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I. Alliance Background

Date Signed


November 17, 2004

Overview

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)

Contributors

Evaluation Period

November 17, 2004 – November 17, 2005

II. Implementation Team Meetings

November 17, 2004 Alliance signing and first Implementation Team met at CSA
January 3, 2004 OSHA Implementation Team met at CSA.
April 28, 2004 OSHA Implementation Team met at CSA.

III. Events and Products

Training and Education

  • Events
    • (1/3/05) OSHA CAS previewed Basic Orientation Plus (BOP) contractor safety training course at CSA.
    • (1/05) CSA began offering regular BOP training each Friday at CSA
    • (1/11/05) CSA and OSHA presented on OSHA Multi-Employer Worksite policy and BOP for Pueblo Safety and Health Promotion council.
    • (1/24/05) CSA presented on BOP course to compliance officers at DAO.
    • (2/28/05) CSA presented on BOP course to compliance officers at EAO.
    • (5/19/05) CSA and OSHA presented on OSHA Multi-Employer Worksite policy and BOP for Region VIII VPPPA conference.
    • (7/19/05) CSA and OSHA presented on OSHA Multi-Employer Worksite policy and BOP for Colorado Rural Electric Association (CREA).
    • (10/12/05) CSA and OSHA presented on OSHA Multi-Employer Worksite policy and BOP for Northern Colorado ASSE chapter.
    • (11/8/05) CSA and OSHA presented on OSHA Multi-Employer Worksite policy and BOP for Denver ASSE Chapter.
  • Products

    None

Outreach and Communication

  • Events

    None

  • 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

    None

  • Products

    None

III. Results

  • 170 individuals trained on OSHA Multi-Employer Worksite policy and BOP program.
  • CSA and Pueblo Community College (PCC) formed a partnership to deliver BOP training at PCC.
  • 1269 individuals (approx. 100 spanish-speaking) BOP trained and certified.
Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.) Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
OSHA/CSA Multi-Employer & BOP training at Pueblo Safety Council 40
OSHA/CSA Multi-Employer & BOP training at VPPPA conference 20
OSHA/CSA Multi-Employer & BOP training at CREA 50
OSHA/CSA Multi-Employer & BOP training at N. Colorado ASSE 30
OSHA/CSA Multi-Employer & BOP training at Denver ASSE 30
BOP Training Classes 1269
TOTAL 1439

IV. Upcoming Milestones

OSHA will continue to work with CSA to provide information to the regulated community on OSHA’s Multi-Employer Worksite policy and the BOP program.

CSA will continue to offer regular, weekly BOP training at CSA and will continue to work to form partnerships with employers and employer groups to provide additional venues around the State at which to deliver BOP training.