Region 9 - Alliance Annual Report - April 27, 2019

U.S. Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Phoenix Area Office
The Consulate of Mexico in Phoenix, Arizona

  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      April 27, 2012, renewed September 13, 2018

    2. Evaluation Period

      April 27, 2018, to April 27, 2019

    3. Alliance Overview

      The OSHA Phoenix Area Office and the Consulate of Mexico in Phoenix formed the Alliance to provide Mexican nationals in Arizona, and others information, guidance, and access to education and training resources. The Alliance focuses on worker safety and worker rights, specifically U.S. domestic law on the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act).

    4. Implementation Team Members


      T. Zachary Barnett, Area Director, OSHA, Phoenix Area Office

      The Consulate of Mexico in Phoenix

      Claudia Franco Hijuelos, Mexican Consulate Phoenix
      Jose Ernesto Hernandez Delgado, Mexican Consulate Portland
      Ricardo Santana Velazques, Mexican Consulate Nogales
      Ricardo Pineda Albarran, Mexican Consulate Tucson
      Jose Antonio Larios Ponce, Mexican Consulate Yuma
      Ricardo Santana Velzaques, Mexican Consulate Douglas

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    Alliance members planned outreach activities, including Labor Rights Week, via email and telephone meetings.

  3. Activities, Events, and Products

    Training and Education

    During Labor Rights Week, the Consulate of Mexico in Phoenix, Arizona, the Phoenix Area Office of OSHA, and other Department of Labor agencies, and worker organizations, conducted educational sessions at the Mexican Consulate.

    Outreach and Communication

    CSHO Taylor distributed worker rights information through the Mexican Consulate.

    Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health

    • The Mexican Consulate has been successful in facilitating OSHA outreach to the Hispanic community.
  4. Results

    The Alliance distributed worker rights information to hundreds of Hispanic workers in Arizona.

  5. Upcoming Milestones

    The Alliance Agreement is up for renewal in October of 2020. The implementation team is working on updating the work plan.