I. Alliance Background
July 1, 2004
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
American Subcontractors Association of Central Pennsylvania: Robbi-Ann M. Cook, Executive Director
ASACP membership is comprised of 100 different companies throughout central Pennsylvania and Lehigh
July 19, 2006 thru July 19, 2007
II. Implementation Team Meetings
August 16, 2006 – American Subcontractors Association - Joint planning meeting to establish training
opportunities for the following year.
July 19, 2006 through July 19, 2007 – Numerous contacts to establish training and meeting
III. Events and Products
Training and Education
- Sept 20, 2006 – "Safety Awareness Roundtable" presentation provided by the membership to 8
members of the ASACP.
- Oct 18, 2006 – "OSHA / Safety Training Requirements" was presented by the membership to 7 members
of the ASACP.
- Nov 15, 2006 – "PPE, Respiratory Protection" was presented by the membership to 9 members of the
- Jan 17, 2007 – "Accident Investigation and Root Causes" was presented by the membership to 10
members of the ASACP.
- Feb 21, 2006 – "Claims Management" was presented by the membership to 8 members of the ASACP.
- Apr 18, 2006 – "Safety Pays" was presented by the CAS to 10 members of the ASACP.
- May 16, 2006 - "Safety and Health Programs" was presented by the CAS and the retained consultant
to 7 members of the ASACP.
- Over the course of the year several training courses were repeatedly offered to employees of
ASACP member companies.
No products were developed or planned as part of this Alliance.
Outreach and Communication
The ASACP prepares and distributes a monthly newsletter, "The Blueprint" which is sent out to
members of the ASACP and to professional businesses associated with the building trade. Each issue
includes a one page safety segment and over the course of the year discuss a wide range of topics
from accident prevention to fire protection and prevention. These newsletters are available on the
ASACP website: http://www.asacentralpa.com/. ASACP also sends each of the members an email message
called, "Blueprint Weekly" to review current issues, including safety.
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
2006 and 2007 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
|Type of Activity (Conference,
Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.)
||Number of Individuals Reached or
|Safety Awareness Roundtable
|Personal Protective Equipment, Respiratory Protection
|Accident Investigation and Root Causes
|Safety and Health Programs
|Note: Participant companies represent over
V. Upcoming Milestones
1. Oct 17, 2007 – ASACP will be conducting an Educational Summit for all the membership. One of the
three full day tracks will center around safety topics including: Accident Investigations, Objective
Medicine, Claims Management and Safety Pays. In addition employees/employers may sign up for the 10
Hour OSHA 500 course and/or receive their CPR recertification at the Summit.
2. Additional training sessions will be conducted at several of the monthly meetings aimed at
targeting safety hazards common to construction sites.