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Fri Apr 9, 2021, 03:07 PM

California workplace safety chief to be tapped to lead OSHA

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Source: Politico

The White House is expected to announce the nomination on Friday of California's workplace safety chief, Doug Parker, to lead the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, according to two people familiar with the matter.

The role has taken on outsize importance amid the pandemic and as the administration is weighing whether to issue an emergency temporary standard, which would create a set of enforceable, Covid-19-related workplace safety regulations.

President Joe Biden, who campaigned on issuing such an emergency standard immediately, originally directed his Labor Department to decide by March 15 whether it was necessary. But Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh said Thursday that the agency is still considering whether a standard is needed.

Parker heads California's Division of Occupational Safety and Health and previously worked at the Mine Safety and Health Administration during the Obama administration. Safety experts lauded the nomination.




Read more: https://www.politico.com/news/2021/04/09/osha-nominee-doug-parker-480623

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Fri Apr 9, 2021, 04:29 PM

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