American Staffing Association and National Safety Council
Elwood Tradesmen, a division of Elwood Staffing, 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 Elwood Staffing 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. “Elwood Staffing 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.”
“Maintaining a strong safety culture has always been a top priority for Elwood Staffing, and it’s nice to have an industry-validated designation that demonstrates this to client company partners,” said John Elwood, Elwood Staffing president. “The Safety Standard of Excellence mark is certain to give Elwood Staffing the leading edge when businesses compare staffing partner qualifications.”
For more information about the Safety Standard of Excellence program, visit americanstaffing.net/safety.
For more information about Elwood Tradesmen, visit elwoodtradesmen.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 affiliated chapters 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 Elwood Tradesmen
Elwood Tradesmen, the skilled trades division of Elwood Staffing, supports companies in a wide variety of industries by providing helpers, apprentices, journeyman, and master craftsmen for projects throughout the U.S. For more information about Elwood Tradesmen, visit elwoodtradesmen.com.