OSHA Appoints New Regional Administrator for New York

Robert D. Kulick has been selected as the new regional administrator for OSHA's Region II, which is headquartered in New York City and covers New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Kulick previously served eight years as the area director of the agency's Avenel, N.J. Area Office.

"Bob's vast experience and knowledge of OSHA make him an invaluable member of our executive team," said OSHA chief Edwin G. Foulke, Jr. "I congratulate him on his accomplishments and am confident he will continue to assure that this agency achieves its mission of improving workplace safety and health."

Kulick joined OSHA in 1977 as an industrial hygiene field compliance officer, a position in which he served for six years. Other positions held during his 31 years with the agency include assistant administrator for Federal and State Operations in Region II, area director for the Parsippany Area Office, special assistant to the deputy assistant secretary for enforcement, and area director for the Manhattan Area Office.

A graduate of Cook College, Rutgers University, Kulick received a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental health. He is licensed by the state of New Jersey as a health inspector and has received eight Secretary of Labor Exceptional Achievement Awards, a Meritorious Achievement Award, and a Distinguished Career Service Award.

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