At Rogers, we actively promote a culture where our highest priority is to “Live Safely.” All of our employees, regardless of role, take part in safety initiatives in order to eliminate workplace injuries and a portion of everyone’s bonus is tied to participation levels. In 2020, 100% of global employees participated in safety initiatives to ensure the personal safety of our workforce. We believe that this level of employee involvement lowers injury rates and fosters employee accountability and a safer workplace.
The following set of principles guides all our efforts to protect and improve employee health and safety and preserve our environment. We aim to:
Rogers’ world-class Safety Management System (SMS) demonstrates our commitment to workplace safety.
Our facilities around the world follow Rogers’ SMS, modeled on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program. As we continue to expand our manufacturing operations into new global markets, we remain committed to holding all our international operations to the same high standards. Our strategic safety plan aims to:
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Rogers has developed and implemented a standardized, systematic process to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and control workplace exposures to occupational hazards such as chemical, biological and physical agents and to manage data related to employee exposures to these hazards. The goal of this program is to ensure the health of all Rogers employees by conducting annual wall-to-wall surveys at every manufacturing facility as well as assessments of new and modified processes and equipment and to provide guidance for corrective actions when appropriate. This program and its associated programs are managed by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).
At Rogers, we take pride in our commitment to quality. We seek to manufacture products in a safe environment with robust management systems certified to industry standards. Our products are designed to comply with a wide range of quality and environmental standards including: