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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. Scott Equipment Company -- New Prague

  13. Anchor Block Company -- Shakopee

  14. Timber Roots -- Wadena

  15. Riverwood Health Care Center -- Aitkin

  16. Minnesota Freezer Warehouse Company -- Austin

  17. Worldwide Dispensers -- Lester Prairie

  18. Anderson and Dahlen, Inc. -- Ramsey

  19. Tapemark -- West St. Paul

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

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

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

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

  24. Lakeside Foods, Inc. -- Plainview

  25. Gemini, Inc. -- Cannon Falls

  26. Builders FirstSource - Twin Cities Millwork -- Lakeville

  27. Akkerman Incorporated -- Brownsdale

  28. Silver King Refrigeration, Inc. -- Plymouth

  29. Johnson Memorial Health Services -- Dawson

  30. Central Boiler -- Greenbush

  31. Lou-Rich Assembly Plant -- Albert Lea

  32. Ceramic Industrial Coatings -- Osseo

  33. Digital Tool and Automation -- Ramsey

  34. Lou-Rich, Hayward Division -- Hayward

  35. Almco Inc. -- Albert Lea

  36. Lou-Rich -- Albert Lea

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