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ANNUAL ACTIVITY REPORT

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
and the International Window Cleaning Association (IWCA)

October 30, 2018


  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      June 10, 2010

    2. Dates Renewed

      October 31, 2012
      February 14, 2018

    3. Evaluation Period

      October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018

    4. Alliance Overview and Goals

      The OSHA and IWCA Alliance provides IWCA members and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect the health and safety of workers and address slips, trips, falls from heights, and issues related to the safe use of high-reach access equipment, including ladders and scaffolding, in the window cleaning industry. The Alliance also addresses the safety and health challenges of small business owners and low literacy and limited English speaking workers in the window cleaning industry.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    • 2/21/2018

    In addition to the formal meeting, 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, OSHA standards/rulemakings, enforcement, and outreach campaigns.

    These tables are best viewed on tablets, notebooks, or desktop computer screens.

    Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Webpage10/1/17 - 9/30/18Alliance webpage- OSHA websiteHispanic/Latino Workers and Small Business3,967
    Webpage10/1/17 - 9/30/18Alliance webpage- IWCA websiteRecordkeeping/ Reporting
    Safety & Health Programs
    Walking-Working Surfaces
    Heat Illness Prevention
    6,457
    Webpage10/1/17 - 9/30/18IWCA Field Safety Guide [Alliance Product] 5,231
    Newsletter10/3/2017Published an article entitled "Lockout, Blockout, Tagout" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,417
    Newsletter10/10/2017Published an article entitled "Workplace Safety" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Safety & Health Programs4,415
    Newsletter10/17/2017Published an article entitled "Workers Compensation Fraud" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,411
    Newsletter10/23/2017Published an article entitled "What's in Your Toolbox?" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,405
    Newsletter10/27/2017Published an article entitled "Snakes and Rodents" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,400
    Newsletter11/7/2017Published an article entitled "Why Do We Have Safety Meetings?" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Safety & Health Programs4,388
    Newsletter11/14/2017Published an article entitled "Eye Protection" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,380
    Newsletter11/17/2017Published an article entitled "OSHA Walking and Working Surface Regulations Enforcement" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Fall Prevention, Walking-Working Surfaces4,389
    Newsletter11/21/2017Published an article entitled "Why a written safety program?" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Safety & Health Programs4,389
    Newsletter11/28/2017Published an article entitled "Afterthoughts and Regrets" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Safety & Health Programs4,391
    Newsletter12/1/2017Published an article entitled "OSHA RDS Clarification" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Fall Prevention, Walking-Working Surfaces4,226
    Newsletter12/3/2017Published an article entitled "Avoiding Electrical Shocks" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,223
    Newsletter12/12/2017Published an article entitled "Do Cellphones cause Accidents?" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,147
    Newsletter12/19/2017Published an article entitled "Backing Into Trouble" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,145
    Newsletter12/22/2017Published an article entitled "Carelessness" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,146
    Newsletter1/2/2018Published an article entitled "CTD's" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,139
    Newsletter1/9/2018Published an article entitled "Earthquakes" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Emergency Response/ Recovery 4,141
    Newsletter1/16/2018Published an article entitled "A Few Seconds" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,142
    Newsletter1/23/2018Published an article entitled "Attitude and Behavior" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,144
    Newsletter1/30/2018Published an article entitled "What is Your Back IQ" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,150
    Newsletter2/3/2018Published an article entitled "Cold Medication and Drowsiness" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,164
    Newsletter2/20/2018Published an article entitled "Alcohol and the Job" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,174
    Newsletter2/27/2018Published an article entitled "What is Hazardous Material or Chemical?" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,186
    Newsletter2/272018Published an article entitled "OSHA Alliance Initiatives" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Safe + Sound Week4,191
    Newsletter3/5/2018Published an article entitled "Near Misses" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Injury Illness Prevention4,194
    Newsletter3/27/2018Published an article entitled "Fire Extinguishers" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,204
    Newsletter4/3/2018Published an article entitled "IWCA Toolbox Talk" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,206
    Newsletter4/10/2018Published an article entitled "Drug Use on the Work Team" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,211
    Newsletter4/16/2018Published an article entitled "OSHA Fall Stand-Down" in the weekly IWCA/OSHA Toolbox Talks newsletter. Fall Stand Down4,218
    Newsletter4/17/2018Published an article entitled "Read The Signs!" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,195
    Newsletter4/24/2018Published an article entitled "Accident or Error?" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,199
    Newsletter5/1/2018Published an article entitled "Slips and Falls" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Fall Prevention4,197
    Newsletter5/2/2018IWCA forwarded the OSHA Webinar link for the Fall Stand Down Event. Fall Stand Down4,197
    Newsletter5/4/2018Published an article entitled "OSHA Fall Stand-Down: Step Ladders" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter.Fall Stand Down4,199
    Newsletter5/7/2018Published an article entitled "OSHA Safety Stand-Down: Fall Protection Harnesses" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Fall Stand Down4,200
    Newsletter5/8/2018Published an article about "OSHA's Fall Safety Stand-Down: Aerial Lift Safety" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Fall Stand Down4,200
    Newsletter5/9/2018Published an article entitled "OSHA's Fall Safety Stand-Down: Extension Ladders" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Fall Stand Down4,199
