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ALLIANCE ANNUAL REPORT

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
and the
Industrial Truck Association

February 2018


  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

    2. January 15, 2004

    3. Dates Renewed

    4. April 24, 2006
      April 9, 2008
      January 11, 2016

    5. Evaluation Period

    6. FY 2017: October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2017

    7. Alliance Overview and Goals

    8. Through the Alliance, OSHA and ITA are promoting the safe operation and use of powered industrial trucks by providing information and access to training resources to assist employers and employees in reducing exposure to potential hazards associated with the use of powered industrial trucks. ITA also provides forklift safety training seminars to federal OSHA, State Plan, and Consultation Project staff.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    • January 11, 2017
    • April 19, 2017
    • August 15, 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

  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.

    Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Webpage 10/1/16 – 9/30/2017 Alliance Webpage-OSHA Website   2727
    Webpage 10/1/16 – 9/30/2017 Alliance Webpage-Participant Website   1477
    Other Email 10/12/2016 ITA emailed its General Engineering Committee regarding OSHA’s Safe & Sound Campaign. Safety & Health Programs 20
    Other Email 1/10/2017 ITA emailed its General Engineering Committee Advisory Committee regarding OSHA's pending RFI on 1910.178   5
    Other Email 1/10/2017 ITA emailed its General Engineering Committee Advisory Committee regarding the Walking-Working Surfaces standard. Walking-Working Surfaces 5
    Other Email 1/10/2017 ITA emailed its General Engineering Committee Advisory Committee regarding the Lockout/Tagout standard.   5
    Other Email 6/2/2017 ITA emailed its National Forklift Safety Day Task Force members regarding OSHA’s Safe + Sound Campaign. Safety & Health Programs 9
    Other Email 6/12/2017 ITA emailed its General Engineering Committee members regarding OSHA’s Heat Safety Tool. Heat Illness Prevention 23
    Other Email 6/27/2017 ITA emailed its General Engineering Committee members regarding the effective date for electronic injury reporting. Recordkeeping/ Reporting 23
    Other Email 9/5/2017 ITA emailed its General Engineering Committee members regarding OSHA’s Worker Safety and Health Resources for Hurricane and Flood Cleanup and Recovery. Safety & Health Programs 23
     
    TOTAL   4317

    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.

    Activity Type Date Event Name Participant Name(s) and Affiliation(s) Title Of Presentation (if applicable) City State Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Speech/Presentation 6/13/2017 National Forklift Safety Day Patrick Kapust, Deputy Director, Directorate of Enforcement Programs, OSHA [Remarks on enforcement and related programs and Safe + Sound Week] Washington DC Safety & Health Programs 63
     
    TOTAL   63

    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
    Seminar 5/16/2017 Joe Yahner (Raymond Corp.) and Dave Nicollette (Trainer, Clark Material Handling) Forklift Safety: Operator, Machine and Environment Region 2- federal (10), rest NJ state plan/consultation Union NJ Fall Prevention; Electrical; Temporary Workers; Youth Workers 21
    Seminar 7/19/2017 Dave Couch (Engineer, Hyster- Yale Corporation) and Dave Nicolette (Trainer, Clark Material Handling) Forklift Safety: Operator, Machine and Environment Region 4- NC OSHA and NC Consultation Program Charlotte NC Fall Prevention; Electrical; Temporary Workers; Youth Workers 19
    Seminar 7/20/2017 Dave Couch (Engineer, Hyster- Yale Corporation) and Dave Nicolette (Trainer, Clark Material Handling) Forklift Safety: Operator, Machine and Environment Region 4- NC OSHA Charlotte NC Fall Prevention; Electrical; Temporary Workers; Youth Workers 18
     
    TOTAL   58

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

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