Analyze Your Current Policy
This is an H3
- To define your workplace’s policy needs and how to meet them
- To obtain outside information
- To create a list of possible policy or procedure components
Before making plans to develop policies or procedures, you should assess the current situation and the sun safety needs of your staff. This quick tool will help you identify your workplace’s policy strengths, weaknesses, and next steps for improvement.
Along with the information you gather from the assessment, you may also want to:
- Collect information on educational, health and economic benefits of a sun safety policy or procedure
- Review information gathered in work surveys
- Determine whether current policy or procedures are acceptable or unacceptable to a majority in the work community
- Review OSHA Guidelines on sun safety
You can print out the policy assessment from this website or synthesize these and other results into a concise, easy-to-read, and attractive document to share with decision makers.
Providing supervisors and administrators with the facts they need will help them move forward to the next step: Draft a Policy.
Adapted from USDA Team Nutrition’s The Local Process: How to Create and Implement a Local Wellness Policy, and University of Southern California Prevention Solutions’ Alcohol & Drug Policy Resource Manual for Schools by Mary Ann Pentz, PhD. (Unpublished).