Occupational Safety

Welcome to Occupational Safety & Health!  

The City of Newport News is committed to ensuring the safety and health of our employees, visitors, and contracwork-safetytors by taking all reasonable steps to provide and maintain safe working conditions.  

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As summer approaches we encourage employees to familiarize themselves with the City's Heat Illness Prevention Plan

Heat Illnesses Prevention Plan


Important Information


Online Safety Training

Online access to a variety of safety topics are available for City Employees at: Webnet Training 

*Contact your supervisor or the City Safety Program Administrator for log in credentials*


osha-reporting-1024x536OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements:  300 Log & 300A Summary Information:   Click Here

Other Helpful Links:

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Virginia Department of Labor

Accident, Injury, & Illness Investigation Procedures

accident investigationAll work-related incidents resulting in employee injury or illness and/or property damage must be investigated and reported to the Human Resource department within 7 days of the incident using this link: Accident/Incident Investigation Form 

Investigations should be conducted at the SUPERVISOR level or above. 

This report DOES NOT supersede or replace reporting requirements to your departmental Senior Safety Officers or Safety Representatives. 

*Any incident that results in a workplace injury must also be reported to Workers Compensation.