Annual Alliance Report 2017
THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION (OSHA)
THE NATIONAL SERVICE, TRANSMISSION, EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION SAFETY (STEPS) NETWORK
NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (NIOSH)
I. Alliance Background
A. Date Signed
December 2, 2014
B. Dates Renewed
November 29, 2016
C. Evaluation Period
October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017.
D. Alliance Overview and Goals
Through the Alliance, OSHA, the National STEPS Network, and NIOSH work together to prevent fatalities, injuries, and illnesses in the U.S. onshore exploration and production sector of the oil and gas industry.
II. Implementation Team Meetings
- July 25, 2017
The Alliance participants also met numerous times during this period to work on specific projects, including hazard alerts, the Emerging Issues group, Oil and Gas Safety Conference planning and implementation, and the OSHA Oil and Gas Well Servicing and Drilling eTool.
III. Results of Alliance Activities in Support of Agreement Goals
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Report prepared by: Barnett Lawrence, Safety & Occupational Health Specialist, DCSP/OOSA
December 7, 2017