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Take A Stand Day 2011
Contact: Consultation Education & Training (CET) Division

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MIOSHA "Take a Stand Day"
for Safety and Health

Across the state, 209 employers participated in “Take a Stand Day” for workplace safety and health on June 8th!


2011 Take A Stand Day - Clark Construction
Clark Construction, was visited by
Patrick Sullivan, CET Construction Safety Consultant &
Staci M. Smith, Program Developer & Web Coordinator

2011 Take A Stand Day
Maple Valley Plastics, was visited by
Val Chunko, CET Safety Consultant

MIOSHA created "Take a Stand Day" in 2005 as part of our 30th Anniversary celebration. Each year MIOSHA dedicates more than 125 professional staff – compliance, consultation, managers and supervisors– to visit Michigan high-hazard industries targeted by the MIOSHA Strategic Plan.

Each year more than 200 employers across the state sign up for the one-on-one consultations. There are no CITATIONS or FINES for participating workplaces. During the consultation visit, MIOSHA professionals "connect" cooperatively with the companies to recognize hazardous conditions and to effectively address safety and health issues.

"This campaign offers employers the opportunity to partner with MIOSHA - without fear of fines or penalties - to improve their work environment," said MIOSHA Director Doug Kalinowski. "Having an effective safety and healthy management system can significantly reduce workplace injuries and illnesses," said Kalinowski. "An effective system to protect worker safety and health is not a drain on business profits - it is an important part of being successful in today's global economy."

If you missed “Take a Stand Day,” NO Penalty and NO Citation consultations are available every day from the MIOSHA Consultation Education & Training (CET) Division.