NAWIC - Alliance Annual Report - December 2018

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
and the
National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
December 2018

  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      August 21, 2013

    2. Dates Renewed

      December 12, 2017

    3. Evaluation Period

      FY 2018: October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018

    4. Alliance Overview and Goals

      The OSHA and NAWIC Alliance aims to provide NAWIC members and others with information and access to resources that will help them he health and safety of female construction workers.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    The Alliance coordinators from both groups maintained 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 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 Alliance Webpage-OSHA Website   348
    Webpage 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 Alliance Webpage-NAWIC Website   453
    Webpage 4/1/18 - 9/30/18 Webpage announcing free training (Fall Hazard Awareness and Intro to Safety & Health Management) at the OSHA Education Center at University of Texas- Arlington Fall Stand-Down, Fall Prevention Not available
    Webpage 5/18 Webpage displaying Fall Stand-Down Week 5 Day Plan Fall Stand-Down, Fall Prevention 120
    Twitter 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 17 tweets on OSHA silica resources Construction, Silica 660
    Twitter 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 20 tweets on silica resources from the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) Construction, Silica 750
    Twitter 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 14 tweets on the opioid crisis in the construction industry Construction 1,200
    Twitter 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 5 tweets on scaffold safety Construction 245
    Twitter 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 3 tweets on CPWR resources on noise/hearing protection in construction Construction 60
    Twitter 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 11 tweets on the Safe + Sound Campaign for Safety and Health Programs Safe + Sound 820
    Twitter 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 4 tweets re recordkeeping Recordkeeping / Reporting 225
    Twitter 10/1/17 - 3/31/18 3 tweets on suicide rates in the construction industry Construction 150
    Twitter 10/1/17 - 3/31/18 10 tweets on the Fall Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction Construction, Fall Stand-Down 1,000
    Twitter 4/1/18 - 9/30/18 3 tweets on OSHA's Trenching Awareness Campaign Trenching 69
    Twitter 4/1/18 - 9/30/18 3 tweets on CPWR's Foundations for Safety Leadership Program   90
    Twitter 4/1/18 - 9/30/18 5 tweets on CPWR's Safety Climate Worksheets Construction, Safety & Health Programs 110
    Twitter 4/1/18 - 9/30/18 10 tweets on news from DOL's Women's Bureau related to apprenticeships and recruiting women into the construction industry Construction 300
    Newsletter 10/1/17- 3/31/18 OSHA QuickTakes article on OSHA/NAWIC Alliance renewal   220,000
    Press release 12/15/17 - 9/30/18 OSHA News Release on OSHA/NAWIC Alliance renewal   764
    Print publication January 2018 NAWIC Today article on OSHA/NAWIC Alliance renewal   3,500
    Print publication March 2018 NAWIC Today article on harassment, bullying, and intimidation against women in construction Construction 3,500
    Print publication May 2018 NAWIC Today article on the Fall Stand-Down Fall Stand-Down 3,500
    Print publication July 2018 NAWIC Today article on managing and selecting PPE for women in construction Construction 3,500
    Other email September 2018 Email to NAWIC membership with summary of the 9/21/18 OSHA Alliance Program Construction Roundtable. Construction 3,500
    TOTAL   244,864

    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 11/13/17   Kathleen Dobson, NAWIC The OSHA Alliance     Construction 67
    Speech/ Presentation 11/21/17 General Meeting of the Transportation Association of Fargo-Morehead Kathleen Dobson, NAWIC Cognitive Overload - issues surrounding too much information in construction (orientation) training Fargo ND Construction 40
    Speech/ Presentation 11/28/17 Annual Conference Northern Region Association of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Kathleen Dobson, NAWIC Cognitive Overload - issues surrounding too much information in construction (orientation) training Morehead MN Construction 130
    Meeting 2/27/18   Kathleen Dobson and Amy Berg, NAWIC Harassment Issues Surrounding Women in Construction Fargo ND Construction 16
    Webinar 3/21/18   Kathleen Dobson, NAWIC Ladder Safety     Construction 83
    Speech/ Presentation 3/22/18 Career Day at John Pierce Waterford Middle School Kathleen Dobson, NAWIC Life of a Construction Fanatic Waterford MI Construction, Young Workers 147
    Event 5/3/18 OSHA Alliance Program Forum Karen Brioso and Romina Byrd, NAWIC N/A Washington DC   50
    Speech/ Presentation 7/20/18 NAWIC St. Louis Chapter Meeting Kathi Dobson, NAWIC, and Janola Rigsby, ASSP- St. Louis Chapter [presentation on silica adapted from National Safety Council presentation] Creve Coeur MO Construction, Silica 17
    Exhibit 8/18/18 NAWIC Annual Meeting and Education Conference (AMEC) Kathleen Dobson, NAWIC N/A Orlando FL Construction, Safe + Sound, Temporary Workers 350
    Speech / Presentation 8/18/18 NAWIC AMEC Kathleen Dobson, NAWIC OSHA Update and Avoiding OSHA Pitfalls Orlando FL Construction 70
    Event 9/21/18 OSHA Alliance Program Construction Roundtable Karen Brioso and Kathleen Dobson, NAWIC Alliance Update Washington DC Construction 35
    TOTAL   955
  4. Alliance Developed Products

    As a Partner for Safe + Sound Week 2018, NAWIC collaborated with OSHA's Directorate of Standards and Guidance (DSG) in updating its Fact Sheet: Construction Safety Hazard Awareness.

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