(Phoenix, Ariz.) – William Warren has been appointed director of the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH). Warren will be responsible for overall administration of the State’s occupational safety and health program, with oversight of the compliance and consultation programs, as well as boiler and elevator safety.
Previously Warren worked as the risk manager for Coconino County where he was responsible for managing public risk, occupational safety, OSHA compliance and safety. Warren has also worked as the corporate director of safety and health for APS and assistant risk manager for the Maricopa County Risk Management Department.
Warren earned his associate’s degree from Glendale Community College, a bachelor’s degree in applied management from Grand Canyon University and his master’s degree in educational leadership from Northern Arizona University. Warren has been active in the safety community for many years as a member of the board for the Arizona Chapter of the National Safety Council, the American Society of Safety Engineers and the Public Risk Management Association. Since 2002 he has served on the Gateway Community College Occupational Safety & Health Advisory Board. In 1986, he received professional designation as a Certified Safety Manager from the World Safety Organization. Warren is a Glendale resident.
Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) operates under an approved plan with the U.S. Department of Labor to retain jurisdiction over occupational safety and health issues within Arizona, excluding mining operations, Indian Reservations, and federal employees. This jurisdiction encompasses approximately 2.1 million employees and 130,000 public and private establishments. For more information on ADOSH, Consultation Partnership Programs and the Industrial Commission of Arizona, please visit http://www.ica.state.az.us/ or call (602) 542-5795.