September 19, 2008
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Indian River State College (IRSC) agreed to establish an Alliance to provide IRSC instructors, students, 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 hazards in the construction industry for young workers within the targeted communities of Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and Okeechobee Counties.
Implementation of Team Members
The Fort Lauderdale OSHA Area Office and Indian River State College (IRSC)
September 19, 2008 - September 19, 2009
October 20, 2008, April 15, 2009, and April 27
Training and Education
Outreach and Communication
Safety and health related OSHA training sessions were provided to over 500+ participants in South Florida, which has assisted in the reduction of the number of construction related injuries resulting in workplace fatalities in Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin, and Okeechobee Counties.
Additional outreach and education training sessions and materials in construction and general industry was disseminated in Fort Pierce, FL
|Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.)||Number of Individuals Reached or Trained|
|Quick Cards Distributed||250|
|ONLINE OSHA OTI 10 Hour Courses||2|
|ONLINE OSHA OTI 30 Hour Courses||1|
|20 Hour Construction Safety||1|
|Intro to OSHA for Construction Contractors||28|
|Intro to OSHA for young students||240|
|Residential roofing safety packages||30|
Report Prepared by: Juan Torres, Compliance Assistance Specialist
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