Establishing a Safe Work Environment

It takes both the employer and employee, working together, to establish a safe work environment.

Set safety policies and support the safety committee.
Allocate budget for safety programs and activities.
Fulfill the requirements for safety compliance.
Ensure all employees understand safety requirements for their jobs.
Train and re-train as personnel and equipment change.
Yield – analyze safety data and make changes for continuous improvement.

Search out and eliminate hazards to prevent injuries.
Assess the potential risk by completing a Safe Plan of Action for each task.
Follow the “Lock Out, Tag Out” procedure for ALL energy sources.
Exercise and do warm up stretching to prevent ergonomic injuries.
Take part in and actively participate in safety training.
Yell out and show your commitment to maintain safety at work and home.