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Alliance -- An OSHA Cooperative Program<< Back to Concluded Regional Alliances - Region IV

  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed.


    Alliance Overview.

    The purpose of the alliance is to provide safety & health training to students at the Southwest Independent School District’s (SWISD) Construction, Automotive, & Welding Career Academy located in San Antonio, TX.

    Implementation Team Members.

    Steven Schultz, ABC South Texas, San Antonio
    Judy Newman, Southwest Independent School District, San Antonio
    Lyndol Miller, OSHA
    Joann Natarajan, OSHA

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    Two meetings were held to coordinate 2 events. Meetings were held on April 9, and Oct 9, 2008 for events held on April 24, 2008 and Nov. 13, 2008.

  3. Activities and Products

    Evaluation Period.

    This report covers 3-8-2008 to 3-8-2009

    Alliance Activity.

    • Training and Education - Two safety day events were held at SWISD, where 200 high school students attended each session demonstration highlighting the focus four hazards of Falls, Struck By, Caught in, and Electrical.
    • OSHA gave 2 presentations on "All About OSHA" and "How to Write a JSA" to construction career academy students on October 9, 2008.

    Alliance Products.

    • Training and Education - Fifty students achieved the OSHA 10 hour card.
    • Twenty students achieved the OHSA 30 hour card.

  4. Results

    Students gained an awareness of the focus four hazards and the impact safety has on their lives and working careers.

    Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.) Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
    Students achieving OSHA 10 hour card 50
    Students who attended the OSHA presentations 100
    Students that attended the hands on safety days 400
    TOTAL 550

  5. Upcoming Milestones

    OSHA and ABC members plan to continue the twice yearly safety days and the annual presentations to students at SWISD.

    Report Prepared by: Joann Natarajan

    For more information, contact the Office of Outreach Services and Alliances at 202-693-2340 or go to OSHA.