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ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT
WILKES BARRE AREA OFFICE
NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA MANUFACTURERS AND EMPLOYERS ASSOCIATION
APRIL 14, 2010

  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed:
    November 30, 2004

    Date Renewed:

    Alliance Overview:

    Alliance to provide the Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association members and others with training, information, guidance, and access to OSHA resources that will help them protect employees’ health and safety, particularly in reducing employee injury and illness.

    Implementation Team Members:

    David Martin, CAS, Darlene Robbins, President, Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association, Gina Whalen, Director of Education & Member Services, Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association, Chris Robbins, Director of Training and Development, Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association

     
  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    Several planning meetings and telephone meeting were held throughout 2009.

     
  3. Activities and Products

    Evaluation Period.

    January 2009 to January 2010

    Alliance Activity.
     
    • Training and Education
    Events

    Completed a series of seminars addressing: Basics of OSHA and Effective Written Programs, Arc Flash Safety and NFPA 70E, OSHA Recordkeeping, Accident Investigation with interviewing skills.

     
  4. Results
     
    Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc) Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
    Recordkeeping 10
    Arc Flash Safety and NFPA 70E Training (two sessions) 17
    Accident Investigation 10
    OSHA Basic and Effective Safety Programs 12
    OSHA Required Written Programs 6
    Total 53

     
  5. Upcoming Milestones

    The CAS will write occasional articles for inclusion in the Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association newsletter to members, and responds to technical inquiries that are channeled through the Association's staff. OSHA and the Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association will continue to recognize the value of collaborative efforts to achieve workplace safety. OSHA and the Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association will remain committed to cooperative and proactive efforts to advance workplace safety and health and to participate in a voluntary cooperative relationship with OSHA for purposes such as training and education, outreach and communication and promoting a national dialogue on workplace safety and health. The Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association and OSHA will provide expertise to members in order to enhance workplace safety and health programs by requesting OSHA attendance and participation in selected Roundtables. The Alliance will encourage Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association members to participate in OSHA training courses offered through the OSHA Institute and/or through the designated Educational Centers.

    The alliance participants will continue to disseminate new or updated OSHA information through existing communication tools, including web sites and news, and to explore new resources for providing such information to the Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association members.


    Prepared by: David Martin, CAS, Wilkes-Barre, April 14, 2010
    For more information, contact the Office of Outreach Services and Alliances at 202-693-2340 or go to OSHA's webpage.