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OSHA and the Roadway Work Zone Safety and Health Coalition Alliance Close-Out Report
(As of February 10, 2006)
On November 18, 2003, OSHA, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Roadway Work Zone Safety and Health Coalition (The Associated General Contractors of America, the National Asphalt Pavement Association, the American Road and Transportation Builders Association, the Laborers' International Union of North America, and the International Union of Operating Engineers) formed an Alliance focusing on providing information, guidance, and access to training resources to protect employees' health and safety, particularly in reducing and preventing exposure to roadway work zone safety and health hazards. The Alliance addressed a number of areas that included providing outreach and delivering train-the-trainer sessions and selected awareness/best practices modules and documenting and disseminating information and case studies that illustrate the business and social value for reducing work zone injuries and fatalities.
OSHA and the Roadway Work Zone Safety and Health Coalition are working together to sign a new Alliance agreement with additional signatories including the Federal Highway Transportation Safety Administration. As a result, OSHA and the Roadway Work Zone Safety and Health Coalition agreed to conclude the Alliance signed November 18, 2003 as of February 10, 2006.
During the implementation of the Alliance, the following successes resulted from the organizations' work together to meet the agreements' goals:
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