Safety Standard of Excellence Employers’ Roles and Responsibilities


Developed by the American Staffing Association and National Safety Council, the Safety Standard of Excellence mark ensures the safety and health of temporary employees placed on assignment with host employers. The program also supports compliance with federal and state occupational safety and health requirements pertaining to the employers’ shared responsibility for temporary worker safety. ASA members who enroll in this program show commitment to selecting and screening applicants, ensuring general safety training and orientation, evaluating the work site hazards employees may be exposed to, ensuring necessary protections are in place, and instituting collaborative incident management protocols. This video describes the roles and responsibilities of staffing firms and host employers. Find out if your company is ready to earn the mark. Complete the online readiness assessment at