Oscar Winski News

OSHA “SHARP” Recognition

Honored for Best of Class in Safety


LAFAYETTE, Ind.— Two of Oscar Winski Divisions: Oscar Winski eRecycling and Blue Arrow Transportation, LLC, have been awarded the OSHA SHARP designation from the Indiana Department of Labor. Only 41 companies in Indiana have achieved this rating, with both Oscar Winski divisions currently the only companies in Tippecanoe County.

SHARP (Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program) is one of the highest honors OSHA awards to businesses. The award is granted following the successful completion of a comprehensive and rigorous consultation and assessment process, resulting in worksite safety and health programs that produce tangible safety improvements and maintain low team member injury and illness rates.

Each of the two Oscar Winski divisions worked toward the award separately. eRecycling recognized as the 40th company in Indiana receiving SHARP certification, is a full-service electronics recycling facility.  In operation since 2011, eRecycling and has a record of over 4 years without a recordable injury.

Blue Arrow Transportation LLC, which services the fleet of trucks utilized by all Oscar Winski divisions, boasts 11 years without a recordable injury.  This division is recognized as the 41st Indiana Sharp participant. Visit Indiana Department of Labor’s website for a full listing of IN Sharp participants.

“Oscar Winski is committed to the safety of our employees, and this recognition demonstrates our employees’ commitment to safety as well. We are very proud that 2 of the 41 “model worksites” in Indiana are our divisions,” said Michael Bluestein, President & CEO of Oscar Winski Company.  “Our team has worked very hard to qualify for this award and we will remain vigilant to maintain this status in the future.”

Both eRecycling and Blue Arrow Transportation divisions join the ranks of Oscar Winski’s Lafayette Steel & Aluminum-Franklin Park, IL location in receiving the SHARP certification.  A celebration, including remarks from top Indiana Department of Labor officials, is planned for June 23, 2016 at the Company’s division locations in Lafayette.

About Oscar Winski:

Oscar Winski eRecycling and Blue Arrow Transportation LLC, are divisions of Oscar Winski Company, “the complete metals company,” which also operates its Oscar Winski Metals Recycling division—a full-service ferrous and nonferrous metals recycling facility and it’s Lafayette Steel & Aluminum sales division—an ISO 9001-2000 certified steel and aluminum service center with multiple locations within the US.  Oscar Winski Company also operates OW Logistics— providing logistics & warehousing management for industrial manufacturing OEMs, and Porter County Iron and Metal—a full-service ferrous and nonferrous metals recycling facility-servicing Northern Indiana.  For more information, contact: Oscar Winski Company, 2407 North 9th Street, P.O. Box 4337, Lafayette, Indiana 47903, 765.742.1102www.OscarWinski.com/