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ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
and the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP)

September 29, 2018


  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

    2. October 2, 2008

    3. Dates Renewed

    4. November 26, 2013

    5. Evaluation Period

    6. October 1, 2017-September 31, 2018

    7. Alliance Overview and Goals

    8. The OSHA and NALP Alliance focuses on providing NALP members and other stakeholders, including youth, low-literacy level, and non-English speaking workers, with information, guidance, and access to training resources on workplace hazards, including manual material handling, slips, trips, and fall, and motor vehicle safety.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    • 1/25/18
    • 7/3/18

    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

    Dissemination: Alliance Program participant shared information on agency-developed or OSHA Alliance Program-developed tools and resources, OSHA standards/rulemakings, enforcement, and outreach campaigns, including campaigns focusing on falls, heat, and was a partner for the Agency's Safe +Sound Week.

    Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Webpage10/1/17-9/31/18Alliance Webpage - OSHA Website Fall Prevention, Youth, Hispanic/ Latino Workers/ Youth 2,019
    Webpage10/1/17-9/31/18Alliance Webpage - Participant WebsiteFall Prevention, Youth, Hispanic/ Latino Workers/ Youth 7,444
    Webpage6/1/18Posted dedicated section on NALP website related to heat awareness, including links to OSHA Fact Sheets.Heat Awareness4,500
    Webpage6/1/18Posted the PSA issued by DOL on the increase of preventable trenching related fatalitiesTrenching4,500
    Webpage6/1/18Posted information on the deadline of July 1, 2018 for the new reporting requirement of OSHA 300A logsOSHA Regulations4,500
    Webpage7/31/18Posted information on Hurricane Preparedness and Response, including direct link to OSHA's topics webpageEmergency Preparedness3,500
    Webpage8/12/18NALP member Cape Cod Landscape Association posting information about Safe + Sound Week.Safe + Sound Week260
    Newsletter6/18/18Promotion in weekly E-newsletter on Heat Awareness WebinarHeat Awareness 19,000
    Newsletter7/1/18OSHA's QuickTakes bi-weekly E-newsletter article on NALP Heat Awareness WebinarHeat Awareness 230,000
    Newsletter7/18/18Information about Safe & Sound Week included in NALP Weekly e-newsletterSafe + Sound Week19,000
    Newsletter 8/13/18Information about Safe & Sound Week included in NALP member Total Landscape Care newsletter Safe + Sound Week5,000
    Facebook7/18/18Marketing posted Safe & Sound Week informationSafe + Sound Week2,500
    Other Email6/26/18Promotional email to members about heat awareness loaded with tips and links to resources and information including links to OSHA website.Heat Awareness6,000
    Twitter8/13/18Tweet from NALP member Timberline Landscape promoting Safe + Sound Week.Safe + Sound Week150
     
    TOTAL   308,373

    Other Training: Alliance Program participant provided free training for workers/employers/others through the Alliance Program.

    Training Type Date Name/Title of Trainer Training Title Audience City State Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Event7/25/18- 7/26/18Dr. Sam Steel, NALP Safety AdviserNIOSH Health Services Sector MeetingSafety and health professionals Washington DCHeat; Landscaping; Tree Care25
    Event10/16/18-10/17/18Dr. Sam Steel, NALP Safety AdviserNALP 10-Hour Construction Course for Landscape IndustryWorkers and employers in the landscaping industry.LouisvilleKYLandscaping; Heat35
    Webinar7/24/18Dr. Sam Steel, NALP Safety AdviserHeat Awareness: How to Protect YourselfNALP members and public  Heat Awareness177
     
    TOTAL   237
  4. Alliance Developed Products

    None completed during the evaluation period of the report.

  5. OSHA Product Reviews

  6. None completed during the evaluation period of the report.

    Report prepared by: Todd Briggs, Program Analyst, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, September 29, 2018.

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