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ANNUAL and Close-out ALLIANCE REPORT
- ALLIANCE BACKGROUND
November 19, 2007
The Oklahoma Division of Labor / Consultation and Municipal Contractors
Association Alliance hereto referred to as the OMCA Alliance, promotes an
awareness of safety and health hazards and solutions affecting the construction
industry in Oklahoma. The goal of the alliance is improved work site conditions,
by reducing and preventing exposure to hazards associated with construction
activity, with an emphasis on those leading hazards associated with fatalities
and serious injuries (trench cave-ins, electrocutions, caught-in, struck-by and
caught-between hazards), through training, worksite assessments, education and
IMPLEMENTATION TEAM MEMBERS
Diana Jones, ODOL-Consultation
Rick Moore, OMCA
Heather Hartman, OSHA
OMCA members who routinely attend quarterly alliance meetings:
Charles Schwarz, Schwarz Paving
Larry Penick, Anderson Safety.
Elena Troya, Greater Hispanic Chamber of Oklahoma City
ODOL-Consultation field staff.
This evaluation covers the period from January 1, 2009 through October 1, 2009.
IMPLEMENTATION TEAM MEETINGS
||Type of Meeting
EVENTS AND PRODUCTS
Training and Education
On site silica sampling was performed by ODOL-Consultation for several members
of the alliance.
The following material was distributed to or made available to OMCA membership
A PPT on “Pressure Safety” developed by a company external to the alliance.
JPGs of an “Electrical Flashover Incident” provided by New Mexico Environmental.
DVDs on “Electrical Safety for Contractors” developed by Public Service Company
of Oklahoma (PSO).
A PPT on “Colored Hard Hats” developed by a company external to the alliance.
Sample respirator programs developed for alliance members.
Outreach and Communication
The following information was provided to OMCA membership and contacts:
Data/description of fatality incidents in the OKC area of jurisdiction.
Data/description of violations cited by the OKC AO inspection activity.
OSHA Quick Card “Pneumatic Nail Gun Safety Tips”.
Information on Work Zone Safety.
Information on Lifting Sling Failures.
OSHA publication “Controlling Silica Exposures in Construction”.
Information on accessing “Fatal Facts Accident Report” on the OSHA webpage.
Information on H1N1 flu.
(REP) Highway and Bridge Construction and Maintenance Notice.
Summary of revisions made to OSHA’s FOM.
Information on current OSHA regulatory activity.
A “Silica Fact Sheet” was developed and translated to Spanish.
Article(s) provided for association newsletters:
Article on “A Culture of Safety and Responsibility” – OSHA’s emphasis on Safety
and Health Management Systems.
Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health
|Type of Activity (Conference, Training,
Print and Electronic
|Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
|Training material (PPTs, JPGs, DVDs, sample respirator
|Electronic distribution or print (information)
|Newsletter article (OMCA members/contacts)
*Same population who benefit, hence, no redundancy in count
The Alliance concludes with this annual evaluation. OMCA, ODOL-Consultation and
OSHA will continue the association through other types of cooperative
initiatives. The triumvirate is pursing the possibility of a construction safety
network cooperative initiative with AGC-HWY and AGC-Builders.
The Alliance has improved relations with the construction industry, regulatory
understanding and hazard control solutions.
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