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Workplace Safety Consultation -- MNSHARP

Minnesota Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program

MNSHARPThe Minnesota Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (MNSHARP), started in 1996, recognizes companies whose managers and employees work together to develop safety and health programs that go beyond basic compliance with all applicable OSHA standards, and result in immediate and long-term prevention of job-related injuries and illnesses. Incentives for participant companies include assistance from the department's Workplace Safety Consultation unit, public recognition for employers and employees, and exemption from Minnesota OSHA scheduled compliance inspection lists.

To achieve this status, each company worked together with DLI's Workplace Safety Consultation unit to develop and implement an effective written safety program. Key elements of this comprehensive program include:  management leadership and employee involvement; an allocation of resources to address safety issues; systems that identify and control workplace hazards; and a plan for employee safety training and education.

The companies have shown they understand the importance of continual enhancement of safety programs. The department's Workplace Safety Consultation unit will continue to assist these employers to ensure they stay on the safe track.

MNSHARP worksites

Approved MNSHARP worksites

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  1. Altimate Medical -- Morton

  2. Roberts Automatic Products -- Chanhassen

  3. Rochester Meat Company -- Rochester

  4. E.J. Ajax and Sons -- Fridley

  5. Phillippi Equipment Company -- Eagan

  6. Murphy Warehouse Company -- Minneapolis

  7. Lovegreen Industrial Services, Inc. -- Eagan

  8. Minnesota Freezer Warehouse Company -- Albert Lea

  9. Malco Products -- Annandale

  10. Morrissey, Inc. -- Bloomington

  11. Lifecore Biomedical, Inc. -- Chaska

  12. Huisken Meat Company -- Sauk Rapids

  13. Scott Equipment Company -- New Prague

  14. Anchor Block Company -- Shakopee

  15. Timber Roots -- Wadena

  16. Riverwood Health Care Center -- Aitkin

  17. Minnesota Freezer Warehouse Company -- Austin

  18. Worldwide Dispensers -- Lester Prairie

  19. Anderson and Dahlen, Inc. -- Ramsey

  20. Tapemark -- West St. Paul

  21. Western Lake Superior Sanitary District Scanlon Pump Station -- Scanlon

  22. Western Lake Superior Sanitary District Biosolids Storage Facility -- Carlton

  23. Western Lake Superior Sanitary District Material Recovery Center -- Duluth

  24. Western Lake Superior Sanitary District Wastewater Treatment Plant -- Duluth

  25. Lakeside Foods, Inc. -- Plainview

  26. Gemini, Inc. -- Cannon Falls

  27. Pro-Build Millwork and Cabinetry -- Lakeville

  28. Akkerman Incorporated -- Brownsdale

  29. Silver King Refrigeration, Inc. -- Plymouth

  30. Johnson Memorial Health Services -- Dawson

  31. Central Boiler -- Greenbush

  32. Lou-Rich Assembly Plant -- Albert Lea

  33. Ceramic Industrial Coatings -- Osseo

  34. Digital Tool and Automation -- Ramsey

  35. Lou-Rich, Hayward Division -- Hayward

  36. Almco Inc. -- Albert Lea

  37. Lou-Rich -- Albert Lea

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