Region 4 - Alliance Annual Report - May 8, 2020
ALLIANCE ANNUAL REPORT
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
NORTHEAST FLORIDA SAFETY COUNCIL (NEFSC)
May 8, 2020
June 26, 2003
July 14, 2005; April 9, 2013; August 13, 2015; and August 28, 2017
September 31, 2018 – January 31, 2020
Alliance Overview and Goals
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Northeast Florida Safety Council (NEFSC) formed the NEFSC Alliance to provide the Northeast Florida Safety Council members and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect employees’ health and safety focusing on work zone traffic safety and controls. This Alliance will also serve to educate Florida employers about the value added to business by voluntarily implementing an effective safety and health management system.
Implementation Team Meetings
The implementation team consisted of representatives from the Northeast Florida Safety Council (NEFSC) and the OSHA Area Office in Jacksonville, Florida. During this period, representative from the NEFSC and OSHA met at least twice to discuss the accomplishment of Alliance-related goals and objectives.
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) Distribution of materials/ Outreach 4/26/2019 On April 26, 2019, the NEFSC, OSHA and others worked collaborative to conduct a local Worker’s Memorial Day. Annually this event honor those workers fatally injured in the workplace. Safety & Health Programs, and Construction
Distribution of materials/ Outreach 4/30/2019 On April 30, 2019, the Alliance group promoted the OSHA National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down throughout northern Florida. Safety & Health Programs, Construction, Fall Prevention and Small Businesses
Distribution of materials/ Outreach August 2019 In August 2019, the Alliance group effectively promoted the OSHA Safe + Sound Campaign in the NEFSC newsletter, which has a circulation of more than 10,000 employers and workers in northern Florida Safety & Health Programs, Construction, Fall Prevention and Small Businesses
Distribution of materials/ Outreach January 2020 In January 2020, the Alliance group effectively promoted the new OSHA National Emphasis Program (NEP) for Amputations. The NEP was promoted on both the NEFSC’s website and newsletter, which enjoys a circulation of more than 10,000 employers and workers. Safety & Health Programs, Construction, Fall Prevention and Small Businesses
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) Training 9/1/2018 through 1/31/20 During this period, the Alliance group conducted numerous safety and health courses focused on a wide range of 1topics. Northeast Florida Safety Council (NEFSC) Various Safety and Health Training Courses, which included the following:
- OSHA 30 Hour for General Industry
- OSHA 30 Hour for Construction Industry
- Silica in Construction
-Trenching Hazards/ Competent Person
Jacksonville FL Safety & Health Programs, Construction, Fall Prevention, Trenching and Small Businesses
Report prepared by: Tom Bosley, Regional Alliance Coordinator, Atlanta Regional Office, May 8, 2020
1Northeast Florida Safety Council (NEFSC)