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Name of Alliance Type of Industry/ Organization Focus of Alliance Alliance Goals Strategic Mgt. Plan Target Areas of Emphasis Potential Audience Reached
Abbott Laboratories (AL) Healthcare Incorporating safety and health training to the health care industry and business case study materials into MBA level executive seminars X X X General industry Represents 60,000 employees
ADSC: International Association of Foundation Drilling Drilling, construction Fall protection, silica, pinch point and equipment operation hazards X X X Construction, silica, small business, immigrant employers and workers Represents 900 members and 8 regional chapters
Airline Industry and National Safety Council, International Air Transport Section Airlines Ergonomics X X X Ergonomics, general industry Represents 13 airlines and the International Air Transport Section of the National Safety Council

Air Canada - Represents 32,000 employees
Airtran Airways - Represents 6,700 employees
Alaska Airlines - Represents 10,000 employees
American Airlines - Represents 92,000 employees
American Trans Air
America West Airlines - Represents 14,000 employees
Continental Airlines - Represents 40,000 employees
Delta Air Lines - Represents 52,000 employees
Jetblue Airways - Represents 7,300 employees
Midwest Express Airlines - Represents 2,000 employees
Southwest Airlines - Represents 31,000 employees
United Airlines - Represents 57,000 employees
U.S. Airways - Represents 30,000 employees
National Safety Council, International Air Transport Section
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Medicine Ergonomics   X X Ergonomics Represents more than 24,000 musculoskeletal specialists internationally
American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) Manufacturing Ergonomics X X X Ergonomics, general industry Represents more than 430 member companies - covering about 3,500 people
American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. (AAOHN) Professional nursing association Emergency management, ergonomics, and workplace violence   X X Ergonomics, workplace violence Represents 10,000 members across the country and is comprised of over 160 state, local and regional chapters nationwide
American Biological Safety Association (ABSA) Safety and health-related professional association Biological safety and biological hazards X X X N/A Represents 1,500 members in 30 countries
American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA) Manufacturing Confined Spaces   X   General industry, concrete block and brick manufacturing Represents over 400 concrete -pipe manufacturing plants in the United States and Canada
American Council of Independent Laboratories (ACIL) Safety and health-related industry association OSHA's Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory Program X X X N/A Represents 250 independent, commercial scientific and engineering firms, which operate over 1,800 facilities
American Dental Association (ADA) Medical professional association Ergonomics   X X Ergonomics Represents more than 152,000 members
American Foundry Society (AFS) Metal casting Personal protective equipment, ventilation and silica X X X Silica-related disease, small businesses Represents approximately 10,000 members in 47 countries, with 48 local chapters and 34 student chapters in the United States, Canada and Mexico
American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare related association Prevention and management of workplace risk factors; warning signs for strokes and heart disease and emergencies X X X N/A Association has one National Center and twelve affiliate offices throughout the country
American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Safety and health-related professional association Ergonomics X X X Ergonomics Represents more than 75 local sections and approximately 12,000 members
American Meat Institute (AMI) Meat packing Ergonomics X X X Ergonomics, general industry Represents 1,100 members producing 70 percent of poultry products in the United States
American Pyrotechnics Association (APA) Fireworks Reducing and preventing accidents involving the manufacturing, transportation, storage, sale, and handling of commercial display fireworks and consumer fireworks and the use of commercial display fireworks X X X Small businesses Represents over 240 member companies, including regulated and licensed manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, importers, suppliers of fireworks and professional display firms
American Shipbuilding Association (ASA) Shipbuilding Shipyard safety and health hazards   X X High incident/high severity industries: shipyards and ship building and repair Represents member shipyards employing more than 90% of all ship construction workers in the United States and 72 ship design and manufacturing companies
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Safety and health-related professional association Ergonomics   X X Ergonomics Represents more than 30,000 members and has 150 chapters, 56 sections and 64 student sections within eight U.S. regions
Association of Diving Contractors International (ADC) Commercial diving Commercial diving hazards X X X N/A Represents more than 500 companies that furnish underwater services or support underwater operations along with business, educational and medical representatives from over 41 countries
Association for High Technology Distribution (AHTD) Automated solutions providers and manufacturers Selection, use, maintenance and installation of machine guarding equipment and the use of lockout/tagout procedures   X X Small business Represents more than 216 members, 132 automation service providers and 82 manufacturers
Association of Energy Services Companies (AESC) Energy services Reducing and preventing exposure to hand and back hazards X X X High incident/high severity industries: oil and gas field services Represents 480 energy service companies
Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP) Healthcare related professional association Bloodborne diseases, bioterrorism and patient handling hazards X X X Ergonomics Represents over 1,100 professionals with 5 regional offices and 26 local chapters
Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) and the
Council on Certification of Health, Environmental and Safety Technologists (CCHEST)
Safety and health-related professional association Education on attaining the Certified Safety Professional designation X X X General industry Represents 10,790 certified safety professionals
Building Services Contractors Association International Building services Focuses on reducing and preventing ergonomic injuries and exposure to hazardous materials in multiple work environments encountered by building service contractors and their employees X X X Ergonomics, general industry, small business, immigrant workers Representing a worldwide network of more than 2,000 member companies from across the U.S. and 30 other countries
Chemical Reactivity Hazards Management Chemical Production and Distribution Management of chemical reactive hazards X X X N/A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-Agency works to develop and enforce regulations that implement environmental laws enacted by Congress
American Chemistry Council (ACC) - Represents more than 125 companies engaged in the business of chemistry

Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) - Represents 83 member organizations, including manufacturers, insurers, government, academia, and expert consultants to improve manufacturing process safety

Chlorine Institute, Inc. (CI) - Represents 219 members located in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Central and South America

Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center -The Center assists industry and government with accident investigation and analysis services

National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) - Represents 250 chemical distributor companies that operate more than 1,000 chemical distribution locations.

Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association (SOCMA) - Represents 300 member companies have more than 2,000 manufacturing sites and 100,000 employees
Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) Safety and health-related association HAZCOM, record keeping, respiratory protection X X X General industry, Immigrant workers and youth Represents more than 263,000 workers at country, city, athletic and other private clubs nationwide
Construction Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (CIASCE) Construction-related professional association Design for safety and crane safety X X X Construction Represents 14,963 members, including companies and individuals who want to improve the state of construction practice
Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Construction Crane safety construction management process X X X Construction Represents more than 2,700 firms and individuals, including owners, engineers, architects, contractors, educators, and students
Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair (CCAR) Automotive Personal protective equipment, hazard communication, motor vehicle safety, abrasive wheel machinery and ergonomics   X X Ergonomics, general industry, immigrant employers and workers, silica-related disease and transportation Represents 200 affiliate organizations in the automotive service, collision repair and other sectors of the automotive industry
Drug-Free Workplace Construction Safer, drug-free and more healthful American workplaces X X X Construction International Association of Bridge, Structural Ornamental and Reinforcing Ironworkers - Represents 120,000 bridge, structural ornamental and reinforcing ironworkers

International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - represents 100,000 workers throughout the United States and Canada in construction, repair, maintenance, manufacturing, professional emergency medical services, and related industries

International Union of Operating Engineers - represents 400,000 represents operating engineers, who work as heavy equipment operators, mechanics, and surveyors in the construction industry, and stationary engineers, who work in operations and maintenance in building and industrial complexes, and in the service industries

United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of American - represents 520,000 highly skilled men and women throughout the building-trades industries
Gilbane Building Company Construction Fall Hazards X X X Construction Represents 14,000 employees throughout the United States
Graphic Arts Coalition Printing Ergonomics   X X Ergonomics Flexographic Technical Association - represents more than 1,800 company locations, including printers, suppliers, graphic trade shops, consumer product companies, designers, end-users, consultants and educational institutions

Gravure Association of America - represents members of the gravure printing industry

Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation - represents more than $161 billion in revenue and 1.2 million employees

