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ALLIANCE ANNUAL REPORT
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
and the
Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc., Florida Gulf Coast Chapter (ABC) Alliance
February 19, 2019


  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      April 17, 2015

    2. Evaluation Period

      January 1, 2017 through February 28, 2019

    3. Alliance Overview and Goals

      The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc., Florida Gulf Coast Chapter (ABC) agreed to establish an Alliance to reduce and prevent employee exposure to health and safety hazards, such as, falls, trenching and excavation, scaffolds, confined space, struck-by, chemical and electrical hazards in construction by developing and sharing information, guidance, and training resources.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    During this period, the Implementation Team met on a monthly basis in conjunction with the group's monthly meetings.

    • January 25, 2017; March 7, 2017; May 15, 2017; July 18, 2017; September 19, 2017; October 5, 2017; January 4, 2018; March 13, 2018; April 2, 2018; May 9, 2018; July 16, 2018; July 24, 2018; August 3, 2018; December 6, 2018; January 7, 2019; and February 12, 2019

    In addition to these formal meetings, the Alliance coordinators from both groups maintained regular contact throughout the reporting period to monitor the Alliance's progress and results.

  3. Results of Alliance Activities in Support of Agreement Goals Dissemination: Alliance Program participant shared information on OSHA-developed or OSHA Alliance Program-developed tools and resources, OSHA standards/rulemakings, enforcement, or outreach campaigns.

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    Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Area(s)* Number Reached (numeric value)
    Other/ Dissemination 6/22/18 During this period, the Alliance group conducted a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) session focused on Silica. Construction Small Business Silica

    23

    Dissemination 8/22/18 During this period, the Alliance group conducted an OSHA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) session and Respirable Silica. A video on the topic was also shared with the group. Construction, Small Business, and Silica

    250

    Outreach Events and Training for non-OSHA Staff: Alliance Program participant or OSHA participation in events, which includes speeches/presentations, exhibits, roundtables, conferences, informational webinars or other meetings or training in support of the Alliance or an OSHA initiative.

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    Activity Type Date Event Name Representative Name(s) and Affiliation(s) Title Of Presentation (if applicable) City State Emphasis Area(s)* Number Reached (numeric value)
    Speech/Presentation Monthly Meetings throughout evaluation period Safety Committee Meeting Joan Spencer, OSHA; and Nick Nowell, ABC During this period, the Alliance group conducted monthly presentation on a variety of safety and health topics. Tampa FL Construction

    500

    Training 1/25/17 Alliance Outreach Joan Spencer-OSHA, CAS OSHA inspection process and procedures. Tampa FL Construction, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Safety & Health Programs, and Small Business

    28

    Speech/Presentation 2/1/17 Safety Summit on Silica Joan Spencer-OSHA, CAS During this period, the Alliance group conducted a presentation on silica. Tampa FL Construction Small Business Silica

    30

    Training 4/5/17 Crisis Management in Construction - Lunch & Learn ABC - Florida Gulf Coast Chapter Rep. During this period, the Alliance group conducted a presentation on Crisis Management. Tampa FL Construction, Small Business, and Emergency Response/Recovery

    17

    Speech/Presentation 5/9/17 Fall Protection ABC - Florida Gulf Coast Chapter Rep. During this period, the Alliance group conducted a presentation on Fall Protection. Tampa FLConstruction, Small Business, and Fall Protection

    5

    Training Throughout evaluation period OSHA 30 Hour Course, OSHA 10 Hour Course - (Spanish) and OSHA 10 Hour Course - (English) ABC - Florida Gulf Coast Chapter Rep. During this period, the Alliance group conducted a several OSHA 10-Hour and 30-Hour Training Courses. Tampa FL Construction, Recordkeeping/Reporting, Safety & Health Programs, and Small Business

    493

  4. Report prepared by: Joan M. Spencer, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Tampa Area Office, February 19, 2019

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