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Why A Written Safety Program? The formal safety program is a set of written documents that describe a company's safety policies, priorities, and responsibilities. The program is designed to bring structure and consistency into a firm's accident prevention efforts. Without a written document, you might as well have a construction crew without a blueprint, or a factory without a production plan. However, just because a safety program is written, doesn't mean it is always followed. To be effective, everyone on the management team must understand what is expected of them and safety must be an ongoing, essential part of production. This means...

Injury and Illness Prevention Program Every employer is required by law to provide a safe and healthful workplace to his/her employees.  In accordance with the Code of Regulations, your employer needs to have an effective Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) in writing.  There is a specific IIPP required for the construction industry, the Construction IIPP.  What should you expect to see in an IIPP?  It is a written plan that has the following elements: Management commitment/assignment of responsibilities Safety communications system with employees System for assuring employee compliance with safe work practices Scheduled inspections/evaluation system Accident investigation Procedures for correcting...