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ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT

U.S. Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Atlanta-East Area Office
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Tucker, Georgia 30084
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The Concerned Beauty Professionals (The CBP) Alliance

Alliance Annual Report
July 29, 2016


  1. Alliance Background
    1. Date Signed:
    2. March 31, 2014

    3. Evaluation Period
    4. April 1, 2015, through May 6, 2016

    5. Overview:
    6. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), represented by the Atlanta Regional, Atlanta-East, Atlanta-West and Savannah, GA, Area Offices, the Georgia Tech Research Institute’s Occupational Safety and Health Division (GTRI), Southeast Center for Young Worker Safety and Health, and The Concerned Beauty Professionals (The CBP), and (hereafter all parties shall be referred to as The CBP Alliance) formed an Alliance to provide The CBP members and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect the health and safety of workers, particularly by reducing and preventing exposure to products that contain hazardous chemicals. Emphasis will also be placed on effectively communicating these issues to hard-to-reach groups, such as youth and Vietnamese workers.

    7. Implementation Team Members
    8. Alliances participants include OSHA, Georgia Tech and The Concerned Beauty Professionals (The CBP).

  2. Implementation Team Memberships
  3. 12/2/2015; 4/26/2016; and 5/2/2016.

    In addition to these formal meetings, the Alliance coordinators from both groups maintained regular contact throughout the reporting period to monitor the Alliance's progress and results.

  4. Results
  5. The following table summarizes the Alliance's activities in support of the goals in the Alliance agreement.

    Training and Education:
    The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following training and education goal:

    • To develop effective training and education programs for The CBP members and others regarding reducing and preventing worker exposure to hazardous products. Emphasis will be placed on effectively communicating these issues to hard-to-reach groups, such as youth and Vietnamese workers.
    • To support The CBP in the delivery of health and safety training focused on the prevention of worker exposure to hazardous products.
    Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached/Attended
    Training On the August 10 and 24, 2015, The CBP developed and conducted the Monday School Training Program for its members. The training course is focused on business, marketing, technology, safety, health and sanitation.

    (This training is offered on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month)
    Hazard Communication/Chemical; Asian American/Pacific Islander Workers; Small Business; and Young Workers 20
    Training On the September 14 and 28, 2015, The CBP developed and conducted the Monday School Training Program for its members. The training course is focused on business, marketing, technology, safety, health and sanitation.

    (This training is offered on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month)
    Hazard Communication/Chemical; Asian American/Pacific Islander Workers; Small Business; and Young Workers 20
    On the October 12 and 26, 2015, The CBP developed and conducted the Monday School Training Program for its members. The training course is focused on business, marketing, technology, safety, health and sanitation.

    (This training is offered on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month)
    Hazard Communication/Chemical; Asian American/Pacific Islander Workers; Small Business; and Young Workers 20
    Training On the November 9 and 23, 2015, The CBP developed and conducted the Monday School Training Program for its members. The training course is focused on business, marketing, technology, safety, health and sanitation.

    (This training is offered on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month)
    Hazard Communication/Chemical; Asian American/Pacific Islander Workers; Small Business; and Young Workers 20
    Training On the January 11 and 25, 2016, The CBP developed and conducted the Monday School Training Program for its members. The training course is focused on business, marketing, technology, safety, health and sanitation.

    (This training is offered on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month)
    Hazard Communication/Chemical; Asian American/Pacific Islander Workers; Small Business; and Young Workers 20
    Training On the February 9 and 23, 2016, The CBP developed and conducted the Monday School Training Program for its members. The training course is focused on business, marketing, technology, safety, health and sanitation.

    (This training is offered on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month)
    Hazard Communication/Chemical; Asian American/Pacific Islander Workers; Small Business; and Young Workers 20
    Training ( this training is offered on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month) On the March 9 and 23, 2016, The CBP developed and conducted the Monday School Training Program for its members. The training course is focused on business, marketing, technology, safety, health and sanitation.

    (This training is offered on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month)
    Hazard Communication/Chemical; Asian American/Pacific Islander Workers; Small Business; and Young Workers 20
    Training On the April 13 and 27, 2016, The CBP developed and conducted the Monday School Training Program for its members. The training course is focused on business, marketing, technology, safety, health and sanitation.

    (This training is offered on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month)
    American/Pacific Islander Workers; Small Business; and Young Workers 20
    Training During this period, a representative from the Alliance group conducted training at Elaine Sterling Institute. The Elaine Sterling Institute offers Esthetician, Nail Care and Massage Therapy programs. Hazard Communication/Chemical and Asian American/Pacific Islander Workers; 30

    Outreach and Communication: The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following outreach and communication goals:

    • To develop information on the recognition and prevention of workplace hazards, and to develop ways of communicating such information (e.g., print and electronic media, electronic assistance tools, and OSHA's and The CBP Web sites) to employers and workers in the industry.
    • To speak, exhibit, or appear at OSHA's or The CBP conferences, local meetings, or other events.
    Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached/Attended
    Speech/ Presentation During this period, representatives from the Alliance group attended the Georgia Cosmetology/ Barber board meeting to discuss the Alliance with the group. Small Business; and Young Workers 15
    Other During this period, a representative from the Alliance group developed and submitted an article to Nails Magazine. Hazard Communications/ Chemical; Asian American/Pacific Islander Workers; Small Business; and Young Workers 57,000+
    Exhibit On August 5, 2015, during “FEDS Meet FEDS” Expo The CBP Alliance with discussed with Mr. Anh T. Nguyen. Mr. Nguyen is a board member with Boat People SOS, which is a support group for Vietnamese workers. Asian American/Pacific Islander Workers; Small Business; and Young Workers 1
    Other In January 2016, a representative from the Alliance group met with members of the Asian American Advancing Justice – Atlanta to discuss collaborating with the group. Asian American/Pacific Islander Workers; Small Business; and Young Workers 2
    Other On February 1, 2016, representatives from the Alliance group promoted the Alliance during Industry Day at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta, Georgia. Small Business; and Young Workers 15
    Exhibit On March 17 through 18, 2016, representatives from the Alliance group promoted the Alliance during the Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA) event. Hazard Communication/ Chemical; Small Business; and Young Workers 100
  6. Evaluation
  7. N/A

  8. Upcoming Milestones for 2016 - 2017
    • Develop and implement a five-year term Alliance renewal
    • The Alliance group will continue its efforts to develop an effective training and education programs for The CBP members and others regarding their potential exposure to hazardous products. Emphasis will be placed on effectively communicating these issues to hard-to-reach groups, such as youth and Vietnamese workers.
    • The Alliance group will continue to conduct effective outreach regarding the potential hazards associated with beauty products.

Report Prepared by Tom Bosley, Regional Alliance Coordinator

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