Some of the participating organizations
• American Association of Occupational
• American Industrial Hygiene Association
• American Society of Safety Engineers
• American Meat Institute
• National Association of Home Builders
• Graphic Arts Coalition
• Washington Group International
Alliances support OSHA’s Strategic
Management Plan by addressing the plan’s
occupational trends, emerging issues, and
Agency priorities, and by focusing on one
or more of the following goals:
• Training and Education
• Outreach and Communication
• Promoting the National Dialogue on
Workplace Safety and Health
Formal program requirements for Alliances
are few and do not include an enforcement
component. However, OSHA and participat-
ing organizations must define and meet
short-term and long-term goals.
Representatives from OSHA and participating
organizations will create Implementation
Teams to develop strategies and implement
programs or processes for meeting the
In March 2002, OSHA created its newest coop-
erative effort, the Alliance Program. It enables
organizations committed to safety and health
to collaborate with OSHA to prevent injuries,
illnesses and fatalities in the workplace.
OSHA and Alliance Program participants work
together to reach out to, educate, and lead
the nation’s employers and their employees
in advancing workplace safety and health.
Groups that can form an Alliance with OSHA
include employers, employees, labor unions,
trade or professional groups, educational
institutions, and government agencies.
Through signing the goal-oriented written
agreements, OSHA and the participating
• Build trusting, cooperative relationships
with the Agency.
• Network with others committed to work-
place safety and health.
• Leverage resources to maximize worker
safety and health protection.
• Gain recognition as proactive leaders in
safety and health.
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