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AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING AN ALLIANCE
BETWEEN
THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
AND
THE AMERICAN INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE ASSOCIATION


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) recognize the value of establishing a collaborative relationship to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces. OSHA and AIHA hereby renew the Alliance signed on October 10, 2002, to continue to help foster a culture of illness and injury prevention while sharing best practices and technical knowledge in the areas of general injury and illness programs, including ergonomics, and hazard communication. In developing this Alliance, OSHA and the AIHA recognize that OSHA's State Plan and Consultation Project partners are an integral part of the OSHA national effort.

OSHA Alliances provide parties an opportunity to participate in voluntary cooperative relationships with OSHA for purposes such as training and education, outreach and communication, and promoting national dialogue on workplace safety and health. The Alliances have proven to be valuable tools for both OSHA and its Alliance participants. By entering into an Alliance with a party, OSHA is not endorsing any of that party's products or services; nor does OSHA enter into an Alliance with the purpose of promoting a particular party's products or services.

An implementation team made up of representatives of both organizations will meet to develop a plan of action, determine working procedures, and identify the roles and responsibilities of the participants. In addition, the team will meet at least quarterly to track and share information on activities and results in achieving the goals of the Alliance. OSHA team members will include representatives of OSHA's Directorates of Cooperative and State Programs and Construction and other offices, as appropriate. OSHA will also encourage State Plan States' and OSHA Consultation Projects' participation on the team.

This renewal agreement will remain in effect for two years. Any signatory may terminate it for any reason at any time, provided they give 30 days written notice. This agreement may be modified at any time with the concurrence of all signatories.


  • John Henshaw
  • Assistant Secretary
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration

  • Date

  • Thomas G. Grumbles
  • President
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association

  • Date
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