AFTERBURN REPORT 2009
Since its inception in 2002, the Safety Committee has grown into a stable, multi-disciplinary, multi-departmental effort dedicated to creating safer work and play environments for staff and participants, creating an overall safe event. The Safety Committee is comprised of senior staff members, Burning Man Board of Directors members, Emergency Services, Rangers, and the Department of Public Works (DPW), including DPW Safety Coordinators. Its focus is to develop a safety-conscious culture within all departments of Burning Man. The goals of the Safety Committee are to create a safe workplace, a safety training program for DPW volunteers, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) level compliance.