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Health & Safety Manual, Large Employer

Here we provide a template for your customized health and safety manual, designed for a larger business of 20 employees or more. The content is complete. All you have to do is download it, then follow the instructions below to customize it for your own business.

Begin by downloading your copy. It is in Microsoft Word format, making it easy to edit.

Download your copy here

Once you have saved the file, you are ready to customize it.

Instructions for customization

Depending on which version of Microsoft Word you are using, the location of the editing tools may vary. These instructions are based on the Office 365 version of Word.

1. In the main menu at the very top left of the screen, click Edit > Find > Replace.

2. In “Find what,” fill in < > (NOTE: Be sure there is a space between “<” and “>”)

3. In “Replace with,” fill in your company name. *Make sure it is filled in exactly how you would like it to read (see example below), and make sure to put a space at the end.

4. Click “Replace All”: This should replace 77 places within the document to personalize the Large Employers Manual.

Additional optional personalization for the Large Employer Manual:

Pg. 11 – *Optional – the ones not associated to your company can be deleted

Pg. 12 – *Optional – Each bullet can be personalized, or removed if it doesn’t relate to your company

Pg. 13 – senior manager or owner – define whose responsibility it is

Pg. 14 – *Optional – the ones not associated to your company can be deleted

Pg. 15 – annual|quarterly|monthly – define when they take place

Pg. 16 – senior manager or owner – define whose responsibility it is

Pg. 41 – Update bullets – Select all inspections that apply to the business.  At a minimum all businesses will conduct worksite inspections.

Pg. 42 – senior manager or owner – define whose responsibility it is

Pg. 43 – All worksites|The company worksite – update

Pg. 45 – worksite manager – name if applicable

Pg. 46 – Select all types of vehicles that apply to the business. – update bullets

Pg. 48 – Select all types of mobile equipment that apply to the business update bullets

Pg. 50. – Select all tools and equipment that apply to the businessupdate bullets

Pg. 54. senior manager or owner – define whose responsibility it is

Pg. 56 – supervisor|manager – define whose responsibility it is

Pg. 57 – The first five types of incidents are mandatory, the last five are discretionary. – update bullets

Pg. 59 – senior manager responsible – define whose responsibility it is

Pg. 60 – site manager – define who

Pg. 62 – site manager – define who

Pg. 81 – annual|quarterly|monthly – define time frame

Pg. 82 – senior manager or owner – define whose responsibility it is

Pg. 83 – *monthly/semi annual – define time frame

Pg. 101. senior manager or owner – define whose responsibility it is

annual|quarterly|monthly – define time frame