The Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health Consultation Department Presents Forest Canyon Endoscopy & Surgery with SHARP Designation

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The Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) has awarded Forest Canyon Endoscopy & Surgery, in Flagstaff, with its Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) award in recognition of their exemplary safety and health management systems. They join 26 other companies in Arizona with this distinction.

“Forest Canyon Endoscopy & Surgery has shown the responsibility and care needed to operate a safe, successful business,” said Jessie Atencio, assistant director and consultation and training program manager for ADOSH. “Businesses that earn SHARP designations show dedication to being a safe working environment.”

To qualify for the SHARP award, ADOSH evaluates an employer’s overall workplace safety and health efforts, including written programs, injury and illness rates and how integrated safety programs are with the day-to-day work environment. ADOSH conducts a full workplace inspection including extensive employee interviews.

"At Forest Canyon we want to be the best at everything we do and that includes providing a safe working environment for our staff, said Erik Flexman, executive director of Forest Canyon Endoscopy & Surgery Center. “We appreciate the collaborative efforts of ADOSH to achieve this important goal and consider them a partner in our future success."

Currently, 27 Arizona companies have received the SHARP Award. They are: Abseilon USA, LLC; Alliance Beverage Distribution Company, LLC; Bard Peripheral Vascular; Big W Sales Corporation; Consolidated rebar; Harris/Arizona Rebar; Hill Brothers Chemical Co; Imsamet of Arizona; JM Eagle; Mesquite Power, LLC; National Gypsum Company; Sara Lee Bakery Group; Schnipke Southwest; Schumacher European, Ltd.; Scottsdale Eye Surgery Center; Sto Corp.; Sulphur Spring Valley Elective Cooperative, Inc.; Sun Valley Hand Surgery; Tube Service Company; Vecro Decking, Inc.; West Valley Fertility Center; Weyerhaeuser Building Materials; JM Eagle; Vantage West Credit Union; Mapei, Schmacher European  and Forest Canyon Endoscopy & Surgery.


Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) operates under an approved plan with the U.S. Department of Labor to retain jurisdiction over occupational safety and health issues within Arizona, excluding mining operations, Indian Reservations, and federal employees. This jurisdiction encompasses approximately 2.1 million employees and 130,000 public and private establishments. For more information on ADOSH, Consultation Partnership Programs and the Industrial Commission of Arizona, please visit or call (602) 542-5795.

About Forest Canyon Endoscopy and Surgery Center

Forest Canyon Endoscopy and Surgery Center is a locally owned business and has been serving Flagstaff and Northern Arizona for over 10 years. We perform a variety of procedures including gastrointestinal, urological, and ear, nose, and throat procedures on adults and children over six months of age. Forest Canyon is Medicare Certified, and Accredited by AAAHC. We are located at 560 N. Switzer Canyon Dr, Flagstaff, AZ. For more information please contact us at 928-774-3044.

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