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December 15, 2016

OSHA renews initiative to improve worker safety culture in Colorado
by renewing Colorado Safety Association alliance

Participants:
U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration
U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Colorado Safety Association
Colorado Safety Association

Alliance description: OSHA's Denver and Englewood area offices and the CSA are renewing their 2012 alliance to reduce and prevent safety hazards in Colorado. Signed Dec. 9, 2016, the renewal by the agency's area directors and the CSA's Executive Director Liz Couture and Board President Jere Zimmerman will provide the association's members and others with information, guidance and access to training resources. The goal is to help protect the health and safety of workers and improve understanding of workers' rights and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

Duration: The alliance has a four-year term.

Quote: "In collaboration with the Colorado Safety Association a leader in providing safety training, OSHA can help private industry, governmental bodies and small business employers train and protect their employees from preventable workplace injuries," said Herb Gibson, OSHA's area director in Denver. "Our alliance allows us to collaborate in making Colorado a safer place to work."

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 more information on OSHA partnerships and alliances, please call OSHA's toll-free hotline 800-321-OSHA (6742) or OSHA's Denver Area Office at 303-844-5285 or OSHA's Englewood Area Office at 303-843-4500.

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Media Contacts:

Chauntra Rideaux, 214-543-2426, rideaux.chauntra.D@dol.gov 
Juan J. Rodríguez, 972-850-4709, rodriguez.juan@dol.gov

Release Number: 16-2346-DEN


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