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Alliance Participants:
Colorado Safety Association (CSA) Englewood Area Office (EAO)
Denver Area Office (DAO)
December 2, 2008

  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed
    November 17, 2004

    Date Renewed
    November 15, 2006


    The purpose of this alliance was to provide Colorado employers and employees, including Spanish-speaking workers, with information, guidance, and access to training resources. Through the Alliance, the organizations will work to improve health and safety in the workplace, especially in helping industrial and construction contractors to reduce injuries and illnesses related to work performed on multi-employer worksites.

    Implementation Team Members

    Melodye Turek, President, Colorado Safety Association (CSA)
    Megan Meagher, Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS)(OSHA/DAO)
    George Flynn, Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS), (OSHA/EAO)
    Todd Zentner, Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS), (OSHA/DAO)

    Evaluation Period
    November 15, 2006 – November 14, 2008

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    May 12, 2008 - Implementation Team met at CSA conference.
    July 18, 2008 - Implementation Team met at CSA
    Nov. 24, 2008 - Alliance closeout meeting.

  3. Events and Products

    Training and Education
    • Events
      • Basic Orientation Plus (BOP) contractor safety training course held every Friday at CSA (English and Spanish).
      • BOP training every Monday at Coors.
      • Periodic onsite BOP training at Suncor Refinery and at various other establishments throughout the State.

    Outreach and Communication

    • Events
      • (5/12/08) OSHA booth at annual CSA Safety conference
    • Products
      • OSHA promoted Alliance and BOP trainings via local eNewsletters
      • CSA promoted Alliance and BOP trainings via website and brochure.

    Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health

    • Events
    • Products
  4. Results
    • 1623 individuals BOP trained and certified from Jan. 1 – July 1, 2008.
    Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.) Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
    BOP Trained and Certified (2005) 1,316
    BOP Trained and Certified (2006) 2,855
    BOP Trained and Certified (2007) 3,078
    BOP Trained and Certified (Thru June 2008) 1,623
    TOTAL BOP Trained 8,872
    • 8274 English
    • 598 Spanish

  5. Upcoming Milestones

    This Alliance concluded on November 14, 2008.

    OSHA and CSA are currently pursuing a new Alliance to provide quarterly trainings for CSA clients and others, on a variety of safety and health topics, at no cost.