Having a health, safety and environmental policy statement is the cornerstone of a good safety program. It’s a statement endorsed and supported by the administration that speaks to the fundamental responsibilities for health and safety in the academic institution or company.
Your department may want to draft a sample policy statement for recommendation to your management or administration. It is virtually impossible to have an excellent safety program without their support. Your written safety policy will provide the foundation of your safety program.
What is your company’s or institution’s safety policy statement? Please send us a copy to share with our readers.
This publication has a collection of health, safety and environmental policy statements drawn from a variety of industrial, academic, government, and health care sources.