Polydeck Awarded South Carolina Chamber of Commerce 2020 Safety Award Winner For Workplace Safety
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SPARTANBURG, South Carolina (April 9, 2021)
Polydeck, a screen media manufacturer headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, announced today it has been named a South Carolina Chamber of Commerce 2020 Safety Award Winner. The Company was named as a recipient of the award during the Chamber’s annual Safety Awards ceremony, held virtually in March.
The South Carolina Chamber 2020 Safety Award is designed to recognize companies from across South Carolina who exemplify workplace safety and safety culture. The SC Chamber believes in this award as a way to highlight and honor companies who prioritize workplace and safety culture, and contribute to making the state a desirable place to live, work, and do business. Polydeck is among 147 companies across the state who were named as Safety Award recipients at the virtual award ceremony.
Polydeck has created a conscious culture of workplace and employee safety and it is something the company focuses on daily. For Polydeck, its employees are its most valuable asset and the company considers it the highest responsibility to provide and maintain a safe and welcoming work environment. The Company focused on small, yet impactful changes along with total support from its leadership team to earn this award and ultimately create a strong safety culture. By incorporating “Safety First” language into its Mission Statement, Polydeck made safety a tangible focus for the business. Metrics were put in place to ensure the focus was measurable. Every employee is involved in the safety culture, from participation in safety audits, hazard analysis tasks, surveys, employee suggestions, safety champions, and even a focus on employee engagement that reflects a safety aspect.
Polydeck’s leadership team agrees the award builds confidence in the actions that have been put in the place over the past several years. They are encouraged that the award is a testament to Polydeck’s customers, suppliers, and surrounding communities of the company’s commitment to a caring culture that truly values employee safety. Polydeck has a goal of a zero incident workplace and this award is progress toward that audacious goal.
“It is quite an honor to have our culture and focus on safety recognized by the SC Chamber,” said Polydeck Safety Manager Robbie Miller. “However, it’s simply a way of life for us. We recognize that safety begins and ends with each of us. It’s up to everyone at Polydeck, and it shows that everyone agrees when you witness the culture of workplace safety that is evident here on a daily basis. Every employee is empowered and encouraged to initiate conversations and actions to maintain and improve our safety culture. This award is a testament to every employee and their dedication to accomplishing our goals together,” state Miller.
Polydeck Screen Corporation is a family owned company headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Founded in 1978, the company is the leading provider of modular synthetic screen media products and accessories for the aggregate, energy and industrial, and mining industries. Polydeck employs more than 340 employee worldwide and serves customers in more than 40 countries.
Learn more at https://polydeck.com/ .