Personnel
Grainger® City of Pittsburgh Regional Safety Event, November 15th & 16th

All City of Pittsburgh employees are invited to this event which features over 2 dozen vendors of safety-related equipment.  See this flyer for more details.

Occupational Safety
Occupational Safety

The safety of City of Pittsburgh employees is of utmost importance and the Department of Personnel & Civil Service Commission’s Safety Office serves as a resource for all employees, directing the strategy needed to drive change and continuous improvement for safety and injury prevention.

What's New

2016 Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Campaign

All City of Pittsburgh employees are encouraged to get the seasonal influenza vaccine which will be provided free of charge to all employees at one of our upcoming events starting September 27, 2016.  Please see this flyer for more details. 


Grainger® City of Pittsburgh Regional Safety Event, November 15th & 16th

The City of Pittsburgh Occupational Safety Office has teamed up Grainger® to host the City of Pittsburgh Regional Safety Event.  Dozens of vendors will be present for two days demonstrating safety equipment which is pertinent to protecting oneself at work and at home.  Please join us at the Grainger® store located at 3150 Liberty Avenue between 9:00AM & 2:00PM and stop by our City of Pittsburgh booth for a chance to win an awesome raffle prize.  See this flyer for more details.


Safety Dispatch

Please be sure to check out the most recent edition of the quarterly Safety Dispatch, always a great resource for seasonal health & safety information.

Safety Areas

HAZARD ASSESSMENTS

Yearly hazard assessments of all City of Pittsburgh buildings help foster employee safety awareness in addition to pointing out conditions that present a workplace hazard if not corrected.

  • Report an unsafe condition at your facility/workspace - Please email the City Safety Manager at david.reed@pittsburghpa.gov and put "Unsafe Condition" as the subject of your email.
    Please be sure to report the condition to your immediate supervisor first.

INFECTIOUS DISEASE MANAGEMENT

Employees concerned over possible infectious disease exposure while on duty have abundant resources created by the Safety Office available to them, including the ability to speak with the City of Pittsburgh Infectious Disease Officer 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Exposure Control Manual

  • All City of Pittsburgh employees are encouraged to get the seasonal influenza vaccine which will be provided free of charge to all employees at one of our upcoming events starting September 27, 2016.  Please see this flyer for more details

INJURY TRACKING & INVESTIGATION

All injuries to City of Pittsburgh employees are tracked and investigated to assure workplace safety policies and procedures are in place and followed. This information helps to identify workplace injury trends and ways to curb similar injuries to other City of Pittsburgh employees.

SAFETY COMMITTEES

The Safety Office promotes and participates in departmental safety committees that engage administration and lay workers to address health and safety concerns in the workplace.

TRAINING RESOURCES

The Safety Office provides multiple training programs on safety issues facing the City of Pittsburgh employee workforce.

WELLNESS INITIATIVES

An employee’s overall health can contribute to injuries at work. With this in mind, the Safety Office works with the CityFit Wellness At Work Program to combine personal health & safety topics with workplace safety initiatives.

 

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