At POOLCORP we continuously strive to improve our work practices. We actively support a culture of health and safety for the benefit of our employees and customers. Providing a safe and healthy work environment for our colleagues, contractors and visitors is a business priority and is core to POOLCORP's values. Health and safety are essential parts of a broader environment and workforce sustainability strategy that reduces the risk of harm to colleagues and helps them remain healthy, engaged, and productive. Here at POOLCORP, we break our safety monitoring into the three categories below:
At POOLCORP, our employees are our greatest asset and we are constantly making initiatives to protect their well-being. Our overall goal is to be an Injury-Free Workplace and we use training, monitoring, and goal setting to move towards this objective. POOLCORP strives to reduce workplace injuries by 25% per year until the goal of an Injury-Free Workplace is met.
Our guiding principles on the road to achieving our goal are:
POOLCORP believes is that happy workers are the best workers! In order for our employees to be happy, they need to be healthy and that is why we believe that offering proper training and wellness programs are essential to providing the resources necessary to promote a healthy workforce. We are constantly striving to come up with innovative ideas in getting our employees healthy and here are some of the things we are doing:
POOLCORP is challenging employees to “take the plunge” into improving their health and well-being through our Diving Into Wellness Program. Some of the benefits offered to employees include:
In order for our products to reach our outstanding customers, POOLCORP utilizes a fleet of trucks to deliver these products. We understand that our gas-powered trucks release greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and we are working to reduce these emissions. Here is what we have done so far:
We continually invest to modernize our fleet to reduce emissions and improve safety for our drivers.
POOLCORP has purchased and placed in service several alternative fuels vehicles. Alternate fueling methods such as natural gas, propane gas and hydrogen cell technology can offer several advantages including:
The NAFA Sustainable Fleet Accreditation Program is designed to recognize and reward fleets that are taking significant steps to incorporate sustainable actions into their everyday operations. POOLCORP recognizes the value in participating in this program and intends to use this platform to improve the safety and health of our 600+ drivers.