Back to Concluded Regional Alliances - Region VII
- Alliance Background
December 2, 2008 at the St. Louis Area Office.
The Alliance focuses on minimizing the impact of pandemic incidences central to
the OSHA-SLAO and PANDEMICPREP.ORG missions.
Implementation Team Members
Harlan Dolgin, CO-Chairperson, PandemicPrep.Org; Brandon Dempsey, Secretary,
PandemicPrep.Org; David Reddick, Treasurer, PandemicPrep.Org; Larry Davidson,
Compliance Assistance Specialist, OSHA-St. Louis Area Office.
- Implementation Team Meetings
February 17, 2009-Focused Discussion on minimizing pandemic incidences
April 29, 2009- Focused Discussion on minimizing pandemic incidences
May 20, 2009- Focused Discussion on minimizing pandemic incidences
August 31, 2009-Focused Discussion on minimizing pandemic incidences
November 18, 2009-2010 Annual Plan on minimizing pandemic incidences
- Activities and Products
12 Months - December 2, 2008 - December 1, 2009
- Pandemic preparation seminars-Joint provision of pandemic preparation
lectures and written material to the general public, which included four
seminars: (1) Antiviral Program & H1N1/H5N1 Update; (2) Update and Crisis
Communications; (3) Preparing for the Next Pandemic; and (4) H1N1 Update; on
May 28, July 28, September 10 and October 14, 2009, respectively -approximately 200 per seminar for a total of 800 attendees.
- Outreach and Communication - Influenced pandemic preparation through
pandemic information dissemination at seminars as well as granting two radio
interviews about the purpose of the alliance. The two radio stations included
the local affiliate with Metro Networks, Clayton, MO and KMOX Radio in St.
- Promoting the National Dialogue on Safety and Health - Accomplished
through Training and Education, as well as Outreach and Communication goals. A
press release describing the alliance was printed in the January 8, 2009
edition of EHS Today (a free magazine for environment, health and safety
No Alliance products were developed during this evaluation period.
- The pandemic preparation information provided helped the general public at
large to be more prepared to reduce incidences during this current H1N1
- Using the table below, list each activity and the number of individuals
reached or trained during the reporting period.
| Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution,
|| Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
| 2 Radio Interviews
|| KMOX has a market penetration of 29.5 percent in the city's metro population
of 1.9 million people. As one of the few clear-channel stations in the
country, KMOX's extensive reach can include as many as 44 states at night.
Given its market share percentage of the metro area, 570,000 listeners were
| Pandemic Training - May 28, July 28, September 10 and October 14, 2009
|| ~ 800
|| ~ 570,800
- Upcoming Milestones
Through the Alliance, the parties will continue pursuing the reduction of
incidences during influenza pandemics. Additional emphasis will be placed on
helping federal workers to be better prepared for a pandemic influenza.
Report Prepared by: Larry Davidson, St. Louis Area Office 314-425-4249
For additional information, contact the Office of Outreach Services and
Alliances at 202-693-2340 or go to OSHA website.