Region 1 - Alliance Annual Report - November 14, 2019
ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT
Lamar Outdoor Systems
Alliance Background: Signed February 3, 2003
Renewed: November 14, 2018
The purpose was to use their collective expertise to help foster a culture of prevention while sharing best practices and technical knowledge. Emphasis would be on reducing and preventing exposure to hazards found in outdoor advertising. Through the initiation of this local alliance, a National alliance was later formed.
Implementation Team Members
Steve Biasi, Area Director, U.S. Department of Labor/OSHA, Bridgeport Area Office
Leona May, Compliance Assistance Specialist, U.S. Department of Labor/OSHA, Bridgeport Area Office
Mathew Duddy-Vice President/Territory Manager
Daniel Carney – Vice President/General Manager
Mary Hoye, Area Director, U.S. Department of Labor/OSHA, Springfield Area Office
Dale Varney, Area Director, U.S. Department of Labor/OSHA, Hartford Area Office
Maryann Medeiros, Area Director, U.S. Department of Labor/OSHA, Providence Area Office
Tom Allen, Regional Product Specialist – Northeast, Werner Ladder Company
Andy DeLair, Senior Territory Sales Manager, Fall Protection Specialist, MSA North America
Jeff Swinehart, Total Distribution Sales Consultants LLC (Werner Ladder Company)
November 14, 2018 to November 14, 2019
***Numerous telephone calls and emails were exchanged throughout this evaluation period between Bridgeport Area Office’s Area Director, Steve Biasi, Compliance Assistance Specialist Leona May, Matthew Duddy, Vice President/General Manager, Henry Boladz, Operations Manager, and Larry Nievel, Operations Manager.
Events and Products
November 14, 2018 – Alliance Renewal signing occurred between the Bridgeport Area Office, Providence Area Office, Hartford Area Office, Springfield Area Office and Lamar Outdoor Systems. The Alliance will now be active until November 14, 2023.
Outreach and Communication
The Alliance utilizes Connecticut Safety Society Newsletter and the Connecticut OSHA Newsletter to announce programs, event and training opportunities. Additionally, the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce prints the announcements in their monthly newsletters.
Outreach goals are to promoting the national dialogue on workplace safety and health in the healthcare, manufacturing and construction industry.
Communication is primarily conducted through email, websites and mail distribution.
|Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.)||Number of Individuals Reached or Trained|
|November 14, 2018 – Alliance Renewal signing||
|April 8 – 12, 2019 Work Zone Safety Stand Down (Numerous electronic billboards throughout CT, MA and RI – number of views)||
|May 6 – 10, 2019 – Fall Prevention Stand Down (Numerous electronic billboards throughout CT, MA and RI – number of views)||
Upcoming Milestones in FY 2020
The Bridgeport Area Office will continue to present various safety and health topics and training in coordination with Lamar Outdoor Systems members, general public and law enforcement personnel.
Bridgeport Area OSHA Office, Hartford Area Office, Providence Area Office, Springfield Area Office and Lamar Outdoor Systems have a renewed alliance until November 14, 2023.