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Citywide Safety Unit

We're all responsible for workplace safety. The Seattle Department of Human Resources (SDHR) Safety Unit partners with safety officers throughout the City to promote a safe and healthful work environment.
Together, we:

  • Conduct pre-employment and ongoing medical examinations
  • Evaluate exposures to safety hazards
  • Assess and correct ergonomic hazards for all employees
  • Operate the City's drug testing program and commercial driver program

We also work with Human Resources and Safety staff to:

  • Develop Citywide safety policies and procedures
  • Create and deliver safety training and education programs
  • Conduct Citywide Safety meetings to share safety issues and concerns across multiple departments

Human Resources

Kimberly Loving, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 5500, Seattle, WA , 98124
Mailing Address: PO Box 34028, Seattle, WA, 98124-4028
Phone: (206) 684-7999
Fax: (206) 684-4157
SHR_Info@seattle.gov

The Human Resources Department provides human resource services, tools, and expert assistance to departments, policy makers, employees, and the public so that the City of Seattle's diverse work force is deployed, supported, and managed fairly to accomplish the City's business goals.