Alliance -- An OSHA Cooperative Program<<Back to Concluded Regional Alliances - Region IV


  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed:

    Originally signed July 26, 2004 and Renewed December 19, 2006

    Overview: Alliance focused on establishing a collaborative relationship between OSHA and the Associated General Contractors of Mississippi (AGC-MS), which will reduce and prevent employee exposure to struck-by hazards, as well as other prevalent hazards in the construction industry such as falls, electrical, crush-by and caught-in hazards. Emphasis will also be placed on effectively communicating these issues to hard-to-reach groups, such as non-English speaking workers.

    Implementation Team Membership:

    The implementation team members include representatives from OSHA and the Associated General Contractors of Mississippi (AGC-MS)

    Contributors: Same as above.

    Evaluation Period: August 18, 2009 through August 20, 2010

  2. Implementation Team Meetings:

    Meetings were conducted on the following dates: 10/14/2009; 3/4/2010; and 4/15/2010.

  3. Events and Products:
  4. Training and Education

    Events

    During this period, the AGC-MS Alliance coordinated with OSHA to provide the following safety and health training courses for workers:

    • OSHA 10 and 30-Hour OSHA Construction Courses
    • OSHA 10-Hour Construction Course conducted in Spanish
    • Permit Required Confined Space Course
    • Powered industrial truck operator and Aerial Lift Course
    • Fall Arrest and Protection Awareness Course
    • Scaffolding Competent Person Course
    • First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) Training Course
    • Hazard Communication Training Course
    • Trenching and Excavation Competent Person Course

    Products

    • None

    Outreach and Communication

    Events

    During this period, the AGC-MS Alliance coordinated with OSHA to participate in the following outreach events:

    • OSHA participated in the Management & Superintendent's Retreat
    • OSHA Participated in the Safety Day

    Products

    • None

    Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health FY 2011

    Events

    • None

    Products

    • None

  5. Results
  6. Refer to the events above

  7. Upcoming Milestones in FY 2011
    • Renew the AGC-MS Alliance
    • Participation in the 2011 Safety Day conducted by the AGC-MS
    • Participation in the 2011 AGC-MS Safety Director meeting

    Report Prepared by: Courtney Bohannon, Compliance Assistance Specialist

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