Basic Steel Products
Safety and Health Programs
An effective safety and health program depends on the
credibility of management's involvement in the program, inclusion of employees
in safety and health decisions, rigorous worksite analysis to identify hazards
and potential hazards, including those which could result from a change in
worksite conditions or practices, stringent prevention and control measures, and
thorough training. It addresses hazards whether or not they are regulated by
government standards. The following resources provide information that can help employers
develop and implement a safety and health program.
- Job Hazard Analysis. OSHA
Publicaton 3071, (2002).
Also available as 497 KB PDF,
50 pages. Explains what a job hazard analysis is and offers guidelines to
help employers conduct their own step-by-step analysis.
and Health Management Systems. OSHA eTool. There are four crucial
questions you should be asking when it comes to safety and health programs.
The detailed answers are found in the four modules of this eTool.
Pays. OSHA Expert System. Assists employers in estimating the costs of occupational injuries
and illnesses and the impact on a company's profitability.
and Health Management Program Guidelines; Issuance of Voluntary Guidelines.
OSHA Federal Register Notice 54:3904-3916, (1989, January 26). These safety
and health program management guidelines are for use by employers to prevent
occupational injuries and illnesses.
Safety and Health Add Value. OSHA Publication
3180. Also available as 200 KB PDF,
6 pages. Describes how safety and health add value to your business, your
workplace, and your life.
- For additional information, see OSHA's
Injury and Illness Prevention Programs Page.
OSHA also offers many free publications for download or order from the
Accessibility Assistance: Contact the OSHA Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs at 202-693-2200 for assistance accessing PDF and PPT materials.