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Plans (Connecticut, Illinois, Maine, New Jersey, New York, and the Virgin Islands) cover state and local government workers only.

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Region 1 - Alliance Renewal Agreement - November 7, 2018


Region 1 - Alliance Renewal Agreement - November 7, 2018

AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING AN ALLIANCE
BETWEEN
PROVIDENCE AREA OFFICE
THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
AND
THE SAFETY ALLIANCE FOR FURTHERING EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES IN
RHODE ISLAND


The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Providence Area Office and Safety Alliance Furthering Education Resources in Rhode Island (SAFER) recognize the value of establishing a collaborative relationship to foster safety and health practices and programs to improve American workplaces. To that end, OSHA and SAFER hereby renew the Alliance signed October 1, 2008, to provide SAFER members and the public with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect workers by reducing and preventing exposure to construction hazards and understand the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act).

This agreement provides a framework and objectives for the Alliance's activities. Alliance participants also agree to meet the "Fundamental Requirements for OSHA Alliance Program Participants" and the "Guidelines for OSHA's Alliance Program Participants: Alliance Products and Other Alliance Projects."

Through the Alliance, the organizations will use available injury, illness, and hazard exposure data, when appropriate, to help identify areas of emphasis for Alliance awareness, outreach, and communication activities. The Alliance will also explore and implement selected options, including but not limited to member surveys, to evaluate the effectiveness of the Alliance and measure the impact of its overall effort on improving workplace safety and health. In developing this Alliance, OSHA and SAFER recognize that OSHA's State Plan and On-Site Consultation Project partners are an integral part of the OSHA national effort, and that information about the products and activities of the Alliance may be shared with these partners for the advancement of common goals.

Raising Awareness: Outreach and Communication

The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following objectives:

  • To share information on OSHA's National/Regional/Local Initiatives (Emphasis Programs, Regulatory Agenda, Outreach), and opportunities to participate in initiatives and the rulemaking process.
  • To share information on occupational safety and health laws and standards, including the rights and responsibilities of workers and employers.
  • To develop information on the recognition and prevention of workplace hazards, and communicate such information (e.g., print and electronic media, electronic assistance tools, and OSHA's and the SAFER Web sites) to employers and workers in the industry.
  • To speak, exhibit, or appear at OSHA' or other local Safety and Health Conferences, local meetings, or other safety aware1wss events.
  • To convene or participate in forums, roundtable discussions, or stakeholder meetings on construction related safety topics to help forge innovative solutions in the workplace or to provide input on safety and health issues
  • To share information among OSHA personnel and industry safety and health professionals regarding construction good practices or effective approaches through training programs, workshops, seminars, and lectures (or any other applicable forum).
  • To encourage worker participation in workplace safety and health by education and leadership.
  • To collaborate with other Alliance participants on specific issues and projects on construction activities.
  • To develop and disseminate case studies on construction hazards and publicize their results.
  • To encourage SAFER to build relationships with OSHA's Regional and Area Offices to address health and safety issues, including high hazard construction activities.

Training and Education

The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following objectives:

  • To develop effective training and education programs for SAFER regarding construction hazards, and to communicate such information to constituent employers and workers.
  • To develop effective training and education programs for SAFER to promote understanding of workers' rights, including the use of the OSHA complaint process, and the responsibilities of employers and to communicate such information to workers and employers.
  • To deliver or arrange for the delivery of information for monthly round table meetings.

OSHA's Alliances provide parties an opportunity to participate in a voluntary cooperative relationship with OSHA for purposes such as raising awareness of OSHA's initiatives, outreach, communications, training, and education. These Alliances have proven to be valuable tools for both OSHA and its Alliance participants. By entering into an Alliance with a party, OSHA is not endorsing or promoting, nor does it intend to endorse or promote, any of that party's products or services.

An implementation team made up of representatives of each organization will meet one to two times per year to track and share information on activities and results in achieving the goals of the Alliance. OSHA team members will include representatives of the Providence Area Office and any other appropriate offices. OSHA will encourage State Plan States' and OSHA On-Site Consultation Projects' participation on the team.

This agreement will remain in effect for a period of five years. Signatory may terminate it for any reason at any time, provided they give 30 days' written notice. This agreement may be modified at any time with the written concurrence of all signatories.

Signed this 7th day of November, 2018.


