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Region 4 News Release
Release Number: 05-158-ATL (018)
Date: Monday, January 31, 2005
Contact: Luis R. Santiago     Les Grove     Jo Anne Burgoyne
Phone: (954) 424-0242           (813) 626-1177       (404) 562-2076


OSHA, Florida East Coast Chapter of the Associated General Contractors Sign Partnership to Protect Construction Workers
Signing Ceremony Scheduled for Tues., Feb. 1, in West Palm Beach

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Reducing construction worker injuries, illnesses and fatalities is the goal of a partnership between the U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Florida East Coast Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). The signing ceremony is scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Feb. 1, at the Weitz Company facility.

"This partnership extends the voluntary cooperative relationship between OSHA and the AGC to eliminate serious hazards," said Luis Santiago, OSHA's Ft. Lauderdale area director. "Working together strengthens the goal of industry and government to protect workers."

Santiago and Les Grove, OSHA's Tampa area director, will sign the agreement for OSHA. President Gary Hennings, Michelle Anaya, acting director and Frank Knapfel, safety director will sign for the AGC.



EVENT: OSHA - Florida East Coast Chapter of AGC
Partnership Signing Ceremony
DATE/TIME: February 1, 2005, 11:00 a.m.
LOCATION: The Weitz Company
1720 Center Park Drive East
West Palm Beach, Fla.
CONTACT: Luis R. Santiago Les Grove
PHONE: (954) 424-0242 (813) 626-1177

For more information contact the OSHA Fort Lauderdale office at (954) 424-0242 or the Tampa OSHA office at (813) 626-1177. The AGC Florida East Coast chapter can be reached at (561) 833 3609.

Employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthful workplace for their employees. OSHA's role is to assure the safety and health of America's workers by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach and education; establishing partnerships, and encouraging continual improvement in workplace safety and health.


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