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Acting OSHA Construction Safety Head Made Official

Sept. 16, 2019, 10:34 PM

There’s a new boss at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration office overseeing construction safety.

Scott Ketcham is officially the top administrator of the safety agency’s Directorate of Construction after serving for several months as acting head of the office, the Department of Labor announced Sept. 16. Ketcham succeeds Director Dean McKenzie, who died in November 2018.

Ketcham “has demonstrated strong leadership throughout his OSHA career, and I am confident he will continue to achieve the mission of assuring safe and healthful working conditions for construction workers in his new position,” Loren Sweatt, deputy assistant labor secretary for OSHA, said...

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