Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Office of Maritime and Agriculture

Directorate of Standards and Guidance

  • Office of Maritime and Agriculture
  • Room FPB N-3609
  • Phone: (202) 693-2222
  • Fax: (202) 693-1663


  • Amy Wangdahl, CSP, Director - x32066
  • Danielle Watson, Safety Specialist
  • Acie Zachary, Safety Specialist
  • Surender Ahir, Toxicologist

This office was established specifically to address the unique hazards within the Maritime and Agriculture Industries. This page provides contact information and describes the functions of the various individuals within the Office.

Mission Statement:

"To contribute to assuring safe and healthful working conditions in covered workplaces through the development of workplace standards, regulations and guidance materials addressing the occupational risks in maritime and agriculture industries."

Office Functions:
  • Develops and publishes new and modified maritime safety standards and regulations affecting the maritime industry.
  • Develops and publishes safety and health guidance products to help employers and employees address hazards in the maritime and agriculture industries.
  • Administers OSHA's Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH).
  • Provides consultation on the maritime and agricultural safety standards, national consensus, and other standards-setting committees and boards.
  • Provides technical and other assistance to standards advisory committees appointed to review and make recommendations on proposed maritime and agricultural industry safety standards.
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