Alliances are accomplished through OSHA's Consultation Program. OSHA staff work with various alliance groups to promote a safety and health culture across Wyoming. Current alliances include:
Wyoming Oil & Gas Industry Safety Alliance (WOGISA)
Visit their website.
Wyoming Construction Safety Alliance (WCSA)
The goal of this Alliance is to promote, communicate, educate, and train employees and employers to ultimately reduce the fatality and injury rate within the Construction Industry. WCSA general membership consists of 90 construction companies operating in Wyoming. This Alliance is accomplished through our consultation program. The Operations Manager and/or Deputy Administrator for Wyoming OSHA are involved in their monthly board meetings. Consultants are actively involved with quarterly Alliance meetings. The consultation program takes an active role in providing assistance, training, and guidance as requested. Visit their website.
Wyoming Refinery Safety Alliance (WRSA)
The goal of this Alliance is to promote, communicate, educate, and train employees and employers to ultimately reduce the fatality and injury rate within the Refining Industry. WRSA general membership consists of all six refineries operating in Wyoming. This Alliance is accomplished through our consultation program. The Operations Manager and/or Deputy Administrator for Wyoming OSHA are involved in their meetings upon WRSA request. The consultation program takes an active role in providing assistance, training, and guidance as requested. Please contact Susan Sharp, Sinclair Oil VP Safety and Regulatory Excellence at (435) 901-4907.
Wyoming Transportation Safety Coalition
The Wyoming Transportation Safety Coalition was formed in early 2013, at the request of Governor Mead, to review and address Wyoming's high workplace fatality rate in transportation. The Coalition is facilitated by the Wyoming Trucking Association, Inc. Members include representatives from the trucking industry, the energy industry, the rail industry and the insurance industry; a variety of state agencies including the Department of Transportation, Wyoming Highway Patrol, the Department of Workforce Services, the Department of Education, Homeland Security, Governor's Office; local government and law enforcement; a variety of other state trade associations; the University of Wyoming; as well as several federal agencies such as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Federal Highway Administration and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The official mission of the Coalition is reducing work related transportation fatalities through education, training and working relationships with entities charged with overseeing transportation in Wyoming. The Coalition is a proactive organization working to develop processes which will aid in reducing transportation fatalities on Wyoming's roadways. Transportation Safety Coalition Wyoming Trucking Association, Inc. is currently functioning as the facilitator. Contact them at (307) 234-1579 or SDFOERTSCH@aol.com. You can also visit the Modern Safety Services website.
For more information on alliances please contact the OSHA Consultation Program at (307) 777-7786.