Alliance -- An OSHA Cooperative Program<< Back to Concluded Regional Alliances - Region IV


No-Cost safety training devoted to assisting in creating a safe work place and reducing the risk of running a small business.

Alliance Partners:

  • Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Troy State University Small Business Development Center
  • Houston County Emergency Management
  • Wiregrass Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)

On January 21st, 2003 a formal alliance was formed between the participating agencies and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) with the purpose of promoting safe and healthful working conditions for small business employers and employees in the Wiregrass Area.

The Alliance establishes a non-threatening forum and framework to provide Safety and Health outreach services, and training opportunities, to small businesses.

If you have an employer-employee relationship with one or more individuals and engage in some form of interstate commerce, you are responsible for providing a safe workplace and complying with applicable sections of the OSHA Regulations. 

To assist you in developing a safety program training in the following Safety areas is available through Alliance Partners:

  • Record keeping
  • Hazard Communication
  • Means of Egress
  • Working Surfaces and Ladder Safety
  • Machine Guarding
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Material Handling
  • Hazardous Material Safety
  • Respiratory Training
  • Forklift Safety
  • Crane Safety
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Ergonomic Awareness
  • First Aid
  • Fire Extinguisher 
  • Fall Protection
  • Trenching Safety
  • Electrical Safety
  • Hand Tools
  • Emergency Response
  • Scaffolding
  • Workplace Violence
  • Youth Workers

For more information or to request training please contact one of the following:

Steve Turkoski-Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce- (334) 792-5138
Janet Kervin- Troy State University Small Business 
Development Center- (334) 670-3771
Shelby Womack-Houston County EMA- (334) 677-4836