At AEHR, we are committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for all our employees, contractors, visitors, and anyone affected by our operations. We believe that every individual has the right to work in an environment that promotes their well-being and protects them from potential hazards. This policy outlines our commitment to health and safety and sets the foundation for our ongoing efforts to maintain a safe workplace.
- Management Commitment: Our management team is responsible for providing effective leadership and demonstrating their commitment to health and safety by establishing and maintaining a robust safety culture within the organization.
- Employee Responsibility: All employees are accountable for their actions and must adhere to the health and safety policies and procedures established by AEHR. Employees are encouraged to actively participate in promoting a safe work environment by identifying hazards, reporting incidents, and suggesting improvements.
- Communication and Training: We will ensure effective communication and provide adequate training to all employees on health and safety matters. This includes providing necessary information, instructions, and supervision to ensure a thorough understanding of workplace hazards and safe work practices.
Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
- Regular Inspections: We conduct regular inspections of our workplace, equipment, and work processes to identify potential hazards and assess associated risks. These inspections help us implement appropriate control measures to minimize or eliminate the identified risks.
- Incident Reporting and Investigation: All incidents, near misses, and accidents will be promptly reported, investigated, and analyzed to identify the root causes and implement corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
Hazard Control and Prevention
- Control Measures: We implement effective control measures to eliminate or minimize hazards identified during risk assessments. This may include engineering controls, administrative controls, personal protective equipment (PPE), and safe work practices.
- Emergency Preparedness: Adequate emergency response plans will be developed and communicated to all employees to ensure a swift and organized response to emergencies. Regular drills and exercises will be conducted to test the effectiveness of these plans.
- Performance Monitoring: We will establish performance indicators to monitor our health and safety performance. Regular evaluations will be conducted to identify areas for improvement and take appropriate corrective actions.
- Employee Engagement: We encourage all employees to actively participate in health and safety initiatives. Their feedback, suggestions, and concerns will be considered to continually enhance our health and safety programs.
- Compliance: AEHR is committed to complying with all applicable health and safety laws, regulations, and industry standards. We will regularly review our policies and procedures to ensure compliance and make necessary updates as required.
Review and Communication
This health and safety policy will be reviewed periodically to ensure its continued relevance and effectiveness. It will be communicated to all employees, contractors, and stakeholders associated with AEHR.
By adhering to this health and safety policy, we can create and maintain a secure work environment that protects the well-being of our employees while promoting productivity and success.