Commanding Officer`s Policy Statement:
Ref: (a) OPNAVINST 5100.23G
1. Reference (a) provides comprehensive guidance for establishing and maintaining a safe and healthy workplace. This policy is to reinforce the guidance and to bring Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) in line with OSHA Challenge objectives.
2. We will accomplish our mission by intergrating safety into every work process. NASP shall maintain safe and healthful workplaces through the full participation and cooperation of all employees. We must incorporate Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) into our daily decision-making process so that it becomes part of our work habits.
a. Supervisors shall lead by example and establish a proactive safety culture by ensuring every person is actively involved in safety to include development of measures to prevent mishaps, participation in safety inspections and complete all required safety training. Supervisors shall conduct quarterly safety inspections. Through these initiatives, all personnel are empowered to assist supervisors in maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring personal and co-worker safety.
b. All personnel, regardless of grade or billet, have the responsibility to report unsafe/unhealthful conditions posing potential hazards, and do so without fear of reprisal. Each of you is responsible for integrating Operational Risk Management into daily activities on and off the job.
c. You are the key to sustaining our safety standards and preventing mishaps. Make safe decisions in the workplace, on the road, and at home. Together, through responsible risk management and awareness, we will accomplish our mission safely.
C. T. Martin
Safety and Occupational Health Office
Naval Air Station Pensacola Installation Safety Office serves as an advocate for a safe healthy workplace for our tenant activities and their workforce. Through the extensive use of Risk Management System (RMS), we intend to reduce injuries and illness, reduce occurrence and severity of mishaps, and improveoperational readiness. This will be accomplished through the effective implementation and management of the Navy Occupational Safety and Health (NAVOSH) program, participation in the OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Challenge, as well as aggressive training and education.
To institute a world-class safety program, ensuring all employees are provided a sense of personal ownership and involvement, and who are happy, healthy, and free of injury!
Leaders are committed to providing a safe and healthful working environment, developing and enforcing regulations and policies directed toward the elimination of hazards and unsafe acts. The culture of safety is a mindset that is practiced both on and off duty. Reduce/eliminate safety hazards by identifying, reporting and taking corrective action throughthrough proper and effective abatement processes. Every Marine, Sailor, Airman, and Civilian Employee is expected to accept responsibility for thier safety and to be an advocate for the safety of others. Every Marine, Sailor, Airman, and Civilian Employee is expected to report unsafe/unhealthful working conditions and behaviors in the workplace. Every Mishap, incident and near-miss will be examined to determine root cause to prevent recurrence