Featured Success Stories
Frank D. Riggio Co Inc. (Riggio Valve) is a family-owned, small-business located in Bayonne, New Jersey. The company specializes in the full rebuilding, welding, and machining of valves, actuators, and positioners. Riggio has not had a recordable injury in over 3 years. Working with the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJLWD), Occupational Safety and Health On-Site Consultation, Riggio's Safety and Health Program not only lowered its injury and illness rates but also earned recognition as an OSHA Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) participant.
T&L Foundry, Incorporated, located in Glenpool, Oklahoma, is a family-owned company that is entirely dedicated to the production of non-ferrous castings, ranging from only a few ounces up to 1,000 pounds. The company just celebrated its 5th renewal as a participant in OSHA’s On-site Consultation Program and Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) and continuously works with the Oklahoma OSHA Consultation Services, which is a unit of the Oklahoma Department of Labor, to enhance workplace safety. Since August 21, 2014, no recordable injuries have occurred.
Rotating Equipment Repair (RER) serves the fossil fuel, nuclear, pulp, petroleum, waste water, and steel industries, providing repairs, parts, and field service to the high energy pump market. When the first Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene, Wisconsin Consultation (WisCon) Program full-service safety and health visits to RER were performed in 2008, the company had experienced two recordable injuries that year. The WisCon consultant identified a number of hazards, such as cut slings, exposed exhaust fan blades, and missing labels for weight capacities.
On May 15, 2017, Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA) Assistant Commissioner Steve Hawkins presented Phillips 66 Spectrum Corporation in Selmer, Tennessee, with the facility's third recertification as a TOSHA Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) site. Currently, TOSHA recognizes just 14 facilities across the entire state of Tennessee with this prestigious honor. "Only a few Tennessee employers reach this level of safety in the workplace," Hawkins said.