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  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed:

    December 3, 2004


    Alliance to provide the Northeastern Pennsylvania Labor Management Council 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, Eve Centrelli, Executive Director, Northeastern Pennsylvania Labor Management Council.

    Evaluation Period

    January 2008 to January 2009

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    Monthly planning meetings were held. The implementation team planned a safety conference with an alliance of organizations associated with the Labor Management Council. This included Bill Cockerill, Scranton Central Labor Council, Bob Zukovich Greater Pennsylvania Carpenters/Scranton Building Trades, Paul Casparro, IBEW Local 81, J Callahan, United Auto Workers, Jack McNulty, Barb Dychala, and Debbie O'Rourke, Pennsylvania Dept. of Labor and Industry

  3. Events and Products

    Training and Education

    • Events

      The implementation team attended a Safety Conference in 2008 planned by the Lehigh Valley Labor Management Council and presented at DeSales University. The implementation team decided that presenting a local conference similar to that one would be the main focus of the Alliance.

  4. Results

    Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc) Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
    Regional Safety and Health Conference May 2009 120
    Total 120

  5. Upcoming Milestones

     The members of the alliance have planned and direct a low cost Regional Safety and Health Conference to be presented at Luzerne County community College on May 26, 2010. The conference will feature a keynote speaker and two tracks (professional and trades).

    Report Prepared by: David Martin, CAS, Wilkes Barre Area Office

    For more information, contact the Office of Outreach Services and Alliances at 202-693-2340 or go to OSHA's webpage.