SHARP DETAILS COMPANY OVERVIEW
Sharp Details, Inc. has been performing corporate aircraft cleaning and detailing services since the fall of 1994. Sharp Details has the ability to perform general wipe downs, full aircraft washes, aircraft compounding and waxing, Teflon paint protection, brightwork polishing and scratch removal, leather cleaning, interior aircraft detailing, carpet shampooing and Composil fabric and carpet protection.
Sharp Details carries the following levels of insurance for all of its aircraft cleaning locations: $10,000,000 General Aggregate, $5,000,000 in general liability and property, $5,000,000 in hangar keepers and $5,000,000 in completed products and operations. Sharp Details complies with all state and federal regulations for workman’s compensation and all tax laws and regulations.
A complete aircraft detail-training program is required of all Sharp Details employees that includes the knowledge on aircraft types and identification of different parts of the aircraft, including all sensitive areas. Sharp Details completely trains its employees on all chemicals and equipment use, as well as the services the company performs. Sharp Details also provides management training and proper training on customer service and relationships. This is all supplied to employees through a training manual and a Computer Based Training program.
Safety is the number one consideration facing the aviation industry. Jim Garland, the CEO and President of Sharp Details, has recognized the need to have a multi-faceted and comprehensive training and safety program for our organization. Therefore, acting in the best interest of our employees, clients, and the overall safety outcomes of the industry, Sharp Details has developed a Safety Management System that encompasses the best aviation industry practices, FAA advisory circulars, OSHA federal requirements, and aircraft manufacturer manuals. These practices are presently being incorporating company-wide.
Employees complete an initial indoctrination training that includes:
- Individual aircraft cleaning procedures
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Hazardous material storage, labeling, and required PPE
- Fall protection program
- Exposure control plan (blood-borne pathogens)
- Ramp / AOA rules, regulations, and safety
- FAA Advisory Circulars concerning airport driving, FOD, and ramp safety
- Operational bulletins from management
- Aviation security procedures
- Company vehicle operation requirements and regulations
- Respiratory safety, hearing protection, and conservation
- Ladder safety
- Injury and accident reporting
- Two managers hold current trainer certifications from the National Air Transportation Association (NATA)