Outspoken safety advocate leads OSHA

OSHA Healthcare Connection, April 21, 2009

OSHA now has a decidedly vocal safety advocate at the helm. Last week Jordan Barab, President Obama’s appointment as assistant secretary of Labor, assumed his position as interim head of OSHA.

Barab’s passion for worker safety has left no dearth of written opinion on the Web. For insight into Barab’s thinking, including issues on healthcare worker safety, see the OSHA Healthcare Advisor blog post, “Obama appoints no-holds-barred Barab as OSHA chief.

Also, see this week’s safety poll and vote as to how effective you predict OSHA’s new leader will be.

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