I. POLICY STATEMENT
The personal safety and health of each employee of this company are of primary importance , to the greatest degree possible, management will provide all mechanical and physical facilities required for personal safety and health in keeping with the highest standards.
We will maintain a safety and health program conforming to the best practices of organizations of this type. To be successful, such a program must embody the proper attitudes toward injury and illness prevention on the part of both supervisor and employees, and also between each employee and his or her fellow workers. Only through such a cooperative effort can a safety program in the best interest of all be established and preserved.
Our objective is a safety and health program that will reduce the number of injuries and illnesses to the absolute minimum, not merely in keeping with, but surpassing , the best experience of other operations similar to ours.
We recognize that the responsibilities for safety and health are shared:
The employer accepts the responsibility for leadership of the safety and health program, for its effectiveness and improvement, and for providing the safeguards required to ensure safe conditions.
Supervisors are responsible for developing the proper attitudes toward safety and health in themselves and in those they supervise, and for ensuring that ll operations are performed with utmost regard for the safety and health of all personnel involved, including themselves.
Employees are responsible for wholehearted, genuine cooperation with all aspects of the safety and health programs, including compliance with all the rules and regulations, and for continuously practicing safety while performing their duties.