Association of Energy Service Companies (AESC)
(originally signed March 30, 2005; renewed May 21, 2007; concluded December 31, 2007; This Alliance was transferred to Region VI. See the Region VI Alliance page for additional information)
The OSHA and AESC Alliance, focuses on providing AESC members and others in the well site services industry with information, guidance, and access to training resources to help them protect employees' health and safety, particularly in reducing and preventing exposure to hand and back hazards. The Alliance's goals include:
Outreach and communication
- Work with OSHA to provide the expertise in developing information on the recognition and prevention of workplace hazards, and to provide expertise in developing ways of communicating such information (e.g. print and electronic media, electronic assistance tools and OSHA's and AESC's Web sites) to employers and employees in the industry.
- Speak, exhibit, or appear at OSHA's or AESC's conferences, local meetings, or other industry related events such as annual AESC Tradeshow and Conference.
- Share information among OSHA personnel and industry safety and health professionals regarding AESC best practices or effective approaches and publicize results through outreach by AESC and through OSHA- or AESC-developed materials, training programs, workshops, seminars and lectures.
Promoting the national dialogue on workplace safety and health
- Convene or participate in forums, round table discussions, or stakeholder meetings on workplace safety issues such as hand and back hazards for well site services employees to help forge innovative solutions in the workplace.
Alliance Annual Reports
- Alliance Annual Report 2005-2006, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances.
- Alliance Annual Report 2006-2007, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances.
- Close-out Report as of December 31, 2007.
Alliance News Releases
- OSHA Renews Alliance with Association of Energy Service Companies. OSHA News Release, (2007, May 24).
- OSHA Aligns with the Association of Energy Service Companies. OSHA News Release, (2005, March 30).
Products and Resources
- Fact Sheet: Well Servicing Best Practices for Employers and Employees. The Well Servicing Best Practices for Employers and Employees fact sheet is a product of the OSHA and AESC Alliance. It identifies hazards associated with well servicing activities and safe work practices to help reduce or eliminate the risk of injuries or illnesses.