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LAKE COUNTY CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION ALLIANCE
ANNUAL REPORT
June 3, 2014


  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed:

    April 17, 2012

    Alliance Overview:

    The alliance was developed to use collective expertise in order to help advance a culture of accident prevention while sharing information, guidance, best practices, access to training resources and technical knowledge that will help protect employees' safety and health. In particular, the Alliance focuses on, but not limited to, efforts to reach members of the LCCA through outreach on safety and health issues.

    Implementation Team Members

    Tim Marabella, Executive Officer, Lake County Contractors Association

    Scott Johnson, Co-Chair of the Safety Committee, Lake County Contractors Association

    Fred Rodheim, Co-Chair of the Safety Committee, Lake County Contractors Association

    Larry Joswiak, Team Leader, OSHA

    Gary Weil, Compliance Officer, OSHA

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    May 8, 2013 - Safety Committee Meeting - LCCA Office, Waukegan, IL.

    June 11, 2013 - Safety Committee Meeting - LCCA Office, Waukegan, IL.

    July 23, 2013 - Safety Committee Meeting - LCCA Office, Waukegan, IL.

    August 23, 2013 - Safety Committee Meeting - LCCA Office, Waukegan, IL.

    September 26, 2013 - LCCA/OSHA/Abbott Joint Safety Day, North Chicago, IL.

    November 1, 2013 - Safety Committee Meeting - LCCA Office, Waukegan, IL.

    December 11, 2013 - Annual Award Ceremony - Grayslake, IL.

    January 8, 2014 - Safety Committee Meeting - LCCA Office, Waukegan, IL.

    February 19, 2014 - Safety Committee Meeting - LCCA Office, Waukegan, IL.

    March 19, 2014 - Safety Committee Meeting - LCCA Office, Waukegan, IL.

    April 16, 2014 - Safety Committee Meeting - LCCA Office, Waukegan, IL.

  3. Activities and Products

    Evaluation Period

    This report covers the time period of April 17, 2013 to April 17, 2014.

    Alliance Activity

    • Training and Education
      • Joint Safety Day, September 27, 2012 & September 26, 2013
      • Focus four hazards in construction
      • OSHA 10 & 30 hour courses
      • Fall Protection Training
      • Confined Spaces Training
      • First Aid Training/CPR
    • Promoting the National Dialogue on Safety and Health
      • Updating webpage to highlight safety services

    Alliance Products

    • Training and Education
      • Lake County Contractor Safety and Health Program. Program has been tailored to specific company needs when requested.
      • Joint Safety the topic was focus four hazards in construction
      • Tool Box Talks resources for members
      • Continually updating webpage to highlight safety resources
      • Video library for safety and health issues. Library has been updated with DVDs in multiple languages for members use.
    • Outreach and Communication
      • Joint Safety Day
      • An OSHA Update was provided at majority of the safety committee meetings
      • OSHA participated in LCCA sponsored OSHA 10 and 30 hour courses. OSHA presented the intro to OSHA 2 hour portion of the courses.
      • Safety Awards Program
    • Promoting the National Dialogue on Safety and Health
      • LCCA members know OSHA is available to them to answer questions. Members frequently call the Area Office requesting information and technical assistance.
      • LCCA issues a monthly newsletter that contains safety articles.
  4. Results

    The Abbott Laboratories-LCCA-OSHA Safety Day is providing an opportunity to expand our safety message by attracting non-member contractors to the free training program that is subsidized by Abbott and LCCA. The safety day also provides and opportunity for OSHA Compliance Officers to attend the training.

    Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.) Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
    Joint Safety Day 2013 – Distracted Driving, Hazard Communication (GHS), Hazard Recognition in Construction 218
    OSHA 10 Hour 59
    OSHA 30 Hour 0
    First Aid/CPR 10
    Fall Protection 15
    TOTAL 302
  5. Upcoming Milestones

    The Alliance was renewed for another two years. Both implementation team members and general members of the organization find the alliance a useful tool in protecting the safety and health of contractors in Lake County Illinois.

    Going forward there are several items on the agenda including:

    • The 2014 Safety Day is scheduled for September 25, 2014 with the potential topics to be covered to include, Fall Protection
    • Continue to evaluate safety award criteria
    • Update website to highlight all safety services available
    • OSHA staff to continue participating in LCCA sponsored 10 and/or 30 hour courses

Report Prepared by: Larry Joswiak.

For more information, contact the Office of Outreach Services and Alliances at 202-693-2340 or go to www.osha.gov.

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