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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. Ajax Metal Forming Solutions -- Fridley

  5. Murphy Warehouse Company -- Minneapolis

  6. Lovegreen Industrial Services, Inc. -- Eagan

  7. Minnesota Freezer Warehouse Company -- Albert Lea

  8. Malco Products -- Annandale

  9. Morrissey, Inc. -- Bloomington

  10. Lifecore Biomedical, Inc. -- Chaska

  11. Scott Equipment Company -- New Prague

  12. Anchor Block Company -- Shakopee

  13. Timber Roots -- Wadena

  14. Riverwood Healthcare Center -- Aitkin

  15. Minnesota Freezer Warehouse Company -- Austin

  16. Worldwide Dispensers -- Lester Prairie

  17. Anderson and Dahlen, Inc. -- Ramsey

  18. Tapemark -- West St. Paul

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

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

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

  22. Western Lake Superior Sanitary District Courtland Stree Facilities -- Duluth

  23. Lakeside Foods, Inc. -- Plainview

  24. Gemini, Inc. -- Cannon Falls

  25. Builders FirstSource -- Twin Cities Millwork -- Lakeville

  26. Akkerman Incorporated -- Brownsdale

  27. Silver King Refrigeration, Inc. -- Plymouth

  28. Johnson Memorial Health Services -- Dawson

  29. Central Boiler -- Greenbush

  30. Lou-Rich Assembly Plant -- Albert Lea

  31. Ceramic Industrial Coatings -- Osseo

  32. Digital Tool and Automation -- Ramsey

  33. Lou-Rich, Hayward Division -- Hayward

  34. Almco Inc. -- Albert Lea

  35. Glenn Metalcraft, Inc. -- Princeton

  36. Lou-Rich -- Albert Lea

  37. K & K Fabrication -- Austin

  38. DayBreak Foods -- Long Prairie

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