From increasing global competition to a fluctuating labor market, metals firms must navigate a dynamic environment while maintaining and growing market position. Optimum has partnered with companies across the metals industry to engage employees and reduce business risk for a culture of safe production. We help you develop your workforce and build systems to sustain long-term growth.

How We Help

Optimum has helped metals companies across North America integrate custom safety management solutions based on proven results. We’ll partner with you to create an approach to safety that fits the unique needs of your business and fully integrates with core production processes.

Here are a few of the services we offer:

Safety Leadership Development: Develop supervisors into safety leaders through workshops, Safety Leadership Teams, and one-to-one coaching. Safety leaders in the field ensure the strategy can be fulfilled every day.

People-Centered Safety Process™: A full-system approach to develop all employees into safety leaders. This process focuses on cultural change and continuous improvement to take organizations to zero injuries and beyond.

Safety Management System Development: Formalize the safety process to manage risks in the working environment. We’ll integrate an end-to-end system to manage risks unique to your workplace.

What Our Clients are Saying:

“Throughout our relationship with Optimum Safety Management, we have found them to be a strategic and valued partner empowering us with insights into our business we didn’t have before. Not only have we improved our safety process and made North Shore Steel a better place to work, their leadership coaching and mentoring as well as guidance with our Workers Compensation Insurance Management have made us a better, more profitable business.”

Byron Cooper

CEO, North Shore Steel Co.

What Can You Do in 1 Year?


Reduction in D.A.R.T Rate


Reduction in Lost Time Cases


Reduction in OSHA Recordable Cases

“It was amazing the insights Optimum gained into our culture and management system in such a short period of time. We gained immediate value.”

Executive Vice President, Metal Service Center


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