IEC - Alliance Annual Report - March 2018

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
And the
Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc.
March 2018

  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      August 30, 2002

    2. Dates Renewed

      April 5, 2004
      October 30, 2006
      December 8, 2008
      December 7, 2015

    3. Evaluation Period

      August 30, 2016 – September 30, 2017

    4. Alliance Overview and Goals

      Through the Alliance, OSHA and IEC work together to provide IEC members and others in the construction industry with information and access to training resources that help them protect employees' health and safety particularly in reducing and preventing exposure to fall and electrical hazards.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    • September 2, 2016

    In addition to these formal meetings, the Alliance coordinators from both groups maintained regular contact throughout the reporting period to monitor the Alliance’s progress and results.

  3. 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, Initiatives focusing on OSHA standards/rulemakings, enforcement, and outreach campaigns.

    Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Areas Number Reached
    Webpage 8/30/16 - 9/30/17 Alliance Webpage-OSHA Website
    Webpage 8/30/16 - 9/30/17 Alliance Webpage-IEC Website
    Webpage 8/30/16 - 9/30/17 Alliance Webpage-IEC Website - subpage linking to Alliance Resources
    Webpage 8/30/16 - 9/30/17 Alliance Webpage-IEC Website - subpage linking to OSHA Interpretations
    Email Blast 4/14/17 IEC sent an email notification to its members regarding OSHA's silica rule. Silica 3,500
    Email Blast 5/26/17 IEC sent an email to its chapter leaders encouraging participation in Safe + Sound Week 2017. Safety & Health Programs, Safe & Sound Week 74
    TOTAL   6,172

    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
    Exhibit 10/29/16 IEC Con Raul Carrillo, OSHA San Antonio Area Office N/A San Antonio TX   750
    Speech / Presentation 5/15/17 IEC Poly Conference Christina Morgan, OSHA, National office OSHA Update / Safe + Sound Week Washington DC Safe + Sound Week, Safety & Health Programs 32
    TOTAL   782
  4. Alliance Developed Products

    As a Partner for Safe + Sound Week 2017, IEC collaborated with OSHA’s Directorate of Standards and Guidance (DSG) in developing a fact sheet listing common industry hazards and commonly-cited OSHA standards.

Report prepared by: Christina Morgan, Safety & Occupational Health Specialist, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, March 2018