Shannon Holman is the Director of the Office of Worker Safety and Health Enforcement within the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Enterprise Assessments (EA). Ms. Holman is responsible for implementing the Department’s worker safety and health enforcement program. The primary goal of the worker safety and health enforcement program is to enhance and protect the safety and health of workers at DOE facilities by fostering a culture among its operating contractors that seeks to attain and sustain compliance with DOE’s worker safety and health program requirements identified in 10 C.F.R. Part 851. Before being selected as Director, Ms. Holman served as an enforcement officer within the Office of Worker Safety and Health Enforcement, where she led and participated on teams investigating potential noncompliances with DOE worker safety and health regulations.
Prior to joining EA, Ms. Holman was a Safety and Occupational Health Specialist in the National Office of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), where she participated in various rulemaking activities. Prior to joining OSHA, Ms. Holman served as a Safety and Occupational Health Specialist for the United States Military Academy, where she was responsible for the day-to-day safety of approximately 4,500 cadets, civilians, and military personnel. Before joining civilian federal service, Ms. Holman was a risk management associate for an insurance agency.
Ms. Holman has been a professor at Columbia Southern University’s College of Safety and Emergency Services since 2015, teaching a variety of occupational safety and health courses. She holds a Master of Science in Safety, Security and Emergency Management from Eastern Kentucky University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Safety and Environmental Management from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.