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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
and the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA)

December 11, 2018

  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

    2. July 30, 2010

    3. Dates Renewed

    4. July 28, 2014

    5. Evaluation Period

    6. October 1, 2017-September 31, 2018

    7. Alliance Overview and Goals

    8. The OSHA and GCCA Alliance focuses on providing GCCA members and others with information and access to training resources on hazards related to chemical releases from ammonia refrigeration systems and improving the Process Safety Management programs for these systems.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    • April 17, 2018
    • October 16, 2018

    In addition to these formal meetings, the Alliance coordinators from both groups maintained regular contact throughout the reporting period and held workgroup meetings (as needed) to monitor the Alliance's progress and results.

  3. Results of Alliance Activities in Support of Agreement Goals

  4. Dissemination: Alliance Program participant shared information on agency-developed or OSHA Alliance Program-developed tools and resources, OSHA standards/rulemakings, enforcement, and outreach campaigns, including campaigns focusing on falls, heat, and was a partner for the Agency's Safe +Sound Week.

    Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Webpage10/1/17 - 9/30/18Alliance Webpage- OSHA WebsiteSafety and Health Programs; PSM1,300
    Webpage10/1/17 - 9/30/18Alliance Webpage- Participant WebsiteSafety and Health Programs; PSM586
    Print Publication11/2/17-11/4/17IACSC Annual Convention- publication disseminationEmergency Response/Recovery, Safety and Health Programs300
    Newsletter8/8/2018GCCA Government Connection eNewsletter: Safe + Sound Week PromotionSafe + Sound3,000
    Blog Post8/8/2018Safe + Sound Week PromotionSafe + Sound200
    TOTAL   4,186

    Speeches, Presentations, Exhibits, and Other Events: Alliance Program participant or OSHA participation in events which includes speeches/presentations, 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
    Speech/Presentation6/21/2018IIAR Board MeetingLowell RandelRegulatory UpdateAlexandriaVAEmergency Response/Recovery, Safety and Health Programs40
    Speech/Presentation6/26/2018Global Cold Chain Expo - Southwest Regional MeetingLowell RandelRegulatory UpdateChicagoILEmergency Response/Recovery, Safety and Health Programs15
    Speech/Presentation7/30/2018GCCA Assembly of CommitteesJim Lay, DEPRegulatory UpdateWashingtonDCEmergency Response/Recovery, Safety and Health Programs75
    Speech/Presentation7/31/2018GCCA Government Affairs CommitteeLowell RandelRegulatory UpdateWashingtonDCEmergency Response/Recovery, Safety and Health Programs25
    Event7/30/2018Regulatory Reform RoundtableLowell Randel WashingtonDCEmergency Response/Recovery, Safety and Health Programs20
    Other8/1/2018GCCA/OSHA meetingCorey Rosenbusch/ Dave RuleChemical NEP, PSM policy issuesWashingtonDCEmergency Response/Recovery, Safety and Health Programs12
    TOTAL   3,720

    Training for OSHA Staff: Alliance Program participant provided training or assistance in training OSHA and OSHA-affiliated staff (including state plan and/or On-site Consultation Program representatives).

    Training Type Date Name/Title of Trainer Training Title Audience City State Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Webinar1/29/18-2/26/18Doug ReindleAmmonia Refrigeration Systems, Technology and SafetyOSHA  Emergency Response/Recovery, Safety and Health Programs40
    Seminar1/31/18Lowell Randel, Eric Smith, and Michael ChapmanAmmonia RefrigerationOSHAAtlantaGAEmergency Response/Recovery, Safety and Health Programs5
    Other2/26/18Lowell RandelTour of mobile refrigeration system- NHL Outdoor Hockey SeriesOSHA and MD State PlanAnnapolisMD 40
    Training3/13/18Gary Smith, ASTIAmmonia Safety DayOSHA, State Plan, and On-Site ConsultationPinevilleMOHazard Communication/ Chemicals45
    Training4/6/18Gary Smith, ASTIAmmonia Safety DayOSHA, State Plan, and On-Site Consultation LancasterPAHazard Communication/ Chemicals35
    Training10/18/18Gary Smith, ASTIAmmonia Safety DayOSHA, State Plan, and On-Site ConsultationAuroraCOHazard Communication/ Chemicals55
    Training10/18/18Gary Smith, ASTIAmmonia Safety DayOSHA and On-Site Consultation ChicagoILHazard Communication/ Chemicals65
    TOTAL   285
  5. Alliance Developed Products

  6. Report prepared by: Todd Briggs, Program Analyst, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, December 13, 2018.

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