NALP - Alliance Annual Report - February 6, 2018

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
and the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP)
February 6, 2018

  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      October 2, 2008

    2. Dates Renewed

      November 26, 2013

    3. Evaluation Period

      October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017

    4. Alliance Overview and Goals

      The OSHA and NALP Alliance focuses on providing NALP members and other stakeholders, including youth, low-literacy level, and non-English speaking workers, with information, guidance, and access to training resources on workplace hazards , including manual material handling, slips, trips, and fall, and motor vehicle safety.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    • 12/15/2016
    • 05/16/2017

    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, OSHA standards/rulemakings, enforcement, and outreach campaigns.

    Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Webpage 10/1/16-12/31/17 Alliance Webpage - OSHA Website   2,190
    Webpage 10/1/16-9/30/17 Alliance Webpage - Participant Website Fall Prevention, Youth, Hispanic/ Latino Workers/ Youth 6,935
    Webpage 10/1/16-9/30/17 NALP’s Landscape Safety Resources – OSHA Section
    • New "Job Safety and Health - It's the Law!" Poster

    • Free On-Site Consultation Program

    • Hazard Communication Web Page

    • Injury Reporting Requirements

    • Fall Prevention Campaign

    • Lyme Disease Fact Sheet in English and Spanish

    • Employer Safety Incentive and Disincentive Policies and Practices

    • Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards

    • Distracted Driving Initiative

    • Harwood Grant Publications in English and Spanish

    • Heat Illness Prevention Campaign
    Fall Prevention, Youth, Hispanic/ Latino Workers 3,600
    Article 5/2017 NALP issued safety article entitled “Teenage Workers.’ Youth 877
    Newsletter 9/21/17 NALP issued a newsletter promoting the availability of OSHA’s technical resources for Hurricane Harvey. Hurricane Outreach 3,600
    Article 10/2017 NALP issued an article entitled “Reporting and Investigating Incidents” available in both English and Spanish. Hispanic/Latino Workers 350
    TOTAL   17,552

    Speeches, Presentations, Exhibits and Other Events:

    Alliance Program participant or OSHA participation in events which includes speeches/presentations, exhibits, roundtables, conferences, informational webinars or other meetings.

    Speeches, Presentations, Exhibits and Other Events
    Activity Type Date Event Name Participant Name(s) and Affiliation(s) Title Of Presentation (if applicable) City State Emphasis Areas* Number Reached

    (Supported by KYOSHA)
    October 17-19, 2017 Landscapes 2017   Not Applicable Louisville KY Fall Prevention, Youth, Hispanic/ Latino Workers; Heat Illness 535
    TOTAL   515

    Other Training:

    Alliance Program participant provided free training for workers/employers/others through the Alliance Program.

    Other training
    Training Type Date Name/Title of Trainer Training Title Audience City State Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Webinar 6/21/17 Steve Hamilton, NALP Workers Compensation Program Summer is Coming-Is your Heat Illness Prevention Program Ready? NALP Members/Non-Members Not Applicable   Heat Illness 313
    Webinar 7/21/17 Sam Steel, NALP Safety Advisor Hot Button - Safety & Health Issues: What You and Your Team Need to Know NALP Members/Non-Members Not Applicable   Silica, Hearing Loss 419
    TOTAL   732
  4. Alliance Developed Products

    None completed during the evaluation period of the report.

  5. OSHA Product Reviews

    None completed during the evaluation period of the report.

    Report prepared by: Todd Briggs, Program Analyst, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, February 6, 2018.