Safety Expert Henry Mykich Dies at 60

Henry J. Mykich, director of safety for the American Bridge Company in Coraopolis, Pa., passed away on August 22 of complications from lung surgery. He was 60 years old.

Mykich was well respected in his field and served as American Bridge’s representative to the Ironworker Employers Association of Western Pennsylvania, Inc., the Iron Workers International and Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) Safety Committee, the Steel Erection Negotiating Rule Making Committee (which developed the Fall Protection Standard for OSHA) and the Association Of Union Constructors (TAUC) Safety Committee.

A former member of the Pittsburgh Ski Club and an avid Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins and Pirates fan, Mykich was a proud resident of Pittsburgh and was also a passionate reader, sharing his favorite books with family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Denise.