Partners in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Alliance Program renewed their involvement in the government program committed to worker safety and health.
Alliance partners help OSHA reach targeted audiences, such as employers and workers in high-hazard industries, and give them better access to workplace safety and health tools and information.
Among the organizations renewing their involvement are:
• The Service, Transmission, Exploration, Production Safety of Pennsylvania Network, which signed a two-year agreement to provide workers and employers, particularly in the oil and gas drilling and servicing industries, with guidance and training resources that will help protect the health and safety of workers.
• The Department of Professional Development and Continued Education of the Professional College of Engineers and Land Surveyors of Puerto Rico renewed a two-year agreement to protect workers from hazards, particularly in the areas of engineering and land surveying.
• The Ironworker Employers Association of Western Pennsylvania Inc. renewed a five-year agreement to reduce and prevent exposure to hazards associated with the construction industry.
• The Safety Alliance For Excellence renewed a five-year agreement to address construction industry hazards related to the four leading causes of fatalities — falls, electrocution, struck-by, and caught-in/between.
• The Great Lakes Construction Association renewed a five-year agreement to protect construction workers from hazards such as falls, electrocutions, struck-by objects, and caught-in/between.
Through the Alliance Program, OSHA works with groups committed to worker safety and health to prevent workplace fatalities, injuries, and illnesses.
These groups include unions, consulates, trade or professional organizations, businesses, faith- and community-based organizations, and educational institutions.
OSHA and the groups work together to develop compliance assistance tools and resources, share information with workers and employers, and educate workers and employers about their rights and responsibilities.
Alliance Program participants do not receive exemptions from OSHA inspections or any other enforcement benefits.