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U.S. Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Jackson Area Office
3780 I-55 North, Suite 210
Jackson, MS 39211-6323
(601) 965-4606; Fax (601) 965-4610
PRCC Alliance Annual Milestone Report
May 18, 2009

  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed

    Signed January 14, 2008


    Alliance focused on establishing a collaborative relationship between OSHA and the Pearl River Community College (PRCC), which will reduce and prevent youth worker's exposure to hazards in the construction and electric power transmission and distribution industries.

    Implementation Team Membership

    Representatives from OSHA and PRCC


    Same as above.

    Evaluation Period

    January 14, 2008, through March 20, 2009

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    Representatives from OSHA and PRCC conducted effective meetings on - March 17, 2008; June 20, 2008; October 17, 2008; December 5, 2008; February 26, 2008

    Training and Education


    • On March 14, 2008, safety and health training was provided to students during the Lineman Presentation
    • On June 30, 2008, safety and health training was provided to students during the New Student Orientation
    • On August 28, 2008, safety and health training was provided to students during the Lineman Presentation
    • During this review period 66 students received safety and health training through the Utility Lineman Technology Program


    • None

    Outreach and Communication


    • On October 17, 2008, the Alliance group supported the Pearl River Community College Media Day and promoted the agreement with the school


    • None

    Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health FY 2009


    • None


    • None
  3. Results

    Refer to the events above

  4. Upcoming Milestones in FY 2010
    • Participation in the 2010 Arboriculture Seminar
    • The Alliance group is interested in sponsoring a Lineman Rodeo
    • Hire an additional instructor
    • Land has been donated to expand the training program to Hattiesburg, MS. The site is currently being cleared and set-up for the Utility Lineman Technology Program. The Alliance group is planning to support the classes at Hattiesburg location

Report Prepared by: Courtney Bohannon

For more information, contact the Office of Outreach Services and Alliances at 202-693-2340 or go to OSHA's webpage.

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