"Drew emphasizes the pivotal role of a commitment to safety in creating a healthy work environment. The core principle that no company should knowingly put its employees at risk underscores Accurate's dedication to maintaining high safety standards and collaborating closely with clients who share a similar commitment."
Drew Wesley: Pioneering Safety Excellence at Accurate Personnel
Accurate Personnel's commitment to safety and well-being is spearheaded by Drew Wesley, the National Safety & Compliance Manager. Drew's leadership of the Safety team has been instrumental in not only maintaining a safe work environment but also contributing significantly to Accurate's recognition with the MRMH Award. Let's explore Drew's insights through a Q&A session that sheds light on his pivotal contributions.
Q&A with Drew Wesley:
Q: Can you describe a typical day in your role leading the Safety team at Accurate Personnel?
A: I review various client safety evaluations and write safety policies. I also work alongside with our WC Team reviewing claims and implementing new policies to keep our employees safe.
Drew provides a glimpse into the dynamic nature of his role, involving the review of client safety evaluations, the formulation of safety policies, and collaborative efforts with the Workers' Compensation Team. This multifaceted approach underscores the comprehensive strategy employed to ensure the safety of Accurate's workforce.
Q: How did you contribute to Accurate Personnel winning the MRMH Award?
A: My proactive measurement visiting and evaluating new clients have led to a lower overall injury count.
Drew's proactive approach to measuring, visiting, and evaluating new clients has resulted in a tangible impact on reducing overall injury counts. His strategic initiatives have played a pivotal role in Accurate's success in achieving the MRMH Award, highlighting the direct correlation between proactive safety measures and positive outcomes.
Q: Can you elaborate on the comprehensive client site evaluation form and its impact on safety assessments?
A: This form allows me to review and measure how safe a client site is or isn’t. The information provided plays a crucial role in approving new clients. It allows me to review the clients' OSHA log data and their safety policies.
Drew emphasizes the significance of the comprehensive client site evaluation form, which serves as a valuable tool for assessing the safety of client sites. The information gathered not only influences the approval of new clients but also allows a detailed review of OSHA log data and safety policies, ensuring a thorough understanding of safety measures in place.
Q: What proactive measures did your team implement to enhance safety in the workplace?
A: The largest thing we’ve implemented has been the Client Safety Evaluation form. But we’ve also begun to do OSHA 10 and 30-hour courses for our internal associates. This gives them the skills to identify hazards in the field while they are visiting our clients.
Drew highlights the Client Safety Evaluation form as a significant proactive measure. Additionally, the implementation of OSHA 10 and 30-hour courses for internal associates demonstrates a commitment to equipping employees with the skills to identify and address hazards, fostering a culture of safety.
Q: In your opinion, what role does a commitment to safety play in creating a healthy work environment?
A: A commitment to a safety plan plays a huge role in providing a safe work environment. No company should ever knowingly put their employees at risk. Our commitment to safety ensures that we need never do. We work closely with our clients to ensure that they meet our high standards and are equally committed to safety.
Drew emphasizes the pivotal role of a commitment to safety in creating a healthy work environment. The core principle that no company should knowingly put its employees at risk underscores Accurate's dedication to maintaining high safety standards and collaborating closely with clients who share a similar commitment.
Drew Wesley's leadership embodies Accurate Personnel's commitment to safety, and his strategic initiatives continue to shape a workplace environment that prioritizes the well-being of every associate.