[Federal Register: June 23, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 120)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
(MACOSH); Request for Nominations
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration, (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Request for nominations for persons to serve on MACOSH.
SUMMARY: OSHA intends to re-charter the Maritime Advisory Committee for
Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH), which expires in April 2005.
MACOSH advises the Secretary of Labor on matters relating to
occupational safety and health programs, new initiatives, and standards
for the maritime industries of the United States which include
Longshoring, Marine Terminals, and Shipyards. The Committee will
consist of 15 members and will be chosen from among a cross-section of
individuals who represent the following interests: employers,
employees; Federal and State safety and health organizations;
professional organizations specializing in occupational safety and
health; and national standards setting groups. OSHA invites persons
interested in serving on MACOSH to submit their names for consideration
for committee membership.
DATES: Nominations for MACOSH membership should be postmarked by August
ADDRESSES: Nominations for MACOSH membership should be sent to: Dorothy
Dougherty, Acting Director, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, Room
N 3718, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department
of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Maddux, Director, Office of
Maritime, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health
Administration, Room N-3621, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210;
telephone: (202) 693-2086.
OSHA intends to re-charter MACOSH for another two years. MACOSH was
established to advise the Secretary on various issues pertaining to
providing safe and healthful employment in the maritime industries. The
Secretary consults with MACOSH on various related subjects, including:
ways to increase the effectiveness of safety and health regulations
that apply to the maritime industries, injury and illness prevention,
the use of stakeholder partnerships to improve training and outreach
initiatives, and to increase the national dialogue on occupational
safety and health. In addition, MACOSH provides advice on enforcement
initiatives that will help improve the working conditions and the
safety and health of men and women employed in the maritime industry.
OSHA is looking for MACOSH members who have a strong interest in
the safety and health of workers in the maritime industry. The Agency
is looking for nominees to represent the following interests and
categories; employees, employers, State or Federal safety and health
organizations, professional organizations, and national standards
OSHA seeks a broad-based and diverse membership for MACOSH.
Nominations of women and minorities are encouraged. Nominations of new
members or renominations of former or current members will be accepted
in all categories of membership. Interested persons may nominate
themselves or may submit the name of another person who they believe to
be interested in and qualified to serve on MACOSH. Nominations may also
be submitted by organizations from one of the categories listed above.
Nominations should include the name, address, and telephone number of
the candidate. Each nomination should include a summary of the
candidate's training or experience relating to safety and health in the
maritime industry and the interest the candidate represents. In
addition to listing the candidate's qualifications to serve on the
committee, each nomination should state that the person consents to the
nomination and acknowledges the responsibilities of serving on MACOSH.
This document was prepared under the direction of Jonathan L.
Snare, Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and
Health, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, DC 20210, pursuant to
sections 6(b) and 7(b) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of
1970 (29 U.S.C. 655, 656), the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C.
App. 2) and 29 CFR part 1912.
Signed in Washington, DC this 20th day of June 2005.
Jonathan L. Snare,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor.
[FR Doc. 05-12433 Filed 6-22-05; 8:45 am]
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