Develop a comprehensive Natural Resources safety evaluation for each natural resource office within the Mobile District. Phase 1 of the evaluation will include mapping and identification of each recreation site for each natural resource office. A report of initial findings shall be delivered to the natural resource manager and the Chief of Safety NLT 10 days after the evaluation is complete. Assists in managing safety and occupational health support for emergency management operations, including technical expertise and onsite field visits with CESAM personnel. Assist SOH Manager in updating District Regulation 385-1-1 for Commander’s review/signature NLT 30 Jun 20, along with updates throughout the rating period as needed. Prepares formal safety information such as alerts, bulletins, and accident lessons learned for distribution within the District (one per quarter). All contractor and in-house accident prevention plans/activity hazard analyses submittals are reviewed and returned to respective POC within 10 business days with a 90% efficiency rate.
What does Safety Program mean?
Safety programs provide guidelines that direct procedures and include checklists that can make work environments safer by preventing mishaps. Workers are required to know safety procedures that need to be followed in their specific department or area.
Safeopedia explains Safety Program
Safety programs can cover a range of procedures from repairs and maintenance to office space safety and even tips on identity fraud and the safe use of chemicals. OSHA has put forth requirements as a guide to aid in the developing and implementing of a safety program for each workplace. A safety program can only be effective if there has been prior analysis of the work environment and an employee orientation.
Establishing an effective safety program requires employers to be familiar with their responsibilities under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. For the purposes of OSHA, these requirements serve as the basis of every workplace safety program.
A safety program analyzes a company's immediate needs and provides for ongoing, long-lasting worker protection. Once it is designed, the program should be applied in the workplace. A safety program serves to anticipate, identify, and eliminate conditions or practices that could result in work-related injuries and illnesses. Ideally, the process of developing a workplace safety program will involve employees in its creation.
Implement OSHA Voluntary Protection Programs
The Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) recognize employers and workers in the private industry and federal agencies who have implemented effective safety and health management systems and maintain injury and illness rates below national Bureau of Labor Statistics averages for their respective industries. In VPP, management, labor, and OSHA work cooperatively and proactively to prevent fatalities, injuries, and illnesses through a system focused on: hazard prevention and control; worksite analysis; training; and management commitment and worker involvement. To participate, employers must submit an application to OSHA and undergo a rigorous onsite evaluation by a team of safety and health professionals. Union support is required for applicants represented by a bargaining unit. VPP participants are re-evaluated every three to five years to remain in the programs. VPP participants are exempt from OSHA programmed inspections while they maintain their VPP status.