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Risk Management Program Components

  • Conduct Risk Assessment Surveys- which shall include all facilities and work sites, as well as identification and assessment of those jobs considered as having a high degree of risk or potential for occupational injury.
  • Policy/Procedure- review/revise written guidelines including policy and necessary rules and regulations covering specific program elements that are considered essential to standardize accident prevention and loss control programs.
  • Health & Safety Committee- establish and maintain a TSO committee comprised of and representing employees from all areas of the building to develop and provide a work environment which supports the health, well-being, and productivity of MDOT employees.
  • Accident/Incident Management- implement formal and informal strategies to reduce and or eliminate occupational injuries and illness. Reduce the agency’s financial burden caused by occupational injuries. Develop and maintain accident investigations, First Report of Injury (FROI), record keeping procedures, and statistical/data analysis. Ensure the timely reporting, accurate recording, and maintenance of all data related to the accident/incident. All data is maintained in a manner that promotes evaluation and measurement of effective practices. In addition, causative factors, trends, patterns, and the potential for litigation shall be considered.
  • Health & Safety Training- provide appropriate education and training to all employees as it relates to causes of accidents, health, medical, and environmental problems. Effectiveness evaluation, and training intended to modify or eliminate unsafe practices in the work place are essential components of employee Health & safety Training.
  • Inventory Control- ensure all loss or stolen state inventory is properly documented, internally investigated and police reports filed, if applicable.