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
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33324
(954) 424-0242; Fax (954) 424-3073
Safety Alliance For Excellence (SAFE)
July 6, 2020
March 8, 2013; renewed March 11, 2015; renewed April 5, 2017
March 11, 2019 through March 11, 2020
OSHA and SAFE formed an alliance to provide SAFE members and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect the health and safety of workers, by reducing and preventing exposures in the construction industry related to the four leading causes of fatalities; Falls, Electrical, Struck-By and Caught-In-Between and understanding the rights of workers 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
Implementation Team Meetings
During this period, the Implementation Team met during the group’s monthly meetings. The group meets on the first Wednesday of each month. This organization has now established several chapters throughout United States. OSHA presentations were conducted at the Miami, Naples and Jacksonville chapters.
In addition to these formal meetings, the Alliance coordinators from all 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/Speech/Presentation 3/19 CAS conducted Presentation on Recordkeeping for the Naples Chapter Construction and General Industry Businesses 35 attended Distribution of materials 6/19 During this period, the Alliance group promoted and distributed outreach material regarding the OSHA's Trench Safety Stand-down Hispanic/Latino Workers, Heat Illness Prevention, Construction and Small Businesses 2,000 Distribution of materials 6/19 During this period, the Alliance group promoted and distributed outreach material regarding the OSHA's Trench Safety Stand-down Hispanic/Latino Workers, Heat Illness Prevention, Construction and Small Businesses 2,000 Dissemination/Speech/Presentation 06/2019 During this period, the Alliance group participated in a Safe Digging Seminar, which addressed excavation and trenching safety. Hispanic Workers, Construction Workers, Trenching and Small Businesses 100 attended Distribution of materials 8/19 During this period, the Alliance group disseminated material in support of OSHA's Safe + Sound Week. Safety & Health Programs, Construction and Small Businesses 2,000 Dissemination/Speech/Presentation 2/20 CAS conducted presentation on Amputations in Manufacturing (NEP) and OSHA Update Small Businesses 75 attended Dissemination/Speech/Presentation 2/20 CSHO conducted presentation on the OSHA's Silica NEP for the Naples Chapter Small Businesses 60 attended Dissemination/Speech/Presentation 3/20 Safe Alliance disseminated information on OSHA's new National Emphasis Program (NEP) on Respirable Crystalline Silica Construction and General Industry Distributed to over 10,000 contacts
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 Ongoing 2019 - 2020 OSHA 10-hour and OSHA 30-hour Training Courses Safe Alliance Rep. The Alliance group coordinated with the University of South Florida (USF) OSHA Training Institute Education Center to offer safety and health training. Ft. Lauderdale FL Construction, Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers/Young, Workers & Small Businesses 1,000 Training Ongoing 2019 - 2020 Excavation and Trenching Training Safe Alliance Rep OSHA and Sunbelt Rental Rep. The Alliance group coordinated with Sunbelt Rentals to offer safety and health training. Ft. Lauderdale FL Construction, Trenching and Small Business 500 Training 3/2019 SAFE Alliance for Excellence EHS Expo Safety and Health Professionals The Alliance group held a S&H Expo with training provided on various construction related safety topics Miami FL Construction, Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers/Young, Workers & Small Businesses 300 Training 5/2019 Ladder Safety Safe Alliance and Werner Rep. The Alliance group coordinated with Werner to offer safety and health training. Miami FL Construction and General Industry 65 attended Training 8/2019 Prepare Your Workplace for an Active Shooter Safe Alliance and the City of Doral Police Department The Alliance group coordinated with the City of Doral Police Department to provide active shooter training. Miami FL Small Business 84 attended
Report Prepared by: Vergie Bain, Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS), Ft. Lauderdale Area Office.