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ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT
November 19, 2007
The Oklahoma Division of Labor / Consultation, the Independent Construction
Contractor Associations and Francis Tuttle Technology Center hereto referred to
as the Construction Alliance, promotes an awareness of safety and health issues
and solutions affecting the construction industry in Oklahoma. The goal of the
alliance is improved work site conditions, with a emphasis on reducing and
preventing exposure to those hazards that are the leading causes of fatalities
and serious injuries in the construction industry (falls, electrocutions,
struck-by and caught-in / between hazards), through training, education and
IMPLEMENTATION TEAM MEMBERS
Mike Means, Oklahoma State Homebuilders Association
Kathy Kastner, Oklahoma State Homebuilders Association
Tim Yaciuk, Independent Electrical Contractors
Diana Jones, Oklahoma Department of Labor (ODOL)- OSHA Consultation
Tom Fleming, Anderson Safety Consulting
Rick Kindberg, Francis Tuttle Technology Center
ODOL – Consultation field staff.
Steve Compton with CompSource Oklahoma
This evaluation covers the period from January 1, 2009 through November 1, 2009.
IMPLEMENTATION TEAM MEETINGS
||Type of Meeting
||FTTC Trades Building
EVENTS AND PRODUCTS
Training and Education
Members of the Construction Alliance Implementation Team provided a ½ day
"Contractor Safety Awareness " training program for local construction
contractors that focused on : OSHA Multi-Employer Worksite Policy;
Scaffolding/Fall Protection; Electrical Safety, and Controlling Your Workers'
Members of the Construction Alliance Implementation Team provided an
informational session on "ladder safety", the first topic in a 3 series
educational program, Take Your Sub to Lunch.
The following material was distributed to or made available to alliance members
A PPT on "Pressure Safety" developed by a company external to the alliance.
JPGs of an "Electrical Flashover Incident" provided by New Mexico Environmental.
DVDs on "Electrical Safety for Contractors" developed by Public Service Company
of Oklahoma (PSO).
A PPT on "Colored Hard Hats" developed by a company external to the alliance.
A video clip on "Driver Safety" developed by a company external to the alliance.
Outreach and Communication
Alliance members and contacts were made aware of or provided the following
Data/description of fatality incidents in the OKC area of jurisdiction.
Data/description of violations cited by the OKC AO inspection activity.
OSHA Quick Card "Pneumatic Nail Gun Safety Tips".
Information on Work Zone Safety.
OSHA publication "Controlling Silica Exposures in Construction".
Information on accessing "Fatal Facts Accident Report" on the OSHA webpage.
Information on "Preventing Fatal Falls in Construction".
Information on electrical hazards.
Information on flash burns.
(REP) Highway and Bridge Construction and Maintenance Notice.
Summary of revisions made to OSHA's FOM.
ODOL – Consultation "Silica Fact Sheet" in Spanish .
Article(s) provided for alliance member association newsletters:
Article on "A Culture of Safety and Responsibility" – OSHA emphasis on Safety
and Health Management Systems.
Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health
|Type of Activity (Conference, Training,
Print and Electronic
|Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
(Contractor Awareness ½ day )
(Take Your Sub to lunch 1.5hr)
|Training material - PPT, JPGs, DVDs, Video (IEC / OSHBA
|Electronic distribution or print (Follow-up clarifications; explanations; data;
information IEC / OSHBA members/contracts)
||*150 / 2700
Articles "A Culture of Safety and Responsibility"
||*150 / 2700
* Article / Newsletter / Training material distributed to the same population
hence not counted twice.
The alliance concludes with this annual evaluation. Members of the
implementation team will continue the association through other types of
The Alliance has improved relations with the construction industry, regulatory
understanding and hazard prevention measures.