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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
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.
Request a Training Session for City of Pittsburgh Employee - Please email the City Safety Manager at email@example.com and put "Training Request" as the subject of your email.
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.