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Memorandum, Personal Commitment to Health and Safety through Leadership, Employee Engagement, and Organizational Learning

September 20, 2013

Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz and Deputy Secretary Daniel B. Poneman recently issued a joint Memorandum, entitled Personal Commitment to Health and Safety through Leadership, Employee Engagement, and Organizational Learning.

The Department's thousands of Federal, laboratory, and contractor employees work hard every day in pursuit of energy independence, global scientific leadership, national security, and environmental stewardship.The Department's ultimate safety objective is to have zero accidents, work-related injuries and illnesses, regulatory violations, and reportable environmental releases. The Department's Integrated Safety Management policy is the foundation of our approach to safety and health.