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The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Area Offices in Georgia, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), the Georgia Division-Federal Highway Administration (Georgia FHWA), the Georgia Highway Contractors Association (GHCA), the Georgia Utility Contractors Association (GUCA), the Georgia Tech Research Institute's Occupational Safety and Health Division (GTRI), 3M Corporation (3M), the Georgia Branch, Associated General Contractors of America, Inc.(Georgia Branch, AGC), Lamar Outdoor Advertising (Lamar), Georgia Power, the Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA), Pike Electric, LLC., the National Safety Council, Georgia Chapter (NSC), Ansco & Associates, LLC, and the Governor's Office of Highway Safety (hereafter referred to as the Georgia Struck by Alliance) continue to recognize the value of maintaining a collaborative relationship to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces. To that end, OSHA and the Georgia Struck by Alliance hereby renew the Alliance signed on December 5, 2006, with a continued emphasis on protecting workers from struck by and work zone hazards. Specifically, these organizations remain committed to providing employers and employees in the construction industry with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect the health and safety of workers and understand the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act). In renewing this Alliance, OSHA and members of the Georgia Struck by Alliance recognize that OSHA's State Plan and On-site Consultation Project partners are an integral part of the OSHA national effort.
Raising Awareness of OSHA's Rulemaking and Enforcement Initiatives
The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following goal related to raising awareness of OSHA's rulemaking and enforcement initiatives:
Training and Education
The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following training and education goals:
Outreach and Communication
The Participants intend to 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 raising awareness of OSHA's rulemaking and enforcement initiatives, training and education, and outreach and communication. These Alliances have proved to be valuable tools for both OSHA and its Alliance participants. By entering into an Alliance with a party, OSHA is not endorsing or promoting, nor does it intend to endorse or promote, any of that party's products or services.