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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
and the
American Red Cross

November 2018

  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

    2. May 19, 2005

    3. Dates Renewed

    4. August 6, 2008
      November 9, 2015

    5. Evaluation Period

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

    7. Alliance Overview and Goals

    8. Through the Alliance, OSHA and the American Red Cross (Red Cross) aim to provide information and access to training resources on emergency preparedness, disease prevention education, and first aid training.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

  3. The Alliance coordinators from both groups maintained contact throughout the reporting period to monitor the Alliance's progress and results. OSHA and Red Cross staff also met on June 5, 2018 to discuss potential collaborations around the "Stop the Bleed" initiative, which aims to educate the public on proper bleeding control techniques for use in emergency situations.

  4. Results of Alliance Activities in Support of Agreement Goals

  5. 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 (osha.gov/dcsp/alliances/red_cross/red_cross.html) 759
    Webpage10/1/17 - 9/30/18Alliance Webpage-Red Cross Website (https://www.redcross.org/take-a-class/lp/osha-alliance) Not available
    Email8/18Email to Red Cross Instructors regarding the Red Cross / OSHA alliance. ∼90,000
    Email8/18Email to Red Cross Instructors regarding Safe + Sound Week.Safe + Sound∼90,000
    Email8/18Email to Red Cross Instructors regarding heat illness preventionHeat Illness Prevention∼90,000
    TOTAL ≥ 90,759

    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
    Event5/3/18OSHA Alliance Program ForumJonathan Epstein, Red CrossAlliance updateWashingtonDC 50
    TOTAL ≥ 50

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

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