The City of Wichita believes that every employee is entitled to a safe and healthy working environment. It is the purpose of the Safety Office to ensure this ideal.
The Safety Office will dedicate time and resources to remove recognized hazards, provide education and training, and communicate the need for every employee to take responsibility in incorporating excellent health, safety and environmental practices (including regulatory compliance) into their daily lives.
In addition, the Safety Office will develop, implement, and maintain environmental health and safety policies and procedures for the City of Wichita. These policies and procedures will be continuously reviewed to ensure that the City of Wichita is meeting the goal of providing a safe and healthy environment.
The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) oversees regulatory compliance for the City of Wichita.