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St. Louis Area Office
The BEGIN Center at St. Patrick Center
For Dates April 09, 2013 through April 09, 2014

  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed: April 9, 2009

    Date Renewed: July 28, 2012 (continuation of previous agreement, until renewal is signed)

    Alliance Overview

    The Alliance focuses on general industry and construction safety education and training for the BEGIN Center's incubator businesses. The goal of safety is central to OSHA's and the St. Patrick's Center missions.

    Implementation Team Members

    • Michael Minicky, Compliance Assistance Specialist, OSHA-St. Louis Area Office
    • Bob Robles, Compliance Officer, OSHA-St. Louis Area Office
    • Sergio Munoz, Senior Manager, Employment Services, St. Patrick Center
  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    No formal meetings held.

  3. Activities and Products

    Evaluation Period

    12 Months – April 9, 2013 through April 9, 2014

    Alliance Activity

    • Training and Education:
      • April 25, 2013, OSHA representatives conducted an OSHA 10-hour course for General Industry, reaching 15 students
      • June 20, 2013, OSHA representatives conducted an OSHA 10-hour course for General Industry, reaching 30 students
      • September 5, 2013, OSHA representatives conducted an OSHA 10-hour course for General Industry, reaching 18 students

    Alliance Products

    No Alliance products were developed during this evaluation period.

  4. Results

    1. The training provided helped underprivileged incubator businesses and employees secure the safety skills necessary to ensure safe work environments.
    2. Using the table below, list each activity and the number of individuals reached or trained during the reporting period.
    Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.) Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
    Three 10-hour courses for General Industry 63
    TOTAL 63
  5. Upcoming Milestones

    A renewal agreement has been approved by the Region VII Solicitor's Office, and the agreement is waiting for signatures.

    Plans for the next evaluation period include:

    • Increase the number impacted by safety and health training.
    • Greater emphasis and focus on employee rights and the complaint process.

Report Prepared by: Mike Minicky, CAS in the OSHA St. Louis Area Office

For more information, contact Mike Minicky, St. Louis Area Office 314-425-4249, the Office of Outreach Services and Alliances at 202-693-2340, or go to

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