ALLIANCE ANNUAL REPORT
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
August 21, 2013
December 12, 2017
FY 2018: October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018
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.
Implementation Team Meetings
The Alliance coordinators from both groups maintained contact throughout the reporting period to monitor the Alliance's progress and results.
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 Webpage 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 Alliance Webpage-OSHA Website 348 Webpage 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 Alliance Webpage-NAWIC Website 453 Webpage 4/1/18 - 9/30/18 Webpage announcing free training (Fall Hazard Awareness and Intro to Safety & Health Management) at the OSHA Education Center at University of Texas- Arlington Fall Stand-Down, Fall Prevention Not available Webpage 5/18 Webpage displaying Fall Stand-Down Week 5 Day Plan Fall Stand-Down, Fall Prevention 120 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 17 tweets on OSHA silica resources Construction, Silica 660 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 20 tweets on silica resources from the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) Construction, Silica 750 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 14 tweets on the opioid crisis in the construction industry Construction 1,200 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 5 tweets on scaffold safety Construction 245 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 3 tweets on CPWR resources on noise/hearing protection in construction Construction 60 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 11 tweets on the Safe + Sound Campaign for Safety and Health Programs Safe + Sound 820 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 4 tweets re recordkeeping Recordkeeping / Reporting 225 10/1/17 - 3/31/18 3 tweets on suicide rates in the construction industry Construction 150 10/1/17 - 3/31/18 10 tweets on the Fall Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction Construction, Fall Stand-Down 1,000 4/1/18 - 9/30/18 3 tweets on OSHA's Trenching Awareness Campaign Trenching 69 4/1/18 - 9/30/18 3 tweets on CPWR's Foundations for Safety Leadership Program 90 4/1/18 - 9/30/18 5 tweets on CPWR's Safety Climate Worksheets Construction, Safety & Health Programs 110 4/1/18 - 9/30/18 10 tweets on news from DOL's Women's Bureau related to apprenticeships and recruiting women into the construction industry Construction 300 Newsletter 10/1/17- 3/31/18 OSHA QuickTakes article on OSHA/NAWIC Alliance renewal 220,000 Press release 12/15/17 - 9/30/18 OSHA News Release on OSHA/NAWIC Alliance renewal 764 Print publication January 2018 NAWIC Today article on OSHA/NAWIC Alliance renewal 3,500 Print publication March 2018 NAWIC Today article on harassment, bullying, and intimidation against women in construction Construction 3,500 Print publication May 2018 NAWIC Today article on the Fall Stand-Down Fall Stand-Down 3,500 Print publication July 2018 NAWIC Today article on managing and selecting PPE for women in construction Construction 3,500 Other email September 2018 Email to NAWIC membership with summary of the 9/21/18 OSHA Alliance Program Construction Roundtable. Construction 3,500 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 Webinar 11/13/17 Kathleen Dobson, NAWIC The OSHA Alliance Construction 67 Speech/ Presentation 11/21/17 General Meeting of the Transportation Association of Fargo-Morehead Kathleen Dobson, NAWIC Cognitive Overload - issues surrounding too much information in construction (orientation) training Fargo ND Construction 40 Speech/ Presentation 11/28/17 Annual Conference Northern Region Association of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Kathleen Dobson, NAWIC Cognitive Overload - issues surrounding too much information in construction (orientation) training Morehead MN Construction 130 Meeting 2/27/18 Kathleen Dobson and Amy Berg, NAWIC Harassment Issues Surrounding Women in Construction Fargo ND Construction 16 Webinar 3/21/18 Kathleen Dobson, NAWIC Ladder Safety Construction 83 Speech/ Presentation 3/22/18 Career Day at John Pierce Waterford Middle School Kathleen Dobson, NAWIC Life of a Construction Fanatic Waterford MI Construction, Young Workers 147 Event 5/3/18 OSHA Alliance Program Forum Karen Brioso and Romina Byrd, NAWIC N/A Washington DC 50 Speech/ Presentation 7/20/18 NAWIC St. Louis Chapter Meeting Kathi Dobson, NAWIC, and Janola Rigsby, ASSP- St. Louis Chapter [presentation on silica adapted from National Safety Council presentation] Creve Coeur MO Construction, Silica 17 Exhibit 8/18/18 NAWIC Annual Meeting and Education Conference (AMEC) Kathleen Dobson, NAWIC N/A Orlando FL Construction, Safe + Sound, Temporary Workers 350 Speech / Presentation 8/18/18 NAWIC AMEC Kathleen Dobson, NAWIC OSHA Update and Avoiding OSHA Pitfalls Orlando FL Construction 70 Event 9/21/18 OSHA Alliance Program Construction Roundtable Karen Brioso and Kathleen Dobson, NAWIC Alliance Update Washington DC Construction 35 TOTAL 955
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