INDIANAPOLIS – Hewitt Molding Company in Oakford, Ind. has been recognized as a certified Indiana Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (INSHARP) site. INSHARP certified sites are proven employee safety and health leaders.
“To achieve this designation, companies must proactively address worker safety and health,” said Indiana Department of Labor (IDOL) Commissioner Rick J. Ruble. “The Indiana Department of Labor commends Hewitt Molding’s efforts to ensure a safe and healthy working environment.”
Hewitt Molding celebrated their INSHARP certification with an open-house today.
To participate in INSHARP, a company must develop, implement and maintain an exemplary worker safety and health management system and pass a comprehensive safety and health evaluation by the IDOL. In addition, the facility’s occupational injury and illness rates must be below the national industry average. Less than 50 Indiana employers have achieved INSHARP certification.
Hewitt Molding Company is a division of Hewitt Tool Die, Inc. A family owned and operated business for 48 years, Hewitt Molding Company employs 73 workers to design and manufacture custom plastic formed molds using the latest plastic mold injection technology. Hewitt focuses on design, manufacturing and engineering assistance, CAD/CAM and direct machining, wire EDM, EDNC, molding, and assembly services. Their secondary operations include pad printing, hot stamping, ultrasonic welding, inserting and labeling.
For more information about INSHARP, please visit www.in.gov/dol/insharp.
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, we emphasize both enforcement and compliance assistance by employers. www.in.gov/dol
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 employers out among business peers as a model worksite for occupational safety and health. www.in.gov/dol/insharp