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OSHA names William Perry new Standards and Guidance director

Washington – William Perry is the new director of OSHA’s Directorate of Standards and Guidance, the agency announced Sept. 8.

Perry, a 20-year OSHA veteran, most recently served as the directorate’s acting director and, prior to that, its deputy director.

Effective Aug. 24, Perry’s responsibilities include directing analysis and research into the development of standards and guidance materials.

OSHA administrator David Michaels called Perry a “tremendous asset” to the agency.

“I am confident that he will be an effective leader in developing occupational safety and health standards that accomplish the agency’s mission of protecting America’s workers,” Michaels said in a press release.