Executive Director of Safety & Health
Steve Rank is the Executive Director of Safety & Health for the Ironworkers International, and a member of Iron Workers Local #10 in Kansas City, MO. He was appointed to the OSHA Steel Erection Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee for the revision of the Federal OSHA Subpart R Steel Erection Standard and responsible for developing a series of training modules on steel erection, precast concrete erection, and reinforcing steel installation for the National Iron Workers Training Fund and the NEA - The Association of Union Constructors.
Rank worked with labor and management representatives in California to develop the California Ironworkers Collectively Bargained Workers Compensation Program. He assisted in the development of alliance agreements with the State Compensation Insurance Fund, American International Group, SeaBright Insurance Company, Old Republic Construction Program Group, and Zurich Construction, to improve claims administration, safety performance, and underwriting qualifications for California employers and workers. In 2003, California Governor Gray Davis appointed him to serve as Chairman of the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board as a representative for labor, and in 2007, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger reappointed him.
Rank is a graduate of Central Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering Technology.