Esstech Inc. of Essington, PA, has been awarded SHARP certification (Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program) through OSHA. This rating has been achieved by less than 40 other companies in Pennsylvania.
certification required Esstech to undergo a series of inspections and
interviews and also work with the Indiana University of Pennsylvania for OSHA
consultation. The Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP)
recognizes all employers
SHARP certification was awarded to Esstech after an on-site audit of its
utility operations. OSHA inspectors rated Esstech on more than 50 items ranging
from hazard prevention and safety and health training to management supervision
and employee participation. Companies must meet or exceed OSHA standards in
every category to receive SHARP certification.
Esstech will formally receive the award during a ceremony at their facility,
to be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on September 1, 2009. As a certified SHARP site,
Esstech is granted a one-year exemption from OSHA's scheduled inspections and
can renew its certification annually.
For more information, visitwww.esstechinc.com.