- Alliance Background
Date Signed. November 3, 2005
The purpose of the alliance is to develop training and education programs on
health and safety issues targeted to the Arts and Science educational programs
within the technical college system.
Implementation Team Members.
Leslie Ptak, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Madison OSHA Office
Cynthia Eghbalnia, Environmental Health and Safety Manager, MATC
- Implementation Team Meetings
A meeting to discuss the alliance was held on November 1, 2008. Two telephone
conversations about the alliance occurred on April 1 and May 8 of 2008.
- Activities and Products
This report covers the period of January 26, 2007 through September 4, 2008.
The intention of this second year of the alliance was to develop an online
safety and health training program for laboratories, especially those covered by
1910.1450. Shortly after the decision was made to pursue this topic the MATC
implementation team member in charge of that project had a change in her job
duties. The change resulted in the incorporation of security duties to her EHS
position which was quite time consuming. She informed the OSHA team that it was
unlikely that she would complete the project in the discussed timeframes.
Shortly after the conversation about her changes in job duties the MATC contact
learned that she would be leaving her job at MATC for family reasons; she was
leaving the state entirely. Although she made a good faith effort to complete
the online training, she did not have the time to do so. As she was the only
MATC implementation team member associated with the alliance, the project was
It is the recommendation of the Madison OSHA team that this alliance not be
Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution,
Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
This Alliance concluded September 4, 2008.
Report Prepared by: Leslie Ptak