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ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT
Columbus Area Office
National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) - Ohio
November 4, 2009
- Alliance Background
Date Signed: September 22, 2005
Date Renewed: August 5, 2008
OSHA and NFIB/Ohio renewed an Alliance providing NFIB/Ohio members with
information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them
protect employees’ health and safety, particularly in reducing and preventing
exposure to hazards in machine guarding, electrical, lockout/tagout and to
address written safety and health program issues. This Alliance will also had a
special emphasis on providing safety and health awareness training and
information to young workers in small businesses.
Implementation Team Members.
Howard Eberts; Compliance Assistance Specialist
Chris Ferruso; President, NFIB Ohio
Jim Wirth; GatesMcDonald
- Implementation Team Meetings
August 5, 2008 Signing of Alliance Renewal – Chris Ferruso, Deb Zubaty and
Howard Eberts present - Implementation Team Meeting
- Activities and Products
August 5, 2008 through August 5, 2009
The Alliance did not have any further implementation team meetings. Jim Wirth
dropped out of implementation team and subsequent meetings and planned training
sessions were cancelled. Therefore, no goals were met, and there are no plans
for further work together on this Alliance.
There were no products produced after the Alliance was renewed in 2008.
The Alliance did not produce any results after the renewal, and there were no
further efforts to continue activities.
Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution,
Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
This Alliance will not be renewed.
Report Prepared by: Howard Eberts, CAS – Columbus Area Office
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