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The Ohio Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Ohio Concrete Masonry Association (OCMA) recognize the value of establishing a collaborative relationship to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces. OSHA and Ohio Concrete Masonry Association hereby form an Alliance to provide OCMA members and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect employees’ health and safety, particularly on the reducing and preventing exposure to silica, personal protective equipment, respirators, hazard communication and machine guarding hazards. In developing this Alliance, OSHA and OCMA recognize that OSHA’s State Plan and Consultation Project partners are an integral part of the OSHA national effort.
OSHA and OCMA will work together to achieve the following outreach and communication goals:
OSHA and OCMA will work together to achieve the following goals related to promoting the national dialogue on workplace safety and health:
An implementation team made up of representatives of both organizations will meet to develop a plan of action, determine working procedures, and identify the roles and responsibilities of the participants. In addition, they will meet at least quarterly to track and share information on activities and results in achieving the goals of the Alliance.
OSHA will encourage OSHA Consultation Projects’ participation on the team.
This agreement will remain in effect for eighteen months from the date of signing. Either signatory may terminate it for any reason at any time, provided they give 30 days written notice. This agreement may be modified at any time with the concurrence of both signatories.