OSHA / NIOSH / STEPS Alliance

Through the Alliance, OSHA, the National STEPS Network, and NIOSH work together to prevent fatalities, injuries, and illnesses in the U.S. onshore E&P sector of the O&G industry.

Renewing the National Alliance Agreement on November 29, 2016 Seated (L to R): Jerry Jacobs, Co-Chairperson, National STEPS Network; Joyce Ryel, Co-Chairperson, National STEPS Network; Assistant Secretary Dr. David Michaels, USDOL-OSHA; John Howard, Director, NIOSH; and Rick Ingram, Chairperson, National STEPS Network.

Renewing the National Alliance Agreement on November 29, 2016

Seated (L to R): Jerry Jacobs, Co-Chairperson, National STEPS Network; Joyce Ryel, Co-Chairperson, National STEPS Network; Assistant Secretary Dr. David Michaels, USDOL-OSHA; John Howard, Director, NIOSH; and Rick Ingram, Chairperson, National STEPS Network.

Goals of the Alliance

 
 

Raising Awareness of OSHA’s Rulemaking and Enforcement Initiatives

  • Share information on OSHA’s enforcement, rulemaking, and other initiatives.

Outreach and Communication

  • Develop products that increase awareness of, and promote effective controls for, identified workplace hazards.
  • Enhance OSHA’s oil and gas materials.
  • Improve the collection and dissemination of NIOSH fatality and injury and illness data to identify and address safety and health issues in the industry, including emerging issues.
  • Promote the dissemination and adoption of NIOSH oil and gas research findings and recommendations.

Training and Education

 

Alliance Documentation

 
 

Alliance Products