American Service Group Earns INSHARP Certification for Workplace Safety and Health
Indianapolis,IN(WorkersCompensation.com) – American Service Group (ASG), located in Rockport, Indiana, achieved certification in the Indiana Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (INSHARP). A federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) correlated program, INSHARP participants are model, small Hoosier employers who commit to the safety and health of their workers.
“The Indiana Department of Labor is pleased to certify this worksite for their success in keeping workplace injuries and illnesses at a minimum,” said Commissioner of Labor Rick Ruble. “American Service Group is very deserving of this recognition in the INSHARP program.”
ASG is an employer of 16 workers who perform work processes, including installation, service, and sales of temporary and permanent elevators, as well as elevator parts. As of January 2016, the facility is enrolled in the Certified Elevator Technician Program, which assures competent employees for performing services.
A fairly young company, ASG was formed in September 1996 and incorporated in 2000. The company moved to its new, central location of Rockport in January 2016.
For the past three calendar years, ASG only had one OSHA-recordable injury or illness. The company’s three-year average Total Recordable Case Rate of 1.5 is less than half the national average of 3.1.
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.
About INSHARP: 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.
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