Region 6 - Alliance Annual Report - January 22, 2016
ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
San Antonio Area Office
Associated General Contractors of America
San Antonio Chapter #247
01/23/2015 through 01/22/2016
This Alliance will provide AGC members and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect the health and safety of workers, particularly by reducing and preventing exposure to work place hazards in the construction industry. This will be accomplished by addressing fall, electrical, struck by, and caught in or between hazards, other safety issues, and understanding the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act).
Implementation Team Members
Alejandro Porter, Area Director, San Antonio Area Office
Raul Carrillo, Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS), San Antonio Area Office
Associated General Contractors of America San Antonio Chapter
Mr. Doug McMurray, Executive Director
Ms. Kelly Wilson, Training Coordinator
Implementation Team Meetings
In addition to these formal meetings, the Alliance coordinators from both groups maintained regular contact throughout the reporting period to monitor the Alliance’s progress and results.
The following table summarizes the Alliance’s activities in support of the goals in the Alliance agreement.
Raising Awareness of OSHA's Rulemaking and Enforcement Initiatives: Confined Space in Construction Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached Alliance Product Training Requirements in OSHA standards Confined Space quick cards Confined Space in Construction 45 Dissemination Event AGC General Contractors and Subcontractors Superintendents, Foremen, Project managers 45 Exhibit OSHA Product Review Speech/Presentation Presentation Confined space hazards and avoidance 120 Training Confined Space in Construction Confined space hazards and avoidance 45 Other Raising Awareness of OSHA’s Rulemaking and Enforcement Initiatives: New reporting Requirements/Confined Space in Construction Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached Presentations AGC Monthly Meetings Construction Site Hazards 400 Training and Education: Fall Prevention, Trenching Hazards, Electrical Hazards, Struck by Hazards Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached Presentations AGC Monthly Meetings Construction Site Hazards 400 Outreach and Communication: OSHA 10/30 Hour Classes/ Fall Stand Down Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached OSHA 10 Presentation Falls, Trenching, Electrical, Machine guarding 116 Fall Stand Down Event Presentation at the construction site Fall protection/prevention Fall demonstration 150 TOTAL 831
This Alliance is very proactive in training their workers/members on safety and health. We meet monthly and I present to all attending members a 30 minute OSHA briefing on Fatalities, injuries and other events that have occurred in our area, region or nation monthly. The member companies have experienced safety managers and officers at the construction sites who attend the monthly briefings with OSHA.
Scheduled Training - OSHA 10 hour classes in March, May, June and September.
Scheduled- Conduct Fall Stand-Down Events at selected construction sites in May.
Report prepared by: Raul Carrillo, CAS, San Antonio, Texas