Specialty Graphics Industries of America - represents 3850 members, which include companies that are involved in screen printing, digital printing, embroidery and pad printing are their primary imaging technologies
Health Physics Society (HPS) Radiological related professional association Radiological safety and health issues X X X N/A Represents 6,000 scientists, physicians, engineers, lawyers, and other professionals
Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc. (IEC) Construction Fall protection, rear-end auto collisions and material handling hazards   X   Construction, ergonomics and transportation Represents over 3,000 electrical contractors, nearly 90,000 electrical workers and 10,000 apprentices
Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association (ILMA) Manufacturing Metal working and industrial hazards X X X General industry Represents companies that produce over 25% of all lubricants and 80% or more of the metalworking fluids and other specialty industrial lubricants sold in the U.S., with over 155 manufacturing, and marketing member companies, and just under 120 supplier member companies
Industrial Truck Association (ITA) Manufacturing Powered industrial truck safety hazards   X X Youth Represents approximately 100 members, including manufacturers of lift trucks, tow tractors, rough terrain vehicles, hand-pallet trucks, automated guided vehicles and their suppliers
ISSA Cleaning, janitorial and maintenance services Reducing exposure to hazards such as slips, trips and falls, hazard communication (HAZCOM) and address issues such as hazard classification, precautionary labeling and material safety data sheets. X X X Small business Represents more than 5,000 distributor, wholesaler, manufacturer, manufacturer representative, facility service provider, publisher, and associate member companies
IWLA, the Association for Logistics Outsourcing Logistics Material handling, forklift safety and hazard communication X X X Ergonomics, general warehousing and storage, immigrant employers and workers and youth Represents 500 companies in the warehouse logistics industry
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) / Joint Commission Resources (JCR) Healthcare related professional association Biological and airborne hazards in health care and addressing emergency preparedness, ergonomics, and workplace violence issues X X X Ergonomics and workplace violence JCAHO - Evaluates nearly 15,000 health care organizations and programs

JCR - Provides tools and solutions to help health care organizations continuously maintain accreditation standards
Laser Institute of America Laser applications and safety Bioeffects lasers have on the eyes and skin, laser control measures and laser safety program administration. X X X Small business Represents 929 individual members and 165 corporate members from industrial, medical, research and government communities
Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) Construction Wall bracing, fall protection, scaffolding, and forklift safety hazards X X X Construction Represents 1,000 contractors, suppliers, and manufacturers of masonry
Modular Building Institute Construction Material Handling, fall protection, and trenching and excavation X X X Construction Represents commercial modular building manufacturers and dealers
National Air Transportation Association - Airline Services Council Aviation services Reducing and preventing exposure to inclement/severe weather hazards (e.g. electrical storms, extreme cold, extreme heat/humidity, tornados and hurricanes) on the Airport Operating Area (AOA) ramp areas, cargo and mail ramp areas, and ramp areas associated with aircraft maintenance operations X X X N/A Close to 2,000 members that provide aviation business services, including on-demand air charter, fuel and ground services, aircraft maintenance and pilot training
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Construction Falls, electrical, struck-by, and caught in/between safety hazards   X X Construction and immigrant employers and workers Represents over 225,000 members including homebuilders and/or remodelers and associates working in closely related fields, and 800 state and local associations
National Association of Shooting Ranges (NASR) and the Sporting Arms of Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute, Inc. (SAAMI) Manufacturing Airborne pollutants - lead X X   Blood lead levels NASR - Represents state-of-the-art target shooting facilities/ entertainment centers
SAAMI - Represents 500 target shooting facilities/ entertainment centers
National Chicken Council (NCC) and National Turkey Federation (NTF) Poultry processing industry Ergonomics X X X Ergonomics, immigrant employers and workers NCC  Represents 34 member companies that produce and process approximately 94% of the meat type (broiler) chickens in the U.S. and represent over 200 slaughter and further processing establishments
NTF - Represents 22 processors, 25 state affiliates as well as growers hatchers, breeders, distributors, and allied services
National Demolition Association (NDA) Demolition services and products Emergency preparedness and response and fall protection X X X Immigrant workers Represents over 900 U.S. and Canadian companies that provide standard demolition services or products to demolition service companies
National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small business- related association Safety and health management systems   X X General industry and small businesses Represents 600,000 small and independent businesses
National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) Safety and health-related professional association Hearing loss caused by exposure to industrial and construction-related noise and other environmental factors in the workplace X X X N/A Represents 485 members including professionals, industrial hygienists, and other occupational health, safety and environmental professionals
National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) Lumber and building materials Recordkeeping issues and reducing or preventing forklift accidents and lifting strains X X X Ergonomics, general industry, and transportation Represents 8,000, primarily independent lumber and building material, companies with over 300,000 employees
National Safety Council (NSC) Safety and Health Reducing traffic collisions, providing first aid and implementing safety and health management systems   X X Transportation Represents 45,000 members and 45 chapters
National Shipbuilders Research Program (NSRP) Shipbuilding Shipyard industry safety and health hazards X X X High incident/high severity industry: ship yards and ship building and repair Represents over 17,000 shipbuilding professionals
National Telecommunications Safety Panel (NTSP) Telecommunications Ergonomics X X X Ergonomics Panel includes 14 telecommunications member companies, representing 650,000 employees
National Utility Contractors Association Utility construction industry Reducing and preventing exposure to underground utility construction hazards associated with trenching and excavation, tunneling, and confined space entry X X X Construction, immigrant employers and workers Represents 2,000 contractors, suppliers, and manufacturers in the utility construction industry
National Wooden Pallet and Container Association and National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NWPCA-NIOSH) NWPCA - Manufacturing

