OSHA names Joint Commission, JCR as Alliance Program Ambassador
The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources (JCR) have been named as an Ambassador to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Alliance Program.
The Alliance Program partners with organizations and other agencies “to share information about OSHA’s initiatives and compliance assistance resources with workers and employers, and educate workers and employers about their rights and responsibilities,” according to the OSHA website.
The Joint Commission and JCR have been part of the Alliance Program since 2004. To continue to support the Alliance Program’s mission, The Joint Commission will share information with its stakeholders and encourage them to participate regarding:
- OSHA’s national initiatives and rulemaking processes.
- Safety and health laws and standards, including the rights and responsibilities of workers and employers.
- Building relationships with OSHA’s national, regional and area offices to address health and safety issues.
- Personnel and industry safety and health professionals regarding good practices or effective approaches through training programs, workshops, seminars, and lectures.
Learn more about the Alliance Program.