  • Maryann Medeiros
  • Area Director
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • Providence Area Office

  • Maurice "Rick" Devine
  • HART Companies
  • SAFER Membership Chair

  • Wayne Estes
  • Atmed Occupational Medicine
  • SAFER Steering Committee

  • Jane Viscolsi
  • New England Laborers health and Safety Fund
  • SAFER Steering Committee

  • Robert Kunz
  • Dimeo Construction Company
  • SAFER Steering Committee Chair

  • John Conroy
  • Arden Engineering
  • SAFER Webmaster

  • Kevin Howland
  • Century Drywall
  • SAFER Steering Committee

Region 1 - Alliance Renewal Agreement - February 21, 2018


Region 1 - Alliance Renewal Agreement - February 21, 2018

AGREEMENT RENEWING AN ALLIANCE
BETWEEN
THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
BRAINTREE AREA OFFICE
AND
MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY
AND
ASSOCIATED SUBCONTRACTORS OF MASSACHUSETTS


The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Braintree Area Office, Massachusetts Division of Occupational Safety (MDOS-CP), and Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts (ASM) continue to recognize the value of maintaining a collaborative relationship to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces. To that end, OSHA, MDOS-CP, and ASM hereby renew the Alliance signed 2/3/2005 and renewed 1/30/2007, with a continued emphasis on workplace safety. Specifically, all organization are committed to providing ASM members and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect the health and safety of workers and understand the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act). Through the Alliance, the organizations will continue to address reducing and preventing exposure to safety and health hazards, including but not limited to, scaffolding, fall protection, electrical safety, lead and silica.

This renewal agreement provides a framework and objectives for the Alliance's activities. Alliance participants will summarize specific activities and timeframes for completion in a written work plan.

Through the Alliance, the organizations will use relevant injury, illness, and hazard exposure data when appropriate to help identify areas of emphasis for Alliance awareness, outreach, and communication activities. The Alliance will also explore and implement selected options to evaluate the effectiveness of the Alliance and measure the impact of its overall effort on improving workplace safety for employers and workers. In renewing this Alliance, OSHA, MDOS-CP, and ASM recognize that OSHA's State Plan and On-site Consultation Project partners are an integral part of the OSHA national effort, and that information about the products and activities of the Alliance may be shared with these partners for the advancement of common goals.

Raising Awareness of OSHA's Rulemaking and Enforcement Initiatives

The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following objective related to raising awareness of OSHA's national rulemaking and enforcement initiatives:

  • Raise other's awareness of and demonstrate their own commitment to workplace safety and health whenever ASM leaders address groups.

Training and Education

The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following training and education objectives:

  • Work with OSHA to develop training and education programs, including but not limited to scaffolding, fall protection, electrical safety, lead and silica, and to communicate such information to employers and employees, in particular specialty contractors, suppliers and service providers in the commercial construction industry.
  • To deliver or arrange for the delivery of 10-hour OSHA courses.

Outreach and Communication

The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following outreach and communication objectives:

  • Develop and disseminate information through print and electronic media, including electronic assistance tools and links from OSHA's and ASM's websites
  • To speak, exhibit, or appear at OSHA's or ASM's conferences, local meetings, or other events.
  • Promote and encourage ASM member's or worksite's participation in OSHA's cooperative programs such as compliance assistance, the Voluntary Protection Program, Consultation, and the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Programs

OSHA's Alliances provide parties an opportunity to participate in a voluntary cooperative relationship with OSHA for purposes such as raising awareness of OSHA's rulemaking and enforcement initiatives, training and education, and outreach and communication. These Alliances have proved to be valuable tools for both OSHA and its Alliance participants. By entering into an Alliance with a party, OSHA is not endorsing or promoting, nor does it intend to endorse or promote, any of that party's products or services.

An implementation team made up of representatives of each organization will meet to develop a work plan, determine working procedures, and identify the roles and responsibilities of the participants. In addition, they will meet at least two times per year to track and share information on activities and results in achieving the goals of the Alliance. OSHA team members will include representatives of the Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, and any other appropriate offices. OSHA will encourage State Plan States' and OSHA On-site Consultation Projects' participation on the team.

This agreement will remain in effect for five years. Any signatory may terminate it for any reason at any time, provided they give 30 days written notice. This agreement may be modified at any time with the written concurrence of all signatories.

Signed this 21st day of February, 2018.


  • James Mulligan, Area Director
  • Braintree Area Office
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration

  • Kathryn Flannery, Supervisor
  • MA OSHA Consultation Program
  • Department of Labor Standards

  • Anthony Covello, Area Director
  • Andover Area Office
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration

  • Michael Boyle, Chairman
  • Safety Committee
  • Boyle Construction Safety Services, LLC

  • Carrie Ciliberto
  • CEO
  • Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts

Region 1 - Alliance Renewal Agreement - July 23, 2007


Region 1 - Alliance Renewal Agreement - July 23, 2007

RENEWAL AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING AN ALLIANCE
BETWEEN
THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
METHUEN AREA OFFICE, BRAINTREE AREA OFFICE AND
SPRINGFIELD AREA OFFICE
AND
MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY
AND
MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
AND
MASSACHUSETTS ASSOCIATION OF VOCATIONAL ADMINISTRATORS
AND
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS
AND
MASSACHUSETTS TEACHERS ASSOCIATION


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Massachusetts Division of Occupational Safety (MDOS), Massachusetts Department of Education (DOE), Massachusetts Association of Vocational Teachers (MAVA), American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA) hereby renew the Alliance agreement signed on July 11, 2005. OSHA, MDOS, DOE, MAVA, AFT, and the MTA continue to recognize the value of collaborative efforts to achieve workplace safety. OSHA, DOS, DOE, MAVA, AFT, and the MTA remain committed to cooperative and proactive efforts to advance workplace safety and health. In renewing this Alliance, OSHA, MDOS, DOE, MAVA, AFT, and the MTA recognize that OSHA's State Plan and On-site Consultation Project partners are an integral part of the OSHA national effort.

