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ALLIANCE ANNUAL REPORT

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
and the
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI)

March 2018


  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      October 19, 2015

    2. Evaluation Period

      FY 2017: October 1, 2016 - September 30, 2017

    3. Alliance Overview and Goals

      Through the alliance, OSHA and ISRI provide ISRI's members and others with information, training, and other resources to protect the health and safety of workers within the scrap recycling industry and promote understanding of the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    • March 30, 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, Initiatives focusing on OSHA standards/rulemakings, enforcement, and outreach campaigns.

    Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Areas Number Reached
    Webpage10/1/16- 9/30/17Alliance Webpage: OSHA website (https://www.osha.gov/dcsp/alliances/isri/isri.html) 141
    Webpage10/1/16- 9/30/17Alliance Webpage: ISRI Website 411
    Webpage10/1/16- 9/30/17Alliance Webpage: ISRI Website: Subpage on Safety Tips for Cleanup and Recovery WorkHurricane Outreach85
    Webpage10/1/16- 9/30/17ISRI Webpage: OSHA Training Aids (provides links to OSHA resources relevant to ISRI members) 525
    Webpage10/1/16- 9/30/17ISRI Webpage: 2017 Safety Stand-Down Day: Management Leadership Tools (provides links to OSHA resources for Safe + Sound Week)Safety & Health Programs, Safe + Sound Week101
    Webpage10/1/16- 9/30/17ISRI Webpage: 2017 Safety Stand-Down Day: Find and Fix Hazards (provides links to OSHA resources for Safe + Sound Week)Safety & Health Programs, Safe + Sound Week113
    Webpage10/1/16- 9/30/17ISRI Webpage: 2017 Safety Stand-Down Day: Worker Participation (provides links to OSHA resources for Safe + Sound Week)Safety & Health Programs, Safe + Sound Week122
    Webpage10/7/16"October 7 Regulatory Update" (discussed OSHA's proposed revisions to its current regulations under its Standards Improvement Project - Phase IV (SIP-IV). 90
    Webpage10/25/16Regulatory Update: "Guidelines for Safety and Health Programs" (discussed OSHA's Recommended Practices) and "Preliminary Results- Most Frequent OSHA Citations" for 2016 (as presented at the National Safety Conference) Safety & Health Programs235
    Webpage11/1/16Regulatory Update: "OSHA Quietly Issues Guidance on Incentive Programs, Disciplinary Programs, and Drug-Testing Program" 117
    Webpage11/29/16Regulatory Update (covered several OSHA items-- see Emphasis Areas)Recordkeeping/ Reporting, Safety + Health Programs, Silica, Walking-Working Surfaces79
    NewsletterDec. 2016Article in Safety Tips newsletter on final rule updating OSHA's General Industry Walking-Working Surfaces standards specific to slip, trip, and fall hazards.Walking-Working Surfaces500
    Webpage12/6/16Regulatory Update: "OSHA Anti-Retaliation Rules" 122
    Webpage12/21/16Regulatory Update: "Sustainability in the Workplace: A New Approach for Protecting Worker Safety and Health" 129
    Webpage1/3/17Regulatory Update: "OSHA Clarification of Recordkeeping Requirements"Recordkeeping / Reporting186
    Webpage1/9/17Regulatory Update: "New Beryllium Rule Issued by OSHA" 315
    Webpage3/28/17Regulatory Update: "OSHA's Volks Rule Overturned by Congressional Review Act" / "Beryllium Rule" / "The Congressional Review Act and OSHA"Recordkeeping / Reporting312
    Webpage7/6/17Regulatory Update: "Electronic Reporting of OSHA Logs"Recordkeeping / Reporting212
    Webpage8/21/17Regulatory Update: "Electronic Reporting Update"Recordkeeping / Reporting363
     
    TOTAL 4,158

    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 TypeDateEvent NameParticipant Name(s) and Affiliation(s)Title Of Presentation (if applicable)CityStateEmphasis Areas*Number Reached
    Event6/14/17ISRI's Annual Safety Stand-Down DayEmployees of ISRI member companies(N/A- Participation in ISRI SSSD events using Safe + Sound Week 2017 program materials) NationwideSafety & Health Programs, Safe + Sound Week225
     
    TOTAL 4,383

    Report prepared by: Christina Morgan, Safety + Occupational Health Specialist, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, March 2018.

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