Definition and Behavioral Indicators of Safety and Environment Awareness

SAFETY and ENVIRONMENT AWARENESS – performs job in a manner that minimizes hazards to oneself, others, as well as the environment.

For example:

  • keeps work areas clean and safe and takes action to remove or remediate safety hazards in own work area and within the organization
  • Follows appropriate hazardous waste management procedures
  • Knows the departmental emergency plans for fires , disasters and campus emergencies
  • Recognizes and acknowledges  safe behaviors exhibited by co-workers
  • Regularly communicates safety and environment awareness as a priority
  • Considers impact on environment as practices and procedures are developed and work is delegated.