• Region II

Safe + Sound Week Starts Now!

"Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event to recognize the adoption of programs to improve workplace safety and health. Implementing a safety and health program can improve your workplace’s safety and health performance.

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, energize an existing one, or provide a chance to recognize your safety successes.

Participating is as easy as 1-2-3!

Visit the Safe + Sound Week webpage to sign up to participate, and for ideas on planning and promoting your event. Once you have signed up to participate in Safe + Sound Week, it is time to start planning and promoting your activities and events. There are many ways to participate in Safe + Sound Week and you should pick what works best for them.

Here are some example activities that you can do during Safe + Sound Week:

  • Management Leadership

Management leadership is a core element of a safety and health program.

Start by building your case for safety: https://www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/Activity_Management_Leadership_1_Build_Your_Case.pdf

  • Worker participation

Worker participation is a core element of a safety and health program.

Learn more: https://www.osha.gov/safeandsound/safety-and-health-programs.html#workerParticipation.

  • Finding and Fixing Hazards

Finding and fixing hazards is a core element of a safety and health program.

Learn more: https://www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/Activity_Hazard_Identification_1_Engage_Workers.pdf

All VPP Sites are encouraged to register and have at least one activity during Safe + Sound Week!

Let everyone know you are participating this year by registering now.

Register Now!

Moreover, after you have completed your events, you can download a certificate and virtual challenge coin to recognize your organization."

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