Do you establish clear health and safety goals for the program?
Do you define the actions needed to achieve those goals?
Do you assign one or more people with overall responsibility for implementing and maintaining the program?
Do you offer sufficient resources to ensure the program is implemented effectively?
Are workers involved in updating and evaluating the program?
Do you include employees in workplace inspections and incident investigations?
Do you encourage employees to report concerns, such as injuries, hazards, near misses, and illnesses?
Do you protect the rights of the employees that participate in the program?
HAZARD IDENTIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT
Do you identify, assess, and document workplace hazards by soliciting input from employees, reviewing available hazard information, and inspecting the workplace?
Do you investigate illnesses and injuries to identify what hazards may have caused them?
Do you inform employees about the hazards in the workplace?
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INJURY AND ILLNESS PREVENTION PROGRAM EVALUATION HAZARD PREVENTION AND CONTROL
Have you developed and implemented a plan to prioritize and control any hazards identified in the workplace?
Have you provided interim controls to protect employees from any hazards that cannot be immediately controlled?
Have you confirmed that all control measures are implemented and effective?
Have you talked about the hazard control plan with affected employees?
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Is your education and training presented to workers in a language and vocabulary they can understand to ensure that they know:
- Procedures for reporting illnesses, injuries, and safety and health concerns
- How to spot hazards
- Ways to eliminate, reduce, or control hazards
- Elements of the program
- How to actively participate in the program
Do you conduct refresher education and training programs from time to time?
PROGRAM EVALUATION AND IMPROVEMENT
Do you conduct a periodic review of the program to determine if it has been carried out as designed and is progressing towards achieving its goals?
Do you alter the program, as necessary, to correct deficiencies?
Do you continuously seek ways to improve the program?
This checklist is merely a guideline. It is neither meant to be exhaustive nor meant to be construed as legal advice. It does not address all potential compliance issues with federal, state or local standards. Consult your licensed commercial property and casualty representative at Nine Point Strategies or legal counsel to address possible compliance requirements.
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