    Newsletter5/10/2018Published an article entitled "OSHA's Fall Safety Stand-Down: Preventing Suspension Trauma" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Fall Stand Down4,199
    Newsletter5/15/2018Published an article entitled "Being Mentally Prepared for Emergencies" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,208
    Newsletter5/21/2018Published an article entitled "OSHA Fall Stand-Down Wrap Up" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter.Fall Stand Down4,186
    Newsletter5/29/2018Published an article entitled "Back Care" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,186
    Newsletter6/4/2018Published an article entitled "Develop and Sell Your Safety Solutions" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Safety and Health Programs4,187
    Newsletter6/11/2018Published an article entitled "Don't Gamble with Personal Fall Arrest Equipment" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Fall Prevention4,188
    Newsletter6/13/2018Published an article entitled "Important Safety Message for Members!" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,189
    Newsletter6/25/2018Published an article entitled "Water, Rest, Shade: Heat Illness Prevention" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter.Heat Illness Prevention1,298
    Newsletter6/26/2018Published an article entitled "Employee Responsibility" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,190
    Newsletter7/3/2018Published an article entitled "Give New Co-Workers Your Support" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,191
    Newsletter7/10/2018Published an article entitled "What to do for Drowning Victims" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 1,115
    Newsletter7/17/2018Published an article entitled "Head Injuries" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,196
    Newsletter7/18/2018Published an article entitled "IWCA/OSHA Alliance Safety Message" 4,194
    Newsletter7/24/2018Published an article entitled "Hearing Protection" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Hearing Conservation4,194
    Newsletter7/31/2018Published an article entitled "Controlling Stress" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,194
    Newsletter8/7/2018Published an article entitled "It's Your Decision" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,198
    Newsletter8/13/2018Published an article entitled "The Right Footwear" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,198
    Newsletter8/20/2018Published an article entitled "Personal Ergonomics" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Safety & Health Programs4,201
    Newsletter8/28/2018Published an article entitled "When a Hurricane is Headed Your Way" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Emergency Response/ Recovery4,204
    Newsletter9/3/2018Published an article entitled "Aerial Work Platforms" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,205
    Newsletter9/10/2018Published an article entitled "Preventing Heat Exhaustion" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. Heat Illness Prevention4,203
    Newsletter9/25/2018Published an article entitled "First Aid Kits" in the Toolbox Talks newsletter. 4,199
    Facebook10/3/2017Posted a toolbox talk link to "Lockout Tagout". 259
    Facebook10/31/2018Posted a link to "OSHA 10 Course" at their Annual Convention. 490
    Facebook11/1/2017Posted a link to their "Super Safety Session" at their Annual Convention. Safety & Health Programs250
    Facebook11/17/2017Posted an article about the November 21st RDS enforcement deadline. Walking Working Surfaces402
    Facebook12/1/2017Posted an article on clarification to the RDS enforcement regulations. Walking Working Surfaces4,645
    Facebook12/20/2017Posted a ladder safety updates video. Fall Prevention2,572
    Facebook2/6/2018Posted a video on the IWCA Safety Tools. 2,990
    Facebook2/8/2018Posted a video of the Safety Super Session. 243
    Facebook2/15/2018Posted an article on renewing the OSHA Alliance with the IWCA. 4,358
    Facebook4/25/2018Posted a link to our Foundations Course on Safety. 1,700
    Facebook5/1/2018Posted a link to "OSHA's Fall Safety Stand-Down."Fall Stand Down1,600
    Facebook5/4/2018Posted a link to "OSHA's Fall Safety Stand-Down."Fall Stand Down 1,400
    Facebook5/6/2018Posted a link to "OSHA's Fall Safety Stand-Down."Fall Stand Down 1,700
    Facebook5/8/2017Posted a link to "OSHA's Fall Safety Stand-Down."Fall Stand Down 1,300
    Facebook5/9/2018Posted a link to "OSHA's Fall Safety Stand-Down."Fall Stand Down 299
    Facebook5/11/2018Posted a link to "OSHA's Fall Safety Stand-Down."Fall Stand Down1,300
    Facebook6/7/2018Posted about our Online Safety Training Programs. 738
    Facebook7/29/2018Posted a link to Safe and Sound Week. Safe + Sound Week2,700
    Facebook8/12/2018Posted a link to Safe and Sound Week. Safe + Sound Week2,500
    Facebook8/22/2018Posted a link to a Safety Training Event in Oakland. 2,700
    LinkedIn10/3/2017Posted a link to Toolbox Talks, Lockout Tagout. 3,714
    LinkedIn11/10/2017Posted a link to OSHA 10 Course at annual convention. 3,714
    LinkedIn11/12/2017Posted a link to Super Safety Session at annual convention. Walking-Working Surfaces3,714
    LinkedIn11/14/2017Posted a link to OSHA Walking Working Surfaces Enforcement regulations date. Walking-Working Surfaces3,714
    LinkedIn12/11/2017Posted a link to OSHA RDS Regulations clarification. 3,714
    LinkedIn1/3/2018Posted a link to OSHA 10 Course at annual convention 3,714
    LinkedIn1/10/2018Posted a link to Toolbox Talks, Repetitive Motion. 3,714
    LinkedIn1/15/2018Posted a link to Super Safety Session at annual convention. 3,714
    LinkedIn2/10/2018Posted a link to IWCA Safety Training at annual convention. 3,714
    LinkedIn2/15/2018Posted a link to IWCA - OSHA Alliance renewal signing. 3,714
    LinkedIn8/11/2018Posted a link to OSHA Safe and Sound WeekSafe + Sound Week 3,720
    Twitter10/31/2017Posted a link to OSHA 10 course at their convention. 48
    Twitter11/1/2017Posted a link to Super Safety Session course at their convention. 46
    Twitter11/17/2017Posted a link to OSHA WWS Regulation Enforcement. Walking-Working Surfaces205
    Twitter12/1/2017Posted an article on OSHA RDS clarification. Walking-Working Surfaces73
    Twitter12/12/2017Posted a link to IWCA's "110 Toolbox Talks." 73
    Twitter12/28/2017Posted a link to OSHA 10 course at their convention. 230
    Twitter1/2/2018Posted a link to Toolbox Talk, Repetitive Motion. 82
    Twitter1/4/2018Posted a link to IWCA Safety Training. 148
    Twitter2/15/2018Posted a link to OSHA Alliance - IWCA Renewal. 457
    Other Social Media12/1/2017Posted a link on Instagram to OSHA RDS Enforcement Clarification.Walking-Working Surfaces32
    Other Social Media1/4/2018Posted a link on Instagram to IWCA Safety Training at their Annual Convention. 43
    Other Social Media2/15/2018Posted a link on Instagram to OSHA Alliance - IWCA Renewal. 32
    Other Social Media2/17/2018Posted a link on Instagram to OSHA Alliance - IWCA Renewal. 36
     
