Region 4 - Alliance Annual Report - July 6, 2020
ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT
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
El Sol Jupiter’s Neighborhood Resource Center
July 6, 2020
February 27, 2015
March 10, 2017
February 27, 2019 - February 27, 2020
OSHA and El Sol Jupiter's Neighborhood Resource Center 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).
Implementation Team Members
Condell Eastmond – Area Director
Vergie Bain – Compliance Assistance Specialist
Betzy Rega - Health Coordinator
Wilberto Luna – Labor Coordinator
Workers Council – 9 Participants
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 monthly.
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/ Speech/ Presentation 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. Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers, Young Workers and Small Businesses 75
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 May 2019 Region IV Land-scape Stand-down for FY 2019 OSHA and El Sol Rep. The Alliance group conducted a safety and health-training course in support of the Landscape Stand-down. Jupiter FL Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers/Young, Workers & Small Businesses 60 Training April 2019 OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Campaign OSHA and El Sol Rep. The Alliance group conducted safety and health training in Staying Hydrated And Environmental Hazards in support of the OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Campaign. Jupiter FL Heat Illness Prevention, Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers, Young Workers & Small Businesses 98 Training May 2019 OSHA Fall Prevention Safety Stand-down OSHA and El Sol Rep The Alliance group conducted a safety and health-training course in support of the 2018 National Fall Prevention - Stand-down. Jupiter FL Fall Prevention, Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers, Young Workers and Small Businesses 75 Training February 2019 thru February 2020 OSHA -10 hour construction safety and health training OSHA and El Sol Rep The Alliance group conducted monthly OSHA 10 hour construction safety and health training course. Jupiter FL Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers, Young Workers and Small Businesses Safety & Health Programs and Construction 125 Training June, July and August 2019 Hurricane Preparedness Training El Sol The Alliance group conducted a safety for Hurricane preparedness for employers and employees. Jupiter FL Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers, Young Workers and Small Businesses 80 Training February and March 2019
Bike & Traffic Safety El Sol The Alliance group conducted training as a result of increase in traffic/road accidents. Jupiter FL Struck-by hazards, Hispanic workers Temporary Workers/Young, Workers & Small Businesses 139 Training March, June, July and August 2019 Know your Labor rights El Sol The Alliance group conducted a safety and health training course in support of the 2019 National Know your Labor rights Jupiter FL Labor Rights/ Hispanic Workers/Temporary Workers/Young Workers/ and Small Businesses 304 Training June August and September 2019 Active shooter; Mental health awareness and Universal precautions - prelude to the COVID-19. El Sol The Alliance group conducted a training to recognize suicide and other mental health issues and universal precautions. Jupiter FL Hispanic workers Temporary Workers/Young, Workers & Small Businesses 29
Training June, July and August 2019 Ergonomics and Pool Safety El Sol The Alliance group conducted training on ergonomics and pool safety after the death of a worker. Jupiter FL Hispanic workers Temporary Workers/Young, Workers & Small Businesses 34
Report Prepared by: Vergie Bain, Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS), Ft. Lauderdale Area Office, July 6, 2020.