Reflecting on Safety
June 21st, 2019 3:53 pm

At Quest, Inc., we are committed to providing safe environments for our team members and the individuals we serve. We teach and encourage safe methods in doing everyday tasks such as proper lifting techniques, cooking and driving.

Quest’s Director of Risk Management, Lori Nelson, thinks that everyone at Quest plays an important role in the safety of others, as well as themselves. “Recently I recognized two of our team members because of their quick thinking and reactions to preventing an elopement of an attendee at our training center in Tampa. Catrina paged for assistance while Joan followed and met up with the individual before trained staff arrived. This demonstrated both team members’ understanding of our safety policies and procedures. This is what teamwork is all about. Safety isn’t a job; it’s a way of life!”

Search for Hazards
Analyze the Risk
Find the Cause
Eliminate the Cause
Tell Others
You are Safe

Quest has over 600 team members, 12 group and behavioral homes, 3 intensive care facilities, 3 training centers, around 70 transportation vehicles, 1 kids academy, 2 therapy centers, 1 apartment complex, 1 summer camp and 2 office buildings spanning across Orlando and Tampa. That’s a lot of space to keep safe!


Here are some safety tips which the Quest team practices that you can use!

-When inside of a building, always look around to know where the nearest emergency exit is located.

-When inside of a vehicle, always wear your seatbelt.

-Know where the nearest fire extinguisher is located. It’s also important to know the different types of fires and how to extinguish them.

-When children are swimming, keep an eye on them at all times.


Did you know the leading cause of death among children is drowning? The chance increases exponentially when the child has a developmental disability. Florida ranks the highest in drowning deaths amongst children ages 1-4 years.

Quest Kids offers Quest Swims, an intructor-led program that stresses aquatic safety for individuals with developmental disabilities in the Orlando area! Learn more and fill out an application by visiting Contact us by emailing or call 407.218.4340.

Check out a cool safety poster these Quest team members created during this past Safety Week!


Thank you to all who help keep Quest SAFE! To learn more about Quest’s programs, please visit

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