Utilities Background Check – Employee Background Screening for Public Utility Companies
Department of public utility background checks are important to maintain safety and consistency of service. Public utility companies play a crucial role in maintaining key services to the public and general populace, both domestically and internationally. Services provided by public utility companies include electricity, natural gas, water, and sewage.
Employers Choice Screening is committed to providing competitive pricing and value-added services to our clients in the public utility industry, whether a small local public utility, or a national utility company that needs extensive nationwide serving—we have your organization covered. As you can expect with the quality of Employers Choice Screening, our services are legally compliant, adhering to all applicable state/federal laws.
Screen for Safety in Public Utility Companies
Screening applicants is paramount to maintaining a high standard of safety for the quality of your workforce, employees, and clients.
The safety and wellness of current employees is compromised when employers do not possess knowledge of an applicant’s background. A utilities background check protects employees and third parties who may be harmed by a violent co-worker may sue the employer for negligent hiring or retention, and for similar legal claims involving personal injury. Employers are required to maintain a safe workplace under the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), which is another potential source of liability. Its important to understand the legal requirements and obligations when performing a utilities background check. A good place to start is to look at the relevant laws for utility governance and hiring.
Legal Compliance for Public Utility Companies
Employers Choice Screening provides legally-compliant screening services to help employers reduce the number of incidents of workplace violence, theft, substance abuse, and other liabilities caused by negligent hiring. With intuitive search options, valuable expertise and a rapid turnaround time, we allow clients of all sizes to hire with confidence.