Back to Concluded Regional Alliances - Region III
- Alliance Background
September 21, 2007
The purpose of the Alliance is to provide Tri-State Contractors Association and
members with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will
help them protect employees’ health and safety, particularly in reducing and
preventing exposure to OSHA’s four focus hazards.
Implementation Team Members
Jim Cerra, Executive Director of TSCA, Lynn Wade, LEAD Administrator, Richard
Jeffrey, CHAO CAS, Jennifer Burgess, OSHA Consultation Administrator, and the
CHAO AD, Jeffrey Funke.
Contributors – N/A
September 7, 2007 to September 30, 2008.
- Implementation Team Meetings
Several meetings held throughout the year to discuss alliance. Below is a
November 9, 2007 on-site meeting with Tri-State Executive Director and
Administrator, Lynn Wade to discuss training issues.
February 8, 2008 met with Tri-States administrator, Lynn Wade to discuss
information concerning any OSHA changes that affect contractors and their
March 11, 2008 Area Director and CAS met with TSCA and KVBA’s Board of
Directors. A presentation on the elements of the Alliance and Partnership was
made by the CAS. Afterwards, a question and answer forum was held.
September 25, 2008 met with TSCA administrator, Lynn Wade to discuss alliance
report for the one year anniversary of the partnership.
- Events and Products
OSHA 10-Hour, OSHA 30-Hour, First Aid/CPR, Drug Awareness Participant Education,
Drug Awareness Supervisory Education classes held on a continual basis.
In an effort to reduce the number of eye and hand injuries, we have provided
additional training in eye and hand safety and distributed safety glasses and
cut resistant gloves. In addition two pamphlets for distribution to employees
and members were developed and printed.
Outreach and Communication
Lobbying efforts that ultimately helped pass the WV Alcohol and Drug Free
Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.)
Individuals Reached or Trained
|Outreach - OSHA Inspections and
hazards in the Print Industry
||8 individuals, representing 6
|Outreach - Occupational Noise
Exposure and OSHA Recordkeeping Rules and Regulations
||10 individuals, representing 6
- Upcoming Milestones
The alliance is planning to work on a new safety product for construction
employees working on scaffolds in power plants.