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ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA),
El Paso Area Office
And the
T&T Staff Management, Inc.
September 19, 2018


  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      Original - January 28, 2004; Renewal - August 14, 2007; Renewal - August 25, 2009; Renewal - September 02, 2011; Renewal - September 26, 2013; Renewal - September 10, 2015.

    2. Evaluation Period

      This report covers August 26, 2017 to August 25, 2018

    3. Overview

      The Alliance between the United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration and T&T Staff Management, Inc. was established as a collaborative relationship to foster a safety and more healthful workplace for Americans working in the construction industries. The goal of the Alliance is to save lives, particularly in reducing and preventing exposure to construction hazards such as falls from elevations, struck-by and caught-in-between objects, and electrocution.

    4. Implementation Team Members

      OSHA – El Paso Area Office

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

      Alliance Participant – T&T Staff Management, Inc.

      Thad Steele, President
      Allison Marshall, Vice President
      Aaron Montoya, Vice President

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    • January 11, 2018
    • August 20, 2018

    In addition to these formal meetings, the Alliance coordinators from both groups maintained regular contact throughout the reporting period to monitor the Alliance's progress and results.

  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 OSHA's National/Regional/Local Emphasis Programs, Regulatory Agenda, and opportunities to participate in the construction rulemaking process.
    Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached
    Dissemination T&T Staff Website – On-going Agriculture, Construction, Ergonomics, Fall Prevention, Haz Com, Health Care, Heat Illness, Hispanic Worker

    400

    Presentation National Fall Prevention Stand-Down Presentation by OSHA CAS hosted by T&T Staff– May 10, 2018 Construction, Fall Prevention, Hispanic Worker, Small Business

    1,000


    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
    Dissemination Set up Permanent Tables at T&T Staff with several OSHA Publications on them available at all times during regular business hours – On-going Agriculture, Construction, Fall Prevention, Haz Com, Heat Illness, Hispanic Worker, Oil and Gas, Small Business

    400


    Raising Awareness of OSHA's Rulemaking and Enforcement Initiatives: To convene or participate in forums, roundtable discussions, or stakeholder meetings on construction issues to help forge innovative solutions in the workplace or to provide input on construction and general industry safety and health issues.
    Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached
    No Activity


    Raising Awareness of OSHA's Rulemaking and Enforcement Initiatives: To encourage worker participation in workplace safety and health by providing safety information during visits to members' jobsites and involving employees during jobsite assessments, inspections and audits.
    Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached
    Other Jobsite Assessments / Recommendations Agriculture, Construction, Fall Prevention, Haz Com, Hispanic Worker, Small Business, Transportation, Young Workers

    1,800

    Training and Education

    Training and Education: To develop effective training and education programs for construction workers 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
    Training New Hire Construction & General Industry Safety Orientations (English/Spanish) Construction, Fall Prevention, Haz Com, Heat Illness, Hispanic Worker, Young Workers

    3,822

    Training On-going safety training in various construction and general industry related topics such as but not limited to; Fall Protection, Scaffolding, Electrical Safety, Excavations, Confined Space, Ladder Safety, PPE Use, & Hand and Power Tools Construction, Fall Prevention, Haz Com, Heat Illness, Hispanic Worker, Small Business, Young Workers

    2,982

    Training Damage Prevention Council – Excavation Safety Day. Participated in Line Strike Safety Training Event in Vinton, Texas – November 2017 Construction, Fall Prevention, Hispanic Worker, Young Workers, Excavation Safety

    400

    Training T&T hosted two TEEX's Hazardous Materials Instructor Course's in the El Paso Area. Hazard Communication, Hispanic Worker, Small Business

    400

    Presentation CAS Arzola gave a compliance assistance speech at T&T Staff Management during the TEEX Hazardous Materials Instructor course. CAS Arzola also distributed Safe & Sound tri-folds to all attendees on July 24, 2018. Hazard Communication, Hispanic Worker, Small Business

    200


    Training and Education: To deliver or arrange for the delivery of OSHA 10 Hour Construction and General Industry courses in English and Spanish.
    Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached
    Training 10 & 30 Hour Construction Outreach Safety Courses in English and Spanish Construction, Fall Prevention, Haz Com, Heat Illness, Hispanic Worker, Small Business, Young Workers

    151

    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 T&T Staff Management, Inc., Web sites) to employers and workers in the 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 T&T Staff Management, Inc. conferences, local meetings, or other safety training events.
    Activity Type Activity Name/Summary OSHA Areas of Emphasis Supported Number Reached
    Event 6th Annual OSHA El Paso Area Office Update – November 1, 2017 Construction, Fall Prevention, Haz Com, Health Care, Heat Illness, Hispanic Worker

    500

    Event T&T Safety Department Personnel participated in Handgards Safety Stand-Down by providing Electrical Safety, Lockout/Tagout and PPE Safety Training to company personnel Hispanic Worker, Electrical Safety

    180


    Outreach and Communication: To share information among OSHA personnel and industry safety and health professionals regarding T&T Staff Management, Inc. 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
    No Activity

    TOTAL

    12,235

  4. Evaluations

    None for this Alliance

  5. Upcoming Milestones

    • Continue seeking opportunities for Youth Outreach
    • Continue Public Safety & Health Awareness through T&T’s Marquee Sign-Safety Messages
    • Continue Partnering with the University of Texas at Arlington OSHA Education Center and Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service when possible and host available courses.
    • Partner EPCC Risk Management Institute to refer students to Free OSHA Courses offered at EPCC.
    • Establish web links to OSHA Local Emphasis Program (LEP) and National Emphasis Program (NEP) web pages
  6. Report prepared by: Elias Casillas III, Safety Specialist, T&T Staff Management, September 19, 2018

    Report prepared by: Abraham Arzola, CAS, El Paso Area Office, September 19, 2018

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