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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
and the
National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)

December 2018

  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      August 21, 2013

    2. Dates Renewed

      December 12, 2017

    3. Evaluation Period

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

    4. Alliance Overview and Goals

      The OSHA and NAWIC Alliance aims to provide NAWIC members and others with information and access to resources that will help them he health and safety of female construction workers.

  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 348
    Webpage10/1/17 - 9/30/18Alliance Webpage-NAWIC Website 453
    Webpage4/1/18 - 9/30/18Webpage announcing free training (Fall Hazard Awareness and Intro to Safety & Health Management) at the OSHA Education Center at University of Texas- ArlingtonFall Stand-Down, Fall PreventionNot available
    Webpage5/18Webpage displaying Fall Stand-Down Week 5 Day Plan Fall Stand-Down, Fall Prevention120
    Twitter10/1/17 - 9/30/1817 tweets on OSHA silica resourcesConstruction, Silica660
    Twitter10/1/17 - 9/30/1820 tweets on silica resources from the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR)Construction, Silica750
    Twitter10/1/17 - 9/30/1814 tweets on the opioid crisis in the construction industryConstruction1,200
    Twitter10/1/17 - 9/30/185 tweets on scaffold safetyConstruction245
    Twitter10/1/17 - 9/30/183 tweets on CPWR resources on noise/hearing protection in constructionConstruction60
    Twitter10/1/17 - 9/30/1811 tweets on the Safe + Sound Campaign for Safety and Health ProgramsSafe + Sound820
    Twitter10/1/17 - 9/30/184 tweets re recordkeepingRecordkeeping / Reporting225
    Twitter10/1/17 - 3/31/183 tweets on suicide rates in the construction industryConstruction150
    Twitter10/1/17 - 3/31/1810 tweets on the Fall Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in ConstructionConstruction, Fall Stand-Down1,000
    Twitter4/1/18 - 9/30/183 tweets on OSHA's Trenching Awareness CampaignTrenching69
    Twitter4/1/18 - 9/30/183 tweets on CPWR's Foundations for Safety Leadership Program 90
    Twitter4/1/18 - 9/30/185 tweets on CPWR's Safety Climate WorksheetsConstruction, Safety & Health Programs110
    Twitter4/1/18 - 9/30/1810 tweets on news from DOL's Women's Bureau related to apprenticeships and recruiting women into the construction industryConstruction300
    Newsletter10/1/17- 3/31/18OSHA QuickTakes article on OSHA/NAWIC Alliance renewal 220,000
    Press release12/15/17 - 9/30/18OSHA News Release on OSHA/NAWIC Alliance renewal 764
    Print publicationJanuary 2018NAWIC Today article on OSHA/NAWIC Alliance renewal 3,500
    Print publicationMarch 2018NAWIC Today article on harassment, bullying, and intimidation against women in constructionConstruction3,500
    Print publicationMay 2018NAWIC Today article on the Fall Stand-DownFall Stand-Down3,500
    Print publicationJuly 2018NAWIC Today article on managing and selecting PPE for women in constructionConstruction3,500
    Other emailSeptember 2018Email to NAWIC membership with summary of the 9/21/18 OSHA Alliance Program Construction Roundtable.Construction3,500
    TOTAL 244,864

    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 Type Date Event Name Participant Name(s) and Affiliation(s) Title Of Presentation (if applicable) City State Emphasis Areas Number Reached
    Webinar11/13/17 Kathleen Dobson, NAWICThe OSHA Alliance Construction67
    Speech/ Presentation11/21/17General Meeting of the Transportation Association of Fargo-MoreheadKathleen Dobson, NAWICCognitive Overload - issues surrounding too much information in construction (orientation) trainingFargoNDConstruction40
    Speech/ Presentation11/28/17Annual Conference Northern Region Association of Safety Professionals (ASSP)Kathleen Dobson, NAWICCognitive Overload - issues surrounding too much information in construction (orientation) trainingMoreheadMNConstruction130
    Meeting2/27/18 Kathleen Dobson and Amy Berg, NAWICHarassment Issues Surrounding Women in ConstructionFargoNDConstruction16
    Webinar3/21/18 Kathleen Dobson, NAWICLadder Safety Construction83
    Speech/ Presentation3/22/18Career Day at John Pierce Waterford Middle SchoolKathleen Dobson, NAWICLife of a Construction FanaticWaterfordMIConstruction, Young Workers147
    Event5/3/18OSHA Alliance Program ForumKaren Brioso and Romina Byrd, NAWICN/AWashingtonDC 50
    Speech/ Presentation7/20/18NAWIC St. Louis Chapter MeetingKathi Dobson, NAWIC, and Janola Rigsby, ASSP- St. Louis Chapter[presentation on silica adapted from National Safety Council presentation]Creve CoeurMOConstruction, Silica17
    Exhibit8/18/18NAWIC Annual Meeting and Education Conference (AMEC)Kathleen Dobson, NAWICN/AOrlandoFLConstruction, Safe + Sound, Temporary Workers350
    Speech / Presentation8/18/18NAWIC AMECKathleen Dobson, NAWICOSHA Update and Avoiding OSHA PitfallsOrlandoFLConstruction70
    Event9/21/18OSHA Alliance Program Construction RoundtableKaren Brioso and Kathleen Dobson, NAWICAlliance UpdateWashingtonDCConstruction35
    TOTAL 955
  4. Alliance Developed Products

    As a Partner for Safe + Sound Week 2018, NAWIC collaborated with OSHA's Directorate of Standards and Guidance (DSG) in updating its Fact Sheet: Construction Safety Hazard Awareness.

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

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