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ALLIANCE ANNUAL REPORT
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
and the
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
March 2018


  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      December 4, 2002

    2. Dates Renewed

      • June 8, 2004
      • June 12, 2006
      • June 10, 2008
      • March 16, 2012
      • June 9, 2015
    3. Evaluation Period

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

    4. 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).

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    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, Initiatives focusing on OSHA standards/rulemakings, enforcement, and outreach campaigns.

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    Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Areas Number Reached
    Webpage10/1/16- 9/30/17OSHA Alliance Webpage (https://www.osha.gov/dcsp/alliances/asse/asse.html) 506
    Webpage10/1/16- 9/30/17Alliance Participant Webpage (http://www.asse.org/professionalaffairs/alliances/osha/) 505
    Press Release10/28/16ASSE Statement on OSHA's Updated Recommended Practices for Safety and Health ProgramsSafety & Health Programs300
    News Release12/5/16OSHA's Anti-Retaliation Provisions Take EffectRecordkeeping/ Reporting136
    News Release12/20/16OSHA Considering Workplace Violence Standard for HealthcareHealthcare74
    Twitter12/30/16ASSE_Safety tweeted about news release on a possible OSHA Workplace Violence Standard for HealthcareHealthcare13,400
    News Release1/6/17OSHA Final Rule to Lower Beryllium LevelsBeryllium120
    Press Release 1/11/17ASSE Applauds OSHA for Recognizing the Importance of Sustainability in the Workplace 300
    News Release3/1/17OSHA Delays Effective Date of Beryllium Rule to May 20, 2017Beryllium51
    Twitter3/9/17ASSE_Safety tweeted to promote Safe + Sound Week 2017.Safe + Sound Week13,400
    News Release4/6/17OSHA Delays Enforcing Crystalline Silica Standard in ConstructionConstruction, Silica544
    Twitter4/6/17ASSE_Safety tweeted about news release on enforcement of OSHA's Silica Standard.Silica13,400
    News Release4/13/17ASSE urges involvement in safety campaigns to reduce work-related injuriesFall Prevention, Safety & Health Programs, Safe + Sound Week88
    Twitter5/5/17ASSE_Safety tweeted to promote the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction.Fall Prevention13,400
    Twitter5/10/17ASSE tweeted to promote the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction.Fall Prevention13,400
    News Release5/22/17OSHA Suspends E-Recordkeeping RuleRecordkeeping/ Reporting482
    Twitter5/22/17ASSE_Safety tweeted about news release on OSHA recordkeeping.Recordkeeping/ Reporting13,400
    News Release6/27/17OSHA Wants to Extend E-Recordkeeping Compliance DeadlineRecordkeeping/ Reporting386
    News Release6/28/17OSHA to Host Public Meeting on VPP 253
    News Release7/17/17OSHA E-Recordkeeping Portal to Open Aug. 1Recordkeeping/ Reporting159
    News Release8/4/17OSHA Creates HAZWOPER Webpage 145
    News Release8/8/17OSHA Launches E-Recordkeeping Data Submission PlatformRecordkeeping/ Reporting130
    News Release9/13/17OSHA Proposes to Extend Deadline for Crane Operator CertificationConstruction132
    News Release9/22/17OSHA Inspectors to Assess "Good-Faith Efforts" in Early Days of Silica EnforcementSilica125
    News Release9/29/17OSHA 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..

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    Activity Type Date Event Name Participant Name(s) and Affiliation(s) Title Of Presentation (if applicable) City State Emphasis Areas Number Reached
    Event3/16/17Alliance Program Construction Roundtable- Spring 2017John Mroszczyk represented ASSE at this event.Not ApplicableWashingtonDCConstruction, Fall Prevention, Small Business 35
    Speech / Presentation6/20/17ASSE 2017 Professional Development Conference (PDC)Audrey Profitt and David O'Connor, OSHAEnforcement of OSHA's New Respirable Crystalline Silica Standards: General Industry/Maritime (29 CFR 1910.1053) and Construction (29 CFR 1926.1153)DenverCOSilica, Maritime, Construction 75
    Speech / Presentation6/21/17ASSE 2017 Professional Development Conference (PDC)Zack Vincent, Patrick Whavers, Howard Eberts, OSHAOSHA - Saving Lives One Case at a Time, Part 1 (a presentation of 3 case studies)DenverCO 75
    Speech / Presentation6/21/17ASSE 2017 Professional Development Conference (PDC)John McGrath, Jr., Lisa Gilpin, OSHAOSHA - Saving Lives One Case at a Time, Part 2 (a presentation of 3 case studies)DenverCOConstruction 75
    Speech / Presentation6/22/17ASSE 2017 Professional Development Conference (PDC)Andy Levinson, OSHAOSHA Safety and Health Program GuidelinesDenverCOSafety & Health Programs, Safe + Sound Week 75
    Event7/17/17Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Stakeholder MeetingJim Thornton represented ASSE at this event.Not ApplicableWashingtonDC 100
    Event8/28/17Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Stakeholder MeetingBrenda Zylstra represented ASSE at this event.Not ApplicableWashingtonDC 100
    Event9/21/17Alliance Program Construction Roundtable- Fall 2017John Mroszczyk represented ASSE at this event.Not ApplicableWashingtonDCConstruction, Fall Prevention, Small Business 35
     
    TOTAL  570
  4. Report prepared by: Christina Morgan, Safety & Occupational Health Specialist, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, March 2018

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