- Alliance Background
Originally signed on June 26, 2003
Renewed on July 14, 2005
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Northeast
Florida Safety Council (NEFSC) formed the NEFSC Alliance to provide the
Northeast Florida Safety Council members and others with information, guidance,
and access to training resources that will help them protect employees’ health
and safety focusing on work zone traffic safety and controls. This Alliance will
also serve to educate Florida employers about the value-added to business by
voluntarily implementing an effective safety and health management system.
Implementation Team Members
The implementation team consisted of representatives from the Northeast Florida
Safety Council and the OSHA Area Office in Jacksonville, Florida.
Same as Above
This NEFSC Alliance milestone report covers the period June 26, 2008 through
July 1, 2009.
- September 22, 2008
- January 21, 2009
- April 22, 2009
Events and Products
Training and Education
- The Safety Council trained 60 supervisors on Work Zone Safety through training
programs that they developed.
- Recordkeeping and Safety and Health Program training was given on the
- November 4, 2008
- May 14, 2009
- Nine OSHA 10-hour construction courses were held with 62 employees completing
the classes. The Construction Safety training course includes Work Zone Safety
- The Northeast Florida Safety Council held 29 NCCER (National Center for
Construction Education Research) classes titled, "Construction Site Safety
Orientation", for 578 students. Work Zone Safety hazard awareness is part of the
- Completed three Competent Person - Scaffolding classes with 24 students
- Completed five Competent Person - Trenching and Excavating classes with 37
- Completed ten OSHA 30-Hour Construction and General Industry Classes with 33
- Completed two OSHA 10-Hour Standards Compliance for Maritime with 13 students
- Completed seven OSHA 10-Hour Standards Compliance for General Industry with 33
- Attended two "SHADCO" (the Sheriff’s Advisory Council) safety fairs at the
Regency and Avenues Malls in Jacksonville, and staffed a booth to provide
information on the council, Work Zone Safety, and OSHA.
- Thirteen Supervisor Leadership Development Classes with a concentration on
safety were held with 187 students completing the classes.
Outreach and Communications
- The "Penalty Box" section of the Council newsletter was published in every
monthly issue, and it contained recent violations and penalties that were issued
by the Jacksonville OSHA office.
Type of (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic
of Individuals Reached or Trained
|Work Zone Safety for Supervisors
|Competent Person Training Scaffolding
|Recordkeeping and Safety and Health Program Training
|29 NCCER (National Center for Construction Education
Research) classes (including Work Zone Safety hazard awareness)
|OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety training course (including
Work Zone Safety hazard awareness)
|OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety training course (including
Work Zone Safety hazard awareness)
|OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Safety training course
(including Work Zone Safety hazard awareness)
|OSHA 10-Hour Maritime Safety training course (including Work
Zone Safety hazard awareness)
|| 13 employees
|Supervisor Leadership Development Course
(Safety Leadership course developed by JEA)
|Competent Person Training Trenching and Excavating
1,034 - Individuals Reached or Trained
Upcoming Milestones for FY 2010
- The Northeast Florida Safety Council and OSHA are looking into ways to
continue to expand upon the message of work zone and fleet safety.
- The Jacksonville OSHA office will be helping the Northeast Florida Safety
Council by submitting safety-related articles and OSHA news for their
newsletter. The main focus of these articles would be awareness for employees to
wear their seatbelts when driving for their employers, and other timely topics.
- The Jacksonville OSHA office will continue to provide to the Council on a
monthly basis copies of citations that were issued to employers with worksites
in the Council’s coverage area. This information will eventually be published in
their newsletter in the "Penalty Box" section.
- Applied for Course Approval to the State of Florida Department of Business and
Professional Regulation Asbestos Licensing Unit for Asbestos Worker Refresher,
Asbestos Project Management & Supervision Refresher, Asbestos Survey &
Mechanical Inspector Refresher, and Asbestos Abatement Management Planner
- Offered new course "Incident Commander" for training as specified in 29 CFR
- Scheduled a "Combustible Dust Safety Training - Preventing and Mitigating
Combustible Dust Fires and Explosions" class presented in conjunction with
Georgia Tech Research Institute.
Report Contact: Joseph R. Roesler, Compliance Assistance Specialist
For more information, contact the Office of Outreach Services and Alliances at
202-693-2340 or go to OSHA's website.