Benefits of Consultation

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Benefits of consultation may include:

  • Reduction of workplace injuries and illnesses
  • Reduction of workers' compensation costs
  • Increased knowledge and awareness of good health and safety practices
  • Strengthened health and safety management systems
  • Improved overall health and safety culture
  • Improved employee morale
  • Exemption from general scheduled OSHA inspections while working with consultation

Learn about the consultation process

228 clients visited in Colorado between October 2021 and September 2022
768 serious hazards identified during consultation visits in that period
16,426 people removed from risk of injury and illness as a result of corrected hazards identified

Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program

Colorado employers may participate in the OSHA Consultation Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP). This program recognizes employers who have demonstrated exemplary achievements in workplace safety and health by receiving a comprehensive safety and health consultation visit, correcting all workplace safety and health hazards, adopting and implementing effective safety and health management systems, and agreeing to request further consultative visits.

Learn how to participate