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ARRANGEMENT RENEWING AN ALLIANCE AGREEMENT BETWEEN
THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR'S
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF MEXICO
IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Consulate General of Mexico in New York, New York (the Consulate), hereinafter "the Participants",
Recognizing the joint commitment to workplace safety and health protections acknowledged in the Letter of Agreement of July 21, 2004 between the Department of Labor of the United States of America and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Mexican States;
Recognizing that OSHA's Alliance Program provides for the establishment of cooperative relationships for purposes such as training and education, outreach and communication and promoting a national dialogue on workplace safety and health; and
Recognizing the value of establishing a collaborative relationship to foster safer and more healthful workplaces;
Intend to renew their alliance agreement to achieve the following:
The Participants intend to work jointly to provide Mexican workers with information, guidance, and access to training resources that are intended to help them improve their workplace health and safety, particularly in reducing and preventing exposure to General and Construction Industry hazards, such as falls, electrical hazards, and amputations.
Training and Education
The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following training and education goals:
The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following outreach and communication goals:
The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following goals related to promoting the national dialogue on workplace safety and health:
An implementation team made up of representatives of the Participants intends to meet to develop a plan of action, determine working procedures, and identify the roles and responsibilities of the Participants. In addition, the Participants intend to meet at least 3 times per year to track and share information on activities and results in achieving the goals of the Alliance.
This Arrangement is to remain in effect for two years from the date of signing. Either signatory may terminate it for any reason at any time, provided they give 30 days written notice. This Arrangement may be modified in writing at any time with the concurrence of the signatories.
Signed in the English and Spanish languages at the Consulate General of New York, this 18th day of May, 2009.