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OSHA Boss Sweatt Hopes to Stay for Second Trump Term

Feb. 12, 2020, 5:44 PM

If there’s a second term for the Trump administration, the head of OSHA, Loren Sweatt, wants to stay with the agency.

“It’s a great job. It’s great agency. It’s a great organization. It’s a great mission. I’d love to keep it past January 20,” Sweatt, the principal deputy assistant labor secretary of occupational safety and health, said in an interview.

Sweatt was appointed to the deputy assistant post in July 2017 after working 15 years as a Republican staff member for the House Education and Labor Committee.

She became the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s acting administrator prior to the...

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