Back to Concluded Regional Alliances - Region III
- Alliance Background
Date Signed: January 11, 2008
A cooperative initiative to assist the Wyoming Valley Chapter of the American
Red Cross to deliver safety and health training sessions at the Wyoming Valley
Chapter Red Cross training facility. Workplace classes include: First aid, CPR,
Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Bloodborne pathogens and others.
Implementation Team Members
Wilkes-Barre Area Office: David Martin, Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS).
Wyoming Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross: Chris Wylam, Director Health
and Safety Services, Charlie Krommes, Red Cross Instructor/Trainer.
Evaluation Period - January 11, 2009 through January 11, 2010
- Implementation Team Meetings
Several meetings were held throughout the year, and correspondence was
- Activities and Products
- Training and Education
The Chapter conducts multiple training classes in First aid, CPR, Automated
External Defibrillator (AED), Bloodborne pathogens and emergency preparedness
for their workplace clients throughout the year.
- Outreach and Communication
The Chapter maintains an active training calendar and provides information
services through electronic and print newsletters, and their web site.
The OSHA Compliance Assistance Specialist obtained the co-operation of the
Chapter to provide a presentation on Bloodborne pathogen hazards in the
workplace at the First Annual Job Safety and Health Conference sponsored by a
consortium of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Labor Management Council, OSHA, the
Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers,
the Manufacturer’s and Employers Association, and the AFL-CIO. The Conference
was attended by 100 employers and employees.
- Upcoming Milestones
Due to decreased involvement in the alliance, both parties have agreed to let
the alliance conclude.
Report Prepared by: David Martin, CAS, Wilkes-Barre Area Office 570-826-6538
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