Through the OSHA and Lamar Outdoor Advertising Alliance, both organizations are committed to providing the general public and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect the health and safety of workers and understand the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act). Through the Alliance, the organizations will continue to support OSHA's safety and health initiatives. The Alliances' goals include:
Raising awareness of OSHA's rulemaking and enforcement initiatives
To share information on occupational safety and health laws and standards, including the rights and responsibilities of workers and employers.
Outreach and communication
To share information among OSHA personnel and industry safety and health professionals regarding Lamar's good practices or effective approaches through training programs, workshops, seminars, and lectures (or any other applicable forum) developed by the participants.
To work with other Alliance participants on specific issues and projects that are addressed and developed through the Alliance Program.
May 5-11, 2013: 2013 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The Lamar Outdoor Advertising (Lamar) and a number of other Alliance Program participants support 2013 NAOSH Week. Sponsored annually by the American Society of Safety Engineers and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. 2013 Theme: "Worker Safety Works for Everyone."
May 6-12, 2012: 2012 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The Lamar Outdoor Advertising (Lamar) and a number of other Alliance Program participants support 2012 NAOSH Week. Sponsored annually by ASSE and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. 2012 Theme: "Safety, What Every Business Needs."
May 1-7, 2011: 2011 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The Lamar Outdoor Advertising (Lamar) and a number of other Alliance Program participants are supporting 2011 NAOSH Week. Sponsored annually by the American Society of Safety Engineers, an Alliance Program participant, and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. The theme for 2011 is "Celebrating a Century of Safety."
Outdoor Advertising Fall Protection Fact Sheet (PDF*). Through the OSHA and the Lamar Outdoor Advertising (Lamar) Alliance, Lamar developed a Fact Sheet that identifies fall hazards associated with outdoor advertising (billboards) and provides guidance to prevent potential injuries from inadequate anchor points and highlights good practices. (2011, December)
Region IV: Alabama Struck-By Alliance [Birmingham and Mobile, Alabama Area Offices and Alabama Associated General Contractors (AGC); Alabama Road Builders Association (ARBA); Safe State of Alabama; Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT); Federal Highway Administration (FHWA); 3M Corporation; Lamar Outdoor Advertising; Auburn University - T2 Center; Public Employees Safety Council of Alabama (PESCA); Alabama Power; Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Alabama; Asphalt Pavement Association; and Mobile Gas]. For more information on this Alliance, see the Birmingham or Mobile Area Office Alliance page.
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