NCC Member Scott Ketcham Named OSHA Director of Construction Directorate

Oct 06, 2019

Congratulations National Capital Chapter Member Scott Ketcham!

From the Department of Labor Press Release:

The U.S. Department of Labor has selected Scott Ketcham as the new director of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) Directorate of Construction (DOC) in Washington, D.C. Ketcham had served as deputy director of DOC since February 2017.

Prior to coming to OSHA’s national office, Ketcham worked for 19 years as an OSHA acting deputy regional administrator, area director, assistant area director, and compliance officer and manager in offices in the Seattle, Dallas and Philadelphia regions. Before joining OSHA, he spent five years as a staff industrial hygienist with the U.S. Army Medical Activity at Bassett Army Hospital on Ft. Wainwright, Alaska. He retired from the U.S. Army after 24 years of active and reserve service …

‘Scott Ketcham is a dedicated public servant,” said Loren Sweatt, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health. “He 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.”’

Read the Full DOL Press Release: https://www.osha.gov/news/newsreleases/trade/09162019

Read the Full ASSP Press Release: https://www.assp.org/society-update-news/2019/10/01/assp-member-scott-ketcham-named-director-of-osha’s-construction-directorate