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(signed September 20, 2007; concluded September 20,
The OSHA and NCSE Alliance will provide NCSE members and others in the
construction industry with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help
them protect employees' health and safety, particularly for those who are new to the construction
industry. Through the Alliance, the organizations will focus on reducing and preventing exposure to
construction site workplace hazards such as falls, electrical, struck-by and caught in-between. The
Alliance's goals include:
(L to R) Standing: Matt Gillen, Senior Scientist,
NIOSH; Jason Jeffries, Lead Security and Safety Engineer, Parsons, NCSE; Luke
George, Manager, Government Affairs, National Safety Council; Thom Stohler,
former-Deputy Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA; David Hicks, Manager, Technical
Initiatives, AIHA; Jeff Stachowiak, National Safety Director, Sun Belt Rentals,
SIA; Thomas Stowell, Vice President, CSDA; Doug Walker, Vice President, Atlantic
Concrete Cutting, Inc, CSDA; Ron Pilla, Vice President of Operations, Valcourt
Building Services, SWR Institute.
(L to R) Sitting: Thomas Lentz, Scientist, NIOSH; Walter Jones, Associate
Director, LHSFNA; Kevin Cannon, Safety Specialist, NAHB; John Masarick, Director
of Codes and Safety, IEC; Nancy McNabb, Director, Government Affairs, NFPA; John
Mroszczyk, Member, ASSE; at the OSHA Alliance Program Construction Roundtable
Joint Design for Safety and Fall Protection Workgroup meeting on September 18,
Outreach and communication:
- Work with OSHA to provide expertise in developing information on the recognition and prevention
of construction workplace hazards, and to provide expertise in developing ways of communicating
such information (e.g. print and electronic media, electronic assistance tools and OSHA's Web
site) to employers and employees in the construction industry.
- Speak and/or participate at OSHA's or NCSE's meetings.
- Work with other Alliance participants on specific construction issues and projects that are
addressed and developed through the Alliance Program.
Promoting the national dialogue on workplace safety and health:
- Convene or participate in forums, round table discussions, or stakeholder meetings on
construction safety and health issues to help forge innovative solutions in the workplace or to
provide input on safety and health issues.
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Alliance News Releases
- October 6-7, 2009: National Construction Safety Executives Fall Meeting,
Colorado Springs, Colorado.
- October 6, 2009: Elizabeth Way, Director, Office of Outreach Services and
Alliances, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, USDOL-OSHA, gave a
presentation "OSHA Alliance Program" to construction safety executives.
- May 3-9, 2009: 2009 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The National Construction Safety Executives and more than 55 other Alliance Program participants supported 2009 NAOSH Week. Sponsored annually by the American Society of Safety Engineers, an Alliance Program participant, and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. The theme for 2009 NAOSH Week was "Safety Means Always Coming Home."
- April 22-23, 2009: National Construction Safety Executives Spring Meeting,
New Orleans, Louisiana.
- April 23, 2009: Steven F. Witt, Director, Directorate of Cooperative and
State Programs, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation “OSHA and Cooperative Programs”
to construction safety executives.
- September 19-20, 2007: National Construction Safety Executives Fall Meeting, Kings Mill Resort,
- September 20, 2007: Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., former-Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHA
Update" to 35 construction safety executives.
- September 20, 2007: Paula O. White, then-Director, Directorate of
Cooperative and State Programs (DCSP), USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHA Strategic
Partnerships and the Voluntary Protection Program" to 35 construction safety
- September 20, 2007: Lee Anne Jillings, then-Director, Office of Outreach
Services and Alliances, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA, presented "The Alliance Program" to
35 construction safety executives.
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