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


  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed

    Agreement was originally signed on March 11, 2008 included only the St. Louis Area Office and Operation Excel/YouthBuild. On April 21, 2008 the agreement was signed to expand the alliance to include all of Missouris YouthBuild Organizations and the Kansas City Area Office.

    Alliance Overview

    The Alliance focuses on construction safety education and training, a goal central to OSHAs and Operation Excel/Youth Builds missions.

    Implementation Team Members

    Julia Tibbs, Director of Grants & Operation Excel/YouthBuild St. Louis
    Timothy Krejci, Altman Charter Representative
    Larry Davidson, Compliance Assistance Specialist, OSHA-St. Louis Area Office

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    April 10, 2008 - Construction Training Coordination and Implementation
    May 30, 2008 - Construction Training Coordination and Implementation
    July 9, 2008 - Construction Training Coordination and Implementation
    August 27, 2008 - Construction Training Coordination and Implementation
    September 10, 2008 - Construction Training Coordination and Implementation
    October 28, 2008 - Construction Training Coordination and Implementation
    January 13, 2009 - Construction Training Coordination and Implementation
    March 4, 2009 - Construction Training Coordination and Implementation

    (The Construction Training was the OSHA 10-Hour Construction Outreach)

  3. Activities and Products

    Evaluation Period

    13 Months - March 2008 – April 2009

    Alliance Activity

    • Training and Education - Conducted 8 sessions covering approximately 64 hours of construction training for approximately 240 students in the St. Louis Chapter.
    • Outreach and Communication - Influenced safe work activity through visit of YouthBuild jobsite and radio interview reference safe youth work. Speeches and appearances at YouthBuild graduations.
    • Promoting the National Dialogue on Safety and Health - Accomplished through Training and Education, as well as Outreach and Communication goals.

    Alliance Products

    No Alliance products were developed during this evaluation period.


  4. Results

    1. The construction training provided helped underprivileged individuals secure 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
    Construction training consisting of the OSHA 10-Hour Construction Outreach training 240
    TOTAL 240

  5. Upcoming Milestones/Successes

    Through the Alliance, the parties will continue construction safety training, especially in light of stimulus spending. Additionally, emphasis will be placed on expanding activities with the Kansas City Area Office and the other two Missouri YouthBuild Chapters.

    Report Prepared by: Larry Davidson, St. Louis Area Office 314-425-4249

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