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Scott Ketcham on his new appointment as the Director of OSHA's Directorate of Construction

Monday, September 30, 2019  
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NAXSA wishes to congratulate Scott Ketcham on his new appointment as the Director of OSHA's Directorate of Construction. Scott has always been a great supporter of NAXSA and has been a keynote speaker at many NAXSA events over the past few years.

Please join us in wishing Scott all the best!


Press release


Dive Brief:

By: Kim Slowey
September 30, 2019

Washington, DC  —

  • The U.S. Department of Labor announced that it has chosen Scott Ketcham as director of OSHA's Directorate of Construction (DOC). Ketcham previously held the position of DOC deputy director for more than two years.

  • Ketcham for 19 years also served in various other roles at OSHA regional offices in Seattle, Dallas and Philadelphia, including that of acting deputy regional administrator, area director, assistant area director, compliance officer and manager. Ketcham retired after a 24-year career in the U.S. Army, where he was a staff industrial hygienist for five years. 

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NAXSA Core Purpose: To promote the safe and efficient use of excavation shoring practices.