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AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING AN ALLIANCE
THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
LUBBOCK AREA OFFICE
THE PERMIAN BASIN SERVICE, TRANSMISSION, EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION SAFETY NETWORK
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Permian Basin Service, Transmission, Exploration and Production Safety (PBSTEPS) Network recognize the value of establishing a collaborative relationship to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces. OSHA and the PBSTEPS Network hereby form an Alliance to provide PBSTEPS Network members 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 hazards in oil and gas exploration, production, service and product transmission. In developing this Alliance, OSHA and the PBSTEPS Network recognize that OSHA's Consultation Project partners are an integral part of the OSHA national effort.
OSHA and the PBSTEPS Network will work together to achieve the following training and education goals:
OSHA and the PBSTEPS Network will work together to achieve the following goals related to promoting the national dialogue on workplace safety and health:
An implementation team made up of representatives of both organizations will meet to develop a plan of action, determine working procedures, and identify the roles and responsibilities of the participants. In addition, they will meet at least three times per year to track and share information on activities and results in achieving the goals of the Alliance. The Texas Department of Insurance Occupational Safety and Health Consultation (OSHCON) will participate on the team
This agreement will remain in effect for two years period. Any signatory may terminate it for any reason at any time, provided they give 30 days written notice. This agreement may be modified at any time with the concurrence of all signatories.