Featured Success Stories
PT Oklahoma Investment Casting and OSHA On-Site Consultation – Investing in Safety and Health of Employees
PT Oklahoma Investment Casting (PT-OIC) is an investment casting foundry that manufactures metal components for a broad range of industrial applications. In 1995 they began collaborations with the Oklahoma Department of Labor, OSHA Consultation Services an experience they credit with bolstering the company’s commitment to building its safety and health program and maintaining a “safety first” focus at all levels of the company. After receiving their SHARP certification in 1997, PT-OIC set an ambitious goal: to sustain their SHARP certification for the long term. Since 1997, PT-OIC has achieved SHARP recognition nine times. In February 2020, PT-OIC received its most recent SHARP renewal.
Warren Tire Service Center Works with New York On-Site Consultation Program to Improve Workplace Safety and Health
Warren Tire Service Center in Queensbury, New York, is a family owned, locally operated business that specializes in tire sales and automotive service for all makes and models of vehicles. The company’s relationship with the New York On-Site Consultation program began with its first on-site consultation visit at the Queensbury facility in 1990. Warren Tire’s Queensbury location was first recognized as a SHARP participant in 1990. Since then the company has continued to participate in SHARP and received its most recent approval in February 2020.
Astech, Inc. Works with Michigan OSHA Consultation Program to Improve Safety Culture in Their High-Hazard Industry.
Astech Alloy Steel Technologies, Inc. is a preferred global supplier of steel and wear-resistant chrome iron castings. The company specializes in the production of steel, stainless steel, alloy steel, and gray iron castings. The casting processes include Green Sand, No-Bake, and Shell. The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) On-Site Consultation program within the Consultation Education and Training (CET) Division initially began working with Astech, Inc., in 2012 as new management increased their focus on quality production and an improved safety culture. CET consultants identified a number of hazards. In addition to correcting these hazards, Astech took several steps to improve its workplace safety posture.
Catty Corporation (Catty) was founded in 1907 by Hugh D. Catty. It was originally a cellophane converter business supplying the packaging industry. On December 17, 2014, OSHA inspected Catty Corporation’s facility and the result was $29,400.00 in fines, with six serious and two other-than-serious citations issued. Being a small business, Catty Corporation researched alternative resources, including, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) On-Site Consultation Program. From 2015 to 2018, Catty Corporation and Illinois On-Site Safety and Health Consultation worked together to institute changes.