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Alliance -- An OSHA Cooperative Program<< Back to Region V


I. Alliance Background

Date Signed. 05/18/2006

Alliance Overview

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Independent Electrical Contractors of Greater Cincinnati, Inc. (IEC) recognize the value of establishing a collaborative relationship to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces. OSHA and IEC therefore agreed to form an Alliance to use their collective expertise to help foster a culture of prevention while sharing best practices and technical knowledge, especially in the area of electrical hazards.

Implementation Team Members

David Hittinger, Director, IEC, Richard T. Gilgrist, CIH, Area Director, Dale A. Henderson, Compliance Assistance

II. Implementation Team Meetings

Two meetings were held at the IEC chapter locations to track progress and formulate activities to forward the Alliance. The meetings were held in September

III. Activities and Products

Evaluation Period. May 2006 – May 2007

Alliance Activity. Training & Education

OSHA 30 hour Construction Outreach training courses

December 2006, 25 cards issued

OSHA 10 hour Construction Outreach training courses

August 14, 16, 21, 2006, 18 cards issued
August 15, 17, 22, 2006, 18 cards issued
August 14, 16, 21, 2006 21 cards issued


March 14, 15, 2007
Electrical safety in 15,000 volt switchgear (Procter and Gamble provides several instructors) 18 students
March 30, 31, 2007
Electrical workplace safety in 15,000 volt switchgear (Procter and Gamble provides several instructors) 15 students

Alliance Products.


IV. Results

Refer to the Training and Education events above

V. Upcoming Milestones

Continued promotion of workplace safety and health throughout the Greater Cincinnati Area.

Conducting training, seminars or presentations on fall, electrical, struck-by and trenching hazards

Report Prepared by: Dale Henderson