NIOSH - Federal agency
Hazards associated with use of pallet assembly and disassembly equipment and powered industrial trucks and ergonomics X X X Ergonomics NWPCA - Represents nearly 700 company members in 28 countries who manufacture, repair and distribute pallets, containers and reels or supply products and services

NIOSH - Federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injuries and illnesses
Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) Transportation Reduce traffic collisions and related deaths and injuries X X X Transportation Represents a public/private partnership between government and industry
Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Landscape maintenance Youth workers, "hard-to reach" and non-English speaking workers, material handling; amputations; motor vehicle crashes; slip and trip injuries X X X Amputations in manufacturing and construction; ergonomics; lawn and garden services; immigrant employers and workers; transportation and youth Represents approximately 4,000 professional exterior and interior landscape maintenance, installation, and design/build contracting firms and suppliers
Safe Tank API - Oil and gas

NFPA - Professional association for fire prevention
Confined Space   X   High Incident/High Severity Industries: Oil and Gas Field Services API - Represents more than 400 member companies in the oil and natural gas industry

NFPA - Represents more than 79,000 members and 80 trade associations
Sealant Waterproofing and Restoration Institute (SWRI) Construction Lead and silica exposure, confined space, fall protection, staging requirements   X X Blood lead levels, construction, and silica-related diseases Represents 230 commercial contractors, manufacturers and consultants
Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association, Inc. (SMACNA) Construction Motor vehicle safety, fall protection, and personal protective equipment with an emphasis on cuts and eye injuries X X X Construction, Hispanic workers, small business Represents 1,944 members of the international association of union contractors in 98 chapters throughout the United States, Canada, Australia and Brazil
Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) Shipbuilding Shipyard industry safety and health hazards   X X Ergonomics, high incident/high severity: ship yard and ship building and repair Represents 35,000 workers in 23 states
Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) Hazard communication for chemicals Hazard communication, material safety data sheets and globally harmonized system of classification and labeling of chemicals X X X N/A Represents private, nonprofit groups and government
Society for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Medical sonography Ergonomics X x x Ergonomics Represents 16,000 sonographers and others in the industry
Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc. (SPI) Plastics Ergonomics X X   Ergonomics and general industry Represents 1.3 million workers and provides more than $345 billion in annual shipments
Steel Group Manufacturing Steel industry safety and health management process  

High Incident/High Severity Industries: Blast Furnaces and Basic Steel Products; Cold-Rolled Steel Sheets, Strips and Bars; Steel Pipe and Tubes American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) - Represents 31 member companies, including integrated and electric furnace steelmakers, and 118 associate and affiliate members who are suppliers to or customers of the steel industry

American steel capacity.
Specialty Steel Industry of North America (SSINA) - Represents 18 specialty steel producers in North America

Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) - Represents 39 North American scrap-based electric arc furnace steelmaker companies that operate 125 steel plants and employ approximately 70,000 people
The Dow Chemical Company Chemical manufacturing Ergonomics   X X Ergonomics and general industry Represents 43,000 employees in more than 170 countries
The Roadway Work Zone Safety and Health Coalition Construction Roadway work zone safety and health hazards


Construction, ergonomics, immigrant employers and workers and silica-related disease American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) - Represents 5,000 member companies building road, rail, airport, public transit, port and waterway facilities

International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) - Represents 400,000 members in 170 local unions throughout the United States and Canada

Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA) - Represents 800,000 members in nine regions, 55 district councils, and over 500 local unions

National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) - 1,100 member companies and represents the interests of the hot mix asphalt producer and paving contractors
Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) Landscaping/ horticultural services industry association Struck-by prevention, fall protection, and electrical hazard awareness X X X High incident/high severity industries; landscaping/ horticultural services Represents more than 2,000 commercial tree care firms and affiliated companies
Washington Group International (WGI) Engineering and construction Crane rigging, hearing protection and ergonomics X X   Construction and ergonomics Represents 25,000 employees in more than 40 countries