Congratulations -Andy Perkins on New Appointment to NACOSH!

The Deep South Center for Occupational Health and Safety (DSC) is proud to announce the appointment of Andrew Perkins, CIH, CSP to the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) under the U.S. Department of Labor.NACOSH members represent occupational health, occupational safety, labor, management and public interests.The DSC recommended Mr. Perkins for a one year appointment as a Public Representative for NACOSHas an HHS Designee considering his outstanding work in occupational safety and health with his own organization and with the American Industrial Hygiene Association.He is a nationally recognized industrial hygienist working with the DSC and UAB’s Schoolof Public Health (SOPH) sharing his time and expertise in lectures, special projects with the DSC students and as a professional mentor.NACOSH works directly with the Secretaries of Labor and Health and Human Services on issues relating to the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act of 1970.Committee Members advise, consult and make recommendations to the Secretaries specifically on matters such as regulations, research, compliance assistance and enforcement.Mr. Perkins is a Senior Industrial Hygienist for Alabama Power Company and is currently serving as vice-chair for the DSC Board of Advisors. He is also a Public Health Practitioner Affiliate in the School of Public Health.