OSHA's Alliances provide parties an opportunity to participate in a voluntary cooperative relationship with OSHA for purposes such as training and education, outreach and communication and promoting a national dialogue on workplace safety and health. These Alliances have proved to be valuable tools for both OSHA and its Alliance participants. By entering into an Alliance with a party, OSHA is not endorsing any of that party's products or services; nor does the Agency enter into an Alliance with the purpose of promoting a particular party's products or services.

In addition, the implementation team will continue to meet on a regular schedule to track and share information on activities and results in achieving the goals of the Alliance. OSHA will afford the opportunity for representatives of the Occupational Safety and Health State Plan Association and the association of state On-site Consultation Projects to participate as well.

This agreement will remain in effect for two years from the date of signing and will automatically be renewed annually thereafter. This agreement may be modified at any time with the concurrence of both signatories and may be terminated for any reason with 30 days written notice from either signatory.

 




 
FRANCIS PAGLIUCA
Area Director
Methuen Area Office



 
Date



 
DAVID FERREIRA
Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators



 
Date



 
BRENDA GORDON
Area Director
Braintree Area Office



 
Date



 
Braintree Area Office
State Director of Career/Vocational Technical Education



 
Date



 
MARY HOYE
Area Director
Springfield Area Office



 
Date



 
LAURA M. MARLIN
Commissioner
Massachusetts Division of Occupational Safety



 
Date



 
ANNE WASS
President
Massachusetts Teachers Association



 
Date



 
THOMAS J. GOSNELL
President
AFT Massachusetts



 
Date

 

Region 1 - Alliance Renewal Agreement - March 13, 2018


Region 1 - Alliance Renewal Agreement - March 13, 2018

AGREEMENT RENEWING AN ALLIANCE
BETWEEN
THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
REGION 1
AND
KEENE STATE COLLEGE
OSHA TRAINING INSTITUTE EDUCATION CENTER


The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Keene State College OSHA Training Institute Education Center (KSC OTI Education Center) continue to recognize the value of maintaining a collaborative relationship to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces. To that end, OSHA and OTI Education Center hereby renew in part the Alliance signed February 25, 2009, and renewed on April 20, 2015, with a continued emphasis on hazards associated with general industry, construction, and the maritime trades. Specifically, both organizations are committed to providing KSC OTI Education Center students and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect the health and safety of workers and understand the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act). Through the Alliance, the organizations will continue to work together to promote the reduction and prevention of these hazards.

This renewal agreement provides a framework and objectives for the Alliance's activities. Alliance participants will summarize specific activities and timeframes for completion in a written work plan.

Through the Alliance, the organizations will use relevant injury, illness, and hazard exposure data when appropriate to help identify areas of emphasis for Alliance awareness, outreach, and communication activities. The Alliance will also explore and implement selected options to evaluate the effectiveness of the Alliance and measure the impact of its overall effort on improving workplace safety for employers and workers. In renewing this Alliance, OSHA and KSC OTI Education Center recognize that OSHA's State Plan and On-site Consultation Project partners are an integral part of the OSHA national effort, and that information about the products and activities of the Alliance may be shared with these partners for the advancement of common goals.

Raising Awareness of OSHA's Rulemaking and Enforcement Initiatives

The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following objectives related to raising awareness of OSHA's rulemaking and enforcement initiatives:

  • To share information on occupational safety and health laws and standards, including the rights and responsibilities of workers and employers.
  • To convene or participate in forums, roundtable discussions, or stakeholder meetings on worker rights and other strategic areas identified by OSHA to help forge innovative solutions in the workplace or to provide input on safety and health issues.

Training and Education

The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following training and education goals:

  • To develop effective training and education programs for KSC OTI Education Center students, employers, and employees in general industry, construction, and the maritime trades, and to communicate such information to employers and workers.
  • To develop effective training and education programs for OTI Education Center students, employers, and employees in general industry, construction, and the maritime trades, and to promote the understanding of workers' rights, including the use of the OSHA complaint process, and the responsibilities of employers and to communicate such information to workers and employers.

