ASSP - Alliance Annual Report - January 2019
ALLIANCE ANNUAL REPORT
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)
December 4, 2002
- June 8, 2004
- June 12, 2006
- June 10, 2008
- March 16, 2012
- June 9, 2015
FY 2018: October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018
Alliance Overview and Goals
Through the alliance, ASSP and OSHA provide ASSP members and others with information and access to training resources that will help them protect the health and safety of workers and understand the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act).
Implementation Team Meetings
- November 6, 2017
The Alliance coordinators from both groups also maintained regular contact throughout the reporting period to monitor the Alliance's progress and results. In addition, as one of six organizing partners for the Safe + Sound Campaign, ASSP representatives participated in approximately 15 biweekly regular strategic planning and implementation meetings leading up to Safe + Sound Week 2018. In addition, ASSP staff participated in social media committee meetings to coordinate and develop social media communications for the Campaign.
Results of Alliance Activities in Support of Agreement Goals
Dissemination: Alliance Program participant shared information on agency-developed or OSHA Alliance Program-developed tools and resources, OSHA standards/rulemakings, enforcement, and outreach campaigns.
Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Areas Number Reached Webpage 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 Alliance webpage- OSHA website 1,281 Webpage 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 ASSP webpage on Safe + Sound Campaign Safe + Sound 1,030 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 3 tweets on silica Silica 44,700 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 3 posts on silica Silica 94,400 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 4 tweets on OSHA recordkeeping requirements Recordkeeping/Reporting 59,600 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 2 tweets on trenching and excavation safety Trenching 29,800 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 2 posts on trenching and excavation safety Trenching 47,200 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 2 posts on trenching and excavation safety Trenching 58,200 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 16 tweets on Safe + Sound Campaign and safety and health programs Safe + Sound; Safety & Health Programs 238,400 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 4 posts on Safe + Sound Campaign and safety and health programs Safe + Sound; Safety & Health Programs 94,400 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 15 posts on Safe + Sound Campaign and safety and health programs Safe + Sound; Safety & Health Programs 436,500 January 2018 Post on OSHA recordkeeping requirements Recordkeeping/ Reporting 29,100 News release 2/22/18 Government Affairs News article: "OSHA Silica Standard & Disparate Protection Issues" 26 Newsletter 3/7/18 March 2018 Government Affairs Update [with updates on OSHA activities re Safe + Sound, silica, and beryllium] Beryllium, Safe + Sound, Silica 609 May 2018 Post promoting the National Safety Stand-Down Fall Stand-Down 29,100 5/17/18 Tweet re OSHA's final rule on beryllium. Beryllium 14,900 5/17/18 Post re OSHA's final rule on beryllium Beryllium 23,600 May 2018 Post re OSHA's final rule on beryllium Beryllium 29,100 News release 6/18/18 Government Affairs news article: "OSHA Extends Comment Period for Rule on Crane Operator Certification" Construction 15 News release 6/27/18 Government Affairs news article: "OSHA Silica Enforcement: Behind the Statistics" Construction, Silica 1541 July 2018 Post on silica Silica 29,100 News release 7/30/18 Government Affairs news article: "OSHA Proposes Rule to Better Protect Personally Identifiable Information" Recordkeeping/Reporting August 2018 Post on heat illness prevention Heat Illness Prevention 29,100 8/2/18 Tweet on heat illness prevention Heat Illness Prevention 23,600 News release 8/8/18 News release: "ASSP Encourages Involvement in Safe + Sound Week" Safe + Sound 83 News release 8/9/18 Government Affairs news article: "OSHA Extends Some Compliance Dates for Beryllium Standard" Beryllium 132 8/13/18 Tweet sharing OSHA resources regarding whistleblower protections and heat illness prevention Heat Illness Prevention 14,900 TOTAL 1,330,417
Outreach Events and Training for non-OSHA Staff: Alliance Program participant or OSHA participation in events which includes speeches/presentations, exhibits, roundtables, conferences, informational webinars or other meetings or training in support of the Alliance or an OSHA initiative.
Activity Type Date Event Name Participant Name(s) and Affiliation(s) Title Of Presentation (if applicable) City State Emphasis Areas Number Reached Webinar 3/1-3/31/18 Webinar recording: "Show Me the Money: Demonstrating the ROI in People, Projects, and Programs" (see event name—ASSP provided free online access to this webinar as an organizing partner for Safe + Sound) Safe + Sound, Safety & Health Programs 5,187 Webinar 4/25/18 Safe + Sound Webinar: "Three Core Elements of Safety & Health Programs" Michael Belcher, former ASSP president, and John Spath, ASSP New England Area, presented during this event. Safe + Sound, Safety & Health Programs ~4,100 Event 5/3/18 OSHA Alliance Program Forum Brenda Zylstra, ASSP N/A Washington DC 50 Event 5/4/18 ASSP Hispanic/Latino Summit OSHA Region V personnel participated in this event. Chicago IL Hispanic/Latino Workers 50 Event 5/7/18 Webinar: ASSP Safe + Sound Campaign Member Town Hall (see event name—ASSP hosted this webinar to introduce member communities to Safe + Sound tools and resources) Safe + Sound, Not available Speech/ Presentation 6/4/18 ASSP Professional Development Conference (PDC) Session: OSHA Excavation, Trenching, and Shoring - New OSHA Recognition and Emphasis Program Alejandro Porter and Victor Ramon, OSHA San Antonio Area Office San Antonio TX Trenching 53 Speech/ Presentation 6/5/18 ASSP PDC Session: OSHA - Saving Lives One Case at a Time
- David Kearns, OSHA Boise Area Office (AO)
- Tandy Zitkus, OSHA Denver AO
- Stephen Falter, OSHA Cleveland AO
- Jose Gonzalez, OSHA Mobile AO
- Philip Pisasale, OSHA Omaha Area Office
- "Deflagration and Fire at a Wood Cabinet Manufacturer",
- "Hydraulic Fracturing Fatal Incident - Ice Blockage in a High Pressure Line"
- "Circus Tent Collapse"
- Amputation Hazards in an Auto Part Manufacturing Plant"
- "Anhydrous Ammonia Release - 10 Seconds Too Long"
San Antonio TX 212 Webinar 7/1/18 - 7/31/18 Webinar recording: How to Design and Hold Great Safety Meetings (see event name—ASSP provided free online access to this webinar as an organizing partner for Safe + Sound) Safe + Sound Not available = TOTAL At least 9,652
Alliance Developed Products
As an organizing partner for the Safe + Sound Campaign, ASSP collaborated with OSHA in developing a toolkit to engage its member communities. This toolkit was the subject of a Town Hall webinar for ASSP members on May 7, 2018.
Report prepared by: Christina Morgan, Safety & Occupational Health Specialist, Office of Outreach Service and Alliances, January 2019