US Fire Pump is committed to a strong safety program that protects its staff, its property, and the public from accidents. This is the company's most important business. No employee will be required to do a job that they consider unsafe. We will comply with all applicable OSHA workplace safety and health requirements and maintain occupational safety and health standards that equal or exceed the best practices in the industry.
Employees at every level, including management, are responsible and accountable for the company's overall safety initiatives. Complete and active participation by everyone, every day, in every job is necessary for the safety among all workers to ensure success.
Management supports participation in the program by all employees and provides proper equipment, training, and procedures. Employees are responsible for following all procedures, working safely, and wherever possible, improving safety measures. An injury and accident-free workplace is our goal.
- Strive to achieve the goal of zero accidents and injuries.Provide mechanical and physical safeguards wherever they are necessary.
- Conduct routine safety and health inspections to find and eliminate unsafe working conditions, control health hazards, and comply with all applicable OSHA safety and health requirements.
- Train all employees in safe work practices and procedures.
- Provide employees with necessary personal protective equipment and train them to use and care for it properly.
- Enforce company safety and health rules and require employees to follow the rules as a condition of employment.
- Investigate accidents to determine the cause and prevent similar accidents.
- Managers, supervisors, and all other employees share responsibility for a safe and healthy workplace.
- Management is accountable for preventing workplace injuries and illnesses. Management will consider all employee suggestions for achieving a safer, healthier workplace. Management also will keep informed about workplace safety and health hazards and regularly review the company's safety and health program.
- Supervisors are responsible for supervising and training workers in safe work practices.
- Supervisors must enforce company rules and ensure that employees follow safe practices during their work.
- Employees are expected to participate in safety and health program activities including but not limited to, immediately reporting hazards, unsafe work practices, and accidents to supervisors or a Safety Committee representative, wearing required personal protective equipment, and participating in and supporting Safety Committee activities.