Washington — Scott Mugno, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead OSHA, received a second approval from the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Jan. 18, and now awaits confirmation from the full Senate.
Washington — President Donald Trump has resubmitted Scott Mugno’s nomination to lead OSHA – a move required because the Senate did not confirm the FedEx executive’s appointment before the legislative body’s term ended last month.
“If confirmed, I will work very hard every day side by side with the best safety professionals at America’s ultimate safety department,” the FedEx executive said during a Dec. 5 hearing before the Senate Help, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.
“The new year can bring additional short-duration or evolving work projects and, with them, a heap of unique obstacles to safety,” says Jim Spigener from DEKRA Insight, who shares “a better way to increase the behavioral reliability” at these worksites.
Jill Wiltfong from DEKRA Insight speaks with Dr. Susan Koen – an expert on human reliability, workplace fatigue and high-performing work systems – about why performing the same tasks time and time again can contribute to failure to recognize changes and the associated risks.
Washington – A consolidated lawsuit against OSHA’s respirable crystalline silica final rule is “close to a resolution,” Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta said Nov. 15 during his first appearance before the House Education and the Workforce Committee.
Washington – Raymond Martinez, President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, is one step closer to confirmation after the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee sent his nomination forward without opposition on Nov. 8.
Washington – The upcoming federal mandate on electronic logging devices in commercial motor vehicles was one of the issues in the spotlight as Raymond Martinez, President Donald Trump’s pick to head the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, appeared before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Oct. 31.