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  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed.

    This alliance was signed on December 4, 2004

    Alliance Overview.

    The purpose of the alliance is to improve the awareness of the benefits of occupational health nursing in workplaces and to promote wellness in the workplace.

    Implementation Team Members.

    Kimberly Stille, Area Director Leslie Ptak, Compliance Assistance Specialist Cindy Groves, RN, BSN, COHN-S Judy Tracy, RN, COHN-S

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    Meetings were held on these dates: April 4, 2008, July 22, 2008, November 14, 2008 and January 30, 2009.

  3. Activities and Products

    Evaluation Period.

    This report covers the period of January 30, 2008 to June 2, 2009.

    Alliance Activity.

    SCWAOHN and OSHA co-manned informational booths at three events, Stateline Safety Day in Janesville, WI (September 17, 2008), Wisconsin Wellness and HR Best Practices Conference in the Wisconsin Dells, (August 20, 2008) and the Wisconsin Wellness Council Conference in Madison (September 30, 2008).

    SCWAOHN manned an informational booth about occupational health nursing at the 2009 VPPPA conference in Madison.

    One of the nurses submitted an article on the benefits of workplace wellness programs to the Wisconsin Highlights fall 2008 edition.

  4. Results

    The alliance was resigned during the evaluation period and both OSHA and SCWAOHN decided to have a topic to pursue, wellness in the workplace. The alliance is continuing to refine how they approaching their alliance activities.

    Type of Activity
    (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.)
    Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
    Stateline Safety Day 85
    Wisconsin Wellness Council Conference 500
    WSC HR and Wellness Best Practices Conference 150
    VPPPA Conference 440
    TOTAL 1175

  5. Report Prepared by: Leslie Ptak, June 2, 2009