OSHA Partnership

STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP
THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION and
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS, CENTRAL TEXAS CHAPTER

Associated Builders and Contractors, Central Texas Chapter entered a Strategic Partnership with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Austin Area Office. The overall goal of the partnership is to create a relationship that focuses on preventing fatalities, controlling or eliminating serious hazards and improving the safety management system.

The impact this Partnership will have will be invaluable for the Austin Metro and surrounding areas as this Partnership will also strive to reduce injury/illness rates, insurance costs and compensation claims through increasing communication with OSHA and the construction community. Our current Partners greatly benefit from the Partnership in the following areas:

  • Safer Job Sites
  • Lower Accident Risk
  • Lower Workers Comp Modifier
  • Lower TRIR
  • Random Inspection Avoidance

Steps To Become A Partner

  • Be an ABC Member
  • Complete STEP Application
  • Submit OSHA 300A
  • Submit Jobs In Progress
  • No Serious OSHA Violations

Associated Builders and Contractors Central Texas Chapter OSHA Partners

Airco Mechanical
Austin Sales and Scaffold
Baker Triangle
BCS Concrete
Beckett Electrical
Biggs Plumbing 
DPR Construction
EBCO General Contractor
Flintco
Harvey-Cleary Builders
Intertech Flooring
Lasco Acoustical
Lee Lewis Construction
Matous Construction
McKinney Drilling
Seretta Construction
Slater Painting Company
TDIndustries
White Construction
Zapalac Reed Construction


ABC Central Texas OSHA Annual Partnership Evaluation 


As part of the ABC–Central Texas Chapter’s partnership with the Department of Labor (DOL), the members of the OSHA Partnership submit periodic reports to our regional DOL representative.  In turn, the data is collected, evaluated and reported to the national office annually.  In short, DOL reported the following:

• The number of self-inspections by the members in our area increased 9-fold from 2014 to 2015.
• Over 6600 hazards were identified and corrected by these self-inspections.
• The injury rate for the members within the central Texas area as a whole were 50% below the national rate for construction.
The membership’s success in the partnership is a team effort – well done!

Click Here to View the 2015 ABC Central Texas OSHA Annual Partnership Evaluation 


• The number of self-inspections by the members in our area increased from 4,347 to 16,111 2015 to 2016.
• Over 10000 hazards were identified and corrected by these self-inspections.
• The injury rate for the members within the central Texas area as a whole were 57% below the national rate for construction.
The membership’s success in the partnership is a team effort – well done!
 
Click Here to View the 2016 ABC Central Texas OSHA Annual Partnership Evaluation