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Agreement Establishing an Alliance
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration
U.S. Department of Labor
Omaha Area Office
The Nebraska Department of Education – Industrial, Manufacturing and Engineering Systems Career Field
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Omaha Area Office (OSHA – OAO) and The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) – Industrial, Manufacturing and Engineering Systems (IMES) Career Field recognize the value of establishing a collaborative relationship to promote and support occupational safety and health education for the future workers of Nebraska. As part of the Nebraska Department of Education’s Career Education Program, the Industrial, Manufacturing and Engineering Systems Career Field coordinates student curriculum and instruction in the fields of transportation, logistics, construction, manufacturing and other technology-based disciplines. In addition to technical and employability skills, safety training and practice is one of the pillars of the IMES curriculum. The Omaha Area Office and the Nebraska Department of Education – IMES Career Field hereby form an Alliance to provide career and technical educators and their students with materials, guidance, and access to training resources that will positively impact the occupational safety and health of young workers. In developing this Alliance, the Omaha Area Office and Nebraska Department of Education recognize that OSHA’s State Plan and Consultation Project partners are an integral part of the OSHA national effort.
OSHA –OAO and the NDE - IMES will work together to achieve the following outreach and communications goals:
An implementation team made up of representatives of both organizations will meet to develop a plan of action, determine working procedures, and identify the roles and responsibilities of the participants. In addition, they will meet at least three times per year to track and share information on activities and results in achieving the goals of the Alliance. Team members will include representatives of OSHA’s Omaha Area Office and the Nebraska Department of Education Industrial, Manufacturing and Engineering Systems Career Field.
This agreement will remain in effect for two years. Any signatory may terminate it for any reason at any time, provided they give 30 days written notice. This agreement may be modified at any time with the concurrence of all signatories.