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- Alliance Background
Date Signed: August 19, 2008
End Date: August 18, 2010
OSHA and the City of Houston Mayor's Office of Affirmative Action Contract Compliance formed an Alliance to provide small contractors in the construction industry and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect employees' health and safety, particularly in reducing and preventing exposure to occupational safety and health hazards such as electrical, falls, struck-by, and caught-between hazards in the construction industry pertaining to Hispanic workers.
Implementation team Members:
City of Houston
Juan Padilla, COH MO-AACC
Kelly Shreck, COH MO-AACC
Jim Shelton, Houston North AO
Houston South AO
August 19, 2008 through August 19, 2010
- Implementation Team Meetings
After the signing of the Alliance coordination and planning was conducted through phone and email.
- Events and Products
Training and Education
Outreach and Communication
- Events - N/A
- Seminars - Three 2 hour classes on OSHA and Focused Four in Construction
- Products - Developed a list of hyperlinks for hurricane related information for distribution after Ike
Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health
- Events - Set up OSHA booth at the 2010 Government Procurement Expo and distributed hundreds of OSHA publications to small minority and women owned businesses
- Products - Developed a hyperlinked Powerpoint presentation on hurricane resources.
- Events - No National dialogue at this time
- Products - No products developed at this time
Seventy five small business employers trained on OSHA and Focused Four Hazards. Hurricane safety information distributed to several hundred businesses after hurricane Ike. Distributed hundreds of safety publications and compliance guidance to numerous companies at the GPE.
- Upcoming Milestones
Will set up OSHA booth at the 2011 Government Procurement Expo. Will discuss possible new Alliance with City of Houston.