The Oregon SHARP Alliance is an advocate for excellence in occupational safety and health, continuous growth of the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) and the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) and for a positive relationship with Oregon OSHA. Its goals include:
Article About Us: Oregon SHARP Alliance
SHARP Alliance Board Recognized at Region X’s 2019 Northwest Safety Summit!
Pictured, left to right: Cliff Butler (2nd Vice Chair, 2019 Region X SGE of the Year and 2018 Mentor of the Year), Bobby Hammond (Former Region 8 Delegate), Shawna Bergeron, Region 1 Delegate), Mark Hurliman (Oregon OSHA Liaison), Erica Frey-Hoyer, (1st Vice Chair), Ray Illingsworth (3rdVPP Delegate), Julie Stout (2nd VPP Delegate, 2018 Region X SGE of the year), Eileen Tanner, 2019 Mentor of the year), and Boe Carter (Region 2 Delegate)
The Mission of the Oregon SHARP (Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program) Alliance is to promote safety and health management and cooperation among companies and government for the betterment of all Oregon workers.
Full membership is open to those companies who have received SHARP or VPP recognition from Oregon OSHA. Associate membership is open to all others.
The SHARP Alliance provides training, networking and mentoring opportunities for member companies. Alliance membership also gives companies with the opportunity to provide input to Oregon OSHA. Please consider the Oregon SHARP Alliance as a potential tool to help you improve your safety and health management systems.
Letter to prospective members from the Alliance Chair
SHARP: a natural steppingstone to VPP
(article excerpted from March 2002 Oregon OSHA “Resource” Newsletter)
Changing a safety culture
Time to Get Fired Up about Occupational Safety
The Importance of Voluntary Programs
The Oregon SHARP Alliance is a proud co-sponsor of the Blue Mountain Occupational Safety and Health Conference which is held in Eastern Oregon annually.