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Example Strategic Plan

Our vision for safety and health is .....

In order to reach this vision we will implement the following goals using a partnership approach with labor which involves front line workers through a variety of means to includes committees and task groups and individual empowerment. The responsible parties listed for each goal below will develop operational plans for the completion of the goal within the time period listed.

Goal 1: Build "buy-in" for the needed changes by building an alliance or partnership between management and union (the "hook"). Identify one key top management official and union official to champion the change and to hold their respective organizations accountable (union-management pair concept).


Responsible person:______________________________     Completion date:____________________


Goal 2: Initial training of Management-Supervisory staff, Union Leadership, and safety and health committee members, and a representative number of hourly employees. This may include both safety and health training and any needed management, team building, or communication training, etc.


Responsible person:______________________________     Completion date:____________________


Goal 3: Establish a steering committee comprised of management, union, and safety staff. The purpose of this group is to facilitate and support the change processes. This will provide overall guidance and direction and, avoid duplication of efforts.


Responsible person:______________________________     Completion date:____________________


Goal 4: Develop site safety vision, key policies, and operation plans.


Responsible person:______________________________     Completion date:____________________


Goal 5: Align organization through establishing shared vision of safety and health goals and objectives vs. production.


Responsible person:______________________________     Completion date:____________________


Goal 6: Define specific roles and responsibilities for safety and health at all levels of the organization.


Responsible person:______________________________     Completion date:____________________


Goal 7: Develop a system of accountability for all levels of the organization.


Responsible person:______________________________     Completion date:____________________


Goal 8: Develop measures and an ongoing measurement and feedback system.


Responsible person:______________________________     Completion date:____________________


Goal 9: Develop policies for recognition, rewards, incentives, and ceremonies.


Responsible person:______________________________     Completion date:____________________


Goal 10: Awareness training for all employees and kick-off.


Responsible person:______________________________     Completion date:____________________


Goal 11: Implement process changes via involvement of management, union and employees using a "Plan To Act" process (TQM).


Responsible person:______________________________     Completion date:____________________


Goal 12: Continually measure performance.


Responsible person:______________________________     Completion date:____________________


Goal 13: Communicate results and celebrate successes.


Responsible person:______________________________     Completion date:____________________

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