Examples of Health & Safety Policies

 General Health & Safety Policy: Example 1

Company Safety Policy (Sample)

It is the policy of (company name) to provide a safe and healthy environment in which our employees, visitors and customers can carry out their business.

We firmly believe in and are committed to ensuring that our operations are carried out in a way that ensures the health and safety of everyone.

We will not produce or render any service likely to cause an accident or exposure that may result in personal injury, damage to equipment or loss in process.

Each member of our organization is responsible for health and safety and will be held accountable for their actions.

Any and all other policies and procedures must support and comply with this policy statement.

Signed:

 


President / CEO

Date:

 


(dd/mm/yr)

 

 

 

 

 


 


JHSC Co-Chairs

Date:

 


 


(dd/mm/yr)

 

 


 General Health & Safety Policy: Example 2

Company Safety Policy (Sample)

This company is committed to a strong safety program that protects its staff, its property and the public from accidents.

Employees at every level, including management, are responsible and accountable for the company’s overall safety initiatives. Complete and active participation by everyone, every day, in every job is necessary for the safety among all workers on the job site.

Management supports participation in the program by all employees and provides proper equipment, training and procedures. Employees are responsible for following all procedures, working safely, and, wherever possible, improving safety measures.

An injury and accident-free workplace is our goal. Through continuous safety and loss control, we can accomplish this.

* The safety information in this policy does not take precedence over the Occupational Health and Safety Act. All employees should be familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Signed:

 


President / CEO

Date:

 


(dd/mm/yr)

 

 

 

 

 


 


JHSC Co-Chairs

Date:

 


 


(dd/mm/yr)

 

 


General Health & Safety Policy: Example 3

Company Safety Policy (Sample)

Management of (company name) is vitally interested in its employees health and safety. Protecting employees from injury or occupational disease is a major continuing objective. (Company name) will make every effort to provide a safe, healthy work environment. All supervisors and workers must be dedicated to continuing to reduce the risk of injury.

(Company name), as employer, is ultimately responsible for worker health and safety. As president (or owner/operator, chairperson, chief executive officer, etc.) of (company name), I personally promise that every reasonable precaution will be taken to protect our workers.

Supervisors will be held accountable for the health and safety of workers under their supervision. Supervisors are responsible to ensure that machinery and equipment are safe and that workers work in compliance with established safe work practices and procedures. Workers must receive adequate training in their specific work tasks to protect their health and safety.

Every worker must protect his or her own health and safety by working in compliance with the law and with safe work practices and procedures established by the company.

It is in the best interest of all parties to consider health and safety in every activity. Commitment to health and safety must form an integral part of this organization, from the president to the workers.

Signed:

 


President / CEO

Date:

 


(dd/mm/yr)

 

 

 

 

 


 


JHSC Co-Chairs

Date:

 


 


(dd/mm/yr)

 

 

 

WorkSafeNB Occupational Health Section: 07/99