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Region 4 News Release   ATL 03-134
Wed., June 18, 2003
Contact: Luis Santiago           Jo Anne Burgoyne
Phone: (954) 424-0242       (404) 562-2076


OSHA, Florida Institute for Safety and Construction Form Alliance
Signing Ceremony Scheduled for June 20 in Boca Raton

ATLANTA -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Florida Atlantic University's Institute for Safety and Construction have formed an alliance designed to assist in identifying and removing safety hazards at construction sites.

"Working together, this alliance can develop effective training courses, present workshops, and provide more workers with information and procedures to prevent construction-related accidents," said Cindy Coe Laseter, OSHA's Atlanta regional administrator.

A signing ceremony is scheduled for Friday, June 20, at the main campus auditorium in Boca Raton. Signing the alliance document will be Luis R. Santiago, director of OSHA's Fort Lauderdale area office; Gene Ouellette, executive director of the Florida Institute for Safety and Construction; and B. Ray Holland, dean of FAU Open University and Continuing Education.


EVENT: OSHA, Florida Institute of Safety and Construction
Alliance Signing Ceremony
DATE: Friday, June 20, 2003
1:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Florida Atlantic University, Main Auditorium
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, Fla.
CONTACT: Luis Santiago           Jo Anne Burgoyne
(954) 424-0242       (404) 562-2076


The Florida Institute of Safety and Construction will provide safety training for employers and employees in the state's construction industry, with the goal of reducing workplace injuries and deaths.

OSHA and the Institute share this common goal. The alliance will foster a "culture of prevention" by providing technical assistance, training and "best practices" to improve safety awareness throughout the construction industry.

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