Region 4 - Alliance Annual Report - July 31, 2018
ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Safety Council of Palm Beach County, Inc.
July 31, 2018
July 28, 2004
September 13, 2006; March 10, 2001; March 14, 2013; March 12, 2015; and March 9, 2017
May 31, 2017 through May 31, 2018
Alliance Overview and Goals
OSHA and the SCPBC renewed this alliance with a continued emphasis on reducing and preventing employee exposure to workplace hazards in the construction and general industries, by developing effective safety and health tools (i.e., fleet safety programs, workzone safety, as well as safety and health management systems). Additionally, the group's goal is to develop and share information, guidance, as well as training resources.
Implementation Team Meetings
Condell Eastmond, OSHA Ft Lauderdale Area Office, Area Director; and Vergie Bain; OSHA Ft Lauderdale Area Office, Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS)
Toni Burrows; SCPBC, Executive Vice-President
In addition to the following formal meetings, the Alliance coordinators from both groups maintained regular contact throughout the reporting period to monitor the Alliance's progress and results:
7/1/2017; 10/11/2017; 4/25/2018; and 5/28/2018
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 6/12 thru 18/17 During this period, the Alliance group disseminated material in support of OSHA's Safe + Sound Week. Safety & Health Programs, Construction and Small Businesses
Distribution of materials 4/17 thru 18/18 During this period, the Alliance group promoted and distributed outreach material regarding the Region 4's Landscape and Heat Illness Prevention Safety Stand-down Hispanic/Latino Workers, Heat Illness Prevention, Construction and Small Businesses
Distribution of materials 5/28/2018 During this period, the Alliance group promoted workplace safety and health by disseminating information regarding Workers' Memorial Day. Safety & Health Programs, Construction and Temporary Workers
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 5/31/17-5/31/18 During this period, the Alliance group conducted numerous safety and health courses focused on a wide range of topics. Safety Council of Palm Beach County, Inc. OSHA Outreach Training West Palm Beach FL Heat Illness Prevention, Construction, Fall Prevention and Small Businesses
Outreach 3/8/18 Safety Awards Ceremony Safety Council of Palm Beach County, Inc. Award Presentation West Palm Beach FL Safety & Health Programs
Presentation 7/1/2017 Lunch & Learn Series Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS) and Industrial Hygienist Silica Presentation West Palm Beach FL Silica and Construction
Presentation 10/11/17 Lunch & Learn Series Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS) OSHA Update West Palm Beach FL Silica, Walking-Working Surfaces and Recordkeeping/Reporting
Presentation 04/25/2018 Lunch & Learn Series Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS) Fall Prevention West Palm Beach FL Fall Prevention, Construction and Small Business
Report prepared by: Vergie Bain, Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS), Fort Lauderdale Area Office, July 26, 2018