At Valspar we work to safeguard our greatest asset: our employees. Having a safe workplace is a core value at Valspar. By caring for our employees and work environment, Valspar continues to demonstrate "If it matters we're on it."
Valspar has been recognized for our safety performance through safety awards.
It is Valspar's policy to operate its facilities in a manner that protects its employees, the public and the environment. Valspar is committed to:
- Establishing an accident-free work environment
- Recognizing and responding to community concerns about Valspar's products and operations
- Working with our customers on the safe use, transportation, and disposal of Valspar products
Every year, safety and environmental goals are established and tracked for each manufacturing location. Valspar also has a system in place to track a number of key metrics and progress with regards to our safety and environmental performance.
Valspar drives continuous improvement through our Global Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) Management System. The HSE Management System is designed to advance a proactive approach to managing and addressing HSE issues. It provides a firm foundation for communicating and establishing consistent expectations and establishing a method of accountability.
Valspar's HSE Management System is based on internationally recognized management system standards. Some of these include the following: ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS 18001, OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), EPA's National Environmental Performance Track (NEPT), and ANSI Z10.