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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the
Sealant Waterproofing and Restoration Institute (SWR Institute)

November 9, 2017

  1. Alliance Background

    1. Date Signed

      February 20, 2003

    2. Dates Renewed

      July 21, 2005
      July 11, 2007
      July 6, 2009
      June 24, 2011
      March 20, 2014

    3. Evaluation Period

      October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017

    4. Alliance Overview and Goals

      The OSHA and SWR Institute Alliance provides SWR Institute members and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect the health and safety of workers, particularly by reducing and preventing falls and continuing to address issues related to small business, motor vehicle, and hazard communication.

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    • 3/2/2017
    • 8/24/2017

    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.

    These tables are best viewed on tablets, notebooks, or desktop computer screens.

    Dissemination Type Date Description Emphasis Areas* Number Reached
    Web Page10/1/16-7/30/17Alliance Webpage-OSHA Website 952
    Web Page10/1/16-9/30/17Alliance Webpage-Participant Website 411
    Web Page4/1/17 - 9/30/17Alliance Webpage-Participant Website [Toolbox Talks] 2,283
    Web Page4/1/17 - 9/30/17Alliance Webpage-Participant Website [Safety & Health Manual] 109
    Web Page4/1/17 - 6/30/17Alliance Webpage-Participant Website [Outreach on National Safety Stand-Down] Fall Prevention157
    Newsletter4/12/2017Silica Rule & National Safety Stand DownSilica Outreach Fall Prevention1,049
    Newsletter5/25/2017Safety + Sound Week & National Safety Stand-Down Safe & Sound Week Outreach Fall Prevention 1,052
    Newsletter6/20/2017National Safety Stand-DownFall Prevention1,041
    News Releases4/30/17-6/8/17Published four trade releases focusing on the National Safety Stand-Down Fall Prevention1,050
    Social Media12/20/2016Tracking on the job injuriesRecord Keeping6,595
    Social Media12/14/2016Small Entity Compliance Guide for the respirable crystalline silica standard for constructionSilica Outreach 6,595
    Social Media11/4/2016New OSHA Accident Reporting Rules Out of Mandatory Post-Accident Drug TestingRecord Keeping6,595
    Facebook4/4/17- 5/12/17 Seven posts on the National Safety Stand-Down PromotionFall Prevention224
    Facebook5/22/17-6/13/17Four posts on OSHA's Safe + Sound WeekSafe & Sound Week Outreach224
    Facebook4/13/17 and 4/18/17Two posts on SWR Institute's Toolbox Talks 224
    Facebook4/17/2017Young Workers have rightsYoung Workers224
    Facebook4/6/2017Delay in Enforcement of Silica StandardSilica224
    Facebook7/12/2017Heat Safety Tips Heat Illness Prevention232
    Facebook 9/22/2017OSHA Silica Rule Goes in to effectSilica232
    Twitter4/4/17- 5/12/17 Seven tweets on the National Safety Stand-Down PromotionFall Prevention338
    Twitter5/22/17-6/13/17Four tweets on OSHA's Safe + Sound WeekSafe & Sound Week Outreach338
    Twitter4/17/2017Young Workers have rightsYoung Workers338
    Twitter4/6/2017Delay in Enforcement of Silica StandardSilica Outreach338
    Twitter7/12/2017Heat Safety TipsHeat Illness Prevention362
    Twitter9/22/2017OSHA Silica Rule Goes in to effectSilica Outreach362
    TOTAL 31,549

    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
    Speech/Presentation3/7/2017Spring Technical MeetingDavid O'ConnorQ&A On Record KeepingHuntington BeachCARecord Keeping260
    Exhibit3/5-8/17Spring Technical MeetingSWRI Participants staffed the BoothNot ApplicableHuntington BeachCANot Applicable260
    Event3/16/2017Alliance Program Construction RoundtableDoug DeSilvio, Miguel Robles (Hispanic worker GDA Co.), Vince Griffin (RAM Construction Services) represented SWRI at the event. Not ApplicableWashingtonDCFall Protection, Small Business, Silica3
    Webinar5/9/2017Stand-DownKelly StreeterAnsi Z359-The Fall Protection CodeNANAFall Protection 306
    Event5/8/17-5/12/17Stand-Down30 Member Companies over Three States participated in the stand-down.Not ApplicableNATX, OK, and MNFall Protection6,652
    Event9/21/2017Alliance Program Construction RoundtableVince Griffin, Kelly Streeter, Jim Dougherty, and Robin Miller represented SWRI at the event.Not ApplicableWashingtonDCFall Protection, Small Business, Silica4
    Speech/ Presentation10/3/2017SWRI Fall Technical MeetingDeborah Green, CIH, CHMM, Senior Certified Industrial Hygienist, ATC Group ServicesOSHA's Crystalline Silica Rule - What You Need to KnowMinneapolis MNSilica192
    Exhibit10/1-3/17SWRI Fall Technical MeetingSWRI Participants staffed the Booth MinneapolisMN 192
    TOTAL 7,869
  4. Alliance Developed Products

    • Silica (2015, March; Revised 2016, October)

Report prepared by: Morgan Seuberling, Safety and Occupational Health Specialist, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, November 9, 2017.

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