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ALLIANCE ANNUAL REPORT

Alliance Participants:
Pueblo Safety and Health Promotion Council (PSHPC)
Englewood Area Office (EAO)

May 20, 2008

I. Alliance Background

Date Signed


April 10, 2007

Overview

The purpose of this alliance is to provide PSHPC members and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect employees' health and safety in a variety of general industry and construction industry establishments in the Pubelo, Colorado area.

Implementation Team Members

George Flynn, Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS), EAO
John Knocilja, President (PSHPC)
Karen Archuletta, Vice-President (PSHPC)

Evaluation Period

April 10, 2007 – April 10, 2008

II. Implementation Team Meetings

May 15, 2007 Implementation Team met in Pueblo. August 15, 2007 Implementation Team met in Pueblo.
March 11, 2008 Implementation Team met in Pueblo.
April 8, 2008 Implementation Team met in Pueblo.

III. Events and Products

Training and Education
  • Events
    • (5/15/07) Crane Rigging Safety seminar (co-hosted by Pueblo Community College).
    • (9/11/07) Respiratory Protection seminar (hosted by PSHPC)
    • (11/6/07) Electrical seminar (co-sponsored by PSHPC)
    • (3/11/08) OSHA Update for PSHPC members
    • (4/8/08) Trench Safety Seminar (co-sponsored by PSHPC)
  • Products

    None
Outreach and Communication
  • Events

    None

  • Products
    • OSHA promoted Alliance and trainings via local eNewsletters
    • PSHPC promoted Alliance, trainings and other OSHA initiatives via monthly meetings.
Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health
  • Events

    None

  • Products

    None
III. Results
  • Positive feedback among Pueblo area business representatives expressing appreciation for the increased availability of local OSHA training opportunities.
  • Increased cooperation/collaboration between Pueblo Safety and Health Promotion Council and OSHA's other Alliance partners in the area, Rocky Mountain Steel Mills and Pueblo Community College.
  • 210 individuals trained.
 
Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.) Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
Rigging Seminar (co-sponsored with Pueblo Community College) 40
Respirator Seminar 35
Electrical Seminar (co-sponsored with Pueblo Community College) 45
OSHA Update 35
Trench Safety Seminar (co-sponsored with Pueblo Community College) 55
TOTAL 210

V. Upcoming Milestones

During the upcoming year of this Alliance, activities will be largely directed toward continuing to deliver training aimed at protecting workers in Pueblo and surrounding areas. Specifically, 4 training sessions are planned, including, but not limited to the following topics:
  • Safety and Health Program Improvement Seminar (8/12/08)
  • Fall Protection Seminar (Fall 2008)
  • OSHA Update (Spring 2009)
PSHPC will continue to work jointly with the 3 other Alliance partners in the Region: Pueblo Community College; Trinidad State Junior College and Six & Geving to deliver relevant trainings to employers in the Colorado Springs/Pueblo/Trinidad areas.