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Region 4 News Release: 06-1368-ATL (158)
Date: August 14, 2006
Contact: Luis Santiago Dan Fuqua
Phone: (954) 424-0242 (404) 562-2078

OSHA and Construction Association of South Florida Will Form Alliance to Prevent Workplace Accidents
Signing Ceremony Scheduled for Aug. 17 in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Construction Association of South Florida (CASF) are joining forces to reduce injuries, illnesses and fatalities in South Florida's construction industry. An alliance signing ceremony will take place on Aug.17.

"This alliance will focus on reducing fatalities and disabling injuries that are prominent in South Florida," said Luis Santiago, OSHA's area director in Fort Lauderdale. "We will work with the association to offer information and joint training opportunities that will help ensure safe working conditions.

EVENT: Alliance Signing Ceremony
OSHA and Construction Association of South Florida
DATE/TIME: Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006, 8:30 a.m.
LOCATION: Construction Association of South Florida
3550 N.W. 9th Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
CONTACT: Luis R. Santiago, (954) 424-0242

OSHA has created more than 453 alliances with organizations committed to fostering safety and health in the workplace.

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