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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
and the Scaffold & Access Industry Association, Inc. (SAIA)

October 23, 2017

  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      February 25, 2008

    2. Dates Renewed

      June 29, 2011
      December 18, 2013

    3. Evaluation Period

      October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017

    4. Alliance Overview and Goals

      The OSHA and SAIA Alliance focuses on providing SAIA's members and others in the construction industry, with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will continue to address the health and safety of workers, particularly by reducing and preventing fall and caught-in-between hazards and by addressing issues related to frame scaffold, mast climbing scaffold, suspended scaffold, and aerial lift equipment.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    • 2/22/2017
    • 7/6/2017

    In addition to these formal meetings, the Alliance coordinators from both groups maintained regular contact throughout the reporting period to monitor the Alliance's progress and results.

  3. Results of Alliance Activities in Support of Agreement Goals

    Dissemination: Alliance Program participant shared information on agency-developed or OSHA Alliance Program-developed tools and resources, OSHA standards/rulemakings, enforcement, and outreach campaigns.

    Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Webpage10/1/16-9/30/17Alliance Webpage-OSHA Website 627
    Webpage10/1/16-9/30/17Alliance Webpage-Participant Website Fall Prevention, Heat Illness Prevention, Safety and Health Programs887
    Webpage10/1/16-9/30/17Aerial Work Platform (AWP) Jobsite ChecklistFall Prevention80
    Webpage10/1/16-9/30/17AWP Prestart Safety ChecklistFall Prevention147
    Webpage10/1/16-9/30/17Preparing an AWP for TransportFall Prevention25
    Webpage10/1/16-9/30/17Rescue Plans for AWP UseFall Prevention128
    Webpage10/1/16-9/30/17Selecting and Implementing a Fall Protection System for an AWPFall Prevention97
    Webpage10/1/16-9/30/17Selecting the Proper AWPFall Prevention24
    Webpage10/1/16-9/30/17Safety Devices on AWPsFall Prevention17
    Facebook11/2/2016How Fall Protection Has Changed Dramatically Over the DecadesFall Prevention78
    Facebook12/5/2016OSHA Issues Recommended Practices for Construction OSH ProgramsSafety and Health Programs128
    Facebook12/21/2016OSHA: Worker Health and Safety Should Be an Integral Part of Sustainability EffortsSafety and Health Programs50
    Facebook1/30/2017OSHA's training requirement, OSHA 29 CFR 1926.454(a) Reminder 395
    Facebook2/28/2017Walking Working Surface: OSHA's New Final RuleWalking-Working Surfaces72
    Facebook3/1/17-3/31/17How well do you know OSHA? 62
    Facebook3/1/17-3/31/17OSHA's new final rule on walking, working surfacesFall Prevention72
    Facebook4/10/2017Are you going to be in the Houston area April 25? If so, join us at the Houston Fall Prevention Safety Day! Fall Prevention235
    Facebook4/20/2017OSHA's National Fall Prevention video is now live! Want to join in and help stop falls in construction? Fall Prevention71
    Facebook4/25/2017Houston Fall Prevention Alliance signing earlier today. Fall Prevention363
    Facebook5/13/2017SAIA is excited to announce its partnership with OSHA, the National Safety Council, the American Industrial Hygiene Association, the American Society of Safety Engineers, and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health for Safe + Sound Week June 12-18. Safe and Sound Week Outreach214
    Facebook6/7/2017#SafeAndSound week is next week and SAIA is a proud partner! Safe and Sound Week Outreach329
    Facebook6/28/2017US Labor Department's OSHA proposes to delay compliance date for electronically submitting injury, illness reports Record Keeping/Reporting78
    Facebook9/13/2017OSHA Announces Technical Resources for Hurricane Harvey Hurricane Outreach497
    Article - SA MagazineNov/Dec 2016OSHA and MSHA Penalties Significantly Increased; Top 10 OSHA Citations of 2016; New Recommendations for Safety ProgramSafety and Health Programs2,000
    Article - SA MagazineJan/Feb 2017OSHA Issues New Regulations 2,000
    Press Release6/28/2017OSHA Proposed Delay in Electronic Reporting
    Record Keeping/Reporting1,052
    Press Release7/6/2017OSHA Enforcement Policy on Monorail Hoists
    Press Release8/7/2017Genie Industries Recall Notice 170012 - Communication from OSHA 1,107
    Press Release9/13/2017OSHA Announces Technical Resources for Hurricane HarveyHurricane Outreach989
    TOTAL 12,854

    Speeches, Presentations, Exhibits and Other Events: Alliance Program participant or OSHA participation in events which includes speeches/presentations, exhibits, roundtables, conferences, informational webinars or other meetings.

    Activity Type Date Event Name Participant Name(s) and Affiliation(s) Title Of Presentation (if applicable) City State Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Exhibit10/23-26/16ANSI A92 Annual MeetingSAIA representatives staff the exhibitNot ApplicableLas VegasNVNot Applicable150
    Exhibit1/16-20/17World of ConcreteSAIA representatives staff the exhibitNot ApplicableLas VegasNVNot Applicable85,000
    Event3/16/17Alliance Program Construction RoundtableGranville Loar represented SAIA at the event.Not ApplicableWashingtonDCFall Protection, Small Business, Silica1
    Event4/25/17Houston Fall Prevention Safety DayDeAnna Martin represented SAIA at the event. Not ApplicableHoustonTXFall Prevention, Small Business149
    Event9/21/2017Alliance Program Construction RoundtableTed Beville represented SAIA at the event.Not ApplicableWashingtonDCFall Protection, Small Business, Silica1
    TOTAL 85,301

    Training for OSHA Staff: Alliance Program participant provided training or assistance in training OSHA and OSHA-affiliated staff (including state plan and/or On-site Consultation Program representatives).

    Training Type Date Name/Title of Trainer Training Title Audience: OSHA, State Plan, Onsite Consultation City State Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Other5/18-5/19/17Shawn MacDonaldCompetent Person Training Frame & System Scaffold OSHAPhiladelphiaPASafety & Health Programs15
    TOTAL 15
  4. Alliance Developed Products

  5. OSHA Product Reviews

    None completed during the timeframe of the report.

    Report prepared by: Morgan Seuberling, Senior Occupational Safety and Health Specialist, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, October 23, 2017.

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