Alliance -- An OSHA Cooperative Program<< Back to Region VIII


  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed: December 14, 2009

    Alliance Overview:

    The purpose of this alliance was to promote safe and healthful working conditions for all workers, including Spanish-speaking workers, in southeastern and southwestern Colorado, by increasing access to safety and health information and training resources.

    Implementation Team Members:

    George Flynn, Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS), EAO
    Amanda Ackerman, PCC (GATC)

    Contributors

    Evaluation Period

    December 14, 2009 – December 14, 2010

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    March 16, 2010 Implementation Team met at PCC
    June 7, 2010 Implementation Team met in Denver at Red Rocks Community College
    September 14, 2010 Implementation Team met in Pueblo

  3. Events and Products

    Training and Education

    Events
    • (1/12/10) Accident/Incident Investigation and Injury & Illness Recordkeeping seminar
    • (5/18/10) Trench/Excavation Safety
    • (9/14/10) OSHA Update and Hot Topics
    • (11/9/10) Lunch with OSHA – Area Director Update and Q&A
    Products

    None

    Outreach and Communication

    Events

    None

    Products

    • OSHA promoted Alliance and trainings via local e-Newsletters
    • PCC promoted Alliance, trainings and other OSHA initiatives via monthly e-Newsletters
      • (2/23/10) Article entitled: “Worksite and Industry-Specific Data now Available to Public on Data.gov and Agency Websites”
      • (4/21/10) Article entitled, “Harwood Training Grants Material Available on New Webpage”
      • **(7/9/10) Article entitled, “PCC Boasts Jobs Training Program – Labor Secretary Hilda Solis Praises PCC’s Use of Federal Grant”**
    Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health

    Events

    • **(7/8/10) Secretary Solis Visit/Tour**
    Products

    None

  4. Results

    • Continued positive feedback among Pueblo area business representatives expressing appreciation for the increased availability of local OSHA training opportunities.
    • Continued cooperation/collaboration between PCC and OSHA’s other Alliance partner in the area, (ie, Pueblo Safety and Health Promotion Council).
    • 125 individuals trained.

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

    Number of Individuals Reached or Trained

    Accident/Incident Investigation and Injury and Illness Recordkeeping

    30

    Trench/Excavation Safety

    40

    OSHA Update and Hot Topics

    35

    Lunch With OSHA

    20

    TOTAL

    125


  5. Upcoming Milestones

    Continued emphasis on providing timely and relevant training/outreach on topics of local interest