Outreach and Communication

The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following outreach and communication goals:

  • To work with OSHA to provide expertise in developing information on the recognition and prevention of workplace hazards, and to provide expertise in developing ways of communicating such information (e.g., print and electronic media, electronic assistance tools and OSHA's and KSC OTI Education Center's websites) to employers and employees in general industry, construction, and the maritime trades.
  • To encourage KSC OTI Education Center to build relationships with OSHA's Regional and Area Offices to promote OSHA's cooperative and enforcement programs.
  • To provide support for Questions and Answers where KSC OTI Education Center courses are taught.
  • To promote KSC OTI Education Center course information through compliance assistance outreach and consultation services.
  • To speak, exhibit or appear at OSHA's or KSC OTI Education Center's conferences, local meetings, or other events, such as KSC OTI Education Center's Annual Trainers/Instructors Seminar, and OSHA's Regional, ARA, Area Director and CAS/21(d) Meetings.
  • To work with, promote, and encourage KSC OTI Education Center students' participation in OSHA's cooperative programs such as compliance assistance, VPP, On-site Consultation, SHARP, Alliances and Partnerships.

OSHA's Alliances provide parties an opportunity to participate in a voluntary cooperative relationship with OSHA for purposes such as raising awareness of OSHA's rulemaking and enforcement initiatives, training and education, and outreach and communication. These Alliances have proved to be valuable tools for both OSHA and its Alliance participants. By entering into an Alliance with a party, OSHA is not endorsing or promoting, nor does it intend to endorse or promote, any of that party's products or services.

An implementation team made up of representatives of each organization will meet to develop a work plan, determine work procedures and identify the roles and responsibilities of the participants. In addition, they will meet at least two times per year to track and share information on activities and results in achieving the goals of the Alliance. OSHA team members will include representatives of the Regional Office, and any other appropriate offices. OSHA will encourage State Plan States' and OSHA On-site Consultation Projects' participation on the team.

This agreement will remain in effect for five years. Either signatory may terminate it for any reason at any time, provided they give 30 days written notice. This agreement may be modified at any time with the written concurrence of OSHA or OTI Education Center signatories.

Signed this 13th day of March, 2018,


  • GALEN BLANTON
  • Regional Administrator
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration

  • CATHERINE PROVENCHER
  • Vice Chancellor and Treasurer
  • University System of New Hampshire

  • WILLIAM R. SEIGH
  • Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Keene State College

Region 1 - Alliance Annual Report - September 30, 2017


Region 1 - Alliance Annual Report - September 30, 2017

ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT – FY 2017
International Union of Operating Engineers, Local #478
Alliance Background: Signed April 18, 2012
Renewed: April 24, 2014


Overview

The purpose of the Alliance is to foster a culture of prevention through sharing best practices and technical knowledge to promote safe and healthful working conditions for Local 478 IUOE members and employees of various construction companies by providing information and guidance that will help them protect employees' health and safety by reducing and preventing exposure to workplace hazards.

Implementation Team Members

Robert W. Kowalski (ret.), Area Director, U.S. Department of Labor/OSHA, Bridgeport Area Office
Leona May, Compliance Assistance Specialist, U.S. Department of Labor/OSHA, Bridgeport Area Office
Craig Metz – Business Manager Local 478
Kyle Zimmer – Health and Safety Local 478
Kenneth Tucker – CONN-OSHA
John Able – CONN-OSHA
Paul Mangiafico, Compliance Assistance Specialist, U.S. Department of Labor/OSHA, OSHA Hartford Area Office

Contributors

None

Evaluation Period

FY 2017 - October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017

Team Meetings

***Numerous telephone calls and emails were exchanged throughout this evaluation period between Bridgeport Area Office's Compliance Assistance Specialist Leona May, Operating Engineer's President Kyle Zimmer.

October 21, 2016 – CAS Leona May attended a team meeting with the Connecticut Hearing Conservation Committee that the Operating Engineers is a member.
January 4, 2017 – CAS Leona May attended a team planning meeting with Operating Engineer's President Kyle Zimmer.
March 1, 2017 – CAS Leona May attended a team planning meeting with Operating Engineer's President Kyle Zimmer.

Events and Products

October 21, 2016 (and throughout this review period) – CAS Leona May participated on the Connecticut Hearing Conservation Committee with the Operating Engineers that are a member of the Committee.

March 3, 2017 – CAS Leona May attended the Local 478 sponsored Safety and Health Symposium at the Operating Engineer's main office in Hamden, CT.

June 9, 2017 – The Operating Engineers union sponsored a Hazwoper training course at their training center in Meriden, CT. OSHA personnel were invited and attended the training.

April 18th and 19th, 2017 – CAS Leona May attended the Construction Career Days hosted by the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union, Local 777, in conjunction with the Operating Engineers' Union, Local 478. Bridgeport CAS attended the event and established an OSHA information booth with publications, information and publications.

Outreach and Communication

Outreach goals are to promoting the national dialogue on workplace safety and health the construction industry.

Communication is primarily conducted through email, websites and mail distribution.

Results

Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.) Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
October 21, 2016 - CT Hearing Conservation Committee

70

June 9, 2017 - Hazwoper Refresher Training

15

March 3, 2017 - Safety and Health Symposium

85

April 18th and 19th, 2017 - Career Day for Construction

1,000 high school student

TOTAL

94

Upcoming Milestones in FY 2018

The Bridgeport Area Office will continue to present various safety and health topics and training in coordination with Local 478.

