ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT
Columbus Area Office
National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) - Ohio
November 4, 2009
Date Signed: September 22, 2005
Date Renewed: August 5, 2008
OSHA and NFIB/Ohio renewed an Alliance providing NFIB/Ohio members with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect employees’ health and safety, particularly in reducing and preventing exposure to hazards in machine guarding, electrical, lockout/tagout and to address written safety and health program issues. This Alliance will also had a special emphasis on providing safety and health awareness training and information to young workers in small businesses.
Implementation Team Members:
- Howard Eberts
- Compliance Assistance Specialist
- Chris Ferruso
- President, NFIB Ohio
- Jim Wirth
Implementation Team Meetings:
- August 5, 2008
- Signing of Alliance Renewal – Chris Ferruso, Deb Zubaty and Howard Eberts present - Implementation Team Meeting
Activities and Products
August 5, 2008 through August 5, 2009
The Alliance did not have any further implementation team meetings. Jim Wirth dropped out of implementation team and subsequent meetings and planned training sessions were cancelled. Therefore, no goals were met, and there are no plans for further work together on this Alliance.
There were no products produced after the Alliance was renewed in 2008.
The Alliance did not produce any results after the renewal, and there were no further efforts to continue activities.
Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.) Number of Individuals Reached or Trained N/A 0 Total 0
The primary issue that affected this Alliance was the discontinuation of activity by the primary implementation team member who initiated the original Alliance. After he dropped out, there was no sustained interest in continuing activities.
This Alliance will not be renewed.
Report Prepared by: Howard Eberts, CAS – Columbus Area Office
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