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Strengthen relationship with the Native Hawaiian community

Continue to provide consultation and enforcement support to the Hawaii OSHA State Plan per the agreement (renewed September 2013) with the Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR).

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5 votes

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Partner with Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations

Establish and continue to maintain relationships with various AAPI worker advocacy groups and business associations throughout the country.

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6 votes

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Make outreach and education material available in AAPI languages

Ensure that language resources are appropriately distributed based on demonstrated language needs in an area/district/region.

 

Ensure that translated materials are offered through the agency's publication catalogue, website and through worker rights organizations.

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8 votes

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Identify and analyze existing agency programs that disaggregate data

Identify existing agency programs that disaggregate data (e.g. BLS) and investigate the potential for replication for programs that do not.

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13 votes

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Increase understanding of AAPIs employment outcomes through research

Organize a forum to better understand the employment needs of AAPI job seekers and workers.

 

Research/study the specific barriers that are the most challenging for AAPI to obtain sustainable employment.

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3 votes

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Improve overall workplace health outcomes for AAPIs through outreach

Continue to organize regional and local AAPI health/safety conferences and workshops in high-AAPI worker population regions.

 

Update new web pages on nail and hair salon hazards.

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7 votes

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Add a variable for Asian subgroups to American Time Use Survey files

Add a variable for seven Asian subgroups (Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Vietnamese and Other Asian) to the American Time Use Survey public use files. The variable will appear on some ATUS records in the 2013 files and will be fully phased in for the 2014 files.

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8 votes

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Increase pipeline for AAPI applicants to managerial and SES positions

Assess numbers of AAPIs in managerial positions at OSHA and strengthen plan to increase pipeline to upper-level and SES positions.

 

Strengthen plan to increase number of AAPIs in SES, or through partnership with Asian American Government Executive Network's (AAGEN) SES Development program.

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9 votes

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Translate publication that provides an overview of services and laws

Develop a translated publication providing an overview of the laws administered by the agency and the agency's services in appropriate and relevant translations in five languages.

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3 votes