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Identify a Team

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Objectives:

Anyone can initiate a process to create a new policy or adopt an existing policy. Consider including employees, supervisors, human resources, and administrators in the process. Make sure you involve everyone that will be affected by the policy.

Frequently, members of effective policy teams possess a combination of these qualities:

It is important to collaborate with any existing efforts underway in the workplace or community. If your workplace is already working on sun safety issues, or other health related issues, and has an existing infrastructure such as a health committee or risk manager, these people are well-positioned to assist in the development of the policy.

The following tasks can be completed by your team members:

  1. Conduct the workplace assessment
  2. Write the policy
  3. Help build support for the proposed policy
  4. Introduce the proposed policy to the supervisor or other decision-making body
  5. Help implement the policy
  6. Evaluate the policy on an annual basis

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