Safety First

Safety Coordinator:
Rodney Shepherd

Department Phone:
(256) 341-4897

The safety coordinator works in a collaborative effort with department directors, safety committees and employees to develop safety procedures and training programs. This emphasis on safety is designed to create a healthy and safe atmosphere for all city employees.

Mission

Our mission is to reduce work-related injuries and accidents and to protect the City of Decatur’s employees by providing programs and services that minimize safety, health and environmental risks.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct ongoing safety training
  • Advise city departments and other agencies regarding safe work practices
  • Monitor workplace conditions and safety practices
  • Promote safety and health activities
  • Conduct periodic inspections of city facilities
  • Assist department directors in conducting job site analyses to identify safety, health and environmental hazards

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