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ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
San Antonio Area Office
And the
Associated General Contractors of America
San Antonio Chapter #247
01/22/2016


  1. Alliance Background
  1. Date Signed:
  2. 01/22/2015

  3. Evaluation Period:
  4. 01/23/2015 through 01/22/2016

  5. Overview
  6. This Alliance will provide AGC members and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect the health and safety of workers, particularly by reducing and preventing exposure to work place hazards in the construction industry. This will be accomplished by addressing fall, electrical, struck by, and caught in or between hazards, other safety issues, and understanding the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act).

  7. Implementation Team Members
  8. OSHA
    Alejandro Porter, Area Director, San Antonio Area Office
    Raul Carrillo, Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS), San Antonio Area Office

    Associated General Contractors of America San Antonio Chapter
    Mr. Doug McMurray, Executive Director
    Ms. Kelly Wilson, Training Coordinator

  1. Implementation Team Meetings
    • 1/22/2015
    • 4/19/2015
    • 8/20/2015
    • 1/21/2016

    In addition to these formal meetings, the Alliance coordinators from both groups maintained regular contact throughout the reporting period to monitor the Alliance’s progress and results.

  2. Results
  3. The following table summarizes the Alliance’s activities in support of the goals in the Alliance agreement.

Raising Awareness of OSHA's Rulemaking and Enforcement Initiatives: Confined Space in Construction
Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached
Alliance Product Training Requirements in OSHA standards Confined Space quick cards Confined Space in Construction
45
Dissemination      
Event AGC General Contractors and Subcontractors Superintendents, Foremen, Project managers
45
Exhibit      
OSHA Product Review      
Speech/Presentation Presentation Confined space hazards and avoidance
120
Training Confined Space in Construction Confined space hazards and avoidance
45
Other      
 
Raising Awareness of OSHA’s Rulemaking and Enforcement Initiatives: New reporting Requirements/Confined Space in Construction
Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached
Presentations AGC Monthly Meetings Construction Site Hazards
400
Training and Education: Fall Prevention, Trenching Hazards, Electrical Hazards, Struck by Hazards
Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached
Presentations AGC Monthly Meetings Construction Site Hazards
400
 
Outreach and Communication: OSHA 10/30 Hour Classes/ Fall Stand Down
Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached
OSHA 10 Presentation Falls, Trenching, Electrical, Machine guarding 116
Fall Stand Down Event Presentation at the construction site Fall protection/prevention Fall demonstration 150
TOTAL     831

 

  1. Evaluations
  2. This Alliance is very proactive in training their workers/members on safety and health. We meet monthly and I present to all attending members a 30 minute OSHA briefing on Fatalities, injuries and other events that have occurred in our area, region or nation monthly. The member companies have experienced safety managers and officers at the construction sites who attend the monthly briefings with OSHA.

  3. Upcoming Milestones
  4. Scheduled Training - OSHA 10 hour classes in March, May, June and September.
    Scheduled- Conduct Fall Stand-Down Events at selected construction sites in May.

    Report prepared by: Raul Carrillo, CAS, San Antonio, Texas

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