Powered by GoogleTranslate
Back to Alliance Program Home

ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT
Wilkes-Barre Area Office
Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association (NEPA-MEA)
January 28, 2014


  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed:

    November 30, 2004

    Date Renewed:

    January 3, 2008; April 5 2010; July 16, 2012

    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

    • Steve Delp, Compliances Assistance Specialist (CAS) USDOL-OSHA
    • Darlene Robbins, President, Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers
    • Gina Whalen, Director of Education & Member Services, Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers
    • Chris Robbins, Director of Training and Development, Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers
  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    January 15, 2013; February 1, 2013; June 18, 2013; October 24, 2013.

  3. Events and Products

    Evaluation Period

    January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013

    Alliance Activity

    Raising awareness of OSHA’s Rulemaking and Enforcement Initiatives

    • January 15, 2013 – CAS conducted a presentation at Association’s monthly Safety Committee Roundtable. Subject was GHS. The new haz com requirements were reviewed with the attendees as well as the new implementation and training deadlines.
    • June 18, 2013 – CAS participated in a 1 day work shop that was co-developed/presented by OSHA and Hazleton Hospital. Topics included all elements of an effective ergonomics program. This workshop was developed in response to OSHA’s ergonomics initiative.
    • October 24, 2014 - CAS conducted a presentation at Association’s monthly Safety Committee Roundtable. Subject was Temporary Workers. CAS reviewed all letters of interpretations that spell out both Staffing Agency and Host Employer responsibilities for temporary worker safety.

    Training

    • No activities in this area in 2013.

    Outreach and Communication

    • No activities in this area in 2013.
  4. Results

    Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.) Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
    January 15, 2013 – CAS conducted a presentation at Association’s monthly Safety Committee Roundtable. Subject was GHS. The new haz com requirements were reviewed with the attendees as well as the new implementation and training deadlines. 20
    June 18, 2013 – CAS participated in a 1 day work shop that was co-developed/presented by OSHA and Hazleton Hospital. Topics included all elements of an effective ergonomics program. This workshop was developed in response to OSHA’s ergonomics initiative. 45
    October 24, 2014 - CAS conducted a presentation at Association’s monthly Safety Committee Roundtable. Subject was Temporary Workers. CAS reviewed all letters of interpretations that spell out both Staffing Agency and Host Employer responsibilities for temporary worker safety. 35
    TOTAL 100
  5. Upcoming Milestones

    No events have been scheduled thus far in 2014.

Report Prepared by: Steven Delp, CAS, Wilkes-Barre Area Office

For more information, contact the Office of Outreach Services and Alliances at 202-693-2340 or go to www.osha.gov.

Back to Top

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close