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ANNUAL ACTIVITY REPORT

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
and the American Chemistry Council-CPI (ACC)

October 16, 2018


  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      September 13, 2017

    2. Evaluation Period

      October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018

    3. Alliance Overview and Goals

      The OSHA and ACC Alliance focuses on providing ACC members, occupational physicians, stakeholders, and others within the polyurethanes value chain with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect the health and safety of workers. ACC will indicate methods for reducing and preventing exposure to aliphatic and aromatic diisocyanates (MDI, TDI, HDI, HMDI, and IPDI), and clarifying a better understanding of the health issues, routes of exposure, and medical surveillance/clinical evaluation techniques related to Diisocyanates.

  2. Implementation Team Meeting

    • 4/19/2018

    In addition to the formal meeting, the Alliance coordinators from both groups maintained regular contact throughout the reporting period to monitor the Alliance's progress and results.

  3. Results of Alliance Activities in Support of Agreement Goals

    Dissemination: Alliance Program participant shared information on agency-developed or OSHA Alliance Program-developed tools and resources, OSHA standards/rulemakings, enforcement, and outreach campaigns.

    Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Website 10/1/17-9/30/18 Alliance Webpage-OSHA Website Small Business, Healthcare, Hazard Communication/ Chemicals and Construction 522
    Website 10/1/17-9/30/18 Alliance Webpage-Participant Website Small Business, Healthcare, Hazard Communication/ Chemicals and Construction 750
    Webpage 3/15/2018 General Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Recommendations for Automotive Refinish Coating Applications [ACC Product] 11
    Webpage 4/1/18-9/30/18 General Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Recommendations for Automotive Refinish Coating Applications [ACC Product] 63
    Blog Post 10/17/2017 Recently Announced OSHA ACC Alliance Will Expand Message On Safety. 73
    Blog Post 5/17/2018 Stand Up For Safety: OSHA Safety Event Emphasizes Fall Prevention. Fall Safety Stand Down 27
    Blog Post 8/14/2018 ACC/OSHA Alliance Aims To Keep Workers Safe + Sound Safe + Sound Week 1,946
    Newsletter 4/3/2018 OSHA Quicktakes: American Chemistry Council Creates Guidance For Working With Isocyanates In The Automobile Industry 210,000
    Newsletter 4/24/2018 OSHA Quarterly Update On Compliance Assistance Resources 609
    Newsletter 5/1/2018 ACC Health Products And Science Policy Newsletter: OSHA Alliance Infographic 380
    Newsletter 7/1/2018 Environmental Alert: The Compliance Guide For Safety Professionals By J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc. 350
    Other Email 3/15/2018 General Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Recommendations For Automotive Refinish Coating Applications 70
    Twitter 4/9/2018 ACC Has New Guidance On PPE Recommendations For Automotive Refinishing. Learn More! #ACS2018 2,428
    Twitter 4/9/2018 Learning About High-Performance Polyurethane Coatings Advances At @ACS2018? Also, See PPE Recommendations! #ACS2018 615
    Twitter 4/9/2018 Applying High-Performance Polyurethane Coatings For Automotive Refinishing? Follow The PPE Guidelines! #ACS2018 514
    Twitter 4/10/2018 The ADI Panel, Part Of The ACC-@OSHA_DOL Alliance, Released Automotive Refinishing PPE Recommendations! #ACS2018 1,166
    Twitter 4/10/2018 Make Sure You Use Proper PPE When Refinishing Automotive Coatings. Check The Infographic For More Info! #ACS2018 1,295
    Twitter 4/10/2018 Are You Sure You're Using Proper PPE When Using Polyurethane Coatings For Automotive Refinishing? #ACS2018 669
    Twitter 5/10/2018 OSHA's National Safety Stand-Down Is This Week! Check Out Ideas To Raise Awareness For Fall Prevention. Take A Moment And Stand Up For Safety This Week. Fall Safety Stand Down 2150
    Twitter 5/11/2018 Promoting OSHA's National Safety Stand-Down Is Just One Of Many Ways ACC Works With OSHA To Protect The Health And Safety Of Workers. Check Out Our National Alliance With OSHA! Fall Safety Stand Down 1727
    Twitter 5/11/2018 OSHA's National Safety Stand-Down Week Is A Great Reminder For Companies To Take A Step Back This Week; Talk About Hazards You Face, Ways Employees Can Protect Themselves From Those Hazards & Your Company's Safety Policies & Goals. Fall Safety Stand Down 1941
    Twitter 8/16/2018 Visit Our Library Of More Than 60 Links To Resources, Covering Product Safety, Worker Protection And Much More. #Safeandsound Safe + Sound Week 1,824
    Twitter 8/16/2018 Check Out The Latest Infographic Done As Part Of The OSHA National Alliance. The Infographic Provides Guidance On Personal Protective Equipment Recommendations For The Automotive Refinish Coating Applications. #Safeandsound Safe + Sound Week 2,173
    Twitter 9/12/2018 We've Partnered With @OSHA_DOL On A National Alliance To Foster Safe And Healthful American Workplaces. Part Of That Effort Is Emphasizing The Importance Of Hazard Communication. Follow The Link To Learn More! 2,050
    Twitter 9/14/2018 By Collaborating With @OSHA_DOL On Our National Alliance, We Are Able To Reach New Audiences, Allowing Us To Expand Our Messaging On Our Commitment To Worker Health And Safety. Check Out Our Blog From Last Month, Supporting OSHA's Safe And Sound Week! Safe + Sound Week 1,946
    Twitter 9/20/2018 Don't Forget: We'll Be At @OSHA_DOL's Construction Roundtable Through Our Alliance To Provide Members, Physicians, Stakeholders & The Polyurethanes Value Chain Info, Guidance & Access To Training Resources To Help Protect The Health And Safety Of Workers 1,529
     
