Region 4 - Alliance Annual Report - June 4, 2021
ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT
Consulate General of Mexico in New Orleans, Louisiana
U.S. Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Jackson Area Office
Dr. A.H. McCoy Federal Building
100 West Capitol Street, Suite 749
Jackson, MS 39269
(601) 965-4606; Fax (601) 965-4610
June 4, 2021
May 5, 2020
March 5, 2020, through May 7, 2021
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Consulate General of Mexico in New Orleans, Louisiana formed an alliance to provide Mexican nationals in Mississippi and others information, guidance, and access to education and training resources to promote workers’ rights in protecting their occupational safety and health, and to help them understand U.S. domestic law on the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act).
Implementation Team Members
Christian Arroyo-Torres, Compliance Assistance Specialist, OSHA Jackson Area Office Courtney Bohannon, Area Director, OSHA Jackson Area Office
Diego Pérez Ramos, Cónsul de Protección y Asuntos Jurídicos, Consulate of México, New Orleans, Louisiana
Implementation Team Meetings
- August 27, 2020
- November 12, 2020
- February 4, 2021
- April 30, 2021
In addition to these formal meetings, the Alliance coordinators from both groups maintained regular contact throughout the reporting period to monitor the Alliance's progress and results.
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) Dissemination of materials/Outreach November 12, 2020 In November 12, 2020, the Alliance group promoted OSHA COVID-19 guidelines and resources through their social media webpage, targeting more than 500 Hispanic employers and workers. Hispanic/Latino Workers, Health Care 500+ Dissemination of materials/Outreach February 4, 2021 In November 12, 2020, the Alliance group promoted in their social media webpage how to file a complaint with OSHA and OSHA worker’s rights targeting more than 500 Hispanic employers and workers. Hispanic/Latino Workers, Small Business 500+ Dissemination of materials/Outreach April 30, 2021 On April 30, 2021, the Alliance group promoted the OSHA National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down throughout their social media webpage targeting more than 500 Hispanic employers and workers. Construction, Fall Prevention and Small Business, Hispanic/Latino Workers 500+
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) Outreach Presentation August 31 to September 4, 2020 Labor’s Rights Week Christian Arroyo-Torres, Compliance Assistance Specialist In support of Labor’s Rights Week, a representative from OSHA conducted an Introduction to OSHA presentation in Spanish. New Orleans LA Construction, Fall Prevention, Small Business, Hispanic/Latino Workers 500+
Report Prepared by: Christian Arroyo-Torres, Compliance Assistance Specialist