Safety Program

Safety Newsletters

Bright Ideas

The Bright Ideas program is a suggestion program designed to reward ESS employees for contributing their ideas to help improve our operations.  Any idea that is implemented by the ESS management team will earn a $100 bonus!

Ideas can be submitted in four different categories:

  1. Cost-Savings
  2. Efficiency
  3. Workplace Safety
  4. Employee Incentives
Submit an Idea

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act): Employee Rights Paid Sick Leave & Expanded Family and Medical Leave Under The FFCRA: (click here)

Update for Employee Regarding COVID-19 as of 3.13.2020 at 5:00 pm:  click link below

Safety Program

Workplace Safety Policy

ESS Clean, Inc. is committed to providing a clean, healthy and safe working environment for all employees and customers. To meet this commitment, we have implemented a comprehensive workplace safety program targeting injury and illness prevention, hazard communication, emergency preparedness and a commitment to safety training and education.

As part of our comprehensive workplace safety program, ESS Clean, Inc. shall commit the appropriate resources to its employees and its management team to ensure compliance with the program and all of its components. Resources include access to information on the hazards associated with the job, training on safe work practices, availability of personal protective equipment, and a designated safety coordinator that shall act as the primary contact for all issues relating to the Workplace Safety Program.

In addition to providing a safe working environment, it is our intention to comply with all applicable local, state and federal safety regulations. The Workplace Safety program is designed to facilitate program administration and regulatory compliance by defining individual and departmental responsibilities.

We are invested in the personal safety of each employee and promise to make all reasonable accommodations to promote safety in the workplace. However, the greatest impact on individual safety is your own. The cooperation of every employee is necessary in order to make this company a safe place in which to work.

Safety Program Overview

At ESS, we believe in preventing accidents before they happen by identifying and addressing the hazards in our workplace.  Our comprehensive Workplace Safety Program is designed to address our job-related hazards and ensure the safety of our employees and our customers.

Accident Prevention

  • Job Hazards Assessments
  • Safety Rules
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan
  • Accident Reporting Procedures
  • Accident Investigation

Hazard Communication

  • Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Product Labeling Requirements
  • Chemical Safety Training

Emergency Preparedness

  • Fire Prevention Guidelines
  • Fire and Emergency Evacuation Plans
  • Weather-related Emergency Response Plans
  • Disaster Preparedness Plan

Safety Awareness Training & Education

  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Awareness
  • Biohazard Waste Disposal Procedures
  • Blood Spill Cleanup Procedures
  • Personal Protective Equipment: Care and Use
  • Proper Lifting Procedures
  • Chemical Safety
  • fire Prevention & Emergency Preparedness
  • Safe Work Practices and Safety Rules
  • Handling Workplace Accidents

Safety Awareness Efforts

  • Employee Incentive Programs
  • Annual Safety Week Celebration
  • Monthly Safety Communications
  • Safety Job Aides and Posters

Safety Incentive Program

Launched in 2010, the participation-based safety incentive programs offer employees a variety of opportunities to win monthly, quarterly, and annual prizes. Click here to learn about the 2022 Safety Program!

At ESS Clean, we are always in the pursuit of Safety!  Maverick will be giving you tips to make sure you avoid allowing obstacles to slide, switch, and bump you from your safe return home.  Your first SORRY Card gives you the following instructions:   All you have to do is to read your  Quarterly Safety Newsletter and complete the on-line Safety Quiz and send in a Safety Share.  Maverick will be giving the Area Managers ESS Clean Sorry Cards to award employees caught “Playing It SAFE”.  These will earn you an additional entries for the Annual Grand Prize drawing in December 2022.

The Safety Newsletter! This is distributed quarterly by email and contains articles and tips for safety in the workplace.  There is a safety quiz along with instructions on how to  submit the quiz and earn entries for the quarterly raffle drawings and compete in the  Safety Share contest.

 $50 Raffle prizes!  Safety quiz participants will be entered into a raffle to win a $50 Walmart gift card, the deadline is noted on the last page of the newsletter above the quiz.  Four will be awarded each quarter.

 $50 Manager’s Choice Award!  Each Quarter a $50 Walmart gift card will be awarded to the best Safety Share submitted.  To compete, share an example of one of the following: (1) New information you learned in this newsletter and how you implemented it on the job; (2) A potentially unsafe act you witnessed or experienced and how you corrected it; or (3) Suggest a way we might improve procedures or training on safety issues.

2022 Safety Week will be in June this year and all  Safety Week participants will be entered into The Safety Week drawing of two $250 winners.

Grand Prize 2022 – Two $500 prize winners!  

All participants will earn entries into a raffle to win two $500 cash prizes. You can earn a total of eight entries during the 2022 Safety Program. You can earn an entry by completing the quarterly quiz and also an additional entry for a qualifying safety share each quarter. The Annual Grand Prize drawing will be in December 2022.

ESS Clean, Inc.

2406 E. University Ave.
P.O. Box 17067
Urbana, IL 61803-7067

Phone: (217) 337-6701
Fax: (217) 337-6889

Effingham Office

401 E. Wabash Ave. Suite A
Effingham, IL 62401

Phone: (217) 342-6701
Fax: (217) 342-6705

Bloomington Office

7 Finance Drive, Suite #4
Bloomington, IL 61704

Phone: (309) 664-6711
Fax: (309) 662-6726

Decatur Office

2590 Federal Drive #507
Decatur, IL 62526

Phone: (217) 791-6325
Fax: (217) 791-6618

Indianapolis Office

5815 W. 73rd Street
Indianapolis, IN 46278

Phone: (317) 552-0377