Region 4 - Alliance Annual Report - September 11, 2020


ALLIANCE ANNUAL REPORT
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Jacksonville Area Office
1851 Executive Center, Suite 227
Jacksonville, Florida 32207
(904) 232-2895; Fax (904) 232-1294
And the
Safety Alliance For Excellence (SAFE)
September 11, 2020


  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed
      April 9, 2019

    2. Evaluation Period
      April 9, 2019 through April 9, 2020

    3. Overview
      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).

    4. Implementation Team Members

      OSHA
      Michelle Gonzalez – Area Director

      Alliance participant
      Jeffrey S. Raymer

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    • During this period, the Implementation Team met on the following dates:
      • April 19, 2019
      • April 25, 2019
      • May 15, 2019
     

    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.

  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)
    Dissemination/
    Speech/
    Presentation
    04/25 through 05/15/2019 SAFE posted a letter from the OSHA Region IV – Regional Administrator (RA), which addressed the OSHA National Emphasis Program on Amputations, on its website. SAFE also forwarded an E-mail blast to its members. Construction, General Industry, Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers, Young Workers, and Small Businesses 10,000-impacted
    Dissemination/
    Speech/
    Presentation
    02/05/2020 SAFE posted a letter from the OSHA Region IV – Regional Administrator (RA), which addressed the OSHA National Emphasis Program on Respirable Crystalline Silica in construction (CPL 03-00-023, on its website. SAFE also forwarded an E-mail blast to its members. Construction, General Industry, Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers, Young Workers, and Small Businesses 10,000-impacted
    Distribution of materials 04/03/2020 SAFE distributed OSHA guidance publication 3990, “Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19,” to its members. Construction, General Industry, Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers, Young Workers, and Small Businesses 10,000-impacted


    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/Training 04/25 through 05/15/19 Annual National Safety Stand-Down OSHA Asst. Area Director and SAFE Alliance group OSHA rep. met with SAFE Alliance group to coordinate a 6-day email campaign to promote OSHA’s 6th Annual National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls in construction during the week of May 6. The targeted audience of this campaign are all clients represented by the Safety Alliance Jacksonville Chapter. Jacksonville FL Construction, Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers/ Young, Workers & Small Businesses 10,000-impacted
    Training 05/14/19 OSHA Record-keeping Training Rep OSHA The Jacksonville AO provided a presentation on OSHA Recordkeeping at one of their monthly meetings. Jacksonville FL Construction, Small Business and Safety and Health Program 1,600-impacted
    Training 08/09/19 OSHA's Safe + Sound Campaign OSHA rep. and SAFE Alliance group OSHA and SAFE collaborated to promote OSHA's Safe + Sound campaign during the week of August 12-18, 2019. The promotion was conducted with a 6 day, 6 message, and email campaign to promote OSHA's Safe + Sound campaign during the week of August 12-18, 2019. The targeted audience of this campaign are all clients and contacts represented by the Safety Alliance - Jacksonville Chapter (SAFE). related safety topics Jacksonville FL Construction, Hispanic Workers, Temporary Workers, Young Workers, Small Businesses, and Safety and Health Program 10,000-impacted


    Report prepared by: Michelle Gonzalez, Area Director - Jacksonville Area Office