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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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Duro-Last, Inc.
Duro-Last's Grants Pass plant graduates from SHARP and achieves VPP Star Site status.

Duro-Last, Inc., the world's largest manufacturer of custom-fabricated single-ply roofing systems, graduated from Oregon OSHA Consultations Services, Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP), and has gone on to become the state's newest Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Site. Star Site status represents the highest achievement for companies participating in the VPP, and the company achieved Star Site status on Nov. 17, 2016. Duro-Last's Grants Pass facility employs 44 people and began working toward Oregon OSHA's SHARP in 1997.

Unicover Corporation: Proud of OSHA SHARP Success
Unicover Corporation: Proud of OSHA SHARP Success.

Unicover Corporation is a small, family-owned business that started in Cheyenne, Wyoming, in 1968, selling old First Day Covers (a popular way to collect postage stamps). This innovative manufacturer and marketer of philatelic and numismatic commemoratives serves tens of thousands of collectors in the North American market. Unicover began its working relationship with Wyoming OSHA Consultation in 2009 and has been a valued Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) participant for the past 8 years.

Arnold Center, Inc. Happy to Share SHARP Success
Arnold Center, Inc. Happy to Share SHARP Success.

In 2007, Arnold Center's Experience Modifier Rate (EMR) was as high as 1.2, and no insurance company wanted their business. In their search for a solution to a safer and healthier workplace, Arnold Center contacted the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), On-site Consultation Program and began to work with the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA). This company first qualified for OSHA's Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) in 2009 and has continued its participation in this program.

Spruce Park Auto Body Does It Better through OSHA’s SHARP
Spruce Park Auto Body Does It Better through OSHA’s SHARP.

Established in 1963, Spruce Park Auto Body, Inc., of Anchorage, Alaska, is a family-owned and operated business that has proudly served Alaska’s automotive and collision repair needs for over 50 years. During Spruce Park Auto Body’s time in the On-site Consultation Program, they applied for OSHA's Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP). In 2001, Spruce Park Auto Body received admittance into SHARP and has maintained this status over the years.

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