SAIA - Alliance Annual Report - October 31, 2018

ANNUAL ACTIVITY REPORT The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Scaffold & Access Industry Association, Inc. (SAIA) October 31, 2018

  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      February 25, 2008

    2. Dates Renewed

      June 29, 2011
      December 18, 2013

    3. Evaluation Period

      October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018

    4. Alliance Overview and Goals

      The OSHA and SAIA Alliance focuses on providing SAIA's members and others in the construction industry, with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will continue to address the health and safety of workers, particularly by reducing and preventing fall and caught-in-between hazards and by addressing issues related to frame scaffold, mast climbing scaffold, suspended scaffold, and aerial lift equipment.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    • 2/7/2018

    In addition to the formal meeting, 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 10/1/17-9/30/18 Alliance Webpage-OSHA Website Construction 581
    Webpage 10/1/17-9/30/18 Alliance Webpage-Participant Website Fall Prevention, Heat Illness Prevention, Safety and Health Programs 200
    Webpage 10/1/17-9/30/18 Aerial Work Platform (AWP) Jobsite Checklist [Alliance Product]   16
    Webpage 10/1/17-9/30/18 AWP Prestart Safety Checklist [Alliance Product]   55
    Webpage 10/1/17-9/30/18 Preparing an AWP for Transport [Alliance Product]   23
    Webpage 10/1/17-9/30/18 Rescue Plans for AWP Use [Alliance Product]   43
    Webpage 10/1/17-9/30/18 Selecting and Implementing a Fall Protection System for an AWP [Alliance Product]   50
    Webpage 10/1/17-9/30/18 Selecting the Proper AWP [Alliance Product]   5
    Webpage 10/1/17-9/30/18 Safety Devices on AWPs [Alliance Product]   3
    Newsletter 4/12/2018 Published an article promoting the Houston Fall Prevention Alliance Safety Day. Fall Stand-Down 3,380
    Newsletter 4/19/2018 Published a reminder article promoting the Houston Fall Prevention Alliance Safety Day. Fall Stand-Down 3,350
    Newsletter 4/26/2018 Published an article announcing the 2018 National Safety Stand-Down Week with links to campaign materials, resources, webinars, and publications. Fall Stand-Down 3,360
    Newsletter 5/3/2018 Published three articles: 1) Promotion of the OSHA/CSLA webinar on falls in construction; 2) Promotion of the National Safety Stand-down; 3) Promotion of OSHA Region VI's webinar on fall prevention. Fall Prevention and Fall Stand-Down 3,345
    Newsletter 5/10/2018 Re-published three articles: 1) Promotion of the OSHA/CSLA webinar on falls in construction; 2) Promotion of the National Safety Stand-down; 3) Promotion of OSHA Region VI's webinar on fall prevention. Fall Prevention and Construction 3,341
    Newsletter 6/7/2018 Published an article on OSHA Region IV's "Toolbox Talks on Fatal Four." Fall Prevention 3,398
    Newsletter 6/14/2018 Published an article on OSHA's Silica Standards. Silica 3,388
    Newsletter 6/21/2018 Published an article announcing OSHA's 2018 Safe+Sound Week. Safe + Sound Week 4,983
    Newsletter 7/26/2018 Published an article publicizing the OSHA webinar "Developing Safety & Health Programs." Safety & Health Programs 3,794
    Newsletter 8/2/2018 Published three articles: 1) Announcing the OSHA webinar "Developing Safety & Health Programs"; 2) Reminder to members about Safe + Sound Week; and 3) Update on OSHA's Recordkeeping. Safety & Health Programs, Safe + Sound Week, Recordkeeping/ Reporting 3,794
    Newsletter 8/9/2018 Published three articles: 1) Update on "OSHA webpages Laws & Regulations, Enforcement, and Trenching and Excavation"; 2) Promotion of the OSHA webinar "Developing Safety & Health Programs; and 3) Promotion of Safe + Sound Week. Trenching, Safety and Health Programs, Safe + Sound Week 3,782
    Newsletter 8/16/2018 Published an article on Safe+Sound Week update on activities for 2018. Safe + Sound Week 4631
    Newsletter 8/23/2018 Published an article on Safe+Sound Week wrap-up. Safe + Sound Week 4610
    Newsletter 9/20/2018 Published an article on Safe+Sound Week follow-up. Safe + Sound Week 2481
    Facebook 3/12/2018 Posted the Houston Fall Prevention Safety Day Event. Fall Stand-Down 169
    Facebook 4/24/2018 Posted a video by the American Subcontractors Association from Houston Fall Prevention Safety Day. Fall Stand-Down 174
    Facebook 6/14/2018 Posted a spotlight on SAIA's Annual Convention speakers for the presentation "OSHA Liability at Multi-Employer Work Sites." Temporary Workers 103
    Other Email 3/12/2018 Mark Your Calendars for National Safety Stand-Down National Safety Stand-Down 4617
    Other Email 3/12/2018 Register Now for HFPA's Annual Safety Day Fall Prevention 4608
    Other Social Media 10/6/2017 SAIA/OSHA Alliance Tip Sheet on Transport Platforms Transport Platform 46
    TOTAL   62,330

    Outreach Events and Training for non-OSHA Staff: Alliance Program participant or OSHA participation in an event such as a roundtable, conference, informational webinar, stand-down, meeting, 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 3/6/2018 Safe + Sound Week, Partnering and Resources Andy Levinson, DSG, OSHA Safe + Sound Partner Town Hall Washington DC Safe + Sound Week 1
    Webinar 3/21/2018 CPWR/NIOSH/ OSHA Joint Webinar on National Safety Stand-Down for Fall Protection in Construction Chris Trahan Cain, Executive Director, CPWR; Christine Branche, Principal Associate Director, NIOSH; and Scott Ketcham, Deputy Director, DOC, OSHA "Getting Ready for the 2018 Fall Stand-Down" Washington DC National Stand Down 1
    Webinar 3/29/2018 Webinar -National Alliance Bi-annual Reporting Chrissy Morgan, OOSA, DCSP, OSHA National Alliance Bi-annual Reporting Washington DC   1
    Speech/ Presentation 5/1/2018 2018 OSHA On-Site Consultation Training Conference Kevin O'Shea, SAIA Preventing Scaffold Injuries and Deaths San Antonio TX Fall Prevention 25
    Exhibit 07/10-11/18 SAIA Annual Conference & Exhibition Denice Posey, SAIA   Chicago IL   500
    Speech/ Presentation 7/10/2018 SAIA Annual Conference & Exhibition Denice Posey, SAIA Silica Standard Chicago IL Silica 100
    Speech/ Presentation 7/10/2018 SAIA Annual Conference & Exposition Denice Posey, SAIA OSHA Liability at Multi-Employer Work Site Chicago IL Temporary Workers 100
    Event 9/20/2018 Alliance Program Construction Roundtable Ted Beville; Paula Manning; and Michael Paladino, SAIA Alliance update and presentation: "Labor Trends in the Construction Industry" Washington DC Construction 35
    TOTAL   763
  4. Alliance Developed Products

    • None completed during this reporting period.

    Report prepared by: Morgan Seuberling, Senior Occupational Safety and Health Specialist, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, October 31, 2018.