Back to Concluded Regional Alliances - Region VI
- Alliance Background
OSHA and TXANS will work together to conduct training on safety and health at
the TXANS annual conference, and to provide safety and health resource
information to TXANS members through their publications and website.
Implementation Team Members.
Steve Bent, TXANS
Joann Natarajan, OSHA
- Implementation Team Meetings
Meetings were held in March 2008 (in person) and December 2008 (by telephone.)
- Activities and Products
Evaluation period is 3-8-08 to 3-8-09
OSHA and TXANS work together to provide training to TXANS members on safety &
health through speeches at conferences, articles submitted for publication in
TXANS newsletter and website, and providing technical expertise on questions
regarding OSHA's regulations.
OSHA presented at TXANS annual conference held on March 6, 2008. Other speeches
planned at the regional statewide TXANS meetings were planned but did not take
place as the conferences were postponed due to adverse economic conditions. The
CAS responded to three requests for technical assistance.
OSHA 501 General Industry course was attended by TXANS staff. TXANS plans to
conduct 10 hour training sessions later this year.
TXANS is currently preparing a manual to distribute as a part of the 10 General
Industry program that includes sample safety programs, checklists and a review
of each standard.
TXANS published a series of articles in our monthly newsletter on OSHA General
TXANS provides OSHA record keeping forms and instructions to employers on the
TXANS website at www.txans.org
TXANS provided press releases to newspapers to remind employers to post the OSHA
TXANS has assisted employers with record keeping questions, which was supported
by the local OSHA office.
TXANS has added many safety related documents to the TXANS Member Center.
TXANS has distributed OSHA/NIOSH information on Swine Flu to employers.
TXANS has participated in a NIOSH initiative on injury prevention in wholesale
retail trade sector.
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- Upcoming Milestones
OSHA will present at the annual TXANS conference held in Austin. OSHA will
continue to provide technical assistance to the TXANS group though
interpretations, and articles submitted to TXANS for inclusion in their
publications and website. OSHA and TXANS plan to renew the alliance in 2010.
Report Prepared by: _____Joann Natarajan__________
For more information, contact the Office of Outreach Services and Alliances at
202-693-2340 or go to OSHA.