Region 10 - Alliance Annual Report - February 23, 2019

U.S. Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Washington Area Office
Puget Sound Shipbuilders Association

  1. Alliance Background

    • Date Signed

      February 23, 2007, renewed January 20, 2017

    • Evaluation Period

      February 23, 2018 to February 23, 2019

    • Alliance Overview

      OSHA-Washington Area Office and the Puget Sound Shipbuilders Association (PSSA) entered the Alliance to foster a culture of prevention while sharing best practices and technical knowledge.

    • Implementation Team Members


      Dave Baker, Area Director, OSHA, Washington Area Office

      Nicole Flessner, Compliance Officer, Washington Area Office

      Blake Skogland, Safety and Occupational Health Manager, Region 10


      Ron Sykes, Foss Maritime

      aymie Hirsch, Stabbert Marine & Industrial LLC.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    Held meeting on January 18, 2019.

  3. Activities, Events, and Products

    Training and Education

    The Alliance produces safety posters and toolbox talks. Topics include fall prevention cold stress, electrical safety, cranes and hoist, and the Global Harmonization System (GHS).

    Outreach and Communication

    The Alliance distributes outreach materials to meeting attendees.

  4. Results

    The Alliance had little activity for the year reviewed. The Alliance has increased activity for the current year, including a presentation on GHS by CSHO Flessner in April 2019. The Alliance is producing quarterly toolbox talk materials.

  5. Upcoming Milestones

    The Alliance Agreement is up for renewal in January 2022. CSHO Flessner and Blake Skogland from CSP in Region 10 will attend upcoming meetings and help to increase the Alliance’s outreach activities.