As an employee, you are responsible for:
- Complying with safety and health rules and policies.
- Participating in the safety process and program activities.
- Following established risk management principles and guidance.
- Working safely and responsibly for themselves and coworkers.
- Using (properly) and caring for any personal protective equipment.
- Assessing their work environment for safety.
- Reporting unsafe and unhealthful work conditions and practices.
- Reporting every incident, accident, and injury to their supervisor.
In addition, you have the right to:
- Participate in BLM safety and occupational health activities.
- Be protected from restraint, interference, coercion, discrimination or reprisal for filing a report of unsafe or unhealthful working condition.
- Remain anonymous when reporting unsafe or unhealthful working conditions.
- Decline to perform an assigned task if:
- refusal is made in good faith, and
- there is a reasonable belief that, under the circumstances the task poses an imminent risk of death or serious bodily harm, and
- there is insufficient time to seek effective redress through normal hazard reporting and abatement procedures.
BLM Colorado’s State Safety Manager is John DeVore, (303) 239-3650.