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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), represented by the Atlanta-East, Atlanta-West and Savannah, GA, Area Offices, Georgia Local Section - American Industrial Hygiene Association (GLS-AIHA), the Georgia Chapter - American Society of Safety Engineers (GA-ASSE), the Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA), the Georgia Department of Education (GA DOE) and the Georgia Tech Research Institute’s Occupational Safety and Health Division (Georgia Tech). Georgia Tech is represented in this Alliance by the OSHA Consultation Program for Small Business in the state of Georgia and Georgia Tech’s OSHA Training Institute Education Center. These organizations recognize the value of establishing a collaborative relationship to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces. OSHA, GLS-AIHA, GA-ASSE, CEFGA, GA DOE and Georgia Tech hereby form an Alliance to provide career/technical education teachers, students and others with information, guidance and access to training resources that will help protect career/technical education students’ health and safety, particularly in reducing and preventing youth workers exposure to hazards in the construction industry, and general industry hazards. In developing this Alliance OSHA, GLS-AIHA, GA-ASSE, CEFGA, GA DOE and Georgia Tech recognize that OSHA’s State Plan and Consultation Project partners are an integral part of the OSHA national effort.
OSHA to the extent its resources permit, GLS-AIHA, GA-ASSE, CEFGA, GA DOE and Georgia Tech will work together to achieve the following training and education goals:
OSHA to the extent its resources permit, GLS-AIHA, GA-ASSE, CEFGA, GA DOE and Georgia Tech will work together to achieve the following outreach and communication goals:
OSHA’s Alliances provide parties an opportunity to participate in a voluntary cooperative relationship with OSHA for purposes such as training and education, outreach and communication and promoting a national dialogue on workplace safety and health. These Alliances have proven to be valuable tools for both OSHA and its Alliance participants. By entering into this Alliance OSHA, GLS-AIHA, GA-ASSE, CEFGA, Georgia Tech and the GA DOE are not endorsing any of the signatories’ products or services; nor do the signatories enter into this Alliance with the purpose of promoting a particular party’s products or services.
An implementation team consisting of representatives of the organizations will meet to develop a plan of action, determine working procedures, and identify the roles and responsibilities of the participants. In addition, they will meet at least three times per year to track and share information on activities and results toward achieving the goals of the Alliance.
This agreement will remain in effect for two years from the date of signing and will be automatically renewed annually thereafter. This agreement may be modified at any time with the concurrence of all signatories and may be terminated for any reason within 30 days following written notice to all other signatories and their organizations that are represented from any one signatory.