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(signed December 4, 2002; renewed June 8, 2004; renewed June 12, 2006; renewed June 10, 2008; renewed March 16, 2012)


September 20, 2011 Alliance Renewal

OSHA Deputy Assistant Secretary Jordan Barab with the Alliance Program Construction Roundtable meeting attendees, including John Mroszczyk, ASSE, at the Department of Labor on September 20, 2011.

Through the OSHA and ASSE Alliance, the organizations will provide ASSE members and others, including the public sector, with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect the health and safety of workers. In particular, the Alliance will continue to address non-English or limited English-speaking workers, motor vehicle safety, and promoting the annual North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The Alliance's goals include:

Raising Awareness of OSHA's Rulemaking and Enforcement Initiatives:

  • To share information on OSHA's National Emphasis Programs, Regulatory Agenda, and opportunities to participate in the rulemaking process.
  • To convene or participate in forums, roundtable discussions, or stakeholder meetings on reducing and preventing exposures to health and physical hazards to help forge innovative solutions in the workplace or to provide input on safety and health issues.

Outreach and Communication:

  • To develop information on the recognition and prevention of workplace hazards, and to develop ways of communicating such information (e.g., print and electronic media, electronic assistance tools, and OSHA's and the ASSE's Web sites) to employers and workers in the industry.
  • To speak, exhibit, or appear at OSHA's or ASSE's conferences, local meetings, or other events such as ASSE's annual Professional Development Conference.
  • To work with other Alliance participants on specific issues and projects on reducing and preventing exposures to health and physical hazards that are addressed and developed through the Alliance Program.
  • To encourage ASSE's chapters to build relationships with OSHA's Regional and Area Offices to address health and safety issues.

Milestones and Successes


Related Documents


Alliance Agreements

Alliance Annual Reports

Alliance News Releases

Activities and Events (Archive)

  • May 5-11, 2013: 2013 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The American Society for Safety Engineers (ASSE) and a number of other Alliance Program participants support 2013 NAOSH Week. Sponsored annually by ASSE and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. 2013 Theme: "Worker Safety Works for Everyone."
    • May 6, 2013: Kickoff-event. Presenters: Senior OSHA staff, ASSE President, and CSSE Representative. The event features interviews with the ASSE Kids' The event features interviews with the ASSE Kids' "Worker Safety Works for Everyone" Poster Winners.
  • March 11, 2013: The National Capital Chapter of ASSE and Potomac Section of AIHA Joint Chapter Meeting, DOL Auditorium, Washington, DC. Presenters: Senior OSHA staff and AIHA and ASSE representatives. Presentation: OSHA updates.

Products and Resources


Alliance Program Participant Developed Products

OSHA Safety and Health Topics Pages

Related Alliances

Additional Resources

  • ASSE/OSHA Alliance page
  • Alliance Program Construction Roundtable. Through the Alliance Program's Construction Roundtable, a number of products and resources have been developed for the construction industry.
  • ASSE's Safety Professionals and the Latino Workforce (SPALW) Workgroup. Provides an arena for safety directors, managers, supervisors, consultants and others who have a common interest in this subject to discuss, research, develop and implement new suggestions, ideas and recommendations for issues related to the Latino workforce.
  • Hazardous Materials Safety Information Guide [PDF*- 86 KB]. An ASSE free brochure that was developed for the 2002 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week to arm people with key safety information on hazmats. The brochure includes information on what hazmats are, what happens when an accident occurs, the role of the Local Emergency Planning Committees and other agencies and provides key contacts.
  • Important Workplace Safety Guide for Young Workers [PDF*- 434 KB]. An ASSE-developed free brochure that contains key state and federal contact information, important facts to know and workplace safety questions workers and parents should ask.
  • Roadway Crashes. An ASSE-developed free brochure aimed at educating the public, employers and employees on safe driving tactics.
  • Technical Report: The Impact of Multi-Language Worksites on SH&E Professionals [DOC*- 87 KB]. A white paper developed by ASSE's Council on Practices and Standards and issued by the organization on March 21, 2005.
  • Workplace Violence Survey and White Paper, May 2004 [PDF*- 252 KB]. Published in ASSE's Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty Newsletter, RMInsight, 2004, the paper summarizes the results of a survey of ASSE members to develop information on current programs and policies to prevent and mitigate workplace violence.

+Alliance Implementation Team members participated in the development of this resource.

Areas of Emphasis



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