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Safety Incentive Program

Objective:

Jefferson Science Associates', Safety Incentive Award Program provides the opportunity to recognize the contribution of those whose innovative ideas and original processes result in improved safe behavior. The level of recognition is defined by the impact of the behavior, activity, or accomplishment.

Scope:

All employees and users are eligible for “On-the-Spot Awards,” but only employees are eligible for Safety Achievement or Director’s Safety Awards.

Awards are presented, as soon as practical, after the initiating event.

Award recipients (Safety Achievement or Director’s Safety) are featured in the Weekly Briefs, a Jefferson Lab Lessons Learned and, if appropriate, submitted to the Department of Energy National Lesson Learned database.

The absence of occupational injury/illness, near misses, or accidents is not adequate as sole justification for an award.

For Moer Information:

All employees and users are eligible for “On-the-Spot Awards,” but only employees are eligible for Safety Achievement or Director’s Safety Awards.

Safety Achievement Award:

Recognizes performance beyond normal job duties that ensured the safety of the individual, co-worker(s), the public, or the environment.

Award: $50 (after tax) award presented in the recipient’s next pay period check; a “Safety Achievement Certificate;” and a featured write-up distributed via the Lessons Learned Program.

Eligibility: Only Jefferson Lab staff are eligible for this award.

Presented By: Recipient’s Supervisor (recommend presentation at a work department gathering)

Instructions: Any Jefferson Lab staff, user, or student may complete and submit the Safety Achievement Award Nomination Form for an eligible individual.

Examples:

Director’s Safety Award:

Recognizes individuals who have gone significantly above and beyond their normal job duties to achieve a major safety related accomplishment.

Award: $100 (after tax) award, presented in recipient’s next pay period check; a “Director’s Safety Certificate;” and a featured write-up distributed via the Lessons Learned Program.

Eligibility: Only Jefferson Lab staff are eligible for this award

Presented By: Recipient’s Supervisor and Associate Director/Division Manager (recommend presentation at a work department gathering)

Instructions: Any Jefferson Lab staff, user, or student may complete and submit the Director’s Safety Award Nomination Form for an eligible individual.

Examples:

On the Spot Safety Award Form:

Recognizes safe behavior immediately.

Award: A token gift (e.g. flashlight, cup, string bag)

Eligibility: All Jefferson Lab staff, students, and users are eligible for this award.

Presented By: Supervisor, Manager, Sponsor, or Mentor presents a coupon to the individual to be redeem from the ESH&Q Department (Building 52) within two weeks of presentation.

Instructions:

Examples:

No awards are retroactive.

Program Administration

Award Payment Request Form

Safety Incentive Certificate (to be completed by the requesting supervisor)