American Staffing Association and National Safety Council
Randstad US, one of the largest human resources services and staffing companies in the country, has earned the Safety Standard of Excellence® mark from the American Staffing Association. The program, developed by ASA and the National Safety Council, promotes industry-wide safety best practices.
By participating in the Safety Standard of Excellence program, staffing companies, their temporary workers, and host employers can build a mutually beneficial relationship to help identify and mitigate workplace hazards and exposures, ensure clear communication between the staffing firm and host employer, and clearly delineate the safety responsibilities of each party.
“ASA congratulates Randstad US for its commitment to protecting and enhancing temporary worker safety, and for being among the first to earn the Safety Standard of Excellence mark” said Stephen C. Dwyer, Esq., ASA general counsel. “Randstad US has tangibly demonstrated to clients, candidates, and employees its commitment to safety best practices.”
“Companies participating in the Safety Standard of Excellence program are to be commended for taking steps to put their companies’ practices under the microscope and seeking to be the best they can be for their temporary workers,” said Amy Harper, Ph.D., NSC director of workplace initiatives and Journey to Safety Excellence. “The commitment to safety demonstrated through Safety Standard of Excellence program participation should speak volumes to the clients with whom these staffing firms do business.”
“Beyond the clear benefits of reduced costs associated with safety and compliance issues, creating a safe work environment is also critical to an organization’s ability to effectively recruit and retain skilled workers,” said Traci Fiatte, Randstad US chief executive officer, professional and commercial staffing. “Not all staffing companies have the same policies, resources or commitment to safety as Randstad. We believe continued safety in the workplace requires ongoing attention to detail and the Safety Standard of Excellence Mark demonstrates Randstad’s dedication.”
For more information about the Safety Standard of Excellence program, visit americanstaffing.net/safety.
For more information about Randstad US, visit randstadusa.com.
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About the American Staffing Association
The American Staffing Association is the voice of the U.S. staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. ASA and its state affiliates advance the interests of the industry across all sectors through advocacy, research, education, and the promotion of high standards of legal, ethical, and professional practices. For more information about ASA, visit americanstaffing.net.
About The National Safety Council
Founded in 1913 and chartered by Congress, the National Safety Council is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to eliminate preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education, and advocacy. NSC advances this mission by partnering with businesses, government agencies, elected officials, and the public in areas where it can make the most impact—distracted driving, teen driving, workplace safety, prescription drug overdoses, and safe communities. Safety+Health magazine, the council’s flagship publication, is a leading source of occupational safety and health information.
About Randstad US
Randstad North America is a wholly owned subsidiary of Randstad Holding nv, a $22.2 billion global provider of human resources services. Through its unique talent delivery approach, Randstad combines human touch with digital HR technologies to secure and manage a workforce of more than 100,000 people for thousands of clients each week. Employing over 6,500 recruiting experts through approximately 1,100 offices and client-dedicated locations, Randstad North America provides outsourcing, staffing, consulting and workforce solutions within the areas of engineering, finance and accounting, healthcare, human resources, IT, legal, life sciences, manufacturing and logistics, office and administration, and sales and marketing. Learn more at randstadusa.com.