Designing Workplace-safety Training for Employees and Volunteers Checklist

Safe Behaviors Checklist

Answer "Yes" or "No."

Employees and volunteers are trained in safe procedures for all tasks associated with their job description.

Employees and volunteers understand how to prevent accidents and injuries.

Safety procedures are part of all new employee and volunteer orientation.

Unsafe behaviors are identified immediately by supervisors and corrective actions are specified and enforced.

Employees and volunteers know what Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) is necessary for their tasks, and that they are required to wear the relevant PPE.

Employees and volunteers know how to maintain and store tools and other equipment.

Employees and volunteers are trained in how to safely lift and transport heavy or bulky items.

Employees and volunteers know how to handle money and other valuables in a way that does not invite theft or crime.

Employees and volunteers are discouraged from remaining alone in the office or workplace late into the evening.

Safety is in your mission statement or in your goals and objectives.

The language used in the nonprofit's mission statement, overarching goals, objectives and performance expectations reflect safety.

Safety issues and expectations are clearly articulated in various defining documents.