Alliance -- An OSHA Cooperative Program<< Back to Region VI


  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed.

    May 21, 2009
     
    Alliance Overview

    OSHA and AHBA work together to reduce and/or eliminate hazards in the home building industry in Arkansas; conduct local meetings, speeches and to further educate AHBA membership in safe work practices in the industry.


    Implementation Team Members:

    Carlos Reynolds, Area Director, Little Rock Area Office-OSHA

    Julie Mills, Executive Vice-President- Arkansas Home Builders Association

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    June 15, 2009- Power Point prepared by OSHA sent to Ms. Mills to share with AHBA members; August 6, 2009- E-mail regarding any opportunities for OSHA to conduct membership training; September 15, 2009- Quick Cards on subjects such as fall protection, scaffolds, heat stress, aerial lifts, pneumatic tools (approximately 300 cards) given to Ms. Mills; June 23, 2010- Received call from Ms. Mills to discuss latest OSHA local construction campaign results, where several residential construction sites were inspected; June 28, 2010- Meeting held with Ms. Mills to share more Quick Cards and discuss residential construction fatality, upcoming training, and frequently cited hazards in the industry.

  3. Activities and Products


  4. Evaluation Period.

    May 21, 2009 to June 29, 2010

    Alliance Activity.
    • Training and Education- An OSHA-developed Power Point shared with membership.
    • Outreach and Communication- Distribution of OSHA Quick Cards on several occasions.
    • Promoting the National Dialogue on Safety and Health- AHBA is a member of a nationwide network of Home Builder Associations; information is constantly shared with other network members.

  5. Results

    A. There has been a recent renewed interest in residential construction training, due to increased enforcement inspections by the OSHA Little Rock Area Office.

    B.

    Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.)

    Number of Individuals Reached or Trained

    Power Point Presentation

    1,800

    Quick Card Distribution

    400

    TOTAL

    2,200


    C. N/A

  6. Upcoming Milestones

    Enforcement activity in this industry will continue and plans have been made for the Executive Vice-President to conduct residential construction training throughout the state to interested members; OSHA representative(s) will periodically attend these training meetings. Report Prepared by: Carlos Reynolds, Area Director, OSHA Little Rock Area Office