ALLIANCE ANNUAL REPORT
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
December 4, 2002
- June 8, 2004
- June 12, 2006
- June 10, 2008
- March 16, 2012
- June 9, 2015
FY 2017: October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2017
Alliance Overview and Goals
Through the alliance, ASSE and OSHA provide ASSE members and others with information and access to training resources that will help them protect the health and safety of workers and understand the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act).
Implementation Team Meetings
Alliance coordinators from both groups maintained regular contact throughout the reporting period to monitor the Alliance's progress and results.
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, Initiatives focusing on OSHA standards/rulemakings, enforcement, and outreach campaigns.
Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Areas Number Reached Webpage 10/1/16- 9/30/17 OSHA Alliance Webpage (https://www.osha.gov/dcsp/alliances/asse/asse.html) 506 Webpage 10/1/16- 9/30/17 Alliance Participant Webpage (http://www.asse.org/professionalaffairs/alliances/osha/) 505 Press Release 10/28/16 ASSE Statement on OSHA's Updated Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs Safety & Health Programs 300 News Release 12/5/16 OSHA's Anti-Retaliation Provisions Take Effect Recordkeeping/ Reporting 136 News Release 12/20/16 OSHA Considering Workplace Violence Standard for Healthcare Healthcare 74 12/30/16 ASSE_Safety tweeted about news release on a possible OSHA Workplace Violence Standard for Healthcare Healthcare 13,400 News Release 1/6/17 OSHA Final Rule to Lower Beryllium Levels Beryllium 120 Press Release 1/11/17 ASSE Applauds OSHA for Recognizing the Importance of Sustainability in the Workplace 300 News Release 3/1/17 OSHA Delays Effective Date of Beryllium Rule to May 20, 2017 Beryllium 51 3/9/17 ASSE_Safety tweeted to promote Safe + Sound Week 2017. Safe + Sound Week 13,400 News Release 4/6/17 OSHA Delays Enforcing Crystalline Silica Standard in Construction Construction, Silica 544 4/6/17 ASSE_Safety tweeted about news release on enforcement of OSHA's Silica Standard. Silica 13,400 News Release 4/13/17 ASSE urges involvement in safety campaigns to reduce work-related injuries Fall Prevention, Safety & Health Programs, Safe + Sound Week 88 5/5/17 ASSE_Safety tweeted to promote the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction. Fall Prevention 13,400 5/10/17 ASSE tweeted to promote the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction. Fall Prevention 13,400 News Release 5/22/17 OSHA Suspends E-Recordkeeping Rule Recordkeeping/ Reporting 482 5/22/17 ASSE_Safety tweeted about news release on OSHA recordkeeping. Recordkeeping/ Reporting 13,400 News Release 6/27/17 OSHA Wants to Extend E-Recordkeeping Compliance Deadline Recordkeeping/ Reporting 386 News Release 6/28/17 OSHA to Host Public Meeting on VPP 253 News Release 7/17/17 OSHA E-Recordkeeping Portal to Open Aug. 1 Recordkeeping/ Reporting 159 News Release 8/4/17 OSHA Creates HAZWOPER Webpage 145 News Release 8/8/17 OSHA Launches E-Recordkeeping Data Submission Platform Recordkeeping/ Reporting 130 News Release 9/13/17 OSHA Proposes to Extend Deadline for Crane Operator Certification Construction 132 News Release 9/22/17 OSHA Inspectors to Assess "Good-Faith Efforts" in Early Days of Silica Enforcement Silica 125 News Release 9/29/17 OSHA Top Ten Remains Familiar 132 TOTAL 84,968
Outreach Events and Training for non-OSHA Staff: Alliance Program participant or OSHA participation in events which includes speeches/presentations, exhibits, roundtables, conferences, informational webinars or other meetings 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 Event 3/16/17 Alliance Program Construction Roundtable- Spring 2017 John Mroszczyk represented ASSE at this event. Not Applicable Washington DC Construction, Fall Prevention, Small Business 35 Speech / Presentation 6/20/17 ASSE 2017 Professional Development Conference (PDC) Audrey Profitt and David O'Connor, OSHA Enforcement of OSHA's New Respirable Crystalline Silica Standards: General Industry/Maritime (29 CFR 1910.1053) and Construction (29 CFR 1926.1153) Denver CO Silica, Maritime, Construction 75 Speech / Presentation 6/21/17 ASSE 2017 Professional Development Conference (PDC) Zack Vincent, Patrick Whavers, Howard Eberts, OSHA OSHA - Saving Lives One Case at a Time, Part 1 (a presentation of 3 case studies) Denver CO 75 Speech / Presentation 6/21/17 ASSE 2017 Professional Development Conference (PDC) John McGrath, Jr., Lisa Gilpin, OSHA OSHA - Saving Lives One Case at a Time, Part 2 (a presentation of 3 case studies) Denver CO Construction 75 Speech / Presentation 6/22/17 ASSE 2017 Professional Development Conference (PDC) Andy Levinson, OSHA OSHA Safety and Health Program Guidelines Denver CO Safety & Health Programs, Safe + Sound Week 75 Event 7/17/17 Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Stakeholder Meeting Jim Thornton represented ASSE at this event. Not Applicable Washington DC 100 Event 8/28/17 Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Stakeholder Meeting Brenda Zylstra represented ASSE at this event. Not Applicable Washington DC 100 Event 9/21/17 Alliance Program Construction Roundtable- Fall 2017 John Mroszczyk represented ASSE at this event. Not Applicable Washington DC Construction, Fall Prevention, Small Business 35 TOTAL 570
Report prepared by: Christina Morgan, Safety & Occupational Health Specialist, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, March 2018