Safety Committees promote safety and health within Colleges, Departments and Areas. Members utilize their work experience and expertise to evaluate safety concerns; recommend practical and innovative solutions; create interest in safety; improve existing, and introduce new safety programs. All WSU employees are represented on a Safety Committee as outlined in SPPM 2.12. The fundamental responsibilities include:
- Reviewing Incident Reports and Accident Investigation Reports for hazard control and elimination.
- Performing and reviewing Safety Inspections.
- Evaluating and improving the workplace Accident Prevention Program.
- Promoting and reviewing the College, Department or Area Safety Training Program.