Sustainability

 

Living Well

At Southwire, we nurture the culture of a “Southwire family” and we work each day to enhance the lives of our employees by building a workplace that is diverse, supportive and engaging. Safety and health are top priorities, and we will always treat each other with dignity and respect.

Southwire’s Living Well objective to is achieve a total recordable injury rate (TRIR) of 0.5 by 2023.

We understand that strong, enduring and thriving companies are the result of strong and supported individuals. At Southwire we are committed to helping each employee thrive extending from the workplace to the physical.

To support the total well-being of our employees, we provide year-round opportunities and resources that allow them to thrive personally and professionally. Resources and opportunities include valuable safety training, professional experience, health benefits, career planning, fair and equitable pay, community engagement and life and future planning.
 
*Number of incidents per 200,000 hours worked. TRIR includes all “OSHA Recordable Injuries”—first aid is not included, fatalities are included.
The lost workday rate (LWDR) is calculated as work days missed per 200,000 hours worked, beginning with the first day the employee was to work next.

Related Resources


 
Employee Handbook
Southwire Careers

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