Safety is our first priority: While productivity, cost and customer service are core business values, we will not compromise safety for their sake. Our core safety values are: bodily injury prevention, protection of others through self-awareness & environmental cleanliness.
All accidents are preventable and all hazards controllable: All personnel are expected to perform their assigned tasks safely with a high degree of alertness to the hazards of the workplace. Everyone is expected to participate in the elimination and control of these hazards and to encourage the safe behavior of others.
Working safely is a condition of employment: Each and every WCA employee is expected to work safely in accordance with the training they have received and to actively participate in the WCA safety process.
Safety is everyone's responsibility: Safety and health in our company are a vital part of every operation. Without question, safety and health of all employees, contractors, vendors and the environment is every employee's responsibility. This responsibility is shared at all levels, from entry level to the executive level.
Industry leading safety programs: We maintain safety and health programs conforming to the best practices of our industry. To be successful, such programs must embody the proper attitudes toward injury and illness prevention on the part of managers, supervisors and employees. It also requires cooperation in all safety and health matters, not only between management and employees, but also between employees and their co-workers. Only through such a cooperative effort can an effective safety and health program be established and preserved.
Commitment to Safety
WCA's commitment to safety is the foundation of our core values. Our strong safety culture and unrivaled safety performance is actualized by our high-caliber, dedicated leaders working with committed front line team members. Teamwork keeps our culture in forward motion with the constant goal for zero injuries and incidents. WCA's daily business activities go hand-in-hand with safety by highlighting team member, community, and process safety. WCA strictly complies with all Federal, State, and Local regulating authorities, as well as having responsible Safety Programs and Policies in place to safeguard the communities in which we live and work. Our mission is to equip our team members with safety practices needed to make a difference. Our initiatives in this mission have proven that safety does not need to be an add-on, but instead can be a powerful competitive advantage.