We’re thrilled to announce that Spherion has earned the Safety Standard of ExcellenceSM mark from the American Staffing Association and National Safety Council. Focused on safety and the health of temporary employees, the Safety Standard of Excellence program defines and measures firms against staffing industry safety best practices. As one of the first staffing firms in the industry to earn it, we’re proud to share this achievement, as it solidifies our commitment to ensuring temporary worker safety.
To earn this achievement, Spherion underwent a voluntary and rigorous assessment of corporate policies and procedures, as well as evaluation across a sample of Spherion offices. Earning this mark validates our commitment to:
- Selecting and screening applicants
- Ensuring general safety training and orientation
- Evaluating the worksite hazards employees may be exposed to and ensuring necessary protections are in place
- Instituting collaborative incident management protocols with our customers.
This achievement is being announced nationwide today in a formal news release and we invite you to share this news with clients and prospects. This is a great way show them everything we do to maintain safe workplaces for our employees, which is critical to attracting and retaining a reliable workforce and also impacts the bottom line. In addition, this reinforces our dedication to Safety First, our comprehensive safety program established more than a decade ago.