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

I. Alliance Background

Date Signed

July 26, 2004 and Renewed December 19, 2006


OSHA and AGC of Mississippi hereby form an Alliance to provide Associated General Contractors of Mississippi (AGC-MS) members and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect employees' health and safety, particularly in reducing and preventing 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)


Same as above

Evaluation Period

July 24, 2006 through July 24, 2007

II. Implementation Team Meetings:

Meetings held quarterly:

  • December 19, 2006
  • January 24, 2007
  • April 13, 2007
  • May 30, 2007

III. Events and Products

Training and Education


  • 10 and 30 Hour OSHA Construction Classes
  • Hispanic OSHA 10 Hour Construction Classes
  • OSHA 500 Construction Classes
  • Confined space training
  • Powered industrial truck operator and Aerial Lift training
  • Fall Arrest and Protection awareness Classes
  • Scaffolding competent person training
  • First aid and CPR training classes
  • Trenching and excavation competent person training
  • Flagger training
  • Defensive driving training
  • Industrial Hygiene training
  • Steel erection training
  • Fatality investigation
  • Continued usage of web based PowerSafe T & D Web Training


  • None

Outreach and Communication


  • Management & Superintendent's Retreat
  • Job site visits were completed for 80 AGC-MS insured employers.
  • Wire rope inspection and usage, and rigging seminar
  • OSHA Recordkeeping seminar


  • None

Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health FY 2007


  • None


  • None

IV. Results

Refer to the Training and Education events above

V. Upcoming Milestones in FY 2008

  • 10 Hour and 30 Hour Safety Training
  • Safety Director meeting
  • OSHA Update