OSHA Appoints New Head of the Construction Directorate

Effective today, Jim Maddux has been appointed the new director of OSHA’s Directorate of Construction office. Maddux was appointed by Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health David Michaels.

Maddux most recently served in OSHA’s Directorate of Standards and Guidance as the Director of the Office of Physical Hazards and Acting Director of the Office of Engineering Safety. Maddux has held several leadership positions at OSHA, including Director of the Office of Maritime and Acting Deputy Director for the Directorate of Standards and Guidance.