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Success stories from OSHA's On-site Consultation Program and Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) recognize small business employers who operate exemplary injury and illness prevention programs. On-site Consultation and SHARP are voluntary programs. To submit a request for a comprehensive consultation, see OSHA's Consultation Directory.

Authorized representatives from SHARP companies who would like to share their story of workplace safety and health may do so by completing the success story template and working with their On-site Consultant. Success Stories can be featured here or OSHA QuickTakes.




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Limington Lumber Mill Works with OSHA's On-Site Consultation Program to Cut Down Safety Hazards
Limington Lumber Mill Works with OSHA's On-Site Consultation Program to Cut Down Safety Hazards.

"While saving money is important, it is no match for the peace of mind that comes from seeing everyone go home at the end of their shift tired, but healthy."

~ Win Smith, Jr., President of Limington Lumber

Limington Lumber Company in East Baldwin, Maine, produces over 18 million board feet of Eastern White Pine annually, specializing in patterns, and markets its products to established wholesalers throughout the United States and Canada.

Phillips 66 Spectrum Corp. Recognized for Outstanding Safety Practices
Phillips 66 Spectrum Corp. Recognized for Outstanding Safety Practices.

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.

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R.C. Bigelow Tea, Inc. Finds a New Way to Focus on Safety through SHARP.

Founded in 1945, R.C. Bigelow is a family-owned company, headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut, that produces and markets blended teas. With assistance from Idaho's Occupational Safety and Health Consultation Program, Bigelow was able to reduce its injury and illness rates below the national average as compared to companies operating in the coffee and tea manufacturing industry. The company was accepted into OSHA's Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program in 2005, and has since maintained its status as a SHARP site.

McGregor Industries SHARP Success – The Importance of Getting Involved
McGregor Industries SHARP Success – The Importance of Getting Involved.

Since becoming an OSHA SHARP participant, McGregor Industries, Inc. has been free of OSHA recordable injuries. The company has even been able to secure new insurance for individual jobsites through better options which became available after they made safety improvements and earned SHARP recognition.

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