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ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
And the
American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)

March 2018


  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed:

      October 10, 2002

    2. Dates Renewed

      April 23, 2004
      July 6, 2006
      October 21, 2008
      May 21, 2013

    3. Evaluation Period

      FY 2017: October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2017

    4. Alliance Overview and Goals

      The OSHA and AIHA Alliance focuses on providing AIHA members and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect the health and safety of workers, particularly by reducing and preventing exposure to construction, general industry, shipyard employment, and oil and gas hazards, and understand the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    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
    Webpage 10/1/16 - 9/30/17 Alliance Webpage: OSHA Website 716
    Webpage 10/1/16 - 9/30/17 Alliance Webpage: AIHA Website (https://www.aiha.org/about-aiha/partnerships/Pages/AIHA-OSHA-Alliance.aspx) Safety & Health Programs 59
    Newsletter 3/8/17 Synergist Weekly: Safe + Sound Week Save the Date community article Safety & Health Programs 1,569
    Email 7/6/17 Information notice and feedback request to volunteer groups on OSHA’s proposed rule on beryllium exposure 1,298
    Newsletter 8/14/17 August 2017 issue of the Government Relations Central e-Newsletter: Meeting notice to volunteer groups on OSHA’s second public meeting to solicit suggestions for growing and strengthening Voluntary Protection Programs Safety & Health Programs 1,544
    Email 8/21/17 Information and feedback request to volunteer groups on OSHA’s proposed standard on Grain Handling Facilities N/A
    Email 9/19/17 Information notice and feedback request to volunteer groups on OSHA’s information collection request for recording and reporting on occupational injuries and illnesses Recordkeeping/ Reporting N/A
     
    TOTAL 5186

    Speeches, Presentations, Exhibits and Other Events: Alliance Program participant or OSHA participation in events which includes speeches/presentations, exhibits, roundtables, conferences, informational webinars or other meetings.

    Activity Type Date Event Name Participant Name(s) and Affiliation(s) Title Of Presentation (if applicable) City State Emphasis Areas Number Reached
    Speech / Presentation 12/12/16 AIHA Potomac Local Section Meeting Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Legislative & Regulatory Outlook Falls Church VA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping / Reporting, Construction 45
    Webinar 1/19/17 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Environmental Health Video Teleconferencing Service Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations 2017 Legislative & Regulatory Outlook + Election Fallout N/A N/A Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction 100
    Speech/ Presentation 2/23/17 Metro New York Local Section/ASSE/Safety Executive of New York (SENY) Annual Joint Meeting Mark Drozdov, Director of Training and Sr. Project Manager at Creative Environment Solutions Corp (CES), A BSI Professional Services PALMS Recent Developments (PCBs, Asbestos, Lead, Mold and Silica) New York NYSilica 35
    Speech/ Presentation 2/27/17 AIHA/ National Alliance of Hazardous Materials Managers Association (AHMP) Professional Development Conference Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations
    Larry Sloan, AIHA CEO
    Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Rockville MD Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction 60
    Speech/ Presentation 3/1/17 AIHA Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society Local Section Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You Vivonia MI Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction 45
    Speech/ Presentation 3/4/17 AIHA Leadership Workshop Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You Falls ChurchVA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction 125
    Speech/ Presentation 3/9/17 AIHA Carolinas Local Section Spring Professional Development Conference Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You Charlotte NC Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction 85
    Speech/ Presentation 3/23/17 AIHA Florida Local Section Spring Conference Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Tampa FL Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction 85
    Speech/ Presentation 5/4/17 AIHA Georgia Local Section Spring Meeting and Vendors' Day 17 Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Atlanta GA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 80
    Speech/ Presentation 5/9/17 Western NY Local Section Meeting Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations
    Larry Sloan, AIHA CEO
    Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Buffalo NY Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 40
    Speech/ Presentation 5/10/17 Connecticut River Valley Local Section Meeting Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations
    Larry Sloan, AIHA CEO
    Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Cromwell CT Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 30
    Speech/ Presentation 6/4/17 AIHce American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition (AIHce EXP), Oil & Gas Working Group Meeting Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 30
    Speech/ Presentation 6/4/17 AIHce EXP, Construction Committee Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 30
    Speech/ Presentation 6/4/17 AIHce EXP, International Affairs Committee Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 30
    Speech/ Presentation 6/4/17 AIHce EXP, Aerosol Technology Committee Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 30
    Speech/ Presentation 6/5/17 AIHce EXP, State of Affairs Breakfast for Volunteer Groups and Local Sections Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government RelationsAIHA Updates Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 200
    Speech/ Presentation 6/5/17 AIHce EXP, Hub Session Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 15
    Speech/ Presentation 6/5/2017 AIHce EXP, Protective Clothing and Equipment Committee Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 20
    Speech/ Presentation 6/5/17 AIHce EXP, Social Concerns Committee Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 30
    Speech/ Presentation 6/5/17 AIHce EXP, Ergonomics Committee Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 20
    Speech/ Presentation 6/5/17 AIHce EXP, Bio Safety and Environmental Microbiology Committee Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 15
    Speech/ Presentation 6/6/17 AIHce EXP, Virtual Spotlight Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Interview on AIHA government relations priorities and activities Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 186
    Speech/ Presentation 6/6/17 AIHce EXP, Local Sections Council Business Meeting Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 60
    Speech/ Presentation 6/6/17 AIHce EXP, Indoor Environmental Quality Committee Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 45
    Speech/ Presentation 6/6/17 AIHce EXP, Mentoring and Professional Development Committee Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 25
    Speech/ Presentation 6/6/17 AIHce EXP, Environmental Issues Committee Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 20
    Speech/ Presentation 6/6/17 AIHce EXP, Management Committee Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 17
    Speech/ Presentation 6/7/17 AIHce EXP, Hub Session Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 15
    Speech/ Presentation 6/7/17 AIHce EXP, Stewardship & Sustainability Committee Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 20
    Speech/ Presentation 6/7/17 AIHce EXP, Lab Health & Safety Committee Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You/AIHA National Update Seattle WA Safety & Health Programs, Silica, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Construction, Hazard Communication / Chemicals 15
    Speech/ Presentation 7/18/17 AIHA Sacramento Valley Local Section Meeting Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and Policy Development Sacramento CA Agriculture, Construction, Hazard Communication/Chemicals, Safety & Health Programs, Silica 30
    Speech/ Presentation 7/23/17 AIHA Board of Directors Strategic Planning Meeting Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Government Relations Update Philadelphia PA Agriculture, Construction, Hazard Communication/Chemicals, Safety & Health Programs, Silica 25
    Speech/ Presentation 9/19/17 AIHA Rocky Mountain Local Section-ASSE Colorado Chapter 23rd Annual Fall Technical Conference Mark Ames, AIHA Director of Government Relations Grassroots Government Relations and You Arvada CO Agriculture, Construction, Hazard Communication/Chemicals, Safety & Health Programs, Silica 200
     
    TOTAL 1,773

Report prepared by: Christina Morgan, Safety & Occupational Health Specialist, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, March 2018

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