Hazwoper Refresher Training

Bridgeport Area OSHA Office intends to renew this alliance in early FY18.

Region 1 - Alliance Renewal Agreement - July 27, 2018


Region 1 - Alliance Renewal Agreement - July 27, 2018

AGREEMENT RENEWING AN ALLIANCE
BETWEEN
THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
HARTFORD AREA OFFICE
BRIDGEPORT AREA OFFICE
STATE OF CONNECTICUT-DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
DIVISION OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
AND
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS OF CONNECTICUT


The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hartford Area Office (HAO), Bridgeport Area Office (BAO), State of Connecticut-Department of Labor (CONN-OSHA) and Associated Builders and Contractors of Connecticut (ABC) continue to recognize the value of maintaining a collaborative relationship to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces. To that end, OSHA and ABC hereby renew in part the Alliance signed January 12, 2016, with a continued emphasis on Focus Four hazards in construction. Each organization is committed to providing ABC members and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect the health and safety of workers and understand the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act). Through the Alliance, the organizations will continue to address safety and health hazards in construction.

This renewal agreement provides a framework and objectives for the Alliance's activities. Alliance participants will summarize specific activities and timeframes for completion in a written work plan.

Through the Alliance, the organizations will use relevant injury, illness, and hazard exposure data when appropriate to help identify areas of emphasis for Alliance awareness, outreach, and communication activities. The Alliance will also explore and implement selected options to evaluate the effectiveness of the Alliance and measure the impact of its overall effort on improving workplace safety for employers and workers. In renewing this Alliance, OSHA and ABC recognize that OSHA's State Plan and On-site Consultation Project partners are an integral part of the OSHA national effort, and that information about the products and activities of the Alliance may be shared with these partners for the advancement of common goals.

Raising Awareness of OSHA's Rulemaking and Enforcement Initiatives

The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following objectives related to raising awareness of OSHA's rulemaking and enforcement initiatives:

  • To share information on OSHA's National/Regional/Local Emphasis Programs, Regulatory Agenda, and opportunities to participate in the rulemaking process.
  • To share information on occupational safety and health laws and standards, including the rights and responsibilities of workers and employers.
  • To convene or participate in forums, roundtable discussions, or stakeholder meetings on Construction Focus Four hazards, falls, struck-by, caught in between, and electrical to help forge innovative solutions in the workplace or to provide input on safety and health issues.
  • To encourage worker participation in workplace safety and health by continuing On-site Focus Four outreach.

Training and Education

The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following training and education objectives:

  • To develop effective training and education programs for ABC members worksites regarding falls, struck-by, caught-in or between, electrical hazards, and to communicate such information to constituent employers and workers.
  • To develop effective training and education programs for ABC members to promote understanding of workers' rights, including the use of the OSHA complaint process, and the responsibilities of employers and to communicate such information to workers and employers.
  • To deliver or arrange for the delivery of OSHA 10 and 30 construction courses.

Outreach and Communication

The Participants intend to work together to achieve the following outreach and communication objectives

  • To develop information on the recognition and prevention of workplace hazards, and to develop ways of communicating such information (e.g., print and electronic media, electronic assistance tools, and OSHA's and the ABC Web sites) to employers and workers in the industry.
  • To speak, exhibit, or appear at OSHA's or ABC conferences, local meetings, or other local events.
  • To share information among OSHA personnel and industry safety and health professionals regarding industry good practices or effective approaches through training programs, workshops, seminars, and lectures (or any other applicable forum) developed by the participants.

OSHA's Alliances provide parties an opportunity to participate in a voluntary cooperative relationship with OSHA for purposes such as raising awareness of OSHA's rulemaking and enforcement initiatives, training and education, and outreach and communication. These Alliances have proved to be valuable tools for both OSHA and its Alliance participants. By entering into an Alliance with a party, OSHA is not endorsing or promoting, nor does it intend to endorse or promote, any of that party's products or services.

An implementation team made up of representatives of each organization will meet to develop a work plan, determine working procedures, and identify the roles and responsibilities of the participants. In addition, they will meet at least two times per year to track and share information on activities and results in achieving the goals of the Alliance. OSHA team members will include representatives of the OSHA Hartford Area office, CONN-OSHA, and ABC.

This agreement will remain in effect for five years. Any signatory may terminate it for any reason at any time, provided they give 30 days' written notice. This agreement may be modified at any time with the written concurrence of all signatories.

Signed this 27th day of July, 2018.


  • Dale Varney
  • Area Director
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • Hartford Area Office

  • Kenneth Tucker
  • Director
  • State Department of Labor
  • Occupation Safety and Health

  • Steve Baisi
  • Area Director
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • Bridgeport Area Office

  • Chris Fryxell
  • President
  • Associated Builders and Contractors of Connecticut

Region 1 - Alliance Annual Report - January 25, 2008


Region 1 - Alliance Annual Report - January 25, 2008

ALLIANCE REPORT
LAMAR OUTDOOR ADVERTISING
January 25, 2008


  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed: 03 February 2003
    Alliance Renewed: 28 January 2005

    Overview

    The purpose was to use their collective expertise to help foster a culture of prevention while sharing best practices and technical knowledge. Emphasis would be on reducing and preventing exposure to hazards found in outdoor advertising.

