Alliance -- An OSHA Cooperative Program<< Back to Region VII


  1. Alliance Background

Date Signed

July 25, 2006

Date Renewed:

November 12, 2008

Alliance Overview

This alliance provides WATC's students, business partners and others with information, guidance and access to training resources that will help them protect employee's health and safety with particular emphasis in the areas of Youth and Hispanic outreach/training to reduce construction and general industry hazards.

Implementation Team Members

  • David Young - Department Chair, Aviation/Advanced Manufacturing
  • Patty Aubert - Administrative Assistant, South Side Education Center
  • David K. McDonnell - Compliance Assistance Specialist, Wichita Area Office

Time Period Covered by This Report

April 29, 2010 - April 29, 2011

  1. Implementation Team Meetings

During the evaluation period, no implementation team meetings were held.

  1. Activities and Products

Evaluation Period

July 26, 2010 through July 25, 2011

Evaluation Period

Training and Education

  • Develop and deliver training and education programs on various issues affecting the safety and health of Hispanic/Latino employers and employees
  • Jointly deliver or arrange for the delivery of OSHA-specific training courses

WATC offered the following Spanish classes:

  • AVC 100 - Aerospace Safety
    • Fall Semester 2010
    • 22 Participants
  • AVC 100 - Aerospace Safety
    • Spring Semester 2011
    • 77 Participants
  • CWG 101- Occupational Safety/Welding
    • Spring Semester 2011
    • 12 Participants
  • AVC 100 - Aerospace Safety
    • Summer Semester 2011
    • 36 Participants
  • MMG 105 - Occupational Safety
    • Summer Semester 2011
    • 14 Participants

Outreach and Communication

  • Provide expertise in developing information on the recognition and prevention of workplace hazards, and to provide expertise in developing ways of communicating such information (e.g. print and electronic media, electronics assistance tools and OSHA’s and WATC’s websites) to employers and employees.
    • WATC met with Learjet/Bombardier on September 15, 2010 regarding on-site training for current employees at the Learjet/Bombardier Training Center.
    • WATC met with Cessna Aircraft Company on November 10, 2010 regarding on-site training for current employees at the Cessna Training Center.
  • Speak, exhibit or appear at WATC safety and health conferences, local meetings, conferences and other appropriate meetings or events.
    • WATC attended the 61st Annual Safety and Health Conference on October 12-15, 2010 in Topeka, Kansas.
    • WATC provided an OSHA 10-Hour General Industry course to 37 USD 259 North High School students between January 7, 2011 and March 10, 2011.
    • WATC provided an OSHA 10-Hour General Industry course to 12 USD 259 Northwest High School students between January 14, 2011 and April 8, 2011.
    • WATC participated in an OSHA Outreach Training Program Online Proposal Conference at Arlington Heights, IL. on April 19, 2011
  • Share information among OSHA personnel and others regarding WATC’s best practices or effective approaches and publicize results through outreach by WATC and through OSHA or WATC developed materials, training programs, workshops, seminars and lectures.
    • WATC developed an OSHA Outreach Training Program Online Course and submitted application to OSHA at Arlington Heights, Ill. on June 27, 2011.
  • Promote and encourage WATC students and business partner’s participation in OSHA’s cooperative programs such as compliance assistance, the Voluntary Protection Program, Consultation and the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program.
    • No activity reported under this goal during this evaluation period.

Events and Products:

Training and Education - WATC personnel provided the following outreach training in this evaluation period – all courses were listed on the WATC interactive schedule on the website except the OSHA 10 hour courses

Fall Schedule

  • OSHA 501 Trainer Course for General Industry 1 student completed
  • OSHA 511 Trainer Course for General Industry 2 students completed

Spring Schedule

  • OSHA 510 Construction 2 students completed
  • OSHA 500 Construction Train/Trainer 2 students completed
  1. Results
Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.)

Number of Individuals Reached or Trained

AVC 100-Aerospace Safety (Fall 2010) 22
AVC 100-Aerospace Safety (Spring 2011) 77
CWG 101-Occupational Safety/Welding (Spring 2011) 12
AVC 100-Aerospace Safety (Summer 2011) 36
MMG 105-Occupational Safety (Summer 2011) 14
OSHA 10-hour GI Outreach Course – USD 259 North High School (first quarter 2011) 37
OSHA 10-hour GI Outreach Course – USD 259 Northwest High School (first quarter 2011) 12
OSHA 501-GI Trainer Course 1
OSHA 511-GI Standards Course 2
OSHA 510-Construction Standards Course 2
OSHA 500-Construction Trainer Course 2
TOTAL 217
  1. Upcoming Milestones
  • Acceptance to provide online OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training.
  • Offer OSHA Professional Certificate courses in partnership with Region 7 in Wichita, Kansas.
  • Offer a web enhanced OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training.

Report Prepared by: Corey Beacom

For more information, contact the Office of Outreach Services and Alliances at 202-693-2340 or go to OSHA web page.