Develop written EHS programs that actually work
As is said in auditing, “Do what you say and
say what you do” and apply this principle to your written
programs. Don’t write programs that are going to sit on
a shelf or in a file gathering dust and that don’t accurately
reflect what your people do (or what they don’t do for
that matter). Draft written programs specific to your operations
the “KISS” principle (“Keep It Short and Simple”).
Involve workers from various departments and levels and do a “sanity
check” on it when drafted - meaning take it out to the operations
it covers and ensure that that is exactly what is actually done.
In the words of my Dad, “Use it in the best of health!” (and
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