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(signed October 3, 2002; renewed July 28, 2004; concluded July 28, 2006)
The CMAA Alliance will provide the association's members with information and
guidance to help them protect employees' health and safety, particularly in reducing and preventing exposure to
construction industry hazards and increasing access to construction industry safety and health information and
training resources. The goals of the Alliance include:
(L-R) Bruce D'Agostino, CMAA, OSHA's then-Assistant Secretary, John Henshaw, Ted Devens,
CMAA, and Tom Quaranta, CMAA sign national Alliance October 3, 2002.
(L-R) Bruce D'Agostino, CMAA, OSHA's then-Assistant Secretary
John Henshaw, Tom Quaranta, CMAA.
(L-R) Bruce D'Agostino, Executive Director, CMAA; OSHA's
then-Assistant Secretary, John Henshaw and Ted Devens, CMAA, sign an Alliance renewal on
July 28, 2004.
Training and education:
- Develop safety and health programs and guidelines on the need for implementing safety and health programs
and processes in the workplace.
- Organize and provide the necessary resources for the presentation of OSHA's construction courses to CMAA
members when OSHA and CMAA identify the need.
Outreach and communication:
- Develop and disseminate guidance and information at conferences, events, and/or through print and electronic
media, and links from the OSHA and CMAA web sites.
- Speak, exhibit, or appear at conferences, local meetings, or other events.
- Cross-train OSHA personnel and industry safety and health practitioners in construction management best
practices and/or effective approaches.
- Promote and encourage the CMAA members' participation in OSHA's cooperative programs.
Promoting the national dialogue on workplace safety and health:
- Raise awareness through speeches and appearances by CMAA leaders of successful worksite programs and their
commitment to workplace safety and health.
- Convene or participate in forums and roundtable discussions on multi-employer worksite issues to help forge
Alliance Annual Reports
Alliance News Releases
- September 12-14, 2004: CMAA's
2004 National Conference and Trade Show, Hyatt Regency San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas.
- OSHA had a tabletop display at the exhibit hall.
- September 13, 2004: Ginger Henry, Safety and Occupational Health Specialist, USDOL-OSHA,
made a presentation entitled "Safety is Everyone's Responsibility" during the annual meeting to
over 120 attendees.
- September 7-9, 2003: CMAA 2003 National Conference and Trade Show, Grand Hyatt at Washington Center, Washington, DC.
- September 9, 2003: Grand Hyatt at Washington Center, Washington, DC, Noah
Connell, Director, Office of Construction Standards and Guidance, USDOL-OSHA,
gave an overview of the new Steel Erection Standard. The major aspects of
the new standard were described, including the requirements for structural
stability, fall protection, and controlling contractor responsibilities.
- May 5-7, 2003: CMAA 2003 Spring Conference, Lifelong Learning for Leaders, Radisson Resort, Phoenix, Arizona.
- November 9, 2002: Extending OSHA's Impact,
Paula White, Director, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, USDOL-OSHA,
described OSHA's cooperative programs, especially as they relate to the construction
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