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The Worker Occupational Safety and Health Training and Education Program (WOSHTEP)

Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) Resources

The Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) is an important written workplace safety program. Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations (T8CCR) section 3203, requires every employer to develop and implement an effective IIPP. An effective IIPP improves the safety and health in your workplace and reduces costs by good management and employee involvement.

Cal/OSHA enforces the IIPP requirement and provides useful resources and links in addition to the guide, training and materials listed here. Specific schedule dates of WOSHTEP training programs

The 8 required Injury and Illness Prevention Program elements are:
  1. Responsibility
  2. Compliance
  3. Communication
  4. Hazard Assessment
  5. Accident/Exposure Investigation
  6. Hazard Correction
  7. Training and Instruction
  8. Recordkeeping

Remember, how well you actually put into practice your IIPP in your workplace is what will determine how effective it is. You must regularly review and update your IIPP in order for it to remain effective.

Resources

Revised December 10, 2013