    TOTAL 236,828

    Outreach Events and Training for non-OSHA Staff: Alliance Program participant or OSHA participation in an event such as a roundtable, conference, informational webinar, stand-down, meeting, or training in support of the Alliance or an OSHA initiative.

    Activity Type Date Event Name Participant Name(s) and Affiliation(s) Title Of Presentation (if applicable) City State Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Speech/ Presentation11/1/2017Polyurethane Foam Association (PFA) Fall Meeting Dennis Quick, Wanhua, ACC MemberACC Alliance UpdateSan DiegoCA 150
    Speech/ Presentation11/17/2017Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA) Executive Committee Meeting Dennis Quick, Wanhua, ACC MemberACC Alliance UpdateWashingtonDC 20
    Exhibit1/29-2/1/2018Spray Foam Convention and ExpoJoseph Roesler, Area Director, Mobile Area Office, OSHA; Lee Salamone, Director, ACC, CPI MobileAL 1,200
    Speech/ Presentation1/30/2018Spray Foam Convention and ExpoJoseph Roesler, Area Director, Mobile Area Office, OSHA; Lee Salamone, Director, ACC, CPIOSHA Resources and Alliance UpdateMobileAL 4
    Webinar3/29/2018Webinar -National Alliance Bi-annual ReportingChrissy Morgan, OOSA, DCSP, OSHANational Alliance Bi-annual ReportingWashingtonDC 35
    Speech/Presentation4/11/2018ACC Product Stewardship MeetingLisa Marie Nespoli, Covestro, ACC MemberOSHA Resources and Alliance UpdateIndianapolisIN 20
    Speech/ Presentation5/3/2018OSHA Alliance Program ForumLee Salamone - ACC Center for the Polyurethanes Industry, Sahar Osman-Sypher - ACC Diisocyanates/Aliphatic Diisocyanates PanelsACC Alliance UpdateWashingtonDC 50
    Exhibit5/8/2018Polyurethane Manufacturers Association (PMA) Annual MeetingLee Salamone - ACC Center for the Polyurethanes Industry, Vergie Bain, OSHA Region 4ACC Alliance Booth NaplesFL 311
    Speech/ Presentation5/8/2018Polyurethane Manufacturers Association (PMA) Annual MeetingLee Salamone - ACC Center for the Polyurethanes Industry and Vergie Bain, OSHA Region 4OSHA Update to PMANaplesFL 210
    Speech/ Presentation9/13/2018Insulation Contractors Association of America (ICAA) Committee MeetingsWinfred Marrero, Region 4 and Ally Peck, ACC Center for the Polyurethanes IndustryOSHA's Revised Hazard Communication StandardOrlandoFL Hazard Communication30
    Event9/12/2018ACC Members Tour of OSHA Laboratory Dean Linquist, OSHA SLTC Director, Covestro, BASF, and HuntsmanTour of OSHA Laboratory Salt Lake CityUT 13
    Event9/20/2018OSHA Alliance Program Construction Roundtable Ally Peck and Lee Salamone, ACC Center for the Polyurethanes IndustryAlliance UpdateWashingtonDC Construction35
     
    TOTAL 2,078
  4. Alliance Developed Products

    Report prepared by: Morgan Seuberling, Safety and Occupational Health Specialist, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, October 16, 2018

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