    Implementation Team Members

    Robert W. Kowalski
    USDOL/OSHA Bridgeport Area Office
    Leona May
    USDOL/OSHA Bridgeport Area Office
    Paul Macari
    Lamar Outdoor Advertising-Bridgeport Office

    Evaluation Period

    25 January 2006-05 December 2007

  2. Implementation Team Meetings

    27 October 2006
    04 May 2007
    31 August 2007

  3. Events and Products

    Training and Education

    • 03 March 2007 Fall Protection

    Outreach and Communication

    • Events: None

    Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health

    • Events: None
    • Products: None
  4. Results

    [Discuss the impact of the Alliance activities and products during the reporting period.]
    [Using the table below, list each activity and the number of individuals reached or trained during the reporting period.]

    Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
    Fall Protection 25
    Total 25

    The individuals that have participated in this training have become more involved with Safety and Health Programs at their employers.

  5. Upcoming Milestones

    Additional training topics will be selected for those appropriate for the industry.
    Lamar signed a National Alliance on September 19, 2007.

Region 1 - Alliance Agreement - June 17, 2003


Region 1 - Alliance Agreement - June 17, 2003

AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING AN ALLIANCE
Between
THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
and
Construction Safety Roundtable Members
Of Eastern Massachusetts
June 17, 2003


The Construction Safety Roundtable (CSR), and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) continue to strive to meet customer needs by providing information, assistance, and training that will enable employers, employees, and trainees to successfully eliminate and reduce the hazards associated with working in the construction industry.

The Construction Safety Roundtable and OSHA recognize the value that successful safety and health management systems add to a work site, and the impact of using a cooperative approach between OSHA, management, and labor. The Construction Safety Roundtable and OSHA agree to use their collective expertise to help foster a culture of prevention while sharing best practices and technical knowledge by:

  • Creating an alliance to foster and promote occupational safety and health through mutual effort and cooperation of management, labor, and OSHA.
  • Establishing lines of communication between OSHA ,The Construction Safety Roundtable, and related Companies that will encourage cooperation with OSHA, foster understanding of the safety and health needs of the members and allow the exchange of technical information and safe work practices associated with working in the complex construction industry.
  • Promoting the use of OSHA's outreach services, including consultation, training, technical assistance.

The Construction Safety Roundtable and OSHA will work together to achieve the following outreach and communication goals:

  • Exchange technical information and safe work practices.
  • Update Roundtable members regarding OSHA procedures and policy issues at monthly Roundtable meetings.
  • Use existing safety and health communication tools, including web sites, newsletters, outreach, and conference exhibits.
  • Provide workshop instruction at monthly Roundtable meetings.
  • Provide access to OSHA’s Compliance Assistance Specialists and the Massachusetts Consultation Program and establish links with OSHA Area Offices.

The Construction Safety Roundtable and OSHA will also work together to effect the following training and education goals:

  • Provide instruction on construction safety and health hazards to member companies’ through their representatives to the Roundtable.
  • Invite representatives of the Massachusetts Consultation Program, on a periodic basis, to participate as guest speakers at the monthly Roundtable meetings.

An implementation team made up of representatives of The Construction Safety Roundtable and OSHA will meet at least quarterly to achieve the goals of the Alliance. Additional team members may be brought in as needed to assist with technical matters or special projects. The implementation team will determine Alliance procedures, identify the roles and responsibilities of the participants, track, analyze and share information on activities and results, and meet at least annually to evaluate the effectiveness of the agreement.

This agreement will remain in effect for one year from the date of signing and will automatically be renewed annually thereafter. This agreement may be modified at any time with the concurrence of the signatories. Any member for any reason may terminate their membership in the Roundtable with 30 days written notice.


Brenda Gordon
Area Director
OSHA Area Office, Braintree, MA
 
Richard Fazzio
Area Director
OSHA Area Office, Methuen, MA

Glenn E. Narrow, CSP
Assistant Vice President
Senior Risk Control Specialist
Aon Risk Services, Inc.
 
James J. Rodger
Corporate Safety Director
Barletta Engineering/Heavy Division

Edward Dowd
Retired Fire Fighter
Boston Fire Department
 
John K. Donnelly
Sr. Vice President
Bovis Lend Lease LMB, Inc.

Joseph R. Farrell, III
Sr. Vice President
Bovis Lend Lease LMB, Inc.
 
Clayton A. Morin
EH & Director
Bovis Lend Lease LMB, Inc.

Patrick E. Jamieson
Safety Superintendent
Bowdoin Construction Corp.
 
Neil Andrews
President
C & N Associates

Alfred F. Mirabito
Corporate Safety Director
H. Carr & Son’s, Inc.
 
