5: How to Work Cooperatively with OSHA to Reach Your Employees
OSHA has a variety of
cooperative programs under which employers, employees, and organizations
can work with the agency to improve worker safety and health. The following
are some examples of OSHA's efforts to reach out to
Spanish-speaking workers and their employers.
- Alliance Program. The following are the OSHA Alliances that currently include an Hispanic
- Strategic Partnership Program. A number of OSHA Strategic Partnerships include training and outreach for Spanish-speaking employees.
The Consultation Programs received FY 2002 funding to translate compliance
assistance materials into Spanish. Sample results include the Texas
Workers' Compensation Commission’s Safety and Health Library that lists
numerous Spanish-language safety and health fact sheets including hazard
communication, heat stress and machine guarding.