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AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING AN ALLIANCE
THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION’S (OSHA)
CALUMET CITY AREA OFFICE
INTERNATIONAL UNION of OPERATING ENGINEERS, LOCAL 399
The Calumet City Area Office of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE), Local 399, recognize the value of establishing a collaborative relationship to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces.
These organizations hereby form an Alliance to provide the apprentices and journeymen participating in Local 399 training programs with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect employees’ health and safety, particularly in reducing and preventing exposure to the hazards associated with confined spaces, exposure to asbestos and arc blast/arc flash. In developing this Alliance, OSHA and the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 399, recognize that OSHA’s State Plan and Consultation Project partners are an integral part of the OSHA national effort.
OSHA and the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 399, will work together to achieve the following outreach and communication goals:
OSHA agrees to obtain written consent from the Local 399 prior to obtaining or using any materials developed by Local 399.
An implementation team made up of representatives of these organizations will meet to develop a plan of action, determine working procedures, and identify the roles and responsibilities of the participants. The team will meet at least three times per year to track and share information on activities and results in achieving the goals of the Alliance.
This agreement will remain in effect for two years from the date of the agreement. Any signatory may terminate it for any reason at any time, provided they give 30 days written notice. This agreement may be modified at any time with the concurrence of all signatories.
The parties to this agreement are and remain independent entities and one shall not be construed as being an agent or employee of the other.