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US Department of Labor HC Beck LTD School of Construction sign alliance to educate employers, keep workers safe

Alliance promotes workplace rights for workers, responsibilities of employers

Participants:      U.S. Department of Labor’s occupational safety and Health Administration

                                  HC Beck LTD School of Construction                                                                                         


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Timothy Minor, OSHA’s Fort Worth Area Office director, Basil Singh, OSHA’s Dallas Area Office director and Gradlin Franks The Beck Group director of diversity and Inclusion, sign a 2-year alliance to promote understanding of workplace safety and health rights and responsibilities. 

Alliance description:  OSHA’s Dallas and Fort Worth Area offices and the HC Beck LTD have signed a 2-year alliance to educate employers and employees on work hazards. OSHA and Beck LTD will continue emphasis on construction, providing information, guidance and training resources that will help protect the health and safety of workers. The alliance is also focused on helping employers understand the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Through the alliance, the organizations will continue to address hazards to the construction workforce.

Background:  OSHA’s Alliance Program works with groups committed to worker safety and health to prevent workplace fatalities, injuries and illnesses. These groups include unions, consulates, trade or professional organizations, businesses, faith- and community-based organizations and educational institutions. OSHA and the groups work together to develop compliance assistance tools and resources, share information with workers and employers and educate workers and employers about their rights and responsibilities.

Quote: “OSHA’s alliance with Beck School of Construction will provide comprehensive training to help minority businesses increase their industry knowledge of OSHA standards,” explained OSHA Area Director Basil Singh in Dallas.

“This alliance will allow OSHA to create a significant impact on business leaders from Minority Business Enterprises participants of the Beck School of Construction,” added OSHA Area Director Timothy Minor, in Fort Worth.

Occupational Safety & Health Administration
March 29, 2023
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Media Contact: Juan Rodriguez
Media Contact: Chauntra Rideaux
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