National Safety Council

Scott Madar, CIH

Senior Director, Membership Networks, ORCHSE, an NSC Workplace Safety Group
Scott Madar, CIH
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Scott Madar, CIH

Senior Director, Membership Networks, ORCHSE, an NSC Workplace Safety Group

Scott Madar manages the ORCHSE activities within the National Safety Council.  Additionally, he leads the Corporate Health Directors Network, co-leads the Western Occupational Safety and Health Network, the European Union Health, Safety and Environment Forum and the Executive Business Issues Forum. He supports ORCHSE members by providing expert advice on HSE issues, conducting surveys on topics of member concern, developing comments on policy and regulatory issues, speaking and visiting member sites upon request. His areas of focus include industrial hygiene, infectious disease, impairment (fatigue, cannabis and opioids) and transportation safety. He is also involved in addressing occupational safety and health management systems, human and organizational performance (HOP) and contractor safety.
 
During his 27 years as an occupational safety and health professional, he has had a diverse professional history, having worked as an OSHA compliance officer in North Carolina and spending over 10 years working with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, where he was assistant director of the Safety and Health Department. While at the IBT, Scott had the opportunity to testify before three congressional subcommittees and the National Transportation Safety Board on a variety of transportation safety issues. He is one of the founding partners of ORCHSE. 

Mr. Madar currently serves on the ISO 45001 US TAG, the ANSI Z-10 committee and the ANSI Z-15 committee. He has also served as the chair of the Occupational Safety and Health Subcommittee of the Labor Research Advisory Committee for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Additionally, he served on the Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program of the Transportation Research Board for two terms, and served on the Transportation, Warehouse and Utilities Sector Council of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) for a number of years. 

He holds a master of health sciences degree in industrial hygiene and safety sciences from Johns Hopkins University, and a bachelor of science in biology from The College of William and Mary. He regularly serves as a small group instructor at The George Washington University School of Public Health. He is certified in comprehensive practice of industrial hygiene.