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ALLIANCE ANNUAL REPORT

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

January 2019


  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      October 19, 2015

    2. Evaluation Period

      FY 2018: October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018

    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

    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 241
    Webpage10/1/17 - 9/30/18Alliance Webpage-ISRI Website 330
    Webpage10/1/17 - 9/30/18Alliance Webpage: ISRI Website: Subpage on Safety Tips for Cleanup and Recovery WorkEmergency Response/Recovery4
    Webpage10/1/17 - 9/30/18ISRI Webpage: OSHA Training Aids (provides links to OSHA resources relevant to ISRI members) 34
    e-Newsletter1/1/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- OSHA training requirements 1253
    e-Newsletter1/8/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- OSHA recordkeeping requirementsRecordkeeping / Reporting1237
    e-Newsletter1/15/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- housekeepingWalking Working Surfaces1292
    e-Newsletter1/22/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- new employee training 1321
    e-Newsletter1/29/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- cold stress 1266
    e-Newsletter2/5/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- personal protective equipment (PPE) hazard assessments 1239
    e-Newsletter2/12/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- control of hazardous energy and lockout/tagout 1464
    e-Newsletter2/19/18Safety Points e-Newsletter article- compressed gas cylinder safety 1332
    e-Newsletter2/26/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- portable ladder safety 1242
    e-Newsletter3/5/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- confined spaces 1256
    e-Newsletter3/19/18Safety Points e-Newsletter article-hand safety 1223
    e-Newsletter3/26/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- pinch and nip points and machine safety 1287
    e-Newsletter4/2/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- occupational hearing loss prevention programs 1199
    e-Newsletter4/9/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- emergency eyewash and shower stations 1338
    e-Newsletter4/16/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- distracted walking in the workplace 1349
    e-Newsletter4/23/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- safeguarding shearing machines 1394
    e-Newsletter4/30/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- equipment inspections 1416
    e-Newsletter5/7/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- 3 points of contact 1403
    e-Newsletter5/14/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- focusing on routine tasks 1393
    e-Newsletter5/21/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- safety for new workers 1220
    e-Newsletter5/28/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- power tool safety 1243
    e-Newsletter6/4/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- loading dock safety 1289
    e-Newsletter6/11/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- combustible dust 1203
    e-Newsletter6/18/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- recognizing hidden dangers 1278
    e-Newsletter6/25/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- protecting workers from heat stressHeat Illness Prevention1202
    e-Newsletter7/2/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- fireworks safety 1169
    e-Newsletter7/9/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- hot work safety 1198
    e-Newsletter7/16/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- first-aid kits 1266
    e-Newsletter7/23/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- mosquito safety 1216
    e-Newsletter7/30/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- outdoor safety 1235
    e-Newsletter8/6/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- flammable liquids 1252
    e-Newsletter8/13/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- lightning safety 1218
    e-Newsletter8/20/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- entanglement hazards 1234
    e-Newsletter8/27/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- preventing electric shock 1219
    e-Newsletter9/3/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- near miss incidents 1278
    e-Newsletter9/10/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) diamond 1224
    e-Newsletter9/17/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- safety signs 1217
    e-Newsletter9/24/18Safety Points e-Newsletter- high visibility clothing 1277
    Twitter6/12/18Tweet re National Forklift Safety Day 9,000
     
    TOTAL 57,951

    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 AreasNumber Reached
    Event5/3/18OSHA Alliance Program ForumJohn Day, ISRI(N/A)WashingtonDC 50
    Speech/ Presentation6/5/18ISRI Safety and Environmental ConferenceDavid Keim, OSHA St. Louis Area Office[Update on OSHA incident reporting process and industry trends]St. LouisMO 65
     
    TOTAL 115

    Report prepared by: Christina Morgan, Safety & Occupational Health Specialist, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, January 2019

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