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


  1. Alliance Background:

    Date Signed
    July 26, 2004

    Renewed
    December 19, 2006

    Overview
    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)

    Contributors
    Same as above

    Evaluation Period
    July 25, 2007 through July 31, 2008


  2. Implementation Team Meetings
    Meetings held quarterly: 9/2007, 12/2007, 3/2008 and 6/2008


  3. Events and Products

    Training and Education

    Events

    The Alliance group supported the accomplishment of the following safety and health-related training courses:
    • 10 and 30 Hour OSHA Construction Classes
    • Hispanic OSHA 10 Hour Construction Classes
    • OSHA 500 Construction Classes
    • NFPA 70E
    • Confined space training
    • Powered industrial truck operator and Aerial Lift training
    • Wire rope inspection and usage, and rigging seminar
    • Fall Arrest and Protection awareness Classes
    • Scaffolding competent person training
    • First aid and CPR training classes
    • Trenching and excavation competent person training
    • Flagger training
    • Management & Superintendents Retreat
    • Defensive driving
    • Industrial Hygiene training
    • OSHA Recordkeeping seminar
    • Steel erection
    • Fatality investigation
    • Continued usage of web based PowerSafe T & D Web Training
    • Job site visits AGC-MS insured employers

  4. Results
    Refer to the Training and Education events above


  5. Upcoming Milestones in FY 2009
    • 10 Hour and 30 Hour Safety Training
    • Safety Director meeting
    • OSHA Update