Region 5 - Alliance Annual Report - November 15, 2013

Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC)
Eau Claire, WI

November, 2013

  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed

    October 4, 2006

    Date Renewed

    November 16, 2009

    November 15, 2012


    The purpose of the alliance is to establish a collaborative relationship to support workplace safety and reduce hazards and associated losses. This Alliance targets staff, students, outside employers, and members of our community with information, guidance, and access to training and related resources that will help promote and improve employee health and safety.

    Implementation Team Members

    Mary Bauer, Eau Claire OSHA, Compliance Assistance Specialist

    Jon Leenhouts, CVTC, Occupational Safety and Health Instructor

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    Meeting(s) were held with Team Members:

    • 11/29/2012
    • 2/20/2013
    • 4/12/2013
    • 8/28/2013
    • 10/30/2013

    Numerous phone calls and emails were exchanged to coordinate events and discuss future projects.

  3. Activities

    Evaluation Period

    • November 15, 2012 to November 15, 2013

    Alliance Activity

    • OSHA presented for regularly scheduled CVTC courses:
      • Supervisor Risk Management Course
      • Occupational Relations
      • Residential Construction
    • CVTC and OSHA coordinate and participate in local organizations and groups.
      • WWSC (Western Wisconsin Safety Council)
  4. Results
    • OSHA used CVTC's facility for unique outreach opportunities at no cost.
    • OSHA participated in the CVTC sponsored courses such as OSHA 10 and 30 hour courses without managing the logistics.
    • OSHA and CVTC have developed a broader network for future projects.
    Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.) Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
    OSHA and CVTC Renewal Alliance Signed 11/15/2012 4
    OSHA: Attended Power Line Worker Seminars and Advisory Board 200
    CVTC Power Utility Instructor assisted the Eau Claire CAS on a technical power distribution technical assistance request 15
    OSHA presented to Occupational Relations Classes 63
    OSHA presented at two Supervisor Management Classes (HR) 30
    OSHA presented "OSHA Basics" to the Nanotechnology class 16
    OSHA worked with CVTC for a Safety Day at the Chippewa Campus 79
    OSHA assisted in an OSHA 10 Hour course 8
    OSHA presented "OSHA Basics" for the Residential Construction class at the Eau Claire Campus 15
    TOTAL 430
  5. Upcoming Milestones
    • CVTC-OSHA will host a SAFETY DAY for Fall 2014. Discussed adding public sector safety and involving the public safety instructor. Discussed including Workplace Violence for Human Resource personnel.
    • Re-establish outreach for in the Farm Management Program to reach the Agricultural sector and vulnerable workers.

    Report Prepared by: Mary M. Bauer, Eau Claire OSHA, Compliance Assistance Specialist

    For more information, contact the Office of Outreach Services and Alliances at 202-693-2340 or go to OSHA's website.