Region 6 - Alliance Annual Report - September 27, 2019
ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Corpus Christi Area Office
The Consulate General of Mexico in Brownsville, Texas
September 27, 2019
The original alliance was signed August 29, 2016, with the latest re-signing occurring March 18, 2019
August 29, 2018 – August 28, 2019
The purpose of the alliance is to establish a collaborative relationship to provide Mexican nationals in Cameron, Kenedy, and Willacy counties, in Texas and others information, guidance, and access to education and training resources to promote workers’ rights in protecting their occupational safety and health, and to help them understand U.S. domestic law on the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act).
Implementation Team Members
Marianne McGee, Compliance Specialist / Corpus Christi Area Office
Vanessa Ortega, Departmento de Protección / Mexican Consulate, Brownsville, Texas
Implementation Team Meetings
Implementation meetings were not held.
The following table summarizes the Alliance’s activities in support of the goals in the Alliance agreement.
Training and Education: To develop training programs to promote understanding of workers’ rights and responsibilities of employers under the OSH Act, including the use of the OSHA complaint process. Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached Speech/Presentation CAS conducted a training session was held for the staff of the Department of Proteccion. Hispanic/Latino Workers
Outreach and Communication: To speak at meetings or events to share OSHA information Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached Speech/Presentation CAS presented to a group of individuals involved in community outreach. Hispanic/Latino Workers
Speech/Presentation CSHO Argullin participated on radio program and spoke on worker rights and general OSHA information Hispanic/Latino Workers
Promote National Dialogue: To convene or participate in forums, roundtable discussions, or stakeholder meetings to forge innovative solutions on issues concerning workplace safety and health and understanding of workers’ rights and responsibilities of employers under the OSH Act. Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached No Activities TOTAL
Outreach was conducted with the Consulate this year during Labor Rights Week.
None at this time.
Report prepared by: Marianne McGee, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Corpus Christi Area Office, September 27, 2019.