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  • May 2-8, 2010: 2010 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The American Red Cross and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported the 2010 NAOSH Week, "Mission NAOSH 2010: Safe Workplaces." 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.
  • October 19-25, 2009: 2009 Drug-Free Work Week. The American Red Cross and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported the 2009 Drug-Free Work Week. Sponsored annually by the U.S. Department of Labor's Working Partners for an Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace Program, the Week focuses on educating employers, employees and the public about the importance of being drug-free as an essential component of a safe and healthful workplace.
  • September 24, 2009: "Is Your Business Prepared For Pandemic Flu?" Web cast.
    • Gary Lescallett, Senior Industrial Hygienist, Office of Science and Technology Assessment, Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management (DTSEM), and Ted Yee, Medical Officer, Office of Occupational Medicine, DTSEM participated on the Web cast.
  • June 10, 2009: Department of Labor Safety Day, Francis Perkins Building, Washington, DC.
    ARC representatives staffed an exhibit booth and distributed safety and health information during the Department of Labor Safety Day.
  • May 6, 2009: Emergency Preparedness: Safe at Work, Safe at Home Web Expo.
    • Christina Jones, Industrial Hygienist, Office of Science and Technology Assessment, Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management, USDOL-OSHA gave a presentation, "OSHA's Emergency Response Role and Helpful Resources for Preparedness."
    • Jose Benavides, Team Leader, Office of Small Business Assistance, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs (DCSP), USDOL-OSHA and Jim Boom, Safety and Occupational Health Specialist, Office of Partnerships and Recognition, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA gave a presentation, "OSHA Cooperative Programs: On-site Consultation and OSHA Challenge Pilot Program."
  • May 3-9, 2009: 2009 North American Occupational Safety and Health Week. The American Red Cross (ARC) and more than 55 other Alliance Program participants supported 2009 NAOSH Week. Sponsored annually by the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), an Alliance Program participant, and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE), the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. The theme for 2009 NAOSH Week was "Safety Means Always Coming Home."
    • May 4, 2009: Scott Conner, Senior Vice President, Preparedness and Health and Safety Services, ARC, John Hendrickson, Senior Associate, Preparedness and Health and Safety Services, ARC, Lynda Harris, Manager, Preparedness and Health and Safety Services, ARC, Dawn Latham, Senior Associate, Government Relations, ARC, attended the NAOSH Week Kick-off event at the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, DC. Acting Assistant Secretary Jordan Barab, USDOL-OSHA; Warren Brown, President, ASSE; and Andrew Cooper, Secretary, CSSE; provided brief remarks. The Kick-off also featured an Alliance Program participant panel with presentations from Alliance Program participants American Heart Association, ASSE, Independent Electrical Contractors, and National Safety Council focusing on workplace safety and health issues.
  • October 20-26, 2008: 2008 Drug-Free Work Week. The American Red Cross and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported the 2008 Drug-Free Work Week. Sponsored annually by the U.S. Department of Labor's Working Partners for an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace Program, the Week focused on educating employers, employees and the public about the importance of being drug-free as an essential component of a safe and healthful workplace.
  • May 4-10, 2008: 2008 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The American Red Cross and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported 2008 NAOSH Week, "Safety is Good Business." Sponsored annually by 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.
    • May 5, 2008: Representatives of the American Red Cross attended the NAOSH Week Kick-off event at the U.S. Department of Labor. Donald Shalhoub, Deputy Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA; and Michael Thompson, then-President, ASSE; were the keynote speakers. Mr. Shalhoub presented "Safety is Good Business" to OSHA and Alliance Program participants and other safety and health representatives.
  • March 27-29, 2008: American Red Cross Convention, Baltimore, Maryland.
    • OSHA representatives staffed an Alliance Program exhibit booth during the conference.
  • November 15, 2007: Twin Cities Workplace Seminar, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
    • Clayton Handt, Enforcement Health Supervisor, Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health, gave a presentation on OSHA regulations including, first aid, bloodborne pathogens and emergency preparedness.
  • November 14, 2007: Southeastern Michigan Workplace Seminar, Detroit, Michigan.
    • Kristen Osterkamp, Industrial Hygienist, Michigan Occupational Safety and Health, gave a presentation on OSHA regulations including, first aid, bloodborne pathogens and emergency preparedness.
  • November 8, 2007: "Bloodborne Pathogens - What You Need to Know to Prevent Disease Transmission in the Workplace" Web cast.
    • Sheila Arbury, Health Scientist, Office of Occupational Health Nursing, Directorate of Science, Technology and Medicine, USDOL-OSHA; and Dionne Williams, Industrial Hygienist, Office of Health Enforcement, Directorate of Enforcement Programs, USDOL-OSHA; gave a presentation on OSHA's bloodborne pathogen standard, establishing a exposure control plan and personal protective equipment during the Web cast.
  • October 25, 2007: Hampton Roads Workplace Seminar, Newport News, Virginia.
    • Robin Pasko, Industrial Hygienist, Norfolk, Virginia Occupational Safety and Health, gave a presentation on OSHA regulations including, first aid, bloodborne pathogens and emergency preparedness.
  • October 11, 2007: Central Maryland Workplace Safety Seminar, Baltimore, Maryland.
    • William Grabau, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Maryland Occupational Safety and Health, gave a presentation on OSHA's regulations regarding first aid, bloodborne pathogens and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • June 6, 2007: Department of Labor Safety Day, Francis Perkins Building, Washington, DC.
    • American Red Cross representatives staffed an Alliance Program exhibit booth and distributed safety and health information during the Department of Labor Safety Day.
  • May 23, 2007: "Is Your Worksite Prepared for Emergencies?" Web cast.
    • Tina Jones, Industrial Hygienist, Office of Science and Technology Assessment, Directorate of Science, Technology and Medicine, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation, "OSHA Emergency Standards," during the Web cast.
  • May 6-12, 2007: 2007 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The American Red Cross and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported 2007 NAOSH Week; "All Modes of Transportation." 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.
  • February 6, 2007: "Are you Prepared for Pandemic Flu?" Web cast.
    • Amanda Edens, then-Director, Office of Chemical Hazards, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation, "OSHA Guidelines," during the Web cast.
  • October 19-20, 2006: 2nd Annual Emergency Preparedness Conference: Disaster Readiness on the Home Front, Renaissance Washington Hotel, Washington, DC.
    • OSHA staffed an Alliance Program exhibit booth during the conference.
  • October 13, 2006: American Red Cross Corporate Safety Education Conference, Orlando, Florida.
    • Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., then-Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation on the OSHA and American Red Cross Alliance and major OSHA initiatives to 120 attendees.
  • August 24, 2006: "Is Your Worksite an OSHA Best Practice for First Aid Programs?" Web cast. Don Wright, M.D., then-Director, Office of Occupational Medicine, Directorate of Science, Technology and Medicine, USDOL-OSHA; and Dionne Williams, Industrial Hygienist, Office of Health Enforcement, Directorate of Enforcement Programs; gave a presentation, "Best Practices Guide: Fundamentals of a Workplace First Aid Program," during the Web cast.
  • May 12-14, 2006: American Red Cross 2006 National Convention, Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC.
    • The American Red Cross and OSHA shared a joint Alliance Program exhibit booth during the convention.
  • May 27-29, 2005: American Red Cross 2005 National Convention, Moscone West, San Francisco, California.
    • Alan Traenkner, then-Director of Voluntary Programs and Outreach, OSHA Region IX, gave a presentation to over 100 attendees on OSHA's Alliance Program and the OSHA and American Red Cross Alliance.