I. Alliance Background
January 25, 2005
To provide DMACC Business Resources faculty and students with information, guidance and access to training resources that will help them protect employees’ health and safety, particularly in reducing and preventing exposure, through training, to occupational safety hazards and addressing occupational health issues.
Implementation Team Members
Barbara Theriot, OSHA
Robert Mercer, OSHA
Terry Crowe, DMACC Business Resources
January 25, 2005 – January 25, 2006
II. Implementation Team Meetings
Implementation meeting held on January 25, 2005.
III. Activities and Products
Training and Education
On 2/1/05 the Des Moines Area Office conducted an OSHA presentation for a class at DMACC Business Resources. There were approximately 20 students present. The presentation was three hours in length and included topics such as amputations, ergonomics, violence in the workplace and a question and answer session.
Outreach and Communication
Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health
The alliance helps enhance the safety and health knowledge of students attending courses at DMACC Business Resources. They are able to interact with OSHA personnel and provides them the opportunity to ask safety and health questions and acquire answers to those questions.
|Type of Activity
(Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.)
|Number of Individuals
Reached or Trained
|Training on 2/1/05
Staffing changes in the Des Moines Area Office had an impact on the effectiveness of the program during its first year. All staffing changes are complete so this should not affect the second year of the alliance.
V. Upcoming Milestones
Meet and develop an action plan for the upcoming year. Due to staffing and management changes in the Des Moines Area Office an introductory meeting will need to be held and discuss plans for the upcoming year.