11:45am to 12:45pm
Presenter: Chad Positano and Dan Steffen with OSHA, Northwest Ohio Office
Assistant Area Directors from Northwest Ohio OSHA will be presenting on current emphasis programs and enforcement initiatives, including an update on COVID, local, regional, and national fatality and injury/illness information and an overview of OSHA’s cooperative programs.
Bio: Dan Steffen
Dan Steffen started his OSHA career in 2007, as a Safety Specialist in Region V’s Toledo, Ohio Area Office. In 2018, Dan was appointed to his current position of Assistant Area Director, where he guides a team of safety and health professionals in the performance of enforcement activities under the OSH Act. Dan works with employers, employees, trade organizations, and other stakeholders, to promote the agency’s cooperative programs, outreach, training, and overall mission. Dan holds a BS in Health Education from the University of Toledo.
Bio: Chad Positano
Chad started his OSHA career in 2002, as an Industrial Hygienist in Region V’s Toledo, Ohio Area Office. From 2010 to 2013 Chad was the Compliance Assistance Specialist, working with the Agency’s Cooperative Programs. In 2013, Chad began in his current position of Assistant Area Director. Chad holds a BS in Applied Health Science from Bowling Green State University, an MS degree in Occupational Health from the Medical College of Ohio, and an MPH degree from the Northwest Ohio Consortium for Public Health; he is also a Certified Safety Professional (CSP).