Back to Concluded Regional Alliances - Region III
I. Alliance Background
July 19, 2005
Cooperative initiative to assist the American Subcontractors Association of Central Pennsylvania (ASACP) with information and out reach assistance in a effort become fully compliant with OSHA Standards and Regulations applicable to the construction trade. The ASACP is comprised of 100 different companies expressing a desire to stay up-to-date with OSHA regulations, safety training, professional and business development through varied educational seminars and programs, monthly membership meetings and professional advice from our retained consultants.
Implementation Team Members
Harrisburg Area Office: OSHA Members: Robert M. Fink, Area Director; David Roccasecca, Assistant Area Director; Dale Glacken, Compliance Assistance Specialist.
Allentown Area Office: OSHA Members: Jean Kulp, Area Director; Scott Shimandle, Compliance Assistance Specialist.
American Subcontractors Association of Central Pennsylvania: Robb-Ann M. Cook, Executive Director
ASACP membership is comprised of 100 different companies throughout south central Pennsylvania.
July 19, 2005 thru July 19, 2006
II. Implementation Team Meetings
August 17, 2005 – American Subcontractors Association - Joint planning meeting to establish training opportunities for the following year. This meeting also served as a kick off meeting for the Alliance.
July 19, 2005 through July 19, 2006 – Numerous contacts to establish training and meeting objectives.
III. Events and Products
Training and Education
Outreach and Communication
Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health
The second year of the Alliance was primarily devoted to initially conducting training sessions and answering questions raised by member organizations during the American Subcontractor Association’s 2005 and 2006 monthly meetings. Similar activities will occur during the third year of the Alliance, however, we will also try to establish an effective means for providing training more in line with the types of injuries being experienced within this chapters trades. Our efforts will continued be geared toward establishing relationships with inactive members and improving relationships with active members.
V. Upcoming Milestones
1. August 16, 2006 – an Alliance planning meeting has been set to bring the members of the "Safety Team" together with the retained safety consultant to discuss initiatives and needs for the new year.
2. Additional training sessions will be conducted at several of the monthly meetings aimed at targeting safety hazards common to construction sites.
3. The Safety Team is also working on creating a generic safety program template for use by other members.