May 31, 2017
(From L to R) OSHA Dallas Area Director Basil Singh, CSLA President Shane Morrow, CSLA Vice President Michael Barefoot, OSHA Fort Worth Area Director Jack Rector sign the alliance to protect the safety and health of the region’s construction workers on May 16, 2017.
U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Construction Safety Leadership Alliance
Alliance description: OSHA and the CSLA aim to increase access to education and training resources within the construction industry in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. CSLA provides a forum for industry employers, contractors and employees to meet monthly and discuss best practices. The group also provides information on safety and health management systems to small businesses. Its collaboration with OSHA will further the existing programs and promote workers’ rights and employers’ knowledge of their responsibilities.
Duration: Two-year term
Quote: “The Construction Safety Leadership Alliance was created as a forum to share information and best practices. OSHA’s alliance with the CSLA reflects the group’s commitment to protecting construction workers,” said Jack A. Rector, OSHA’s area director in Fort Worth.
“Falls continue to be the leading cause of death in the construction industry. This agreement between OSHA and the Construction Safety Leadership Alliance will combine our resources and provide an opportunity to develop discussions around safety and health hazards in the workplace,” said Basil Singh, OSHA’s area director in Dallas.
More information: Through its Alliance Program, OSHA works with businesses, trade associations, unions, consulates, professional organizations, faith and community-based organizations, and educational institutions to prevent workplace fatalities, injuries and illnesses. For details on OSHA partnerships and alliances, please call OSHA’s toll-free hotline 800-321-OSHA (6742) or the Dallas Regional Office at 972-850-4145.