U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao has announced the appointment of five members to the 12-person National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH). The committee, established under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, advises the Secretaries of labor and health and human services on occupational safety and health programs.
To ensure continuity in the committee, members serve for two-year terms.
The newly appointed members are:
Denise Pouget, assistant fire-EMS chief, Alexandria, Virginia, Fire Department
Roy Buchan, professor emeritus, Colorado State University, Occupational Health Section (one of two members designated by the secretary of health and human services and appointed by the secretary of labor)
Timothy J. Key, owner, Key Occupational Health Solutions (one of two members designated by the secretary of health and human services and appointed by the secretary of labor)
The reappointed members are:
Emory Knowles III, manager, Industrial Hygiene and Safety, Northrop Grumman
Jim Swartz, director, corporate safety and compliance, Delta Airlines
Continuing members are:
Douglas Kalinowski, director, Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Vickie Wells, director, Occupational Safety and Health, San Francisco Department of Public Health
Karl A. Jacobson, senior vice president, Loss Prevention, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group
Susan Randolph, clinical instructor, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Barbara McCabe, program manager, International Union of Operating Engineers
Kevin M. Sommers, Warren Michigan Police Department, Fraternal Order of Police, Grand Lodge
Jennifer Marie Bailey, safety manager, American Cast Iron Pipe Co.