Safe and Sound Week is August 13-19
As industry leaders in promoting safe work facilities via visual organization, Stop-Painting.com is a big supporter of Safe + Sound Week, OSHA’s nationwide event that seeks to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety programs in workplaces.
Use Safe + Sound Week to talk and listen to your employees, about steps your business can take to make your workplace safer – and more productive.
What Is Safe + Sound Week?
A nationwide event to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards in workplaces.
Safe workplaces are sound businesses. Successful safety and health programs can proactively identify and manage workplace hazards before they cause injury or illness, improving sustainability and the bottom line. Participating in Safe + Sound Week can help get your program started or energize an existing one.
Who Is Encouraged to Participate?
Organizations of any size or in any industry looking for an opportunity to show their commitment to safety to workers, customers, the public, or supply chain partners should participate.
How to Participate
Participating in Safe + Sound Week is easy. To get started, select the activities you would like to do at your workplace. You can host an event just for your workers or host a public event to engage your community. Examples of potential activities and tools to help you plan and promote your events are available here . After you’ve completed your events, you can also download a certificate and web badge to recognize your organization and your workers.
Event Ideas for Safe + Sound Week
- Have a social event like a luncheon and discuss safety issues with employees. This is a way to get good information, and show your employees that management is interested and active on safety issues.
- Schedule small group meetings with management and department employees to drill down on safety issues for individual deparments or teams.
- Recognize employees who have shown innovation and consistency in providing a safe work environment.
- Conduct a worksite safety evaluation. Schedule a company-wide discussion of findings and ideas to implement better safety regulations.
- Invest in visual cues that communication safety instructions, throughout your work place. Cues and solutions for safety purposes could be wall signs, floor markings, traffic control tools or other OSHA compliant tools.
Be sure to post your Safe + Sound events and programs on social media, using #safeandsound2018.
Interested in more visual cues promoting safety or visual organization? Check out our Resource Center.