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Safety is smart business. Taking care of our customers begins with taking care of the teammates who get the job done.

Partnership With OSHA

Since 2005, we have partnered with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) through its Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), which recognizes companies that voluntarily exceed the safety standards required by law. Achieving VPP status requires 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
  2. Divisions Registered to ISO 45001

    - Nucor Steel Seattle - Nucor Steel Berkeley - Nucor Steel Marion - Nucor Steel Utah

Recognizing Performance

Since 1998, the President’s Safety Award has been awarded to Nucor divisions that record Injury and Illness and DART (Days Away, Restricted or Transferred) rates 2/3 below the national average for comparable facilities. High-performing divisions that are VPP-certified are given CEO Recognition.

  1. Divisions Recognized by PSA

    - American Buildings Company – East (7) - DJJ Advantage Metals Recycling (3) - DJJ Metal Recycling Services (1) - DJJ River Metals Recycling (6) - DJJ Texas Port Recycling (4) - General Recycling Mississippi (10) - General Recycling Washington (6) - Independence Tube Corp. Trinity (1) - Laurel Cold Finish (3) - Nucor Cold Finish – Orrville (1) - Nucor Cold Finish – Wisconsin (4) - Nucor Steel Birmingham, Inc. (6) - Nucor Steel Connecticut, Inc. (4) - Nucor Steel Decatur, LLC (16) - Nucor Steel – Nebraska (12) - Nucor Steel – Tuscaloosa (12) - Nu-Iron Unlimited (7) - Southland Tube (1) - Verco Decking, Inc. (6) - Vulcraft South Carolina (14) - Vulcraft – Utah (11)
  2. Divisions Recognized by CEO

    - Nucor Steel – Berkeley (11) - Nucor Steel – Texas (14) - Vulcraft – Nebraska (16) - Vulcraft – Alabama (14) - Vulcraft – Texas (20) - Vulcraft – Indiana (15) - Nucor Building Systems – Indiana (14) - Nucor Building Systems – South Carolina (16) - American Buildings Company – South (10) - Nucor Fastener – Indiana (10)

HEALTH FAIRS

Nucor health fairs emphasize prevention and have succeeded in providing teammates with life-saving health insights.

ON-SITE WELLNESS

Several Nucor facilities provide ongoing health and wellness opportunities, including medical staff and equipment, and on-site fitness centers.

NUYOU

The NuYou health and wellness program helps Nucor teammates make better healthcare decisions. We have seen consistent decline in the percentage of “at risk” teammates in every category we track.

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