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Release Number: 13-279-KAN
Feb. 27, 2013
Contact: Scott Allen        Rhonda Burke
Phone:          312-353-6976
Email: Allen.Scott@dol.gov    Burke.Rhonda@dol.gov

US Department of Labor's OSHA, Consulate of Mexico will sign alliance
March 1, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo., to protect Missouri and Kansas workers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – To protect the safety and health of Missouri and Kansas workers, Charles E. Adkins, regional administrator of the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration in Kansas City, and Alicia G. Kerber-Palma, head consul of Mexico in Kansas City, will participate in a signing ceremony Friday, March 1, 2013, to formalize an alliance.

The alliance establishes a collaborative relationship to provide information, guidance and access to education and training resources for Mexican nationals working in Missouri and Kansas. Workers' rights courses regarding safety and health will be jointly developed by the Mexican Consulate and OSHA's area offices in Kansas City, St. Louis and Wichita, Kan.

WHO: Charles E. Adkins, OSHA regional administrator
Alicia G. Kerber-Palma, head consul of Mexico in Kansas City

WHAT: Signing ceremony to establish alliance between the Consulate of Mexico in Kansas City
and OSHA's area offices in Kansas City, St. Louis and Wichita

WHERE: OSHA Kansas City Area Office
Two Pershing Square Building, Room 168
2300 Main St.
Kansas City, Mo. 64108

WHEN: Friday, March 1, 2013
11 a.m. CST

Press interested in covering the event should contact
Scott Allen or Rhonda Burke using the information above.

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