Success Stories

Success stories from OSHA's On-Site Consultation Program and Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) recognize both the important work of On-Site Consultation and small business employers who operate exemplary safety and health 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 working with their On-Site Consultant. To locate the On-Site Consultation program nearest you, see OSHA's Consultation Directory.


Featured Success Stories

Massachusetts On-Site Consultation Protects Employees during Construction Site Intervention

  • Consultation conducted an intervention, removing 24 people from hazards.
  • Sub-contractors received hazard awareness training, housekeeping tips, and signed up for comprehensive safety and health visits with On-Site Consultation.

Nucor Harris Rebar in Idaho Reinforces Commitment to Safety and Health

  • Initial Consultation visit was in August of 2009, and they received SHARP status in 2012.
  • Received SHARP five more times, with the latest recognition in April of 2023.

29 New Jersey Companies Awarded Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Award After Using OSHA On-Site Consultation Program

  • The Safety and Health Performance award recipients improved their safety and health programs by utilizing the NJDOL OSHA On-Site Consultation Program.
  • Employers must have received full-service Consultation visits.

Vermont's Project WorkSAFE Provides Safety and Health Assistance During Catastrophic Flooding

  • Consultation staffed as many as 10 emergency operation resource centers.
  • Discussed precautions while cleaning flood damaged properties.

VerHalen's SHARP Path, with a Detour

  • The company's first consultation was in November of 2019.
  • Received SHARP Recognition in May of 2022.

Cedar Falls Iowa Company Achieves SHARP Recognition

  • At its facility in Cedar Falls, Iowa, employees work to produce custom boxes and displays that are used domestically and internationally.
  • Buckeye Corrugated achieved Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) status in February of 2023.

Colorado Biolabs, Inc. Becomes SHARP in 2023

  • Colorado Biolabs is the manufacturer of an iron supplement known as Heme Iron Polypeptide (brand name Proferrin).
  • On April 20, 2023, the company's safety and health program reached a level deserving of acceptance into OSHA's Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP).

Local Fire Department Works with Missouri Redi-Mix Plant on Confined Space Rescue Procedures with Assistance from Missouri Consultation Program

  • During the consultation visit in November of 2022, the consultant discovered that the company was relying on the local fire department to provide confined space rescue if needed.
  • Consultation recommended the company contact its local fire department.
  • Training was provided to the fire department on PRCS.

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