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Haws Corporation is pleased to announce that we have received our SHARP (Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program) certification renewal.

Known as the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP), it represents a recertification of our commitment to maintaining an effective safety program at work. Participating in SHARP is through SafeStyles, Nevada’s center for occupational health and safety. Retaining SHARP certification demonstrates that Haws Corporation has achieved a high standard of excellence in workplace safety. This accomplishment is also a testament to the ongoing efforts of all employees involved in promoting workplace safety.


According to osha.gov, SHARP "recognizes small business employers who have used OSHA's On-Site Consultation Program services and operate exemplary safety and health programs. Acceptance of your worksite into SHARP from OSHA is an achievement of status that singles you out among your business peers as a model for worksite safety and health. 

Benefits of Sharp:


  • Protect workers from workplace hazards
  • Develop innovative safety and health programs.
  • Work with SCATS to identify and implement best practices to protect your workers


  • Create a better working environment;
  • Boost worker morale by involving workers;
  • Improve communication at the workplace.


  • Receive official recognition from DIR/SCATS;
  • Become a leader in your industry;
  • Attract skilled workers looking for a safe and healthy workplace


  • Lower worker compensation premiums;
  • Improve your worker retention;
  • Reduce worker days away from work.

So, if you’re working with the consultation side of OSHA, it’s not public information. The things that are find or identify, are confidential as long as the employer meets the requirements of working with SHARP, which is to correct anything that’s considered a serious violation of the OSHA standard.” Serious means anything that could seriously injure or kill a worker. The best way to mitigate violations is to be proactive. 

They offer free certified industrial hygienists' assistance and job site analysis. 


Safety Consultation and Training Section (SCATS) is the training and education side of Nevada OSHA. Where you can reach out for help in being OSHA compliant through free safety training. 

Why does HAWS carry this certification and why is it important?  

SHARP is an elite business group that maintains exemplary safety and health programs. In addition to being granted an exemption from OSHA programmed inspections for up to 2 years, and subsequent renewal for up to 3 years. Helps us stay up to date on new regulations.  It is a no-cost program that helps us evaluate and maintain a high standard of safety.  By reducing injuries, we can lower compensation premiums.  Improve worker retention. Reduce worker days away from work.   

OSHA’s Alliance Program enables the agency to develop voluntary, collaborative working relationships with organizations that are committed to workplace safety and health. Through the Alliance Program, OSHA works with organizations such as trade and professional associations, labor unions, educational institutions, community and faith-based groups, and government agencies to share information about OSHA’s initiatives and compliance assistance resources with workers and employers and educate workers and employers about their rights and responsibilities. We are held to a higher standard in Nevada.  SHARP and SCATS are state-funded programs.  If our State incident and rates are low.  They can provide this program to small businesses.

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