Another Indiana Furniture Facility Is Recognized for Workplace Safety

  •    Author: Mike Jasfer

Indiana Furniture announced that it has achieved Indiana Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (INSHARP) certification for its Plywood manufacturing facility, located in Jasper, Indiana. Less than 45 Indiana businesses have achieved INSHARP certification and they are recognized as workplace safety and health leaders. “Our goal every day is to put safety first,” stated Greg Hildenbrand, Safety and Industrial Engineering Manager for Indiana Furniture. “Receiving this certification is a testament to the focus and dedication of our employees. Creating an ongoing safe and healthy mindset throughout the facility has required serious effort on everyone’s part and receiving INSHARP status is a significant achievement.”To participate in INSHARP, a company must develop, implement, and maintain an exemplary worker safety and health management system and pass a comprehensive evaluation. In addition, the facility’s Days Away, Restricted, or Transferred (DART) and Total Recordable Case (TRC) rates must be below the national industry average. For more information about INSHARP, visit www.in.gov/dol/insharp.
 About Indiana Furniture: Indiana Furniture, headquartered in Jasper, Indiana for over a century, is committed to providing our customers with office furnishings of the highest standards in quality and craftsmanship. Through advanced information systems and state-of-the-art technology, our company delivers a wide range of environmentally conscious products, styles and sizes at competitive prices. To learn more, visit www.IndianaFurniture.com.About INSHARP: As a federally recognized program, the Indiana Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (INSHARP) provides recognition, rewards and ongoing support to small Hoosier employers that operate exemplary safety and health management systems. Certification in INSHARP is an achievement of status that will single out employers among business peers as a model worksite for occupational safety and health. For more information, visit www.in.gov/insharp.

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