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  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed: February 12, 2009

    Alliance Overview:

    The purpose of this alliance was to provide employers, workers and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect employees’ health and safety, particularly in reducing and preventing exposure to a variety of general industry and construction hazards in Colorado. Through the Alliance, the organizations will work to deliver or arrange for the delivery of quarterly construction and general industry seminars (eg, fall protection, trenching and excavations, electrical safety, machine guarding and lockout/tagout, cranes and rigging, vehicle safety, CPR, AED utilization, etc.).

    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

    February 12, 2009 – February 12, 2011

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    April 20, 2010 - Implementation Team met at CSA
    August 17, 2010 - Implementation Team met at CSA
    October 18, 2010 – Implementation Team met at CSA

  3. Events and Products

    Training and Education

    • Events

      • Co-hosted Green Energy Safety seminar with Red Rocks on June 7.
      • Hosted/sponsored OSHA Recordkeeping seminar on December 14.
    • Products

    Outreach and Communication

    • Events

      • OSHA booth at annual May 2010 CSA Safety conference
    • Products

      • OSHA promoted Alliance activities via local eNewsletters
      • CSA promoted Alliance activities via website and flyers.
    Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health

    • Events


    • Products

  4. Results

    • 120 individuals trained in safety and health program development.

    Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.)

    Number of Individuals Reached or Trained

    June 7, 2010 – Green Energy Safety Seminar


    December 14, 2010 – OSHA Recordkeeping Seminar



    TOTAL Trained



  5. Upcoming Milestones

    • Alliance will be allowed to expire on February 12. Non-renewed due to impracticality of including a worker involvement component.