    TOTAL 335,411

    Outreach Events and Training for non-OSHA Staff: Alliance Program participant or OSHA participation in an event such as a roundtable, conference, informational webinar, stand-down, meeting, or training in support of the Alliance or an OSHA initiative.

    These tables are best viewed on tablets, notebooks, or desktop computer screens.

    Activity Type Date Event Name Participant Name(s) and Affiliation(s) Title Of Presentation (if applicable) City State Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Speech/ Presentation1/19/2018Safety TrainingStefan Bright, IWCA Safety DirectorIWCA Safety TrainingGaithersburgMDSafety &Health Programs, Fall Prevention, Walking-Working Surfaces49
    Speech/ Presentation1/25-26/2018Safety TrainingStefan Bright, IWCA Safety DirectorIWCA Safety TrainingClearwater BeachFLSafety &Health Programs, Fall Prevention, Walking-Working Surfaces40
    Speech/ Presentation2/7/2018IWCA Annual ConventionJoan Spencer, CAS, Region IV, Tampa Area Office, OSHA How OSHA Affects your Business?KissimmeeFL 53
    Speech/ Presentation2/8/2018IWCA Annual ConventionStefan Bright, IWCA Safety DirectorSuper Safety SessionKissimmeeFLSafety &Health Programs, Fall Prevention, Walking-Working Surfaces69
    Speech/ Presentation02/8-9/2018IWCA Annual ConventionLarry Green, OSHA 10 Outreach TrainerOSHA 10KissimmeeFLSafety &Health Programs, Fall Prevention, Walking-Working Surfaces25
    Speech/ Presentation2/10/2018IWCA Annual ConventionStefan Bright, IWCA Safety DirectorIWCA Safety TrainingKissimmeeFLSafety &Health Programs, Fall Prevention, Walking-Working Surfaces114
    Webinar3/29/2018Webinar -National Alliance Bi-annual ReportingChrissy Morgan, OOSA, DCSP, OSHANational Alliance Bi-annual ReportingWashingtonDC 1
    Speech/ Presentation4/27/2018Safety TrainingStefan Bright, IWCA Safety DirectorIWCA Safety TrainingPhiladelphiaPASafety &Health Programs, Fall Prevention, Walking-Working Surfaces67
    Event5/3/2018Alliance Program ForumStefan Bright, IWCA Safety DirectorAlliance updateWashingtonDC 50
    Speech/ Presentation10/24/2018Safety TrainingStefan Bright, IWCA Safety DirectorIWCA Safety TrainingOaklandCASafety &Health Programs, Fall Prevention, Walking-Working Surfaces30
    Event9/20/2018OSHA Alliance Program Construction RoundtableStefan Bright, IWCA Safety DirectorAlliance update WashingtonDCConstruction35
     
    TOTAL 533
  4. Alliance Developed Products

Report prepared by Morgan Seuberling, Safety and Occupational Health Specialist, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, October 30, 2018.

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