Steve A. Newell, JD

Office: 202-888-7100
Direct: 202-510-0513

ABOUT Steve A. Newell, JD:

An ORC HSE Founding Partner:

S teve is a Partner of ORCHSE Strategies, LLC. He coordinates the organization’s highest-level group, the Executive Business Issues Forum, the main Occupational Safety and Health Network, and the Occupational Safety and Health Legal Issues Network; and contributes to the Global HSE Forum and Corporate Environmental Forum. Steve works extensively with member companies on topics such as fatality and serious injury prevention, human and organizational performance, contractor safety and health, improved safety and health performance metrics, OSHA record keeping, management system implementation, sustainability, and safety and health value analysis.

Professional Experience:

ORC HSE: Member Profile

Steve joined the organization (formerly known as ORC Worldwide, and Mercer HSE Networks) In January 1998. Prior to joining he was on the Executive Staff of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), responsible for data programs that targeted OSHA programmed inspections and measured Agency performance. Before OSHA he headed the ongoing safety and health statistical programs for the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In both capacities he had responsibility for the nationwide OSHA injury and illness record keeping system, authoring the “Record keeping Guidelines for Occupational Injuries and Illnesses” many know as the “OSHA Bluebook;” more than a million copies were distributed nationwide.


ORC HSE: Member Profile

Steve obtained his B.S. degree in economics from the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland and his J.D. degree from the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University. He is a past member of the District of Columbia and Maryland State Bars.