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Sypris Receives Second Consecutive "SHARP" Award from OSHA Highest Recognition for Safety and Health

TAMPA, Fla., May 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sypris Electronics, LLC, a subsidiary of Sypris Solutions, Inc., announced today that it has received its second consecutive certification from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) for the implementation and maintenance of its exemplary safety and health program.

The requirements include the successful completion of the following: -- A rigorous safety assessment; -- A complete on-site hazard identification survey; -- Sustained Days Away, Restricted, or Transferred (DART) rate and Total Recordable Care (TRC) rate below the national average; -- Safety committee activities, including written notices and programs; -- Documentation that states all employees are participating in safe work training and processes; and -- Employee interviews to confirm the organization's commitment to worker safety and health.

Ultimately, the certification grants Sypris a three-year exemption from routine OSHA inspections, and puts the Company with an elite group of organizations across the country that serve as models for worksite safety and health.

"Not only is Sypris Electronics proud to announce its second consecutive SHARP certification, but also our sterling record of no lost time due to injury since 2005," stated John Walsh, President of Sypris Electronics. "These achievements are a testament to Sypris' pursuit to maintain a world-class environmental, safety and health program, and to be recognized as a benchmark for these initiatives in the Aerospace & Defense industry." Sypris Electronics is a world-class, integrated systems solutions provider. Our ruggedized electronic products, advanced engineering services and complete electronic manufacturing capabilities are aligned to provide our customers the best people, practices and technologies to continually exceed expectations. We consistently promote an agile, innovative culture by strategically partnering with leading-edge technology companies, agencies and universities. With over 40 years of experience, Sypris Electronics is proud to develop, manufacture and integrate leading technologies into mission critical electronics systems that secure America's interest. Visit www.sypriselectronics.com for additional company information.

SOURCE: Sypris Electronics, LLC CONTACT: Sypris Electronics, LLC Jennifer L. Limeri, Marketing, 813-972-6486 Copyright Business Wire 2010 -0- KEYWORD: United States

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