Region 6 - Alliance Annual Report - July 30, 2018
ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT
U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Oklahoma City Area Office
Oklahoma Department of Labor Consultation Services
Oklahoma Safety Council
July 30, 2018
June 26, 2015; renewed November 8, 2017
June 26, 2017 to June 20, 2018
OSHA, Oklahoma Department of Labor and Oklahoma Safety Council (OSC) formed an Alliance to provide OSC 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 occupational hazards, and understand the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act). In developing this Alliance, OSHA and OSC recognize that OSHA, Oklahoma Department of Labor Consultation Services and Oklahoma Safety Council partners are an integral part of the OSHA national effort.
Implementation Team Members
David Bates, Area Director Oklahoma City Area Office
Jorge Delucca, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Oklahoma City Area Office
Oklahoma Department of Labor
Melissa McLawhorn Houston, Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor
John Dyer, Assistant Director, PEOSH Division
Jason Hudson, Assistant Director, OSHA Consultation
Oklahoma Safety Council
Dave Koeneke, Executive Director
Betsey Kulakowski, Training and Development Manager
Implementation Team Meetings
- Jun 15, 2017: Planning meeting for Worker's Memorial event
- January 30, 2018: Planning meeting for Worker's Memorial event
- April 12, 2018: Planning meeting for Worker's Memorial event
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: Speak, exhibit at Conference Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached Alliance Product No activity Dissemination No activity Event April 26, 2018: Worker Memorial Day. OSC provided silhouettes for each worker killed on the job during the previous 12 months. The Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor served as the Master of Ceremonies for the event. The OSHA Area Director and the Oklahoma Department of Labor Deputy Commissioner read the names of 44 workers killed in occupational accidents. Falls, struck by, electrocution, caught-in between, fire and explosion, etc.
Exhibit July 19-20: CAS Jorge Delucca staffed an OSHA exhibit at the Oklahoma Safety & Health Conference. Falls, heat illnesses; General Industry Digest; Construction Industry Digest
Exhibit July 19-20: Jason Hudson, Oklahoma Department of Labor staffed an exhibit, along with Directors for OSHA Consultation and John Dyer, Director of Public Employee Occupational Safety and Health. Public Employee Occupational Safety and Health Program
OSHA Product Review No activity Training May 10, 2018: National Stand Down to Prevent Falls in Construction at Oklahoma Safety Council, Oklahoma City - The Oklahoma Safety Council at Oklahoma City hosted a series of presentations for a group of 47 attendees from OSHA, general industry, oil and gas, and various educational institutions.
David Bates, Oklahoma City Area Director, provided a presentation that provided an overview of fatal fall events, and included a discussion of fatalities from falls in Oklahoma in fiscal year 2018. Jason Hudson, Oklahoma OSHA Consultation Program provided a presentation on the OSHA Consultation Program.
National Stand Down to Prevent Falls
Speech / Presentation July 19, 2018: CAS Jorge Delucca and Tyler Jackson, Phillips 66 Ponca City Refinery staffed an OSHA exhibit Oklahoma at a Safety & Health Conference which was coordinated by Eddie Tijerina of the Oklahoma Safety Council. OSHA silica update
Speech / Presentation July 19 and 20, 2018: David Bates, Oklahoma City Area Director provided an OSHA Update presentation to attendees of the Oklahoma Safety & Health Conference. OSHA Update
Speech / Presentation July 19, 2018: David Bates, Oklahoma City Area Director provided a presentation that addressed "Fatalities in Confined Spaces" to attendees at the Oklahoma Safety & Health Conference. Fatalities in Confined Spaces
Speech / Presentation July 20, 2018: Jason Hudson, OSHA Consultation Program Director, provided a presentation to attendees of the Oklahoma Safety & Health Conference. Fall Protection
Speech / Presentation July 20, 2018: John Dyer, ODOL PEOSH Director, provided a presentation on public employee safety to attendees of the Oklahoma Safety & Health Conference. Public employee safety
Speech / Presentation September 17, 2017: Bryan Keaton, IH Consultant provided an OSHA Silica Update presentation to attendees of the Oklahoma Safety Council. OSHA silica update
This alliance is effective to accomplish safety and health outreach and training to hundreds of industry safety and health specialists, college students and workers in Oklahoma.
Workers Memorial Day, April 29, 2019
National Stand Down to Prevent Falls, May, 2019
Oklahoma Safety and Health Conference, summer 2019
Report Prepared by: Jorge A. Delucca, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Oklahoma City Area Office