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OSHA and SkillsUSA Alliance
Activities and Events Archive
(2006-2007)

  • June 26-29, 2007: National Leadership and Skills Conference, Kansas City, Missouri.
    • June 26-29, 2007: OSHA staffed an Alliance Program exhibit booth and distributed information on the OSHA and SkillsUSA Alliance and the agency's compliance assistance activities during the conference.
    • June 28, 2007: Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., former-Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation, "OSHA Update and the OSHA and SkillsUSA Alliance," at the SkillsUSA Championships VIP Breakfast.
  • April 17, 2007: Teen Summer Job Safety Campaign Kick-off, Thomas Edison High School of Technology, Silver Spring, Maryland. More than 130 safety and health professionals, teachers and students attended the kick-off event featuring speeches by Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., former-Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA; and Alliance Program participants, including SkillsUSA. In addition, SkillsUSA members from Thomas Edison High School of Technology demonstrated safe and healthful work practices such as proper use of hearing protection and other personal protective equipment, safe use of hand tools and tips to avoid falls. Sponsored by OSHA, the Teen Summer Job Safety Campaign is a multi-year project to increase awareness about workplace hazards and provide information about the hazards to young workers and their parents.
  • May 6-12, 2007: 2007 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. SkillsUSA and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported 2007 NAOSH Week; "All Modes of Transportation." Sponsored annually by the American Society of Safety Engineers, an Alliance Program participant, and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace.
    • May 7, 2007: Representatives of SkillsUSA attended the NAOSH Week Kick-off event at the U.S. Department of Labor. Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., former-Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA; was the keynote speaker and presented "The Road to Safety" to OSHA and Alliance Program participants and other safety and health representatives.
  • June 18-24, 2006: National Leadership and Skills Conference, Kansas City, Missouri.
    • June 18-24, 2006: OSHA representatives staffed an exhibit booth and distributed information on the OSHA and SkillsUSA Alliance and the agency's compliance assistance activities during the conference.
    • June 18-20, 2006: Dave McDonnell, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Region VII, Wichita, Kansas Area Office, USDOL-OSHA; Don Guerra, then-Office of Training and Education, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, USDOL-OSHA; and Tony Towey, then-Office of Training and Education, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, USDOL-OSHA, provided the OSHA 500 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry to 25 SkillsUSA instructors.
    • June 21, 2006: Charles Adkins, Regional Administrator, Region VII, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation, "OSHA's Cooperative Programs and the OSHA and SkillsUSA Alliance," at the SkillsUSA Championships VIP Breakfast.
  • April 30 - May 6, 2006: North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. NAOSH week focuses the attention of employers, employees, the general public and all partners in occupational safety, health and the environment on the importance of preventing injury and illness in the workplace. Representatives of SkillsUSA supported NAOSH Week and attended the Kick-off event at the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • April 6, 2006: Teen Summer Job Safety Campaign Kick-off, Edison Academy, Thomas A. Edison High School, Alexandria, Virginia. More than 130 safety and health professionals, teachers and students attended the kick-off event featuring speeches by Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., former-Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA; and Alliance Program participants SkillsUSA and PLANET. In addition, SkillsUSA members from Edison High School demonstrated safe work practices in landscaping. Sponsored by OSHA, the Teen Summer Job Safety Campaign is a multi-year project to increase awareness about workplace hazards and provide information about the hazards to young workers and their parents.