Region 4 - Alliance Annual Report - April 3, 2020

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Ft. Lauderdale Area Office
1000 South Pine Island Road, Suite 100
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33324
(954) 424-0242; Fax (954) 424-3073
And the
Consulate General of Mexico in Miami, Florida

April 3, 2020

  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed
      August 28, 2018

    2. Evaluation Period
      August 28, 2018 – April 3, 2020

    3. Overview
      OSHA and Consulate General of Mexico in Miami, Florida agreed to provide information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help protect employees’ health and safety, particularly by reducing and preventing exposures to hazards in the construction industry. The Alliance participants will also work to increase the understanding of worker's rights and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act).

    4. Implementation Team Members

      Condell Eastmond – Area Director
      Vergie Bain – Compliance Assistance Specialist

      Alliance participant
      Laura Sanchez Haydee, Consul

  2. Implementation Team Meetings
    In addition to formal meetings, the implementation team members maintained regular contact throughout the reporting period to monitor the Alliance's progress and results. Implementation team meeting were conducted on the following dates:

    • May 1, 2019
    • August 26, 2019


  3. Results of Alliance Activities in Support of Agreement Goals
    Dissemination: Alliance Program participant shared information on OSHA-developed or OSHA Alliance Program-developed tools and resources, OSHA standards/rulemakings, enforcement, or outreach campaigns.


    Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Area(s)* Number Reached (numeric value)
    08/2019 During Labor Rights Week, the Alliance group conducted a presentation for day laborers and others regarding workers’ rights.  OSHA outreach material was also shared with the group in West Palm Beach and Miami.  Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers, Young Workers and Small Businesses 255
    Dissemination 05/2019 During this period, the Alliance group distributed OSHA outreach material focused on the prevention of hazards in support of the National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down.  Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers, Fall Prevention, Young Workers and Small Businesses 60
    Dissemination 04/2019 During this period, the Alliance group promoted and distributed OSHA outreach material in support of the Region IV Landscape and Heat Illness Prevention Safety Stand-down  Hispanic/Latino Workers, Heat Illness Prevention, Construction  100

    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 Representative Name(s) and Affiliation(s) Title Of Presentation (if applicable) City State Emphasis Area(s)* Number Reached (numeric value)
    Alliance Renewal 8/27/2018 Mexican Consulate of Atlanta, GA - Alliance renewal OSHA and Mexican Consulate staff members On August 27, 2018, OSHA conducted an Alliance renewal with the Mexican Consulate in support of the Mexican Consulate's Annual Labor Rights Week in Miami, FL. Miami FL Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers, Young Workers, Small Businesses, Fall Prevention, Heat Illness Prevention, Construction 200


    Report prepared by: Vergie Bain, Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS), Ft. Lauderdale Area Office.