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 2006 to 24 April 2007

  2. Steering Committee Meetings

    12 June 2006
    26 January 2007

  3. Events and Products

    Training and Education

    • 28 November 2006: OSHA 10-hour General Industry Course
    Outreach and Communication

    • 24 October 2006: CBIA Monthly Breakfast Meeting
    • 12 December 2006: CBIA Monthly Breakfast Meeting
    Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health

  4. Results
    Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.) Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
    10-hour general industry training 32
    OSHA Update/roundtable meetings 46
    TOTAL 78

  5. Upcoming Milestones

    Outreach presentations will be scheduled for CBIA members to discuss SST 07 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 roundtable meetings.

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

    Federal OSHA and ConnOSHA 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.

    Federal OSHA will participate in the April 2008 CBIA one-day Safety Conference