July 1, 2004
July 19, 2005;
July 30, 2007
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:
Allentown Area Office: OSHA Members:
American Subcontractors Association of Central Pennsylvania:
ASACP membership is comprised of 100 different companies throughout central Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley.
July 19, 2007 thru July 19, 2008
July 17, 2007 - American Subcontractors Association - Joint planning meeting to establish training opportunities for 2007.
July 17, 2008 - American Subcontractors Association - Joint planning meeting to establish training opportunities for the following year.
July 19, 2007 through July 19, 2008 - Numerous contacts to establish training and meeting objectives.
Training and Education
No products were developed or planned as part of this Alliance.
Outreach and Communication
March 15, 2008: "Safety Awards Banquet". ASA conducts an annual awards banquet. Awards are awarded in 2 categories: Those without a lost time injury and those with accident rates below their BLS industry average. The best record so far has been 300,000 man-hours without an injury.
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. Current distribution is 325 member companies, General Contractors, Construction Managers and architects. 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 crane safety. These newsletters are available on the ASACP website. 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 fourth year of the Alliance was primarily devoted to conducting monthly training sessions, giving OSHA updates and answering questions raised by members during the American Subcontractor Association's 2007 and 2008 monthly meetings. Similar activities will occur during the next year of the Alliance, however, we will continue provide 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.
|Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.)||Number of Individuals Reached or Trained|
|In's and Outs of EMR||10|
|How Does your Safety Program Stack Up||9|
|Legal Liabilities in Construction||8|
|Call Before You Dig||8|
|Drug Testing in Construction||8|
|New Lifting Techniques||5|
|Youth in Construction||8|
|Note: Participant companies represent over||1800 employees|
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