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The OSHA and BSCAI Alliance will provide BSCAI members and others, including those with limited English proficiency and small businesses with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect employees' health and safety. The Alliance particularly focuses on reducing and preventing ergonomic injuries and exposure to hazardous materials in multiple work environments encountered by building service contractors and their employees. Goals of the Alliance include:

Training and education:
  • Work with OSHA to provide expertise to develop training and education programs that address workplace safety and health issues, such as ergonomics and exposure to hazardous materials.
Outreach and communication:
  • Speak, exhibit and/or appear at OSHA's and BSCAI's educational conferences and trade shows such as the BSCAI Annual Trade Show.
  • Share information among OSHA personnel and industry safety and health professionals regarding BSCAI's best practices or effective approaches and publicize results through outreach by BSCAI and through OSHA or BSCAI developed materials, training programs, workshops, seminars, and lectures (or any other applicable forum).
Promoting the national dialogue on workplace safety and health:
  • Develop and disseminate case studies illustrating the business value of safety and health, such as the use of ergonomic tools in the building services industry, and publicize their results.
(seated left to right) BSCAI Executive Vice President, Carol A. Dean and OSHA's then-Assistant Secretary, John Henshaw, sign national Alliance on December 2, 2004 as BSCAI President, LeRoy Dock looks on.

(seated left to right) BSCAI Executive Vice President, Carol A. Dean and OSHA's then-Assistant Secretary, John Henshaw, sign national Alliance on December 2, 2004 as BSCAI President, LeRoy Dock looks on.

(seated left to right) BSCAI Executive Vice President, Carol A. Dean, OSHA's then-Assistant Secretary, John Henshaw and BSCAI President, LeRoy Dock pose with BSCAI Legal Council for Government Affairs, Michael McNamara (left) and Michael Zolandz from Sonnenschein, Nath and Rosenthal LLP.

(seated left to right) BSCAI Executive Vice President, Carol A. Dean, OSHA's then-Assistant Secretary, John Henshaw and BSCAI President, LeRoy Dock pose with BSCAI Legal Council for Government Affairs, Michael McNamara (left) and Michael Zolandz from Sonnenschein, Nath and Rosenthal LLP.

Related Documents

Alliance Agreements
Alliance Annual Reports
Alliance News Releases

Activities and Events

  • March 24-28, 2006: BSCAI's 2006 Annual Convention and Trade Show, Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, Tennessee.
    • March 27, 2006: Garret Rea, Industrial Hygiene Supervisor; Consultative Services, Tennessee Department of Labor Workforce Development, gave a presentation entitled, "The Consultation Program."
    • March 27, 2006: Earl Hicks, Program Analyst, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation entitled, "OSHA and Building Service Contractors Association International Alliance."
    • Earl Hicks, Program Analyst, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, USDOL-OSHA, staffed the OSHA/BSCAI Alliance exhibit booth.
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