Prudential Overall Supply Recognized for Safety Award by The Textile Rental Service Association (TRSA)


IRVINE, CA – April 15th, 2022

On March 30, 2022, Individuals and Operations were honored by their peers for outstanding efforts made in specialized categories in their digital, safety, educational, inclusionary, and operational pursuits. The SafeTRSA Excellence Award, honors those whose projects and achievements have produced or reflected safety gains due to efforts made by the company on both an employee and executive level.

Honored individual from Prudential Overall Supply and operation include:

Hector Durand, Safety and Health Manager at Prudential Overall Supply in Irvine, CA. Hector Durand, one of the leaders who oversaw the effort to improve ergonomics at Prudential Overall Supply, was recognized for on-site analysis of multiple operating sites that examined more than 100 opportunities, spotlighting to employees those with the greatest safety impact. This led to an operating plan that included participation from key stakeholders that included Safety, Human Resources, and Maintenance and Engineering. He has also worked on issues including workstation height analysis and remediation, deeper training and accountability, cart use and heat stress. These efforts have improved operations and evolved the corporate culture that recognizes employee health and safety as a priority.

Left to right: Hector Durand, Safety Manager at Prudential, Joe Ricci, CEO at TRSA, and Aaron Elberson, Safety Manager at Prudential.

About TRSA

TRSA ( represents the nearly $20-billion linen, uniform, and facility services industry by advocating for fair federal and state regulatory and legislative policy and promoting the economic and environmental benefits of reusable textiles. Employing more than 120,000 people at over 1,500 facilities in North America, our industry supplies, launders and maintains linens, uniforms, towels, mats, and other products. These help businesses (including retailers, manufacturers, healthcare facilities and restaurants), government and other organizations enhance their image and provide clean, safe environments for their employees and customers. Most Americans benefit at least once per week from the hygiene and safety of products provided to the industry’s customers. TRSA verifies and quantifies our industry’s commitment to sustainability and cleanliness through our Clean Green and Hygienically Clean certification programs. TRSA increases the industry’s productivity, sustainability, safety and professionalism through education, research, benchmarking, and information-sharing.

About Prudential Overall Supply

Family owned and operated since 1932, Prudential Overall Supply is dedicated to enhancing our customers’ image at the best dollar value. By providing premium quality work wear and safety uniforms, career apparel and casual wear, cleanroom garments and related services, Prudential can outfit entire organizations. This certified Clean Green, on-time, weekly service also addresses facility image and safety requirements by offering floor mats, wiping towels and facility products throughout the United States.  

Release date: 04/15/2022

Contact: Jerry Martin, V.P. of Sales & Marketing (949) 250-4850 ext 275

By: Jerry Martin, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Prudential Overall Supply

About the author

Jerry Martin is the Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Prudential Overall Supply, a leading provider of workplace uniforms and personal protective equipment (PPE) to a wide range of industries and organizations. Currently a board member for the American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) where he works on projects to further the benefits of reusable textiles versus disposable alternatives. Martin also contributes to the Textile Rental Service Association (TRSA) where he is a former chairman of the association's Marketing & PR committee and helped establish TRSA’s international standard for its Clean Green certification program.