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

October 31, 2018

  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      February 25, 2008

    2. Dates Renewed

      June 29, 2011
      December 18, 2013

    3. Evaluation Period

      October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018

    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

    • 2/7/2018

    In addition to the formal meeting, 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
    Webpage10/1/17-9/30/18Alliance Webpage-OSHA WebsiteConstruction581
    Webpage10/1/17-9/30/18Alliance Webpage-Participant Website Fall Prevention, Heat Illness Prevention, Safety and Health Programs200
    Webpage10/1/17-9/30/18Aerial Work Platform (AWP) Jobsite Checklist [Alliance Product] 16
    Webpage10/1/17-9/30/18AWP Prestart Safety Checklist [Alliance Product] 55
    Webpage10/1/17-9/30/18Preparing an AWP for Transport [Alliance Product] 23
    Webpage10/1/17-9/30/18Rescue Plans for AWP Use [Alliance Product] 43
    Webpage10/1/17-9/30/18Selecting and Implementing a Fall Protection System for an AWP [Alliance Product] 50
    Webpage10/1/17-9/30/18Selecting the Proper AWP [Alliance Product] 5
    Webpage10/1/17-9/30/18Safety Devices on AWPs [Alliance Product] 3
    Newsletter4/12/2018Published an article promoting the Houston Fall Prevention Alliance Safety Day.Fall Stand-Down3,380
    Newsletter4/19/2018Published a reminder article promoting the Houston Fall Prevention Alliance Safety Day.Fall Stand-Down3,350
    Newsletter4/26/2018Published an article announcing the 2018 National Safety Stand-Down Week with links to campaign materials, resources, webinars, and publications.Fall Stand-Down3,360
    Newsletter5/3/2018Published three articles: 1) Promotion of the OSHA/CSLA webinar on falls in construction; 2) Promotion of the National Safety Stand-down; 3) Promotion of OSHA Region VI's webinar on fall prevention.Fall Prevention and Fall Stand-Down3,345
    Newsletter5/10/2018Re-published three articles: 1) Promotion of the OSHA/CSLA webinar on falls in construction; 2) Promotion of the National Safety Stand-down; 3) Promotion of OSHA Region VI's webinar on fall prevention.Fall Prevention and Construction3,341
    Newsletter6/7/2018Published an article on OSHA Region IV's "Toolbox Talks on Fatal Four."Fall Prevention3,398
    Newsletter6/14/2018Published an article on OSHA's Silica Standards.Silica3,388
    Newsletter6/21/2018Published an article announcing OSHA's 2018 Safe+Sound Week.Safe + Sound Week4,983
    Newsletter7/26/2018Published an article publicizing the OSHA webinar "Developing Safety & Health Programs."Safety & Health Programs3,794
    Newsletter8/2/2018Published three articles: 1) Announcing the OSHA webinar "Developing Safety & Health Programs"; 2) Reminder to members about Safe + Sound Week; and 3) Update on OSHA's Recordkeeping.Safety & Health Programs, Safe + Sound Week, Recordkeeping/ Reporting3,794
    Newsletter8/9/2018Published three articles: 1) Update on "OSHA webpages Laws & Regulations, Enforcement, and Trenching and Excavation"; 2) Promotion of the OSHA webinar "Developing Safety & Health Programs; and 3) Promotion of Safe + Sound Week. Trenching, Safety and Health Programs, Safe + Sound Week 3,782
    Newsletter8/16/2018Published an article on Safe+Sound Week update on activities for 2018.Safe + Sound Week4631
    Newsletter8/23/2018Published an article on Safe+Sound Week wrap-up.Safe + Sound Week4610
    Newsletter9/20/2018Published an article on Safe+Sound Week follow-up.Safe + Sound Week2481
    Facebook3/12/2018Posted the Houston Fall Prevention Safety Day Event. Fall Stand-Down169
    Facebook4/24/2018Posted a video by the American Subcontractors Association from Houston Fall Prevention Safety Day. Fall Stand-Down174
    Facebook6/14/2018Posted a spotlight on SAIA's Annual Convention speakers for the presentation "OSHA Liability at Multi-Employer Work Sites." Temporary Workers103
    Other Email 3/12/2018Mark Your Calendars for National Safety Stand-Down National Safety Stand-Down4617
    Other Email 3/12/2018Register Now for HFPA's Annual Safety Day Fall Prevention4608
    Other Social Media10/6/2017SAIA/OSHA Alliance Tip Sheet on Transport PlatformsTransport Platform46
    TOTAL 62,330

    Outreach Events and Training for non-OSHA Staff: Alliance Program participant or OSHA participation in an event such as a roundtable, conference, informational webinar, stand-down, meeting, or training in support of the Alliance or an OSHA initiative.

    Activity Type Date Event Name Participant Name(s) and Affiliation(s) Title Of Presentation (if applicable) City State Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Webinar3/6/2018Safe + Sound Week, Partnering and ResourcesAndy Levinson, DSG, OSHASafe + Sound Partner Town HallWashingtonDCSafe + Sound Week1
    Webinar3/21/2018CPWR/NIOSH/ OSHA Joint Webinar on National Safety Stand-Down for Fall Protection in ConstructionChris Trahan Cain, Executive Director, CPWR; Christine Branche, Principal Associate Director, NIOSH; and Scott Ketcham, Deputy Director, DOC, OSHA "Getting Ready for the 2018 Fall Stand-Down"WashingtonDCNational Stand Down1
    Webinar3/29/2018Webinar -National Alliance Bi-annual ReportingChrissy Morgan, OOSA, DCSP, OSHANational Alliance Bi-annual ReportingWashingtonDC 1
    Speech/ Presentation5/1/20182018 OSHA On-Site Consultation Training ConferenceKevin O'Shea, SAIAPreventing Scaffold Injuries and DeathsSan AntonioTXFall Prevention25
    Exhibit07/10-11/18SAIA Annual Conference & ExhibitionDenice Posey, SAIA ChicagoIL 500
    Speech/ Presentation7/10/2018SAIA Annual Conference & ExhibitionDenice Posey, SAIASilica StandardChicagoILSilica100
    Speech/ Presentation7/10/2018SAIA Annual Conference & ExpositionDenice Posey, SAIAOSHA Liability at Multi-Employer Work SiteChicagoILTemporary Workers100
    Event9/20/2018Alliance Program Construction RoundtableTed Beville; Paula Manning; and Michael Paladino, SAIAAlliance update and presentation: "Labor Trends in the Construction Industry"WashingtonDCConstruction35
    TOTAL 763
  4. Alliance Developed Products

    • None completed during this reporting period.
  5. Report prepared by: Morgan Seuberling, Senior Occupational Safety and Health Specialist, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, October 31, 2018.

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