NALP - Alliance Annual Report - September 29, 2018

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
and the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP)
September 29, 2018

  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      October 2, 2008

    2. Dates Renewed

      November 26, 2013

    3. Evaluation Period

      October 1, 2017-September 31, 2018

    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

    • 1/25/18
    • 7/3/18

    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, including campaigns focusing on falls, heat, and was a partner for the Agency's Safe +Sound Week.

    Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Webpage 10/1/17-9/31/18 Alliance Webpage - OSHA Website Fall Prevention, Youth, Hispanic/ Latino Workers/ Youth 2,019
    Webpage 10/1/17-9/31/18 Alliance Webpage - Participant Website Fall Prevention, Youth, Hispanic/ Latino Workers/ Youth 7,444
    Webpage 6/1/18 Posted dedicated section on NALP website related to heat awareness, including links to OSHA Fact Sheets. Heat Awareness 4,500
    Webpage 6/1/18 Posted the PSA issued by DOL on the increase of preventable trenching related fatalities Trenching 4,500
    Webpage 6/1/18 Posted information on the deadline of July 1, 2018 for the new reporting requirement of OSHA 300A logs OSHA Regulations 4,500
    Webpage 7/31/18 Posted information on Hurricane Preparedness and Response, including direct link to OSHA's topics webpage Emergency Preparedness 3,500
    Webpage 8/12/18 NALP member Cape Cod Landscape Association posting information about Safe + Sound Week. Safe + Sound Week 260
    Newsletter 6/18/18 Promotion in weekly E-newsletter on Heat Awareness Webinar Heat Awareness 19,000
    Newsletter 7/1/18 OSHA's QuickTakes bi-weekly E-newsletter article on NALP Heat Awareness Webinar Heat Awareness 230,000
    Newsletter 7/18/18 Information about Safe & Sound Week included in NALP Weekly e-newsletter Safe + Sound Week 19,000
    Newsletter 8/13/18 Information about Safe & Sound Week included in NALP member Total Landscape Care newsletter Safe + Sound Week 5,000
    Facebook 7/18/18 Marketing posted Safe & Sound Week information Safe + Sound Week 2,500
    Other Email 6/26/18 Promotional email to members about heat awareness loaded with tips and links to resources and information including links to OSHA website. Heat Awareness 6,000
    Twitter 8/13/18 Tweet from NALP member Timberline Landscape promoting Safe + Sound Week. Safe + Sound Week 150
    TOTAL   308,373

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

    Training Type Date Name/Title of Trainer Training Title Audience City State Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Event 7/25/18- 7/26/18 Dr. Sam Steel, NALP Safety Adviser NIOSH Health Services Sector Meeting Safety and health professionals Washington DC Heat; Landscaping; Tree Care 25
    Event 10/16/18-10/17/18 Dr. Sam Steel, NALP Safety Adviser NALP 10-Hour Construction Course for Landscape Industry Workers and employers in the landscaping industry. Louisville KY Landscaping; Heat 35
    Webinar 7/24/18 Dr. Sam Steel, NALP Safety Adviser Heat Awareness: How to Protect Yourself NALP members and public     Heat Awareness 177
    TOTAL   237
  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, September 29, 2018.