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ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
And the
The David L. Carrasco Job Corps Center #132
11155 Gateway West
El Paso, TX 79935

August 7, 2018


  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed:

      June 26, 2008, August 26, 2010, October 5, 2012, October 16, 2014, November 2, 2015, October 27, 2016 and resigned on August 14, 2017.

    2. Evaluation Period

      June 26, 2017 – June 25, 2018

    3. Overview

      Alliance between the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the David L. Carrasco Job Corps Center was established as a collaborative relationship to provide information, guidance and access to training resources to the instructors and students of Job Corps in El Paso, Texas.

    4. Implementation Team Members

      OSHA

      Diego Alvarado Jr., Area Director, OSHA El Paso Area Office
      Abraham Arzola, Compliance Assistance Specialist, OSHA El Paso Area Office

      David L. Carrasco Job Corps Center

      Jorge E. Pedroza, David L. Carrasco Job Corps Center Director
      Jacinto Ramos, Job Corps Safety/Security Manager
      Adrian Palomo, Job Corps Safety Officer

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    • Contact has been continuous with the El Paso Area Office during the term of the Alliance.
    • CAS Arzola attended an Alliance meeting with Mr. Jacinto Ramos from the David L. Carrasco Job Corp Center on July 26, 2017, to review the Annual Alliance report and activities.
    • Area Director (AD) Alvarado and Mr. Pedroza, Job Corp Center Director, held a meeting at the David L. Carrasco Job Corps Center on August 14, 2017, to sign a new Alliance Agreement and review goals and objectives.
  3. Results

    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

    Raising Awareness of OSHA's Rulemaking and Enforcement Initiatives: To share information on occupational safety and health laws and standards, such as falls, electrocution, struck-by, caught-in or between and heat illness hazards including the rights and responsibilities of workers and employers.
    Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached
    Booth CAS Arzola participated in the David L. Carrasco Job Corps Center - Partners for Peace Campaign, on September 22, 2017, and distributed Publications, Quick Cards, Fact Sheets and Workers’ Rights information to attendees. Construction, Fall Prevention, Haz Com, Heat Illness, Hispanic Worker, Young Workers

    300

     
    Raising Awareness of OSHA's Rulemaking and Enforcement Initiatives: To convene or participate in forums, roundtable discussions, or stakeholder meetings on workplace hazards to help forge innovative solutions in the workplace or to provide input on safety and health issues.
    Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached
    Meeting The David L. Carrasco Job Corps Safety and Occupational Health Committee conduct monthly meetings to report and eliminate any potential safety hazards, including a walkthrough of the Center, which is conducted by students that have reported any safety concerns for corrective action. Construction, Fall Prevention, Haz Com, Heat Illness, Hispanic Worker, Young Worker

    200

     
    Raising Awareness of OSHA's Rulemaking and Enforcement Initiatives: To encourage worker participation in workplace safety and health by providing information to youths who are embarking on their careers.
    Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached
    Presentation The Safety and Security Department, in coordination with the El Paso Fire Department, conduct an annual live fire extinguishing activity for staff and students. Hispanic Worker, Young Worker

    300

    Other Job Corps students participated in the Student Safety Survey, and the results of the survey were compared with the National Center results. Improvements to the Safety and Health program are considered from the results of the Student Safety Survey. Hispanic Worker, Young Worker

    400

    Presentation The El Paso Fire Department provided a static display of their fire-fighting equipment, duties, responsibilities and equipment usage for students at the David L. Carrasco Job Corps Center. Hispanic Worker, Young Worker

    300

     

    Training and Education

    Training and Education: To develop effective training and education programs for young adults regarding such as but not limited to falls, electrocution, struck-by, caught-in or between and to communicate such information to constituent employers and workers.
    Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached
    TrainingPersonal Protective EquipmentConstruction, Fall Prevention, Haz Com, Hispanic Worker, Young Worker

    300

    TrainingSlips, Trips and Falls: Stronger than friction Construction, Fall Prevention, Hispanic Worker, Young Worker

    300

    TrainingOffice Safety: Quarterly TrainingConstruction, Fall Prevention, Haz Com, Heat Illness, Hispanic Worker, Young Worker

    120

    TrainingGSA Vehicle Safety Orientation and Van Road TestHispanic Worker, Young Worker

    300

    TrainingThe Safe Operation of Utility CarsHispanic Worker, Young Worker

    300

    TrainingZero Fatalities: Texting and DrivingHispanic Worker, Young Worker

    300

    TrainingEmergency Action Plan Quarterly Training and Active Shooter exercise in April 2018Hispanic Worker, Young Worker

    300

     
    Training and Education: To develop effective training and education programs for young adults to promote understanding of workers’ rights, including the use of the OSHA complaint process, and the responsibilities of employers and to communicate such information to workers and employers.
    Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached
    Training The Safety & Security Manager provides new staff and students with safety orientation training including, Center policies and procedures, fire prevention, as well as Bloodborne Pathogens. The staff also receives training in Office Safety. Construction, Fall Prevention, Haz Com, Heat Illness, Hispanic Worker, Young Worker

    300

     
    Training and Education: To deliver or arrange for the delivery of OSHA 10 Hour Construction and General Industry courses.
    Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached
    Training OSHA 10 Hour General Industry Course Fall Prevention, Haz Com, Heat Illness, Hispanic Worker, Young Worker

    100

    Outreach and Communication

    Outreach and Communication: To develop information on the recognition and prevention of workplace hazards, and to develop ways of communicating such information (e.g., print and electronic media, electronic assistance tools, and OSHA's and The David L. Carrasco Job Corps Web sites) to employers and workers in various industry.
    Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached
    No Activity

     
    Outreach and Communication: To speak, exhibit, or appear at OSHA's or The David L. Carrasco Job Corps conferences, local meetings, or other safety training events.
    Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached
    Speech/Meeting CAS Arzola attended the David L. Carrasco Job Corps Center Community meeting and gave a speech about OSHA’s Mission, Compliance Assistance and promoted the Alliance between OSHA and Job Corps. Construction, Fall Prevention, Haz Com, Heat Illness, Hispanic Worker, Young Worker

    350

     
    Outreach and Communication: To share information among OSHA personnel and industry safety and health professionals regarding The David L. Carrasco Job Corps Center good practices or effective approaches through training programs, workshops, seminars, and lectures (or any other applicable forum) developed by the participants. (No Activity)
    Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached

     
    TOTAL

    4,170

  4. Evaluations

    None for this Alliance

  5. Upcoming Milestones

    • Renew Alliance Agreement between OSHA’s El Paso Area Office and The David L. Carrasco Job Corps Center in August 2020

Report prepared by: Abraham Arzola, CAS, El Paso Area Office, August 7, 2018

Jacinto Ramos, Safety, Security & Transportation Manager, David L. Carrasco Job Corps

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