To assist in providing a safe and healthful work environment for employees, customers and visitors; DWE has established a workplace safety program. This program is a top priority for DWE. The Safety Department has responsibility for implementing, administering, monitoring and evaluating the safety program. Its success depends on the alertness and personal commitment of all.

DWE provides information to employees about workplace safety and health issues through regular internal communication channels such as supervisor-employee meetings, bulletin board postings, memos, or other written communications. 

Employees and supervisors receive periodic workplace safety training. The training covers potential safety and health hazards and safe work practices and procedures to eliminate or minimize hazards. 

Some of the best safety improvement ideas come from employees. Those with ideas, concerns or suggestions for improved safety in the workplace are encouraged to raise them with their supervisor(s) or bring them to the attention of the Safety Department or Executive Management. 

Reports and concerns about workplace safety issues can be made anonymously through the company website if the employee wishes. All reports can be made without fear of reprisal.

Each employee is required to obey safety rules and to exercise caution in all work activities. Employees must immediately report any unsafe condition or work practice to the appropriate supervisor and to Executive Management. 

Employees who violate safety standards; cause hazardous or dangerous situations, fail to report or, where appropriate, remedy such situations, will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

In the case of accidents that result in injury, regardless of how insignificant the injury may appear, employees shall notify immediately the Human Resources Manager and their direct supervisor. Where such accidents result in “Lost Time” from work; the President shall be contacted immediately. 

In the instance of a “Lost Time” injury; a written report is to be submitted to the President before the end of the work shift detailing events, conditions and occurrences as they relate to the injury.

Omissions or falsifications of data and information in these reports will result in disciplinary action and possible termination of employment.  Safety is for the welfare of our employees and DWE will not tolerate any actions, inactions or omissions that can/will create an unsafe environment for them.

Such reports are necessary to comply with laws and initiate insurance and workers' compensation benefits procedures.

DWE has a separate Safety Program & Procedures Guideline that will be issued to you.  Additionally, this information is available on the company website at

Effective Date: 4/23/2012
Revision Date: 4/23/2012