What is the Safety Standard of
This program is completely voluntary and entails a rigorous assessment of corporate office policies and procedures, as well as validation across a sample of our branch offices. We earned the SSE mark because our firm demonstrated to an independent third party that we’re successfully following our industry’s safety best practices.
Why partner with a staffing company that has earned the Safety Standard of Excellence mark?
Clients that supervise temporary workers must provide a site-specific safety orientation—including how to report and obtain treatment for injuries, emergency procedures, work rules, and hazard communication programs. Such clients must also provide on-the-job training specific to the hazards of the assigned work, required personal protective equipment (PPE) and instruction on how to use it, and operational instructions for any machinery and tools or equipment the worker might be using. Clients must ensure that temporary workers receive the same exact training their internal employees do.
Clients that exercise day-to-day supervision must also record a temporary worker’s injury on their
Safety is much more than the avoidance of OSHA citations and fines. We are proactive when it comes to the safety of our temporary workers. We partner with you to avoid the costly production disruption, negative media attention, and employee distrust that can be the byproducts of a safety incident.
Why do staffing companies choose to earn the Safety Standard of Excellence mark?
Both staffing firms and clients have roles in complying with workplace health and safety requirements, and they share responsibility for ensuring temporary workers’ safety and health.
What are the staffing company’s and client’s responsibilities for temporary workers?
Staffing firms have a duty to place workers in safe OSHA 300 logs; report any injury leading to inpatient hospitalization, amputation, or loss of an eye to OSHA within the required time frame; and provide the staffing firm with pertinent details to perform its own investigation and manage the workers’ compensation claim. States that have OSHA-approved state plans may have additional requirements.
How does the staffing company
maintain contact with workers?
We appreciate your partnership and thank you for providing a safe workplace for our temporary workers, and we look forward to a long and healthy relationship.