Village of Williston Park, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Williston Park 12-2-1996. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A. 
The personal safety and welfare of our employees, as well as the general public, is a primary and continuing concern of the Village of Williston Park.
B. 
It is our goal to provide every employee a place of employment free from recognized hazards which are a potential cause for serious physical harm or health impairment.
C. 
To accomplish our goal, management will:
(1) 
Implement progressive accident prevention programs, systems and techniques;
(2) 
Provide a work environment where identified occupational hazards are controlled when elimination is not feasible; and
(3) 
Cooperate with government and labor to optimize employee safety and health.
D. 
Department heads, supervisors and foremen will:
(1) 
Be responsible and accountable for a superior level of employee protection and performance.
(2) 
Institute work practices which reflect the safest, most efficient methods available for accomplishing the required tasks; and
(3) 
Educate and train employees regarding on- and off-the-job hazards.
E. 
All employees will:
(1) 
Be expected to perform their jobs in the safest and healthiest manner prescribed;
(2) 
Be expected to conduct themselves in a way that enhances their personal safety and that of their fellow employees; and
(3) 
Be encouraged to cooperate and contribute towards the overall success of the safety program.