How do you create an Iipp?
6 Steps to a Successful IIPP
- Involve your employees. They know the job better than anyone else and can provide valuable information to you.
- Upper management leads by example.
- Clearly define responsibilities and accountability for supervisors.
- Investigate all accidents and near-miss incidents.
- Review and update.
Who is required to have an Iipp in California?
An Injury and Illness Prevention Program, (IIPP) is a basic safety program tailored to business operations. California employers with at least one employee are required to have a written IIPP that is understandable to all employees. Keeping employees safe on the job keeps them working and your business more productive.
What is an IIP program?
As of 1991, a written, effective Injury and Illness Prevention (IIP) Program is required for every California employer. This guide is designed to help employers provide better workplace protection for their employees, and to reduce losses resulting from accidents and injuries.
Who is responsible for Iipp?
Responsibility: All supervisors are responsible for implementing and maintaining the IIPP. Compliance: Management ensures that all workplace policies are clearly understood by workers. Communication: Management recognizes need for open, two-way communication.
What is a high hazard industry?
The private sector average “D! Cal/OSH!’s High Hazard Industry threshold is >200% of the private sector average DART, or >4.0.
What can a successful health and safety program do in the workplace?
Safety and health programs help businesses: Prevent workplace injuries and illnesses. Improve compliance with laws and regulations. Reduce costs, including significant reductions in workers’ compensation premiums.
What is a high hazard employer?
The High Hazard Unit inspects employers with the highest incidence of preventable occupational injuries and illnesses and workers’ compensation losses.
What is considered a high hazard employer?
Cal/OSH!’s High Hazard Industry threshold is >200% of the private sector average DART, or >4.0.
How to create your injury and Illness Prevention Program ( IIPP )?
Please download and customize the model program appropriate for your industry. Cal/OSHA has also produced a helpful guide on how to create your Injury and Illness Prevention Program, available at the bottom of this page.
Who is responsible for customizing the IIPP template?
An IIPP Administrator has been identified for your unit and will be primarily responsible for customizing the IIPP Template to suit your unit’s needs. Everyone can help by responding to requests for information and participating in safety meetings.
What does The IIPP mean for a department?
To help make the IIPP more feasible to maintain, smaller departments have been grouped to form one unit, and some larger departments divided into multiple units. Your unit’s IIPP will clearly indicate how your unit is made up.
Is the injury and illness prevention model program for non high?
This model program has been prepared for use by employers in industries which have been determined by Cal/OSHA to be non-high hazard. You are not required to use this program.