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Tidewater Staffing Earns Safety Standard of Excellence Mark From ASA


Tidewater Staffing, a staffing agency providing workforce solutions for ship repair, manufacturing, and warehouse employers headquartered in southeast Virginia, 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 agencies, their temporary and contract employees, and host employers can build a mutually beneficial relationship to help identify and mitigate workplace hazards and exposures, ensure clear communication between the staffing company and host employer, and clearly delineate the safety responsibilities of each party.

“ASA congratulates Tidewater Staffing for its commitment to protecting and enhancing worker safety by earning the Safety Standard of Excellence mark,” said Stephen C. Dwyer, Esq., ASA general counsel. “Tidewater Staffing has tangibly demonstrated to clients, candidates, and employees its dedication to safety best practices.”

“Staffing agencies 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 and contract workforce,” said Amy Harper, Ph.D., CSP, NSC director of workplace strategy and consulting operations. “The commitment to safety demonstrated through Safety Standard of Excellence program participation should speak volumes to the clients with whom these companies do business.”

“Safety is and has always been at the forefront of our minds here at Tidewater Staffing,” said Jay Prock, president of the agency. “Our safety programs are well-designed and implemented across the company, and this recognition from ASA and NSC is further indication that we are doing the right thing for our associates and host employers.”

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For more information about Tidewater Staffing, visit

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About the American Staffing Association (ASA)

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

About The National Safety Council

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. Founded in 1913 and chartered by Congress, NSC advances this mission by partnering with businesses, government agencies, elected officials, and the public in areas where it can make the most impact. For more information about NSC, visit

About Tidewater Staffing

Tidewater Staffing specializes in providing workforce solutions for ship repair, manufacturing, and warehouse employers in southeast Virginia. They’ve been a trusted staffing partner for both job seekers and employers since 1992. With office locations in Virginia Beach, Suffolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, and Newport News, this team of dedicated staffing professionals is conveniently positioned to provide timely, cost-effective solutions that exceed expectations. For more information about Tidewater Staffing, visit

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