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Scott Mugno’s nomination to lead OSHA moves forward in Senate

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Washington — Scott Mugno’s nomination to become OSHA’s next administrator was moved forward on Dec. 13 by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.

In a closed executive session, the committee reportedly voted along party lines to send the FedEx executive to full Senate consideration. When that will happen was unclear at press time.

Mugno emphasized teamwork on Dec. 5 at his confirmation hearing before the HELP Committee.

“If confirmed, I will work very hard every day side by side with the best safety professionals at America’s ultimate safety department,” Mugno said in his opening statement. “The discussions or debates on how to reach that goal (of safety) can, at times, lead some to believe one side or another doesn’t believe in the goal. Nothing could be further from the truth.”

Click here for more on Mugno’s Dec. 5 confirmation hearing.

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