AWAIR (A Workplace Accident and Injury Reduction Program)
Department of Administration and MN.IT Services
Effective date: 4/2006
Date Revised: 10/2013
The overall safety goal for the Department of Administration is to proactively work to reduce injuries and illnesses. The Department of Administration encourages a safe, injury free working environment, and encourages all employees to participate in injury and illness reduction activities and therefore be empowered to improve safety in the department. The ultimate goal for the Department of Administration is to reduce the number of personal injuries to zero!
This policy applies to all employees in the Department of Administration that are exposed to or conduct work activities that have routine, as well as, unique or special hazards.
This policy is being developed to enhance our department accident and injury prevention program and to meet the primary compliance requirements of Minnesota OSHA's AWAIR (A Workplace Accident and Injury Reduction program) bill as outlined in chapter 182.653 sub-division 8.