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May 24, 2007
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OSHA Renews Alliance with Association of Energy Service Companies

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Labors Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has renewed its 2005 alliance with the Association of Energy Service Companies (AESC) to continue to provide the well site services industry with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect employees health and safety. The alliance particularly focuses on reducing and preventing exposure to hand and back hazards.

We are pleased to renew our alliance with AESC and expect the next two years to be as successful as the first two, said Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA Edwin G. Foulke Jr. Currently, AESC members serve on the editorial boards of OSHA Safety and Health Topics pages and eTools on the OSHA Web site. OSHA employees have provided training to the AESC on many occasions since the alliance was signed.

The Association of Energy Service Companies and the 650 members across the United States are truly excited about renewing our commitment of cooperation with OSHA with the resigning of the alliance agreement, said AESC Executive Director Kenny Jordan. Since signing the original agreement in March 2005, we have seen numerous benefits for both our membership and OSHA. We expect nothing less over the next two years as we continue with what is one of the ultimate goals of our association, to keep