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May 9, 2016

OSHA, Fehr's Metal Building Construction sign allianceto promote
worker safety and health for construction workers in Lubbock

Participants: U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Fehr's Metal Building Construction, LLC

Alliance description: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Lubbock Area Office and Fehr's Metal Building Construction LLC signed an alliance on May 9 to promote a greater understanding of the workplace safety and health rights and responsibilities of both workers and employers. The alliance's goal is to help improve safety by identifying areas of emphasis for continued awareness, outreach and communication activities. It will concentrate on the Construction Focus Four hazards, a training program that puts emphasis on falls; caught-in or in-between; struck-by and electrocution hazards.

Duration: The alliance is for a two-year term.

Quote: "We are pleased to work together with Fehr's Metal Building Construction to prevent those hazards, such as falls, that most commonly found in the construction industry," said Elizabeth Linda Routh, OSHA's area director in Lubbock.

Information: Through its Alliance Program, OSHA works with businesses, trade associations, unions, consulates, professional organizations, faith and community-based organizations, and educational institutions to prevent workplace fatalities, injuries and illnesses. For information about forming an alliance or partnership, contact OSHA's Lubbock Area Office at 806-472-7681.

Elizabeth Linda Routh, OSHA area director, Lubbock Area Office and John R. Fehr, president of the Fehr's Metal Building Construction, LLC sign a two-year alliance renewal agreement at the Fehr's facility in Seminole, Texas Source: OSHA Region 6

Elizabeth Linda Routh, OSHA area director, Lubbock Area Office and John R. Fehr, president of the Fehr's Metal Building Construction, LLC sign a two-year alliance renewal agreement at the Fehr's facility in Seminole, Texas

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Media Contact:

Juan J. Rodriguez, 972-850-4709, rodriguez.juan@dol.gov

Release Number: 16-912-DAL


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