ZIP Tips

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ZIP stands for “Zero is Possible”, a standards-based safety campaign with the primary goal of driving the City’s occupational safety awareness and mindset toward zero accidents, zero injuries and zero safety compromises.

ZIP was created with an ANSI-Z10 foundation.

According to ANSI-Z10: Occupational Safety and Health Management Systems (OSHMS) help organizations to continuously identify and eliminate safety and health risks, reduce incident potential, comply with regulations and implement risk-reducing interventions.


Director’s Message

Jane Cheeks

Human Resources Director

“Though our collaborative efforts and no compromise approach to occupational safety, we can achieve the goal of no accidents and no injuries in our workplace.”

Tina Paez

Administration and Regulatory Affairs Director

“We are committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for all individuals who may work for, visit, or enter our facilities.”

C.J. Messiah, Jr.

General Services Director

“I fully support the ZIP safety initiative. All employees have the right to work safely and return home safely.”

American National Standards Institute

ANSI Z-10 News

ZIP is based on the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) Z-10 standard for Occupational Safety and Health Management Systems (OSHMS). It is a premier standard for OHSMSs as shown in the article below.

How the Z10 Implementation Guide Can Improve Your OHSMS Audit