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.
Washington — Better outreach, collaboration and information sharing among federal agencies is needed to improve worker safety in the meat and poultry slaughter and processing industries, the Government Accountability Office concluded in a recently released report.
Which violation is making its first appearance on OSHA’s list of most-cited violations? Safety+Health presents the data on OSHA’s “Top 10” for fiscal year 2017. Also: A Q&A with Patrick Kapust, deputy director of the agency’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs.
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.