SPARKS, Nev., April 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Security Advisory and Training (SCATS) section of the State of nevada The Industrial Relations Division recently recognized the Sparks, Nev. Papé Machinery Construction & Forestry branch for the successful renewal of the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP). With this award, Papé Machinery Construction & Forestry has proven its commitment to fostering a safe and healthy work environment for its employees.
“We are pleased to receive our third consecutive renewal from SHARP,” said Rodger Spears, president of Papé Machinery Construction & Forestry. “The SHARP certification is a reflection of the excellent work our members do to create and commit to creating a safe work environment. When we are all safe, we are more productive and it helps our customers to maximize uptime as they move their operations forward.
Papé Machinery Construction & Forestry is part of an elite group of companies that have successfully integrated the SHARP program by maintaining an exemplary safety and health protocol. Participation in the no-cost program aims to provide incentives and support for employers to develop, implement and continually improve safety and health programs in their workplace (s). By taking these proactive steps, businesses can reduce accident costs and ensure compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
“Papé Machinery Construction & Forestry has been a SHARP award winner for several years,” said Todd Schultz, Administrative Director of SCATS. “The company consistently demonstrates its commitment to best safety practices to ensure the safety and health of its workforce. We congratulate Papé Machinery Construction & Forestry and its staff for their hard work.”
SCATS Consultants provide employers with confidential hazard identification, program development, program implementation assistance and training. Employers who implement effective safety and health programs and have a Restricted Day Absence Transfer Rate (DART) below the national average for their industry group may be recognized by SCATS. Successful SHARP participants receive a three-year exemption from OSHA’s General Schedule inspections.
Companies interested in the SHARP program can contact SCATS at 775-824-4630. For more information on SCATS, companies can call 1-877-4SAFENV or visit 4safenv.state.nv.us.
About Nevada Security Consultation and Training Section (SCATS)
The Security Consultation and Training Section (SCATS), which is part of Nevada Industrial Relations Division, provides free and confidential consultation and security services to help companies Nevada comply with OSHA standards. SCATS ‘top priority is to help Nevada companies ensure the safety of their employees and offer on-site consultation services designed to help employers recognize and control potential health and safety risks in their workplace, improve their safety and health programs and assist with employee training. SCATS also offers training courses on occupational safety and health in the North and Southern Nevada. Bilingual services are also available. For more information visit: 4safenv.state.nv.us.
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