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I. Alliance Background
October 22, 2004
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Georgia Institute of Technology –Safety, Health, and Environmental Technology Division (Georgia Tech) and American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) – Trench Safety Task Force Alliance is focused on reducing and preventing exposure to trenching and excavation hazards.
II. Implementation Team Membership and Contributors
Metro Atlanta Area - Representatives from OSHA, ASSE and Georgia Tech conducted all required quarterly meeting by teleconferencing, formal meetings and training sessions on the following dates: 10/27/2006, 04/09/07, 6/22/07, and 7/20/07.
Savannah Area - Representatives from the ASSE, as well as OSHA’s Regional and Savannah Area Offices held a meeting on 3/19/07, 5/14/07, 8/13/07 and 9/10/07.
September 21, 2006, through September 21, 2007
III. Events and Products
Training and Education
*Note: The May 2006 fatality in Byron, GA, is not included in this figure, because Federal OSHA does not have jurisdiction for public-sector employees in the state.
V. Upcoming Milestones in FY 2007