ALLIANCE ANNUAL REPORT
BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADES OF
SOUTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN
January 9, 2009
- Alliance Background
July 18, 2006
August 24, 2008
OSHA and BCTC formed an Alliance to provide Building and Construction Trade Council members and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect employees' health and safety, particularly in reducing and preventing hazards, such as but not limited to falls and electrical, in the construction industry.
Implementation Team Members
- Scott Vaughn
- Executive Director of the Building and Construction Trades of South Central Wisconsin
- Leslie Ptak
- Compliance Assistance Specialist, Madison OSHA Office
- Implementation Team Meetings
Monthly working group meetings were held on these dates: 11/28/07, 4/23/08 and 11/12/08.
A Construction Workforce Diversity Meeting was attended on 10/17/08.
- Activities and Products
September 30, 2007 through January 9, 2009
The CAS manned a booth at a building and construction trades group fair that was hosted by the unions on April 9, 2008.
CAS presented All About OSHA during the Bricklayers OSHA 30-hour course on February 9, 2008.
The CAS distributed the quarterly Wisconsin General Industry, Construction and Compliance Assistance newsletters to the Building and Construction Trades email distribution lists on these dates when these were released by the Milwaukee and Madison offices.
The CAS met with the training coordinator for the Laborers to discuss the possibility of OSHA training for apprentices on May 12, 2008.
A Compliance Officer presented to the Operating Engineers during their OSHA 10-hour about OSHA and union members' rights under OSHA on January 14, 2008.
The CAS presented to the Operating Engineers during their OSHA 10-hour about OSHA and union members' rights under OSHA on March 24, 2008.
The CAS presented to IBEW 159 students during their OSHA 30-hour about OSHA and union members' rights under OSHA on October 6, 2008.
Operating Engineer representatives visited the Madison OSHA office to discuss an OSHA 30-hour that they are developing on November 14, 2008.
- No products have been produced as a result of this alliance.
Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.) Number of Individuals Reached or Trained Career Fair 350 Bricklayers OSHA 30 10 Wisconsin newsletters 500 Operating Engineers OSHA 10 45 IBEW OSHA 30 50 TOTAL 955
Report Prepared by: Leslie Ptak, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Madison OSHA Office.