SRP Receives Gold Award for Healthy Arizona Worksite
Salt River Project has been recognized by the Healthy Arizona Worksite Program for achieving the Gold level of excellence in worksite wellness.
The Healthy Arizona Worksite Award recognizes employers that are making efforts to positively affect the health and well-being of their employees, their families and their community by implementing comprehensive worksite wellness strategies.
The minimum qualifications to be considered for the award include attending the Healthy Arizona Worksite Program training and developing a plan to improve employee health and safety. To qualify for the Silver and Gold levels of the award, employers need to support employee health through policy and systems changes.
“Safety, health and wellness are part of the culture at SRP,” said Renée Castillo, senior director, Human Resources at SRP. “Our employees work hard to ensure our customers receive reliable and affordable electricity and water and they deserve effective and accessible wellness initiatives where they work.”
The employee programs and benefits offered by SRP that contributed to the Healthy Arizona Worksite award include free flu shots, weight management assistance, health risk assessments and biometric screenings, wellness programs for family members and education seminars on preventing and controlling diabetes.
The Healthy Arizona Worksites Program is a public health initiative offered by the Arizona Department of Health Services and the Maricopa County Department of Public Health. Its mission is to help employers learn how to successfully implement worksite wellness initiatives to improve the health of their employees and businesses. For more information, visit www.healthyazworksites.org.
SRP is a community-based, not-for-profit public power utility and the largest provider of electricity in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, serving more than 1 million customers. SRP is also the metropolitan area’s largest supplier of water, delivering about 800,000 acre-feet annually to municipal, urban and agricultural water users.