Alliance -- An OSHA Cooperative Program<< Back to Concluded Regional Alliances - Region I

  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed

    25 April 2003


    The purpose of the Alliance is to foster a culture of prevention through sharing best practices and technical knowledge to promote safe and healthful working conditions for CBIA member company employees by providing information and guidance that will help them protect employees health and safety by reducing and preventing exposure to workplace hazards.

    Implementation Team Members

    Cindy Panioto – CBIA
    Richard Palo – ConnOSHA
    Thomas Hozebin – ConnOSHA
    Kenneth Tucker – ConnOSHA
    John Able – ConnOSHA
    Robert W. Kowalski – USDOL/OSHA Bridgeport Area Office
    Leona May – USDOL/OSHA Bridgeport Area Office
    C. William Freeman – USDOL/OSHA Hartford Area Office
    Anthony Fuschillo - USDOL/OSHA Hartford Area Office



    Evaluation Period

    Annual Report 25 April 2005 to 24 April 2006

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    7 May 2005
    24 February 2006

  3. Events and Products

    Training and Education

    • 4 October 2005: Career day for high school students
    • 21 February 2006: 10 hour general industry training
    Outreach and Communication

    • Events

      19 May 2005: Monthly round table meeting
      20 October 2005: Monthly round table meeting
      15 November 2005: Monthly round table meeting
      29 March 2006 Annual CBIA Safety and Health Conference
    Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health

    • Events
  4. Results
    Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.) Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
    Career day 1000
    10 hour general industry training 32
    OSHA Update/roundtable meetings 141
    TOTAL 1173

  5. Upcoming Milestones

    Outreach presentations will be scheduled for CBIA members to discuss SST 06 notification letters that have been sent out and to discuss the SST program

    The compliance assistance specialists and area office staff will continue to participate in CBIA monthly round table meetings.

    Quarterly meetings will be scheduled to discuss objectives that are of mutual interest to OSHA and to CBIA.

    A meeting will be scheduled to discuss setting up an alliance that will promote safety and health training of non English speaking workers.

    Federal OSHA and Conn OSHA will schedule and teach the OSHA 10 hour general industry training courses for individuals from CBIA member companies.

    The OSHA offices will continue to be a resource available to answer compliance questions and to research technical questions posed by CBIA members.