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Wellness Is A Top Priority

At Worthen we believe that a healthy employee is a happier, safer, and more engaged worker. Our vision is to provide a healthy work environment that supports ongoing, individualized at-work health behavior change and health maintenance for all employees, as well as their families. More than 85% of our employees have used the Wellness Coach to work on building and maintaining healthy lifestyles.

Worthen is also recognized as a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for going above and beyond when it comes to encouraging employee wellness and fostering a wellness culture.

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Safety Mission Statement

As an employer, we recognize the obligation to ensure the safest possible work place for our employees. Our ultimate goal is to achieve an accident free, loss free environment for all personnel. To help meet these goals, Worthen Industries allocates resources to administer an aggressive loss control program. Program components include a safety committee, written safety policies and procedures, employee training, safety inspections, engineering controls and additional administrative controls.

It is the responsibility of each employee to follow all safety work rules and procedures and to cooperate with and support loss control program activities and objectives. Safe work behaviors and attitudes are an expected part of every employee’s job performance.

Creating An Accident-Free Workplace

As an employer and as a team, our efforts must be directed to ensure that no employee is injured or compromised at any time. Our employees work together to create the safest workplace possible. Together our team has developed and designed workplace safety enhancements to improve the overall well-being of our employees. All employees are also required to participate in comprehensive professional development opportunities to ensure that regulations, safety awareness, and compliance are foremost in their daily activities.

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Professional Development

Worthen is committed to investing in opportunities for ongoing continuing education. We have an extensive internal training program as well as a tuition reimbursement program for employees seeking further educational opportunities as part of their professional development.

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Employee Recognition

The Frederic P. Worthen Award is offered annually in recognition for a Worthen employee that has demonstrated the traits of our father and founder of Worthen Industries, Frederic P. Worthen (1920-1982). His love and concern for people, his desire to create and sustain, and his dedication to what he believed in, left us all better people for having known him. He was very appreciative of every person who worked with him and he saw each of them as being important. Each year, we recognize two employees that embody these traits with a monetary gift and an extra week of vacation.

Past Winners Of The Frederic P.
Worthen Award

  • 2023: Delia Dunn & Angel Gonzalez
  • 2022: Deb Powell & Simon Valentin
  • 2021: Kristi Koetje & Brian Pelland
  • 2020: Stephanie Lauren & Jarrett Butler
  • 2019: Paul Meninno & Sandy Marston
  • 2018: Pam Doyon & Don Martin
  • 2017: David Linscott & lan Churcher
  • 2016: Frank Willwerth & Kip Schoonmaker
  • 2015: Jack Hoffman & Travis Gilcreast
  • 2014: Steve Zidek & Alcidone Fernandes
  • 2013: Herb Shea & Barbara Wieten
  • 2012: Patrick Giordano & David Cooper
  • 2011: Liwen Xu & David D. Wilson
  • 2010: Robert J. Rouleau & Joseph H. Hardiman
  • 2009: James H. Kerouack & Jerry L. Smith
  • 2008: Steve R. Gilcreast & Kari R. Bulthouse
  • 2007: Ralph E. Roane & Karen S. West
  • 2006: Eric L. Boyce & Eileen M. Morin
  • 2005: Adrian R. Connor & Peter W. Holland
  • 2004: Diane L. Castonguay & Steven N. Richter
  • 2003: Jeanne L. Bausha & Troy M. Medeiros
  • 2002: Valeria A. Connelly & Raymond P. Rowell
  • 2001: Richard Holcombe & David Smith
  • 2000: Russell Geissler & David Richard
  • 1999: Steve Adams & Carmen Frederick
  • 1998: James DeMaso & Gloria Fenner
  • 1997: Richard Greene & Janet Kelliher
  • 1996: Elaine Hannula & Irene Maslanka
  • 1995: Bob Bragole & Brenda Westbrook
  • 1994: Alice Coughlin & Bob Gosselin
  • 1993: Heidi Adams & Ken Smith
  • 1992: Irene Sawicki & Barbara Strickland
  • 1991: Dick Looft & Mal Otis
  • 1990: Burt Siegal & Scelee Youngblood
  • 1989: Rosie Berube & Ed Coughlin

Interested In Working At Worthen?

At Worthen Industries we constantly explore mutual interesting career opportunities at every level with individuals whose backgrounds are closely related to the businesses and technologies described on our website.

If you are interested in working at Worthen, please send your resume with a cover note telling us about your strengths to [email protected].

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