William Gardner Appointed to Lead State OSHA Program
Thursday, July 22, 2021 | 0
Nevada Division of Industrial Relations Administrator Victoria Carreon appointed William Gardner to serve as chief administrative officer of the state’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Gardner has more than eight years of workplace safety experience. He joined Nevada OSHA in 2017 and has served as a supervisor for the past two years. Prior to joining Nevada OSHA, he served as a safety specialist and manager in private industry where he was responsible for achieving compliance with safety standards for thousands of employees at multiple facilities on a fixed budget.
“Mr. Gardner has extensive workplace safety experience and took a key leadership role during the COVID-19 pandemic by managing intake and resolution of an unprecedented number of workplace safety complaints,” Carreon said in a statement. “I look forward to working with him to continue to improve workplace safety outcomes in Nevada.”
Gardner is a certified safety management specialist. He has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Ashford University.
Nevada OSHA operates as an approved state-run workplace safety program.