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| AGREEMENT RENEWING AN
THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
THE BOARD OF CERTIFIED SAFETY PROFESSIONALS AND THE COUNCIL ON CERTIFICATION OF HEALTH, ENVIRONMENTAL AND SAFETY TECHNOLOGISTS
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) and the Council on Certification of Health, Environmental and Safety Technologists (CCHEST) hereby renew the Alliance signed on September 26, 2003. OSHA, BCSP and CCHEST recognize the value of working together to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces. The organizations will continue to provide information and guidance and access to training resources regarding the value of safety and health professionalism and accredited certifications. Through the Alliance, the organizations will continue to use their collective expertise to help enhance safety professionals’ education and professional expertise and promote the value of increasing safety competency in the workplace. In renewing this Alliance, OSHA, BCSP and CCHEST recognize that OSHA’s State Plan and Consultation Project partners are an integral part of the OSHA national effort.
OSHA, BCSP, and CCHEST will work together to achieve the following training and education goal:
An implementation team made up of representatives of the organizations will meet to develop a plan of action, determine working procedures, and identify the roles and responsibilities of the participants. In addition, they will meet at least three times per year to track and share information on activities and results in achieving the goals of the Alliance. Team members will include representatives of OSHA’s Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs and the Office of Construction Services and any other appropriate offices. OSHA will encourage State Plan States’ and OSHA Consultation Projects’ participation on the team.
This 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.