Region 4 - Alliance Annual Report - October 25, 2019

U.S. Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Atlanta Regional Office
61 Forsyth Street, S.W., Room 6T50
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
(678) 237-0400; Fax (678) 237-0447
OSHA, Consul General of Guatemala in Atlanta
Region IV Alliance Annual Report
October 25, 2019

  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      October 23, 2012

      Renewal Date

      March 15, 2016

    2. Evaluation Period:

      October 24, 2018, through October 23, 2019

    3. Overview:

      The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Consul General of Guatemala in Atlanta formed an Alliance to provide Guatemalan workers throughout the southeast with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect employees’ health and safety and allow them to exercise their rights fully.

    4. Implementation Team Membership and Contributors:

      The implementation team included representatives from OSHA’s Atlanta-West Area and Regional Offices, as well as the Consul of Guatemala.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    Quarterly implementation team meetings were conducted during the following periods:

    • April 29, 2019
    • August 26 – 30, 2019 – Labor Right’s Week
  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)
    Speech/Presentation April 29, 2019 A representative from OSHA’s Atlanta-East Area Offices conducted a quarterly outreach visit with the Consulate of Guatemala. Construction, Fall Prevention, Hazard Communication/ Chemicals, Heat Illness Prevention, Hispanic/ Latino Worker and Small Business


    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)
    Exhibit, Presentation & Training August 26 – 30, 2019 Guatemalan Consulate’s Annual Labor Rights Week Marilyn Velez, CAS – Atlanta-West Area Office OSHA’s Atlanta-East and Atlanta-West Area Offices supported the Consulate’s Guatemala Annual Labor Rights Week in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta GA Falls, Heat Illness Prevention, Construction and Small Businesses 500+ workers

Report prepared by: Tom Bosley, Region IV Alliance Coordinator