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Alliance Annual and Close-out Report

Colorado Contractors Association (CCA)
October 31, 2008

  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed

    September 15, 2006


    The purpose of this alliance was to provide Colorado employers and employees, with information, guidance, and access to training resources and to improve health and safety in the workplace, especially in helping construction contractors to reduce injuries and illnesses related to work performed on highway workzones.

    Implementation Team Members

    Terry Kish, Director, Safety and Workforce Development (CCA)
    Dave Nelson, Team Leader (OSHA/EAO)
    Megan Meagher, Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS)(OSHA/DAO)
    George Flynn, Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS), (OSHA/EAO)

    Evaluation Period

    September 15, 2007 – September 15, 2008

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    October 10, 2007; Implementation Team met at CSA.
    December 10, 2007; Implementation Team met at CSA.
    January 7, 2008; Implementation Team met at CSA.
    April 15, 2008; Implementation Team met at CCA.

  3. Events and Products

    Training and Education
    • Events
      • (10/03/07) Construction Career Days
      • (1/07/08) CCA Training Days
      • (1/30/08) CCA Training Days
      • (2/06/08) Workzone Safety Seminar
      • (2/07/08) Workzone Safety Seminar
      • (2/12/08) Workzone Safety Seminar
      • (2/28/08) Workzone Safety Seminar
      • (8/18/08) Breakfast With OSHA
    Outreach and Communication
    • Products
      • OSHA promoted Alliance via local eNewsletters
      • CSA promoted Alliance via website.
      • CCA added feature to Friday Facts e-newsletter, entitled, “Safety Resource Center”
      • OSHA and CCA participated in update of “Colorado Workzone Safety Best Practices Safety Guide”
  4. Results
    Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.) Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
    Colorado Construction Career Days (10/07) 1,400
    CCA Training Days 79
    Workzone Safety Seminar Series (02/08) 321
    Breakfast with OSHA (08/08) 20
    CCA Friday Facts – Safety Resource Center website 1,500
    TOTAL 3,320

  5. Upcoming Milestones

    This Alliance concluded 9/15/08. Discussions are underway regarding possible further collaborative efforts with this association.