Rita Mosley is a safety supervisor in the Illinois Department of Commerce & Community Affairs' (DCCA) Onsite Safety & Health Consultation program. DCCA is a consultative program administered by the State of Illinois and 90% funded by Federal OSHA. Mosley's programs are an example of what OSHA's Consultation Program has to offer. These programs are available in every state to help employers who find it difficult to identify hazards at their worksites and to interpret complex federal and state safety and health regulations. Looking for expert help in better understanding OSHA's safety perspective, the Illinois Ready Mixed Concrete Association's safety team turned to Mosley's state agency. DCCA's work has yielded significant results. A timeline on how the consultation process works is included.
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