Safety

Create and Implement a Safety Program for Your Organization

Protecting the professionals who produce adequate supplies of high-quality drinking water is of the utmost importance. Employees are a utility’s most valuable resource, and their ability to work safely and in a safe environment is the main reason for workplace safety programs. Safeguarding the general public from construction sites and operations is another reason for the programs.

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Establishing a Safety Program in the Utility Guide

The free safety download includes information on:

  • Establishing a safety program in your utility
  • Understanding your safety requirements
  • Key steps for establishing a safety policy
  • Tips for a successful implementation
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Publications

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Let's Talk Safety: 52 Talks

Let's Talk Safety is a quick and easy book that provides 52 short briefings tailored specifically to water utility employees. It also includes links to other resources. 

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Safety Management For Utilities-Eight Edition

M3 Safety Management for Utilities

M3 provides general guidance for developing a utility health and safety program.

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G430-14

G430-14 Security Practices for Operation and Management

This standard describes critical requirements for establishing and operating a protective security program for a water, wastewater, or reuse utility. 

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J100

J100 (R13) Risk and Resilience Management

J100 encompasses an all-hazards risk and resilience management process for use specifically by water and wastewater utilities. 

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Safety First Video Series

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