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

  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed

    Originally signed on October 2, 2003; renewed on June 1, 2006 and on October 20, 2008


    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Construction Careers Center (CCC) recognize the value of establishing a collaborative relationship to foster safer and more healthful workplaces. OSHA and the CCC hereby form an Alliance to provide CCC students, faculty and others in the construction industry with information, guidance and access to training resources that will help them to increase employees’ awareness of safety and health issues particularly in reducing and preventing exposure to electrical, fall, struck-by, and crushed-by hazards.

    Implementation Team Members

    Gina Washington, Administrator for the Construction Careers Center
    Mike Minicky, CSP, OSHA Compliance Assistance Specialist, St. Louis Area Office

    Evaluation Period

    June 2, 2008 – June 1, 2009

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    During the course of this evaluation period, Mike Minicky discussed informally (through e-mail, telephone, and in-person) the safety and health training needs of the students at the Construction Careers Center. In July 2008, 10-hour course replacement cards were issued for 15 students. A new renewal alliance agreement was signed on October 20, 2008.

  3. Activities and Products

    Training and Education

    • No training and education performed during this time period. An OSHA 10-hour course was already presented to this year’s senior class during a previous evaluation period.
  4. Results

    During this evaluation period the major result was the renewal of the alliance agreement which didn’t occur until October 20, 2008.

  5. Upcoming Milestones

    With the renewal of the alliance agreement, the St. Louis Area Office will continue to support the training efforts and information needs of the Construction Careers Center as requested.