Bob Tuman
President
Compensation Claims Review Corp.

John E. Morelli
Safety Director
CorJen Construction, LLP
 
Scott R. Sattler
Director of Safety
Cutler Associates, Inc.

Chuck Amaral
Health & Safety Supervisor
CYN Environmental Services
 
Lori Corsi
Accounting Manager/Insurance Admin.
Dimeo Construction Company

Kevin Currier
Chief Financial Officer
Dimeo Construction Company
 
Donald Upchurch
Safety Officer
Dimeo Construction Company

Peter F. Kerrigan
Safety & Health Director
James W. Flett Company, Inc.
 
John P. O’Donovan
Corporate Safety Director
Gilbane Building Company

John Foody
Safety Administer
Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc.
 
Jim Gardner
Director of Construction
Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc.

John Murphy
Corporate Safety Director
Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc.
 
Daniel B. Harvey
Director of Loss Control
J.C. Higgins Corp.

Michael E. Boyle
Safety Director
Lee Kennedy Company, Inc.
 
Lee Michael Kennedy
President
Lee Kennedy Company, Inc.

Christopher Pennie
General Superintendent
Lee Kennedy Company, Inc.
 
Mary E. Vogel
Executive Director
Labor-Management Construction Safety
Alliance, Inc.

J. Gregory Pender
CSP, Technical Consultant
Liberty Mutual Group
 
Timothy J. Bergeron
CSP, Safety Consultant-Construction Services
Marsh USA, Inc.

Robert McLaren
Senior Vice President of Business
Massachusetts Electric Company
A National Grid Company
 
Fred Eliot
Safety Manager
T.J. McCartney, Incorporated

Timothy C. Toth
Safety Director
Middlesex Corporation
 
Richard O. Willey
Corporate Safety Director
Methuen Construction Company, Inc.

Daniel F. McDavitt
Director of Safety
Payton Construction Corporation
 
Jane B. Beaudry
CSP, CHST
Skanska USA Building, Inc. New England
Division

Norm O'Brien
Senior Safety Manager
Skanska USA Building, Inc.
 
Neil R. Webster
Senior Safety Manager
Skanska USA Building, Inc.

Lawrence Douglas
Project Manager
SPEC Process Engineering and
Construction, Inc.
 
Stephen C. Voorhis
Risk Control Specialist Construction
The St Paul Companies

Gregory Walkowski
Construction Safety
Stop & Shop Supermarkets
 
Daniel Della-Giustina, CSP
Manager Manager of Safety and Risk Control
Suffolk Construction Company, Inc.

Joel C. Pickering
Corporate Safety Manager
Trevi Icos Corporation
 
Dave Matthes
Corporate Safety Director
J.F. White Contracting Co.

Peter T. White
President
J.F. White Contracting
 
Thomas A. Rich
Health & Safety Officer
T.R. White Company, Inc.

Ray Stafford
Safety Manager
R. Zoppo Corporation
 
Eric Lambert
Senior Risk Engineering Consult
Zurich North America

Harald D. Carlson, Sr.
Construction Risk Engineer
Zurich Risk Services Corporation
   
Date:_______________________   Date:_______________________

Region 1 - Alliance Agreement - February 25, 2009


Region 1 - Alliance Agreement - February 25, 2009

OSHA Logo
OSHA New England

AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING AN ALLIANCE
BETWEEN
THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
REGION I
AND
KEENE STATE COLLEGE
OSHA TRAINING INSTITUTE EDUCATION CENTER


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Keene State College, OSHA Training Institute Education Center (KSC OTIEC) recognize the value of establishing a collaborative relationship to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces. OSHA and KSC OTIEC hereby form an Alliance to provide KSC OTIEC students and instructors and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect employees' health and safety, and to reduce and prevent exposure to hazards associated with the general industry, construction and maritime. In particular, the Alliance will focus on promoting OSHA's cooperative programs such as compliance assistance, the Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), On-site Consultation, and its Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP), Alliances and Partnerships. In developing this Alliance, OSHA and KSC OTIEC recognize that OSHA's State Plan and On-site Consultation Project partners are an integral part of the OSHA national effort.

OSHA and KSC OTIEC will work together to achieve the following outreach and communication goals:

  • Work with OSHA to provide expertise in developing information on the recognition and prevention of workplace hazards, and to provide expertise in developing ways of communicating such information (e.g., print and electronic media, electronic assistance tools and OSHA’s and KSC OTIEC's Web sites) to employers and employees in the industry.
     
  • Speak, exhibit or appear at OSHA's or KSC OTIEC's conferences, local meetings, or other events; such as KSC OTIEC's Annual Trainers/Instructors Seminar and OSHA's CAS/21(d) Meetings.
     
  • Promote and encourage KSC OTIEC students' participation in OSHA's cooperative programs such as compliance assistance, VPP, On-site Consultation, SHARP, Alliances and Partnerships.
     
  • Encourage KSC OTIEC to build relationships with OSHA's Regional and Area Offices to promote OSHA's cooperative programs.
     
