The 29 elements of Snap-on's Project Action include:
Item 1: Adopt the Snap-on Incorporated Safety Philosophy.
Item 2: Establish selection and hiring practices that emphasize safety and identify the physical demands of the job (applicable also to promotions and transfers.).
Item 3: As a condition of employment and continued employment, each associate will complete the Certified Safe Associate (CSA) program.
Item 4: A Job Safety Analysis (JSA) is required on all job functions to identify the sequence of steps, potential hazards and the controls necessary to mitigate the hazard.
Item 5: Utilizing a Safe Workplace Design Review Team organization/approach, initiate and maintain safe workplace design concepts at all workstations to eliminate or safeguard any unsafe conditions.
Item 6: As a condition of employment and continued employment, each associate will complete the Job Specific Safety Certification.
Item 7: Develop and implement a plan to maintain equipment and operating standards.
Item 8: Institute and maintain the Snap-on Incorporated Safety Appeal Process for an associate to use when he/she feels that a specific job is unsafe.
Item 9: Improve Injured Employee Relations by emphasizing a nonadversarial approach to workers' compensation.
Item 10: Adopt an incident investigation approach that identifies the root cause of an accident or near miss, and assigns responsibility for corrective action.
Item 11: Develop and maintain claims management best practices that will enable Snap-On to monitor claims file activity and effectively play a team role with the claims administrator.
Item 12: Improve the medical management of an injured associate.
Item 13: Adopt a philosophy and maintain a program that encourages and supports
Temporary Alternate Duty (TAD) work.
Item 14: Establish and maintain a Safety Teams Organization that includes a Safety Review Board at each location, chaired by the senior executive at the location, and chaired by the president and CEO of Snap-on.
Item 15: Staff a Safety Management Organization that includes a safety manager at each location.
Item 16: Include objectives and action plans regarding safety in all strategic plans.
Item 17: Promote an awareness of general health issues that encourage a lifestyle committed to improving physical and mental health and quality of life.
Item 18: Ensure that safety-related incentive programs are based upon positive safety initiatives as well as on results.
Item 19: Maintain an understanding and comply with all health and safety regulations, including any labor law considerations, to ensure that our Associate Safety Program practices are compatible with all regulations.
Item 20: Make safety a permanent agenda item at all meetings where operational performance is discussed. It is strongly recommended that safety be the first item on any agenda.
Item 21: Include safety performance on all performance appraisals.
Item 22: Maintain and increase safety awareness and visibility by setting goals, maintaining safety bulletin boards and communicating through other media.
Item 23: Utilize the Snap-On 6S process to ensure safety is incorporated in all Rapid Continuous Improvement (RCI) activities.
Item 24: Periodically issue a corporate newsletter or other reports that communicate program focus, activity and results.
Item 25: Maintain safety-training aids for use throughout the company.
Item 26: Complete and distribute monthly (as required) the Snap-On Incorporated Safety
Improvement Report at each location.
Item 27: Establish the Snap-On Incorporated Safety Review as a framework for the self-evaluation of compliance and safety programs.
Item 28: Provide safety performance-related reports for use as a management tool throughout the company.
Item 29: Expedite safety improvement reviews and approvals.
November 1, 2010
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