Arizona Labor Force Inc., a staffing company operating under the national trademarks of Labor Systems Job Center and Allied Forces Temporary Services, 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 Arizona Labor Force 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. “Arizona Labor Force 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.”
“The safety of Arizona Labor Force temporary workers is the company’s top priority,” said Paul Turcotte, Arizona Labor Force president. “Arizona Labor Force is extremely proud to be the first daily pay, on-demand staffing company to achieve this recognition. The role of corporate employees and their relationships with the firm’s temporary workers and clients are the critical piece in promoting workplace safety and creating safety partnerships.”
For more information about the Safety Standard of Excellence program, visit americanstaffing.net/safety.
For more information about Labor Systems Job Center, visit laborsystems.com.
For more information about Allied Forces Temporary Services, visit alliedforces.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 Arizona Labor Force Inc.
Arizona Labor Force Inc., a privately held company, and its network of affiliated companies have been putting people to work since 1985. The companies employ 200 full-time staff at 50 branch locations across 12 states operating under the national trademarks of Labor Systems Job Center and Allied Forces Temporary Services. Its network employs more than 20,000 temporary workers each year in the construction, industrial, warehouse, manufacturing, clerical, hospitality, special events, and skilled and unskilled general labor industries.