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NIST Safety Commission

The NIST Safety Commission will provide advice on matters relating to safety policies; safety management system, practices, and performance; and safety culture at NIST. The Commission will assess the state of NIST’s safety culture and how effectively the existing safety protocols and policies have been implemented across NIST.

The Commission will be composed of up to seven members who are qualified to provide advice to the NIST Director on matters relating to safety policies; safety management system, practices, and performance; and safety culture.

The Commission will submit one or more oral and written reports to the NIST Director on its findings.

Individuals in hard hats in a lab
Members of the NIST Safety Commission tour the National Fire Research Laboratory during the first Commission meeting.
Credit: Courtesy of Craig Merlic
Individuals in hard hats in a laboratory
Members of the NIST Safety Commission tour the National Fire Research Laboratory during the first Commission meeting.
Credit: Courtesy Craig Merlic