After you satisfy all SHARP requirements, the Consultation Project Manager will recommend your worksite for SHARP approval. The state and OSHA will formally recognize your worksite with a SHARP Certificate. Oklahoma Department of Labor will coordinate with your worksites to hold a ceremony and further recognize your achievements.
When you are initially certified as a SHARP site, you will be granted an exemption from OSHA programmed inspections for 1 to 2 years. After your initial certification, you may request SHARP renewal for up to 1 or 2 years, provided, that you:
Apply for renewal during the last quarter of the exemption period;
Allow a full service comprehensive visit to ensure that your exemplary safety and health programs has been effectively maintained or improved;
Continue to meet all SHARP eligibility criteria and program requirements; and agree, if requesting a renewal, to conduct and submit an Interim Year SHARP Site Self-Evaluation to your state On-site Consultation Program Manager that is based on the elements of the Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines; Issuance of Voluntary Guidelines and includes your worksite's injury and illness logs that are required by OSHA to be maintained.