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ALLIANCE ANNUAL REPORT
THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
PHILADELPHIA AND ALLENTOWN AREA OFFICES
THE AMERICAN RED CROSS
SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA CHAPTER
I. Alliance Background
The Alliance was signed on October 27, 2005.
The OSHA and American Red Cross Alliance focuses on preparing employers and employees, including the American Red Cross employees, to respond to disasters, life threatening injuries and emergencies. Through the Alliance, the organizations are providing information, guidance, and access to training resources on safety and health topics including emergency preparedness, disease prevention and first aid in the workplace. These efforts include a focus on individuals with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and youth workers.
Implementation Team Members
Domenick M Salvatore – Compliance Assistance Specialist
Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter American Red Cross:
Kathleen Cassidy – Director of Health and safety services
Cindy Rafferty – Health and safety Services
October 27, 2005 – November 30, 2006
II. Implementation Team Meetings
III. Events and Products
Training and Education Goal
Best Practices Guide: Fundamentals of a Workplace First Aid Program
The American Red Cross implementation team members reviewed and provided comments on OSHA’s Best Practices Guide: Fundamentals of a Workplace First Aid Program in January 2005.
No new products developed during this rating period.
American Red Cross Workplace Safety Seminar – October 27, 2005
PROMOTING THE NATIONAL DIALOGUE ON WORKPLACE SAFETY AND HEALTH ISSUES
This alliance has focused been focusing on safety and health and emergency response training for small employers. To date approximately ninety employer representatives have been trained from a variety of industrial and construction environments.
Based on the interest generated by the success of the training sessions additional training sessions will be scheduled in the future.
It is strongly recommended that this Alliance continue.
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