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Alliance Participants:
Colorado Safety Association (CSA)
Englewood Area Office (EAO)
Denver Area Office (DAO)
January 3, 2008

I. Alliance Background

Date Signed

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 15, 2007

II. Implementation Team Meetings

November 15, 2006
May 23, 2007
October 30, 2007
Implementation Team met at CSA
Implementation Team met at CSA conference.
OSHA Implementation Team met at CSA

III. 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.
  • Products

Outreach and Communication
  • Events

    • (4/21/07) 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

IV. Results
  • 3275 individuals BOP trained and certified since Jan. 1, 2007.
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) 2,856
BOP Trained and Certified (2007) 3,275
TOTAL 7,447

V. 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.

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