  • Promote and coordinate the quarterly VPP Meet & Greets.
     
  • Provide support for Questions and Answers where KSC OTIEC courses are instructed.
     
  • Promote KSC OTIEC course information through the following: enforcement settlement agreements; compliance assistance outreach; and consultation services.

Compliance Assistance Specialist and Consultants provide OTIEC course information at each gathering of constituents for further, more in-depth OSHA standards education.

OSHA's Alliances provide parties an opportunity to participate in a voluntary cooperative relationship with OSHA for purposes such as training and education, outreach and communication and promoting a national dialogue on workplace safety and health. These Alliances have proved to be valuable tools for both OSHA and its Alliance participants. By entering into an Alliance with a party, OSHA is not endorsing any of that party's products or services; nor does the Agency enter into an Alliance with the purpose of promoting a particular party's products or services.

An implementation team made up of representatives of both organizations will meet to develop a plan of action, determine working procedures, and identify the roles and responsibilities of the participants. In addition, they will meet at least three times per year to track and share information on activities and results in achieving the goals of the Alliance.

This agreement will remain in effect for two years. Either signatory may terminate it for any reason at any time, provided they give 30 days written notice. This agreement may be modified at any time with the concurrence of both signatories.


MARTHE B. KENT
Regional Administrator
Occupational Safety and
Health Administration


ROBERT BAKER
Director
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Keene State College

Region 1 - Alliance Annual Report - September 27, 2007


Region 1 - Alliance Annual Report - September 27, 2007

ANNUAL ALLIANCE REPORT-FY 2017
Griffin Hospital Occupational Medical Center
Signed: September 27, 2005
Renewed: September 27, 2007


Overview
The purpose was to use their collective expertise to help foster a culture of prevention while sharing best practices and technical knowledge. Emphasis would be on reducing and preventing exposure to hazards found in healthcare and manufacturing.

Implementation Team Members

  • Robert W. Kowalski (ret.), Area Director, U.S. Department of Labor/OSHA, Bridgeport Area Office
  • Leona May, Compliance Assistance Specialist, U.S. Department of Labor/OSHA, Bridgeport Area Office
  • Myra Odenwaelder, DPT Director, Rehabilitation Services, Griffin Hospital Occupational Medicine
  • Dierdre Laverty Client Services, Griffin Hospital Occupational Medicine

Contributors

  • Griffin Hospital Safety and Health Director
  • Griffin Hospital Physical Therapy Department
  • Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce, Shelton, CT
  • Serra and Delvecchio Agency - Human Resource Services, Shelton, CT
  • Connecticut OSHA

Evaluation Period

FY 2017 - October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017

Team Meetings

***Numerous telephone calls and emails were exchanged throughout this evaluation period between Bridgeport Area Office’s Compliance Assistance Specialist Leona May, representatives from Griffin Hospital Occupational Medicine, Carol Pendagast, Director of Human Resource Services for Serra and Delvecchio and Nancie Gray, Vice President of Marketing and Special event for the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce.

October 18, 2016 – CAS Leona May attended a safety planning meeting at Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce.

February 17, 2017 – CAS Leona May attended a safety planning meeting at Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce.

May 25, 2017 – CAS Leona May attended a safety planning meeting at Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Events and Products

October 18, 2016 – CAS Leona May presented OSHA’s Top 10 seminar at the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce to 30 attendees.

January 26, 2017 – Physical Therapist Sharon Oakley conducted an Ergonomics presentation and hands-on Ergonomic training with the Bridgeport Area Office OSHA staff.

February 16th and 17th, 2017 - 10 hour OSHA Construction course presented by Connecticut OSHA (Catherine Zinsser and Federal OSHA (Leona May) at the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce to the general public that work in the construction field.

May 25, 2017 – CAS Leona May presented Effective Safety Committees seminar at the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce to the general public and Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce members.

Outreach and Communication

The Alliance utilizes Connecticut Safety Society Newsletter and the Connecticut OSHA Newsletter to announce programs, event and training opportunities. Additionally, the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce prints the announcements in their monthly newsletters.

Outreach goals are promoting the national dialogue on workplace safety and health in the healthcare, manufacturing and construction industry.

Communication is primarily conducted through email, websites and mail distribution.

Results

Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.) Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
November 18, 2016 - OSHA Top 10 seminar 30
January 26, 2017 - Ergonomic training for the Bridgeport AO staff 14
February 16th and 17th, 2017 - OSHA 10 hour construction course 20
May 25, 2017 - Effective Safety Committee seminar 30
TOTAL 94

Upcoming Milestones in FY 2018

The Bridgeport Area Office will continue to present various safety and health topics and training in coordination with Griffin Hospital Occupational Medical Center, Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce members, general public and law enforcement personnel.

November 2017 – CAS Leona May along with local law enforcement personnel will present a Workplace Violence seminar.

Bridgeport Area OSHA Office intends to renew this alliance in early FY18.