Success Stories

Success stories from OSHA's On-Site Consultation Program and Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) recognize 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 completing the success story template (HTML)(DOC) and working with their On-Site Consultant. Success Stories can be featured here or OSHA QuickTakes.



 

Featured Success Stories

Safety is a Core Value at North Dakota Window Manufacturer
Safety is a Core Value at North Dakota Window Manufacturer

Minnkota Windows, a family owned business located in West Fargo, North Dakota, manufacturers windows and doors for homeowners and commercial offices and buildings. Minnkota Window’s relationship with North Dakota On-Site Consultation Program began in October 2012. Minnkota Windows decided to pursue SHARP status because they wanted safety to not just be a priority, but a core value. Minnkota Windows was recognized with SHARP status in January 2013. Minnkota Windows received SHARP renewals in 2015, 2017, and most recently in 2019.

Nebraska Governor Recognizes MetalQuest for Safety Achievements Following OSHA On-Site Consultation
Nebraska Governor Recognizes MetalQuest for Safety Achievements Following OSHA On-Site Consultation

MetalQuest Unlimited has been performing tight tolerance, precision machined manufacturing for the oil, agriculture, firearm, and other industries since 1996. For MetalQuest, safety goes hand in hand with its business model of helping customers meet logistical challenges and simplifying supply chains with the highest quality parts and on-time delivery. The company had its first safety consultation with Nebraska Department of Labor’s On-Site Consultation Program (NDOL) in 2001. Making safety a priority and working with OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program resulted in the company becoming the 11th Nebraska business to earn Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) recognition in July 2019.

At Sega Sammy Creation, Safety Is No Game
At Sega Sammy Creation, Safety Is No Game

Sega Sammy Creations USA Inc. is a gaming machine manufacturing company whose products cater to casino operators across Nevada and California. On February 12, 2020, the company contacted Nevada Safety Consultation and Training Section (SCATS) to review their written program and conduct a safety visit of the office and warehouse. The company next started working to achieve the goal of Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) and was approved for SHARP recognition on March 5, 2020.

Steve Kovens, John Stup (Maryland Consultation), Dennis Cole, Anthony Jagielski (Maryland Consultation) and Dave Cramer displaying the company’s SHARP flag
A & A Global Industries, Inc. Works with Maryland OSHA On-Site Consultation Program to Improve Safety and Health.

A & A Global Industries, Inc. is a family owned and operated business that opened in 1938. Starting as a humble coin operated stamp vending machine company, A & A Global Industries, Inc. has expanded to providing toys, novelties, plush, electronics, stationery, sporting goods, and lighting. In 2012, the company contacted Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH Consultation) for assistance as their management increased their focus on quality production and an improved safety culture. In recognition of their achievement, A & A Global Industries, Inc. earned their latest Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) status in 2019.

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