High Steel co-workers raise the flag at the Star VPP
ceremony at Plant 2 in Lancaster
OSHA Star VPP
High Steel's Lancaster facility was named an OSHA Star VPP site in 2000, and successfully completed the recertification process in 2003, 2009 and 2014. The Williamsport fabrication plant earned the Star VPP distinction in 2007, and successfully completed the recertification process in 2010.
Star VPP is OSHA's highest award to companies that have demonstrated excellence in occupational safety and health programs. Only 1000 of the nation's seven million companies, and 91 worksites in Pennsylvania have achieved Star VPP status.
Pennsylvania Governor's Award for Safety Excellence 1997
In 1997, High Steel was honored with Pennsylvania's Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence, a highly competitive award. The information gained from these nominations provides valuable best practices that are shared across the state. Any Pennsylvania employer is eligible for the Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence; nominations for the award are voluntary. Information and criteria used to determine finalists include workplace injuries/illnesses vs. industry standards; and innovation and strategic development of safety policy and approaches.