Back to Concluded Regional Alliances - Region V
- Alliance Background
Date Signed: May 6, 2008
Date Renewed: N/A
The purpose of the alliance was to facilitate the collective knowledge and
experience of the Plumbing and Mechanical Contractors Authority of Northern
Illinois (PAMCANI) and the Aurora Area OSHA Office in developing health and
safety training and education programs that improve the awareness of OSHA
safety and health regulations for members of the association.
Implementation Team Members
Nancy M. Quick, CAS - Aurora
Jerry Yankus, Safety Consultant, PAMCANI
Stan Peters - Exec. Dir., Plumbers and Mechanical Contractors Authority of
Mike Wiedmaier - V.P. Hayes Ind., President of CISCO
- Implementation Team Meetings
Implementation Team Members discussed the alliance via phone conversations and
email contact was maintained throughout the year.
- Activities and Products
This report covers from July 7, 2009 to May 5, 2010
Although in the first year of the alliance, OSHA participated in five (5)
training session, reaching 242 members, no training opportunities availed
themselves in the subsequent year. The Safety Summit, to be held in March
2010, was cancelled, due to low enrollment.
OSHA kept PAMCANI up-to-date on OSHA and technical issues with regional e-mail
newsletters. The newsletters provided technical information and PowerPoint
materials. This information was disseminated to PAMCANI in their weekly &
No alliance products were produced during this evaluation period.
This alliance provided valuable technical information for contractors and
their employees. In addition, a dialogue was established between OSHA, the
plumbing contractors and the unions.
Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution,
Number of Individuals Reached or Trained ()
Presentation on confined spaces in construction, DeKalb on 11/18/2008
OSHA Update @ member luncheon on 11/20/2008
OSHA 30-hour presentation @ Plumbers Union, North Aurora on 2/14/2009
OSHA 30-hour presentation @ Plumbers Union, North Aurora, on 2/28/2009
OSHA 30-hour presentation for Plumbers in Volo, on 2/21/2009
The Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division is instrumental in educating
students about their rights as teen workers. Initially the Alliance was
developed to further educate the students of the construction program, but
adding Wage and Hour to the program, further enhanced the potential results of
the education effort. Both OSHA and Wage and Hour representatives act as
liaisons between the Polaris Career Center and the Department of Labor. Each
student was provided contact information for future references and/or
- Upcoming Milestones
The Alliance has concluded.
Report Prepared by: _____Nancy M. Quick_________________