Framework for Safety Culture

Checklist

Answer "Yes" or "No."

"Safety" is part of the language of the nonprofit.

Safety is part of your nonprofit's value structure.

Safety is considered something that is the cleaning crew's, building engineer's or safety coordinator's and everyone else's job.

People are rewarded in a tangible, visible way for promoting safety.

Safe practices are part of the unwritten rules of your nonprofit.

Safety concerns are evident in the interaction among staff and volunteers and in their interaction with clients, donors and members of the public.

New employees are briefed on safety procedures.

New employees know that there are consequences for ignoring safety practices or engaging in unsafe behavior.

Consequences for ignoring safety practices or engaging in unsafe behavior are enforced.