Administrative and Management (Champions)
1) Management Leadership and Commitment
Senior management must demonstrate a strong, genuine, continuous and personal commitment to success by establishing, implementing and living the program.
2) Organizational Communications and System Documentation
All plans and procedures must be in writing and considered as important as any on-the-job safety program.
3) Evaluations and Continuous Improvement
A formal system of program tracking, evaluation, improvement, and accountability must be created and implemented. The system should be improved and adapted as needed.
Operational and Technical (Process)
4) Hazard Recognition and Evaluation
A system of identifying, evaluating and recording off-the-job safety hazards must be established, and updated and adjusted on a regular basis.
Cultural and Behavioral (People)
5) Employee Involvement
In order to have meaningful employee involvement, there must be visible and frequent evidence of management leadership and commitment.
6) Motivation, Behavior and Attitude
Management must demonstrate a genuine openness and response to employee ideas and suggestions, and must develop an effective and appropriate recognition program.
7) Training and Orientation
Employers must offer adequate training as well as consistent and effective communication to employees, their families and the community.