OSHA SAFE AND SOUND WEEK: AUGUST 12-18 2019

Aug 06, 2019

  • OSHA's Safe & Sound week
    August 12, 2019 - August 18, 2019
    12:55 am - 11:55 pm

San Diego ASSP chapter has the calendar marked August 12 to 18 2019 for OSHA’s Safe and Sound week !

Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe.

Why Participate?

Successful safety and health programs can proactively identify and manage workplace hazards before they cause injury or illness, improving sustainability and the bottom line. Participating in Safe + Sound Week can help get your program started, energize an existing one, or provide a chance to recognize your safety successes.

Who Participates?

All organizations looking for an opportunity to recognize their commitment to safety are welcome to participate. Last year, more than 2,700 businesses helped to raise awareness about workers’ health and safety!

An incredible amount of online resources available to help integrate Safety & Health programs into YOUR organization at

https://www.osha.gov/safeandsoundweek/

TAKE the “3-in-30” challenge calling on Safety Managers to complete three actions in 30 days of Safe and Sound week to advance their workplace safety and health culture.Some recommended actions include, but not limited to:

–Make Safety part of daily conversations with workers.

–Walk the job site or shops to identify hazards.

–Conduct a short safety meeting.

–Request a no-cost, confidential OSHA consultation.

–Create an in-house homegrown safety video.

–Establish goals and objectives for a safety and health program.

-Recognize workers who meet or exceed safety and health goals.

–Find or become a safety mentor.

–Display a flyer or poster about workplace safety.

Please share any successes…..