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Alliance Annual Report
Associated General Contractors of Mississippi
U.S. Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Jackson Area Office
3780 I-55 North, Suite 210
Jackson, MS 39211
(601) 965-4606; Fax (601) 965-4610
November 20, 2008

  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed:

    July 26, 2004


    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 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


    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 & Superintendent's 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
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