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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
and the
Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc.

December 2018

  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      August 30, 2002

    2. Dates Renewed

      April 5, 2004
      October 30, 2006
      December 8, 2008
      December 7, 2015

    3. Evaluation Period

      October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018

    4. Alliance Overview and Goals

      Through the Alliance, OSHA and IEC work together to provide IEC members and others in the construction industry with information and access to training resources that help them protect employees' health and safety particularly in reducing and preventing exposure to fall and electrical hazards.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    • September 25, 2018

    In addition to this formal meeting, the Alliance coordinators from both groups maintained 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
    Webpage10/1/17 - 9/30/18Alliance Webpage-OSHA Website  632
    Webpage10/1/17 - 9/30/18Alliance Webpage-IEC Website 387
    Webpage10/1/17 - 9/30/18Alliance Webpage-IEC Website- Subsection entitled "IEC-OSHA Alliance Resources" 92
    Webpage10/1/17 - 9/30/18Alliance Webpage-IEC Website- Subsection entitled "OSHA Questions & Interpretations" 787
    E-Newsletter4/6/2018IEC Extension Newsletter mention of Fall Stand-Down and webinarFall Stand-Down800
    E-Newsletter4/20/2018IEC Extension Newsletter mention of Fall Stand-Down and webinar.Fall Stand-Down875
    Other email4/30/2018Email reminding recipients of Fall Stand-Down webinarFall Stand-Down735
    E-Newsletter5/4/2018IEC Extension Newsletter mention of Fall Stand-DownFall Stand-Down4,050
    Facebook5/7/2018Post regarding the Fall Stand-DownFall Stand-Down395
    Twitter5/9/2018Tweet to promote the Fall Stand-DownFall Stand-Down552
    Facebook6/11/2018Post regarding National Safety MonthFall Stand-Down375
    Twitter6/11/2018Tweet to promote National Safety Month 992
    Twitter7/9/2018Re-tweet of @IECChesapeake tweet promoting a Safe + Sound Campaign event sponsored by Maryland OSHASafe + Sound1,023
    Facebook8/13/2018Post to promote Safe + Sound WeekSafe + Sound559
    Twitter8/15/2018Tweet to promote Safe + Sound WeekSafe + Sound421
    Twitter8/15/2018Tweet to promote OSHA's digital toolkit for Safe + SoundSafe + Sound422
    TOTAL 10,710

    Outreach Events and Training for non-OSHA Staff: Alliance Program participant or OSHA participation in events which includes speeches/presentations, exhibits, roundtables, conferences, informational webinars or other meetings or training in support of the Alliance or an OSHA initiative.

    Activity Type Date Event Name Participant Name(s) and Affiliation(s) Title Of Presentation (if applicable) City State Emphasis Areas Number Reached
    Exhibit10/17IEC Con 2017Beverly Teruel, OSHA Phoenix Area Office N/APhoenixAZ 180
    Speech/Presentation4/9/18IEC Safety Committee MeetingEric Kampert and Christina Morgan, OSHA National OfficeN/A- discussed 2018 Fall Stand-DownWashingtonDCFall Prevention10
    Webinar5/2/18Webinar: OSHA's New Recordkeeping Standards and Injury Tracking ApplicationDave Schmidt, OSHA, OSHA National Office(See Event Name) Recordkeeping/Reporting43
    Webinar5/2/18 - 9/30/18Archived Webinar: OSHA's New Recordkeeping Standards and Injury Tracking ApplicationDave Schmidt, OSHA OSHA National Office(See Event Name) Recordkeeping / Reporting37
    TOTAL 270
  4. Alliance Developed Products

    As a Partner for Safe + Sound Week 2018, IEC collaborated with OSHA's Directorate of Standards and Guidance (DSG) in updating its Electrical Contractors Hazard Information Fact Sheet.

Report prepared by: Christina Morgan, Safety & Occupational Health Specialist, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, December 2018

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