Ohio Superintendent of Industrial Compliance and Labor

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The Ohio Superintendent of Industrial Compliance and Labor is a position in the Ohio state government. The Division of Labor falls under the purview of the Department of Commerce, and is responsible for ensuring a safe working environment for all Ohioans.

Current officeholder

The current Director of the Ohio Department of Commerce is David Goodman.


There are no specific qualifications for this office. General qualifications to hold a statewide, constitutionally authorized office are outlined in Article VX, Section 4 of the state Constitution:

No person shall be elected or appointed to any office in this state unless possessed of the qualifications of an elector.

  • resident of Ohio
  • a qualified elector
  • at least 18 years old


The superintendent of industrial compliance and labor is appointed by, and serves as the pleasure of, the Director of the Ohio Department of Commerce.


In the event of a vacancy in the office, the Director of the Department of Commerce will appoint a successor.


The superintendent administers the activities of the entire division.


There are two administrative sections, finance and administration, that manage the day-to-day office functions of the division and support the eight central sections of the office:

  • Bedding
  • Boilers
  • Building Code Compliance
  • Elevators
  • Industrialized Units
  • Labor & Worker Safety
  • Plumbing
  • Steam Engineers


In 2010, the Ohio Director of Insurance was paid an estimated $87,547 according to the Council of State Governments.[1]

Contact information


Ohio Department of Commerce
Division of Industrial Compliance and Labor
6606 Tussing Road
P.O. Box 4009
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068-9009

Phone: 614-644-2223
Fax: 614-644-2618
E-mail: Industrial Compliance

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