Take A Stand Day 2008
Contact: Consultation Education & Training (CET) Division
MIOSHA "Take a Stand Day" for Safety and Health
Across the state, 219 employers
participated in “Take a Stand
Day” for workplace safety and
health on August 7th!
Triangle Associates, Inc., was visited at a
school construction project in Grand Rapids.
Flex N Gate was visited by
and Connie O'Neill,
The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration
(MIOSHA) held its fourth annual “Take a
Stand Day,” (TASD) on August 7th. MIOSHA dedicated more than
125 professional staff to visit Michigan high-hazard
industries targeted by the MIOSHA Strategic Plan.
MIOSHA safety and health professionals—including
compliance staff, outreach consultants, managers,
and supervisors—all went into the field to
provide safety and health consultations for companies
who participated in this event. There were no
CITATIONS or FINES for participating workplaces.
Participants agreed to correct all serious
MIOSHA distributed “Comment Cards” during each visit so that our
customers could rate the service received. Here are some comments:
• “The visit gave me insight into specific areas that need special attention,
especially as a new safety coordinator.” Exco Extrusion Dies USA,
• “Continue programs like this and make the consulting
and training consultants better
known.” J & M Machine Products,
A total of 219 requests were received.
expressed appreciation and demonstrated
cooperation to assure
their workers a safe and healthy
Brandt Industries in Remus, MI
Safety Team Leaders & Bob Carrier, CET
Occupational Safety Consultant
Hoyt, Brumm and Link, Inc.
was visited by
CET Industrial Hygienist, and
General Industry Safety Officer.
Rockford Construction in Hartland, MI.
Pat Sullivan, CET
Guidi & Mike
Brothers Excavating in Muskegon, MI
Chris Thompson, Owner &
John Stewart, MIOSHA