Office of Worker Safety and Health Assistance
Reports to the Office of Health and Safety
The Office of Worker Safety and Health Assistance supports
program and line organizations in the identification and resolution
of worker safety and health issues and management concerns
utilizing a corporate issues management process for crosscutting
issues providing technical support for organizational specific
issues and concerns.
Maintains a cadre of technical experts and provides technical
assistance and support to program and line management
in Headquarters and field organizations on an as-requested
basis to facilitate effective and efficient implementation
of the Department's worker safety and health program rule,
other safety and health requirements and expectations
and resolving technical or performance issues.
Utilizes the corporate ES&H issues management process
and ensures effective implementation.
Facilitates evaluation of cross cutting worker safety
and health issues with program and line management to
determine extent of condition, causes, and actions to
Teams with line management, contractors, and contractor
organizations, such as the Energy Facility Contractors
Group (EFCOG), to take actions that promote and result
in the efficient and cost effective implementation of
the policy and directives to result in enhanced protection
of workers from the hazards associated with DOE sites
Implements the DOE Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).
Supports other offices within HSS in the identification
and resolution of worker safety and health issues and
Coordinates with the Office of Analysis to develop strategies
for evaluating the effectiveness of actions to resolve
Provides support to HS-13 in the area of occupational
medicine including the DOE Electronic Medical Records
Initiative, Headquarters and field Healthy Workplace Initiatives,
and pandemic preparedness.
For additional information, contact Claudia Beach
Bradley K. Davy, Director, Office of Worker Safety and Health Assistance
This page was last updated on June 06, 2012