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AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING AN ALLIANCE
BETWEEN
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION
MARYLAND OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
AND
THE INDEPENDENT ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS, INC. - CHESAPEAKE

Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) and the Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc.-Chesapeake (IEC) recognize the value of establishing a collaborative relationship to foster safer and more healthful workplaces. MOSH and IEC therefore agree to form an Alliance to use their collective expertise to help foster a culture of prevention MOSH and IEC agree to establish an Alliance to promote safe and healthful working conditions for electrical contractors employees by:
  • Providing IEC members with information and guidance that will help them protect employees health and safety, particularly in reducing injuries and illnesses.


  • Increasing access to safety and health information and training resources.


  • Providing an understanding to employers concerning the financial benefits of maintaining a Safety Program and a safe working environment.


MOSH and IEC will work together to achieve the following outreach and communication goals:
  • Seek opportunities to jointly develop and disseminate information at conferences, events, and through print and electronic media, including links from MOSHs and IECs Web sites.


  • Seek opportunities to speak, exhibit, or appear at conferences, local meetings, or other events.


  • Promote and encourage IEC members awareness of and participation in MOSHs cooperative programs such as Consultation, the Voluntary Protection Program, and the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program.
Representatives of both organizations will meet to develop a plan of action, determine working procedures, and identify the roles and responsibilities of the participants. MOSH to be represented on the IEC Chesapeake Safety Committee to assure the implementation of identified safety practices. In addition, they will meet to track and share information on activities and results in achieving the goals of the Alliance.

This agreement will remain in effect for one year from the date of signing and will automatically be renewed annually thereafter. This agreement may be modified at any time with the concurrence of both signatories and may be terminated for any reason with 30 days written notice from either signatory.



Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Maryland Occupational Safety and Health
  Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc.
Chesapeake


 
James D. Fielder, Jr., Ph.D.
Secretary


 
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President


 
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