Checklist

Organization Safety Culture

Answer “Yes” or “No”

The chief elected official or agency head has adopted a workplace safety policy.

The chief elected official or agency head and employees understand that workplace safety is an essential element in safeguarding the entity’s workers.

Procedures are in place to ensure that workplace safety practices are identified and adhered to in each department.

Workplace safety policies are communicated clearly and reinforced in everyday activities.

Workplace safety training is ongoing.

Supervisors are held accountable for workplace safety and the number of accidents in their departments.

Safety committee meets on a regular basis and is well-attended.

There are rewards for excellence in workplace safety (i.e., least accidents by person/department per month/quarter/year; and/or accountability, such as part of annual evaluation reflecting job description responsibilities).