Back to Concluded Alliances
I. Alliance Background
Develop and deliver training and education programs for non-English speaking employees on hazards such as falls, amputations, exposure to silica and lead. This will include the delivery of 10 hour construction and General industry classes in Spanish.
Implementation Team Members
Luis Montes Brito, Consul General
Diana Cortez, Regional Hispanic coordinator, OSHA
Patricia Jones, Area Director, Long Island Area Office
Maureen Moynihan-Fradkin, CAS Long Island Area Office
July 1, 2007 to July 1, 2008
II. Implementation Team Meetings
July 1, 2005; first implementation team meeting
III. Events and Products
Training and Education
April 19, 2008 10 hour construction course in Spanish conducted, co-hosted with The Association Guatemaltecos Morazanecos Aulsentes en USA (AGMAUSA).
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Outreach and Communication
1/9/08 Visited Consulate. New Consul General, Lorena Rendon de Argumedo. Spoke with her and explained OSHA Alliance, what the goals were and what we had done in the past. Discussed the signing of the renewal alliance. Left literature to be distributed.
April 14, 2008 Visited Consulate, spoke with the Assistant to Consul General. Left flyers for upcoming 10 hour class and left OSHA publications and Quick cards in Spanish.
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Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health
October 13, 2007 Somos El Futuro Participated in one day event providing information and literature to Hispanic community groups, politicians, media, academic institutions.
V. Upcoming Milestones
A 10 hour class is being planned for the late fall, after the summer landscaping season and heaviest construction season is over.
Visits to the consulate to distribute literature and information will continue.