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We have the tools to help make the workplace safer.

We recognize the need for business owners to promote safety in the workplace. So beyond our goal of providing a healthy environment for workers, it’s important for us to minimize the potential costs associated with employee injuries and illnesses. With this in mind, we have programs specifically designed to address safety issues. To help with this, here are a few suggestions to help you start an effective safety program in your workplace:

Management Commitment and Leadership

  • Prepare and distribute a written Safety Policy Statement
  • Accountability and responsibility clearly outlined and measured
  • Incorporate safety rules and procedures into operations
  • Periodically (at least annually) review and revise your safety program for effectiveness and implement corrective measures immediately
  • Establishing disciplinary procedures to be implemented and followed (including implementing a disciplinary procedure to ensure compliance)
  • Management follows safety rules

Assignment of Responsibilities

  • Identify the person(s) in your organization with the responsibility and authority to manage your safety program
  • Assign and communicate employee responsibilities for all aspects of the program

Identification and Control of Hazards

  • Establish a safety committee to review accidents, conduct periodic inspections, make recommendations and take corrective measures
  • Conduct periodic in-house safety inspections to identify and correct unsafe work habits/behaviors and work conditions
  • Investigate every accident and injury (all accidents, injuries and occupational diseases) immediately. Respond to every accident quickly and in a caring manner
  • Develop detailed job descriptions

Medical Care and First Aid

  • Establish emergency procedures
  • Provide first aid supplies/establish medical services
  • Direct injured employees to a provider network facility for immediate medical treatment. To visit our Provider Locator page, click here
  • Report all injuries within 24 hours
  • Implement an early return to work program and provide light/modified duty work for injured employees when possible

Safety Training and Education

  • Implement safety and training programs specific to the hazards your employees may encounter and maintain written records of all training provided to your employees
  • Ensure employees can express their safety concerns without fear of reprisal
  • Safety newsletters, bulletins boards, payroll stuffers, etc.


Recordkeeping

  • Training records
  • Employee injury records
  • Accident/injury investigations
  • Inspection records/corrective actions
  • OSHA 300 Logs (where required)