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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
and the Crane, Hoist, and Monorail (CHM) Associations

February 7, 2018

  1. Alliance Background
    1. Date Signed

      October 5, 2005

    2. Dates Renewed

      October 29, 2007
      November 21, 2012
      February 2, 2016

    3. Evaluation Period

      October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017

    4. Alliance Overview and Goals

      The OSHA and CHM Alliance focuses on providing their association members and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help to protect the health and safety of workers who manufacture and use cranes, hoists, and monorails, as well as promote a better understanding of worker rights and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act). The Alliance specifically works to reduce workplace incidents and prevent worker exposures to electrical shock/electrocution, falls from elevations, and being struck by moving equipment.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    • November 15, 2016
    • July 13, 2017

    In addition to these formal meetings, the 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, OSHA standards/rulemakings, enforcement, and outreach campaigns.

    Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Areas Number Reached
    Webpage10/1/16-9/30/17Alliance Webpage - OSHA WebsiteFall Prevention/Hispanic/ Latino Workers 1,460
    Webpage10/1/16-9/30/17Alliance Webpage - Participant WebsiteFall Prevention/Hispanic/ Latino Workers 4,380
    Webpage10/1/16-9/30/17CHM issued information on OSHA's Fall Prevention Campaign.Fall Prevention1,921
    Webpage10/1/16-9/30/17Distracted Driving 72
    Webpage10/1/16-9/30/17OSHA's Cooperative Programs 159
    Webpage10/1/16-9/30/17Workplace Violence: Training Young Workers in Preventive Strategies 212
    Webpage10/1/16-9/30/17A Safe Workplace is a Drug-Free Workplace 299
    Social Media9/7/17CHM announced the availability of OSHA's technical resources for Hurricane Harvey on FacebookHurricane Outreach10,300
    Twitter9/7/17CHM announced the availability of OSHA's technical resources for Hurricane Harvey via TwitterHurricane Outreach3,150
    Newsletter9/19/17CHM issued a newsletter announcing the availability of OSHA's technical resources for Hurricane HarveyHurricane Outreach5,800
    TOTAL 38,053

    Speeches, Presentations, Exhibits and Other Events: Alliance Program participant or OSHA participation in events which includes speeches/8presentations, exhibits, roundtables, conferences, informational webinars or other meetings.

    Activity Type Date Event Name Participant Name(s) and Affiliation(s) Title Of Presentation (if applicable) City State Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Event5/23/17MHI Solutions ConferenceBrian ReavesCHM Alliance UpdateCharlotteNCFall Prevention/Material Handling 85
    Exhibit10/2/17-10/4/17MHI Annual ConferenceMatthew SmurrAlliance ExhibitBoca RatonFLFall Prevention/Material Handling350
    Event10/3/17MHI Annual ConferenceMatthew SmurrCHM Alliance UpdateBoca RatonFLFall Prevention/Material Handling35
    TOTAL 470
  4. Alliance Developed Products

    None completed during the evaluation period of the report.

  5. OSHA Product Reviews

    None completed during the evaluation period of the report.

  6. Report prepared by: Todd Briggs, Program Analyst, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, February 7, 2018.

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