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Lafayette Steel and Aluminum Earns State Certification for Workplace Safety Excellence


INDIANAPOLIS (December 13, 2017) – Lafayette Steel and Aluminum, an Oscar Winski Company, located in Indianapolis, Ind., is now a certified participant in the Indiana Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (INSHARP) and joins other select Hoosier worksites in representing exemplary occupational safety and health.


Lafayette Steel and Aluminum is in its 15th year of operation at its current location, with approximately 40 employees. The facility’s operations include manufacturing, transportation, and warehousing of steel and aluminum products. The Indianapolis facility joins two other Oscar Winski Company operations in INSHARP certification – Blue Arrow Trucking and E-Scrap.


“Oscar Winski continues to be a role model for other Hoosier employers seeking workplace safety and health excellence,” said Commissioner of Labor Rick Ruble. “Congratulations to Lafayette Steel for your hard work and achievement.”


The facility’s workplace safety and health programs have helped prevent incidents. The Total Recordable Case (TRC) Rate for the most recent OSHA-recordable year at Lafayette Steel was 1.9, which is less than half the national industry average of 4.6.


About the Indiana Department of Labor:

The mission of the Indiana Department of Labor is to advance the safety, health, and prosperity of Hoosiers in the workplace. In order to make significant strides, the Indiana Department of Labor emphasizes both enforcement and voluntary compliance by employers. Follow the Indiana Department of Labor on Twitter under the handle @INDeptofLabor and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/IndianaDepartmentofLabor.



The Indiana Safety and Health Recognition Program provides recognition to Hoosier employers that operate exemplary safety and health management systems. Certification in INSHARP is an achievement of status that will single employers out among their business peers as a model worksite for Hoosier workplace safety and health.