|As we’re gearing up for Safe + Sound Week, we wanted to highlight resources that can help you protect your workers and continuously improve your safety and health program.|
Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs
The Recommended Practices present a step-by-step approach to implementing an effective safety and health program. These recommended practices note the importance of finding and fixing hazards in the workplace before they cause injuries, illnesses, and deaths in addition to the suffering and financial hardship these events can cause for workers, their families, and employers.
Using Leading Indicators to Improve Safety and Health Outcomes
Leading indicators are proactive and preventative measures that can help determine whether your safety and health activities are effective at preventing incidents or whether there are potential problems with your safety and health program. Leading indicators play an important role in preventing worker fatalities, injuries and illnesses, and strengthening other safety and health outcomes in the workplace.
|The Three Core Elements|
All safety and health programs should incorporate elements of:
Approach for Finding and Fixing Hazards
Implementing a meaningful safety and health program takes dedicated planning, but even incremental improvements are valuable. The resources on the three core elements provide simple, concrete ways for you to develop your safety and health program.
Save the Date
Don’t forget! Safe + Sound Week will take place from August 10-16, 2020. Download your save the date and share it on social media using #SafeAndSoundAtWork.
|Safe + Sound is a year round campaign to encourage every workplace to have a safety and health program. |
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