[Federal Register: January 18, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 11)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health;
Notice of Meeting
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
(MACOSH); Notice of meeting.
SUMMARY: The Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and
Health (MACOSH) was established to advise the Assistant Secretary of
Labor for Occupational Safety and Health on issues relating to
occupational safety and health in the maritime industries. The purpose
of this Federal Register notice is to announce the MACOSH and workgroup
meetings scheduled for February 7 and 8, 2007.
DATES: The workgroups will meet on February 7, 2007 from 8:30 a.m.
until approximately 4 p.m. The MACOSH Committee will meet on February
8, 2007 from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 4:30 p.m.
ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet at the Sheraton Inner Harbor, 300
South Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202. On Wednesday February
7, 2007, the workgroups will meet in the Severn II and Severn III
rooms. On Thursday February 8, 2007, the MACOSH Committee will meet in
the Chesapeake I room.
Mail comments, views, or statements in response to this notice to
Jim Maddux, Director, Office of Maritime, OSHA, U.S. Department of
Labor, Room N-3609, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210;
phone (202) 693-2086; FAX: (202) 693-1663.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information about MACOSH
and this meeting contact: Jim Maddux, Director, Office of Maritime,
U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3609, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW.,
Washington, DC 20210; phone: (202) 693-2086. Individuals with
disabilities wishing to attend the meeting should contact Vanessa L.
Welch at (202) 693-2086 no later than January 31, 2007 to obtain
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All MACOSH meetings, including work group
meetings, are open to the public. All interested persons are invited to
attend the MACOSH meetings at the times and places listed above. OSHA
has formed five MACOSH workgroups and assigned each workgroup a number
of occupational safety and health topics. Each workgroup may discuss
one or more of the topics listed below as time permits:
Health workgroup: beryllium, radiation, welding fumes, and diesel
Longshoring workgroup: radio communications with crane operators,
traffic safety, cargo ship design issues, and maintenance and repair
Cranes and falls workgroup: scaffold erection and disassembly,
lashing platforms, inflatable personal flotation devices, and fall
Shipyard workgroup: review of OSHA Safety and Health Injury
Prevention Sheet (SHIPS) on ship-fitting, hot work on coatings, and
ship module placement; and
Outreach workgroup: leading indicators, root cause analysis,
industry pocket guides; and Hispanic worker issues.
The agenda for the full committee will include reports from each
workgroup and a discussion of shipyard and marine terminal injury and
Public Participation: Written data, views or comments for
consideration by MACOSH on the various agenda items listed above should
be submitted to Vanessa L. Welch at the address listed above.
Submissions received by January 31, 2007 will be provided to Committee
members and will be included in the record of the meeting. Requests to
make oral presentations to the Committee may be granted as time
permits. Anyone wishing to make an oral presentation to the Committee
on any of the agenda items listed above should notify Vanessa L. Welch
by January 31, 2007. The request should state the amount of time
desired, the capacity in which the person will appear, and a brief
outline of the content of the presentation.
Authority: Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., Assistant Secretary of Labor for
Occupational Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this notice
under the authority granted by 6(b)(1) 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 at Washington, DC, this 10th day of January, 2007.
Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.
[FR Doc. E7-606 Filed 1-17-07; 8:45 am]
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