Certifications & Industry Standards


At Nucor, we talk a lot about safety, sustainability and taking care of our customers. We also work really hard to back up our promises with real, measurable results. From the safety and well-being of our teammates and customers, to the health and protection of our communities and environment, we are committed to meeting or exceeding the standards of our industry.

Environmental Certifications

Environmental Product Declaration

What is the environmental impact of a product throughout the whole lifecycle? Complete this form to access Nucor’s environmental product declarations.

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ISO 14001 Certifications

Our goal is for every Nucor operation to achieve ISO 14001:2015 certification for its environmental management system (EMS). Certification requires third-party endorsement from an accredited registrar. The following Nucor divisions are certified:

ISO 45001 Certifications

Divisional Environmental Policies

Quality Certifications

IATF 16949

IATF 16949 provides industry-wide certification that aligns automotive quality management systems throughout the world. This certification was developed by the International Automotive Task Force and requires third-party endorsement from an accredited registrar.

ISO 9001

ISO 9001:2015 provides industry-wide certification standards for a company’s quality management system (QMS). Certification requires third-party endorsement from an accredited registrar. The following Nucor divisions are certified.

Safety Certifications

Voluntary Protections Programs

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) recognizes companies that voluntarily meet safety standards beyond what is required by law. Considered the highest bar for industrial safety excellence, this program requires on-site evaluations and the implementation of a rigorous safety and health management system.

  1. Divisions Recognized by VPP

    • Nucor Steel Hertford County
    • Harris Rebar Mooresville, In
    • Kirby Building Systems
    • Nucor Building Systems IN
    • Nucor Building Systems SC
    • Nucor Building Systems TX
    • Nucor Building Systems Utah
    • Nucor Cold Finish Nebraska
    • Nucor Fastener IN
    • Nucor Steel Auburn
    • Nucor Steel Berkeley
    • Nucor Steel Gallatin
    • Nucor Steel Indiana
    • Nucor Steel Jackson
    • Nucor Steel Kankankee
    • Nucor Steel Kingman
    • Nucor Steel Marion
    • Nucor Steel Seattle
    • Nucor Steel Texas
    • Verco Phoenix
    • Vulcraft Alabama
    • Vulcraft Indiana
    • Vulcraft Nebraska
    • Vulcraft Texas

Safety Data Sheets

Safety Data Sheets provide comprehensive information about a substance or mixture for use in workplace chemical management.