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Alliance Annual and Close-out Report
Independent Electrical Contractors of Greater Cincinnati, Inc.

August 15, 2008

  1. 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 agree to form an Alliance to use their collective expertise to help foster a culture of prevention while sharing best practices and technical knowledge.

    Implementation Team Members.

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

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    Four meetings were held at the IEC chapter locations to track progress and formulate activities to forward the Alliance. The meetings were held September 2007, January 2008, March 2008, and April 2008.

  3. Activities and Products

    Evaluation Period.

    May 2007 – May 2008

    Alliance Activity.

    Training & Education
    Date Activity Number Trained

    11/2/07 Common OSHA citations 11
    11/29/07 Arc Flash 62
    01/22/08 OSHA 10 11
    02/8/08 Locating underground utilities 09
    02/28/08 CPR 19
    03/4/08 OSHA 30 15
    04/30/08 First Aid 35
    05/22/08 Arc Flash 40

  4. Results
    Refer to the Training and Education events above

  5. Upcoming Milestones

    The chapter of the Independent Electrical Contractors wishes to pursue VPP status in 2008/2009. Their application is in process. The Alliance continues promotion of workplace safety and health throughout the Greater Cincinnati Area by conducting training, seminars or presentations on fall, electrical, struck-by and trenching hazards.

    This Alliance concluded May 1, 2008