Elliott Equipment Gets Nod for Safety

Sat August 28, 2004 - Midwest Edition

The Nebraska Workforce Development –– Department of Labor recognized Elliott Equipment Company with the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) Award for the company’s workplace safety programs.

In a special award ceremony at Elliott Equipment Company in Omaha, Labor Commissioner Fernando Lecuona III presented the business with the SHARP Award and SHARP flag. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) representatives also were present to honor the company.

“Elliott Equipment Company has a lot to be proud of in achieving this recognition,” Lecuona said. “Businesses who receive SHARP status do so by going above and beyond in the area of workplace safety. The Nebraska Workforce Development –– Department of Labor is proud to recognize Elliott Equipment Company for their commitment to safe and healthy work environments.”

Companies earn SHARP certification by demonstrating a strong commitment to workplace safety and health as reflected in reduced occupational injury/illness experiences and development of a safety and health management program.

“All of us at Elliott Equipment Company are committed to safety, both at our workplace and in the products we build,” said Jim Glazer, president of Elliott Equipment Company. “This is a significant accomplishment and a milestone that our entire team is extremely proud to have achieved.”

Elliott Equipment Company is the worldwide manufacturer of truck mounted hydraulic telescopic aerial workplatforms, cranes and construction equipment.