On Oct. 27, President Trump nominated Scott Mugno for Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health in the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).
Mugno currently serves as the vice president for safety, sustainability and vehicle maintenance at FedEx Ground and previously worked as managing director of FedEx Express corporate safety, health and fire protection. While at Fedex Express, Mugno twice received FedEx’s highest honor, the FedEx Five Star Award, for his safety leadership.
If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Mugno will lead the Occupational Safety and Health Administration
(OSHA), the organization within DOL that enforces standards for safe and healthy working conditions. As assistant secretary, Mugno will be tasked with enforcing many safety regulations that impact ABC members, including OSHA’s respirable crystalline silica standard
and electronic reporting rule
Following Mugno’s confirmation, Loren Sweatt
will continue serving as OSHA’s deputy assistant secretary.
ABC will continue to provide updates on Mugno’s nomination and other OSHA issues through Newsline