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ALLIANCE ANNUAL REPORT
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
and the
United Safety Council (USC) Alliance
February 18, 2019


  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      May 6, 2008

    2. Dates Renewed

      February 25, 2011, July 31, 2012, October 31, 2014

    3. Evaluation Period

      October 1, 2017 through February 28, 2019

    4. Alliance Overview and Goals

      The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the United Safety Council (USC) agreed to establish an Alliance to reduce and prevent employee exposure to workplace hazards associated with disasters by developing and sharing information, guidance, and training resources on emergency preparedness and effective response.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    During this period, the Implementation Team met on a monthly basis in conjunction with the group's monthly meetings.

    • November 6, 2017; November 14, 2017; December 14, 2017; February 6, 2018; April 18, 2018; June 21, 2018; August 6, 2018; September 4, 2018; November 13, 2018; November 27, 2018; January 7, 2019; January 28, 2019; and February 14, 2019

    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.

  3. Results of Alliance Activities in Support of Agreement Goals Dissemination: Alliance Program participant shared information on OSHA-developed or OSHA Alliance Program-developed tools and resources, OSHA standards/rulemakings, enforcement, or outreach campaigns.

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    Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Area(s)* Number Reached (numeric value) Additional Information (Optional)
    Dissemination Monthly During this period, the Alliance group distributed an E-newsletter, which highlighted safety and health events conducted by the United Safety Council, as well as OSHA.Construction and Small Business

    500

     
    Dissemination Quarterly During this period, the Alliance group distributed its newsletter, which highlighted safety and health events conducted by the United Safety Council, as well as OSHA.Construction and Small Business

    500

     
    Dissemination Ongoing During this period, the Alliance group hosted its own YouTube channel, which offered information to the public regarding emergency services and other occupational safety issues.Small Business and Construction

    1000+

     

    Outreach Events and Training for non-OSHA Staff: Alliance Program participant or OSHA participation in events, which includes speeches/presentations, exhibits, roundtables, conferences, informational webinars or other meetings or training in support of the Alliance or an OSHA initiative.

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    Activity Type Date Event Name Representative Name(s) and Affiliation(s) Title Of Presentation (if applicable) City State Emphasis Area(s)* Number Reached (numeric value)
    Training 10/23/17 through 12/30/17 Four (4) Free OSHA 30 Hour Courses United Safety Council Rep. During this period, the Alliance group conducted four free OSHA 30-Hour Courses, which were funded by grants issued to Seminole State College and Training for Manufactured Construction (TRAMCON). Tampa FL Construction, Small Business, and Safety & Health Programs 120
    Speech/Presentation 12/7/17 Alliance Outreach Joan Spencer-OSHA, CAS During this period, the Alliance group conducted an OSHA Workshop on Respirable Silica. Tampa FL Silica 33
    Speech/Presentation 12/7/17 Alliance Outreach Joan Spencer-OSHA, CAS During this period, the Alliance group conducted an OSHA Workshop on Respirable Silica. Orlando FL Silica 50
    Event 3/23/18 Alliance Outreach Joan Spencer-OSHA, CAS During this period, the Alliance group conducted an Workshop, which was entitled Hunker Down for Safety Orlando FL Emergency Response/Recovery 80
    Speech/Presentation 2/20/19 Alliance Outreach Joan Spencer-OSHA, CAS During this period, the Alliance group conducted an OSHA Update outreach event. Tampa FL Beryllium; Construction; Emergency Response/Recovery Fall Prevention Recordkeeping/Reporting Safety & Health Programs Silica Small Business Trenching Walking-Working Surfaces30
    Speech/Presentation 2/22/19 Alliance Outreach Joan Spencer-OSHA, CAS OSHA Update Orlando FL Beryllium and Construction Emergency Response/Recovery Fall Prevention Recordkeeping/Reporting Safety & Health Programs Silica Small Business Trenching Walking-Working Surfaces50
    Training 03/07/18 through 03/31/18 Four (4) Free OSHA 30 Hour Courses United Safety Council Rep During this period, the Alliance group conducted four free OSHA 30-Hour Courses, which were funded by grants issued to Seminole State College and Training for Manufactured Construction (TRAMCON). Tampa FL Construction, Small Business, and Safety & Health Programs 120

    Report prepared by: Joan M. Spencer, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Tampa Area Office, February 19, 2019.

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