair of safety shoes or boots upon initial employment and annually thereafter. All vouchers issued under this Section will be in the amount of $225.
  2. Full-time and part-time employees in the classes of Environmental Health Specialist I, II, III and Dairy Inspector assigned to the Food and Recreation section of Environmental Health Services at the Department of Health Services will be entitled to receive a voucher or reimbursement for one (1) pair of non-slip safety shoes upon initial employment and annually thereafter. All vouchers issued under this Section will be in the amount of $110.
  3. If an employee as described in paragraphs (a or b) of Section 19.5 is designated by the Department Head (or designee) to a dual assignment that, for health or safety purposes, requires two (2) separate pairs of safety shoes or boots, they will receive a voucher or reimbursement for the purchase of a second pair of safety shoes or boots.
  4. The parties understand and agree that the County provides vouchers / reimbursement for safety shoes and boots to help an employee perform the employee’s job in a safer environment and that the safety shoes / boots are not worn or adaptable to general usage as ordinary shoes/boots.

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Contact Information

Human Resources Department
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact us by Phone
Address
575 Administration Drive
Room 116 B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.465237, -122.725363

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Bargaining Unit Contacts

Lis Fiekowsky
Labor Representative
Phone: (510) 238-8320
Cell: (510) 637-8407
lfiekowsky@ifpte20.org

810 Clay Street         
Oakland,  CA  94607-3908

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ESC MOU 2018-2019
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