Peg Seminario

Director of Safety and Health, AFL-CIO

Peg Seminario is Director of Safety and Health for the AFL-CIO where she has worked for more than three decades on safety and health regulations and regulatory policy issues. During that time she has participated in dozens of rulemakings on important OSHA standards including rules to protect workers from asbestos, lead, hazardous chemicals and safety hazards like confined spaces. A benefit of her long tenure is that she has witnessed first-hand how these rules have made a difference, changing conditions and practices in workplaces, significantly reducing exposures, preventing injuries and illnesses and saving workers’ lives.