Alliance -- An OSHA Cooperative Program<< Back to Concluded Regional Alliances - Region V

  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed

    July 11, 2006

    Alliance Overview:

    This Alliance addresses safety and health related hazards in UBC's retail, manufacturing, and construction entities; including but not limited to, material handling issues resulting in musculoskeletal disorders; Hispanic training; and falls, trips, and slips. In developing this Alliance, OSHA and UBC recognize that OSHA's State Plan and Consultation Project partners are an integral part of the OSHA national effort. Implementation Team Members.

    Please be advised the company name has changed from United Building Centers (UBC) to "Pro-Build North Region" Please make the appropriate name change and from this date forward this alliance will be named "Pro-Build North Region."

    Implementation Team Members

    • Mark Hysell, Area Director
    • Dan Frost, UBC Corporate Safety Director
    • Jim Collins, Minnesota OSHA Consultation
    • Kim Dietz, Wisconsin Consultation
    • Greg Collins, Ohio Consultation
    • David Kramer, Illinois Consultation
    • Dave Humen, Michigan OSHA Consultation
  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    Conference Calls Held With Implementation Team Members

    • 03/19/08
    • 04/30/08
    • 05/08/08
    • 05/29/08
    Numerous phone calls and emails were exchanged to coordinate events and discuss future projects
  3. Activities and Products

    Evaluation Period

    September 13, 2007 to December 9, 2008

    Alliance Activity

    • September 7, 2007 8-Hour Training Session Michigan
      February 12, 2008 On-Site Audit Illinois
      March 17, 2008 On-Site Audit Minnesota
      March 27, 2008 On-Site Audit Wisconsin
      July 31, 2008 8-Hour Training Session Minnesota
      September 8, 2008 Take a Stand Day Michigan
      (Total of Eight Locations Participated Throughout Michigan)
      September 19, 2008 On-Site Audit Minnesota
      September 22, 2008 On-Site Audit Illinois
      November 4, 2008 On-Site Audit Ohio
      December 4, 2008 On-Site Audit Illinois
    Alliance Products

    • Training and Education
    • Outreach and Communication
    • Consultants from the various Consultation Programs participated in the activities
  4. Results

    • Training sessions were conducted, on-site audits were accomplished throughout Region V

      A total of 17 On-Site Audits & Training Sessions in five States in Region V 75 Supervisors and Managers Attending the Training 1000 Employees affected at the 17 sites
      TOTAL 1075
  5. Upcoming Milestones

    • The Implementation Team is scheduled to hold their next meeting in January 2009 to brainstorm and establish the Alliance FFY-09 Goals and begin implementation.
    • Focus in 2009 is achieving additional SHARP worksites.
    • Work closely with the truss manufacturing sites focusing on ergonomic injuries
    Report Prepared by: Mark W. Hysell, Area Director.