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We’ve simplified our Safety Award Program for 2015, but our mission remains the same: to improve safety awareness and implementation, reduce frequency and severity of accidents and give affiliates an opportunity to reduce their General Liability premiums. We believe our trimmed-down program requirements will give more affiliates the opportunity to participate.
Download our criteria tracking checklist to help you keep track of when you’ve completed each item.
Honorable Mention Criteria:
Affiliates who meet the following criteria will earn an Honorable Mention award—and a 2% premium discount on their 2016-2017 General Liability premium. Use this checklist to mark items complete:
- Attend two of our webinars – A member of management will attend one ReStore webinar and one job site webinar in 2015.
- Twitter photo contest – Submit an entry in the Habitat safety Twitter photo contest.
- ReStore online safety training course – ReStore staff to complete the online ReStore safety training course.
- Develop a Safety Committee – The committee is to hold regular meetings, discuss all incidents and potential or actual claims, determine appropriate corrective actions and send recommendations to the Executive Director.
- Fall protection statement – Submit a statement by the Executive Director that fall protection equipment is being used for any roofing work done at the affiliate or that it is handled by subcontractors.
- Affiliate has no OSHA or state violations.
Grand Prize Criteria:
Affiliates who complete the following ADDITIONAL criteria will earn a Grand Prize award—and a 10% premium discount on their 2016-2017 General Liability premium. Use this checklist to mark items complete:
- Affiliate has a certified Competent Person – To inquire about Competent Person training and certification in your area contact HFHI Safety Program Specialist Sarah Wishon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 404-420-6758.
- Total additional safety training completed in 2015 – Consideration of all other relevant safety training completed by an affiliate’s workers, such as online safety courses, OSHA 10 and 30, Defensive Driving, First Aid, etc.
- Quality Safety Plans – The affiliate must have detailed written job site and ReStore (if applicable) safety plans with checks in place to ensure its practices are adhered to.
- Affiliate loss history in 2015 – Includes consideration of the number of claims and the total amount of any incurred losses.