[Federal Register: March 2, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 41)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety And Health Administration
[Docket No. OSHA-2007-0011]
Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Request for nominations.
SUMMARY: The Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and
Health invites interested parties to submit nominations for membership
on the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
DATES: Nominations for FACOSH must be received by April 2, 2007.
ADDRESSES: You may submit nominations for FACOSH, identified by Docket
No. OSHA-2007-0011, by any of the following methods:
Electronically: Nominations, including attachments, may be
submitted electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal
eRulemaking Portal. Follow the online instructions for submitting
Facsimile: If your nomination, including attachments, is not longer
than 10 pages, you may fax it to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-
Mail, express delivery, hand delivery, messenger or courier
service: Submit three copies of your nomination to the OSHA Docket
Office, Room N-2625, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue,
NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-2350 (OSHA's TTY number
is (877) 889-5627). Deliveries (hand, express mail, messenger and
courier service) are accepted during the Department of Labor's and
Docket Office's normal business hours, 8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m., e.t.
Instructions: All nominations for FACOSH must include the Agency
name and docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No.
OSHA-2007-0011). All submissions in response to this Federal Register
notice, including personal information provided, will be posted without
change at http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions
interested parties about submitting personal information such as social
security numbers and birth dates. Because of security-related
procedures, submitting nominations by regular mail may result in a
significant delay in their receipt. Please contact the OSHA Docket
Office, at the address above, for information about security procedures
for submitting nominations by hand delivery, express delivery, and
messenger or courier service. For additional information on submitting
nominations, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below.
Docket: To read or download submissions, go to http://www.regulations.gov.
All documents in the docket are listed in the
http://www.regulations.gov index. Although listed in the index, some
documents (e.g., copyrighted material) are not publicly available to
read or download through http://www.regulations.gov. All submissions,
including copyrighted material, are available for inspection and
copying at the OSHA Docket Office at the address above.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Brayden, Director, OSHA, Office
of Federal Agency Programs, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3622, 200
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-
2122; fax (202) 693-1685; email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Assistant Secretary of Labor for
Occupational Safety and Health invites interested parties to submit
nominations for membership on FACOSH. FACOSH is authorized by section
19 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) (29
U.S.C. 668), 5 U.S.C. 7902, and Executive Order 12196 to advise the
Secretary of Labor on all matters relating to the occupational safety
and health of Federal employees (Ex. 2). This includes providing advice
on how to reduce and keep to a minimum the number of injuries and
illnesses in the Federal workforce and how to encourage the
establishment and maintenance of effective occupational safety and
health programs in each Federal Department and Agency (Ex. 3).
FACOSH is comprised of 16 members, whom the Secretary of Labor
appoints, and is chaired by the Assistant Secretary. The composition of
FACOSH and the number of new members to be appointed at this time are
Eight members are management representatives from Federal
Departments or Agencies. Two management representatives will be
Eight members are representatives of labor organizations
representing Federal employees. Three labor representatives will be
FACOSH members serve staggered three-year terms, unless the member
becomes unable to serve, resigns, ceases to be qualified to serve, or
is removed by the Secretary (Ex. 2). The Secretary may appoint FACOSH
members to successive terms (Ex. 2). FACOSH meets between two to six
times a year for one-day meetings (Ex. 2).
Interested parties may nominate one or more qualified persons for
membership. Others are invited and encouraged to submit endorsements in
support of particular nominees. Nominations must include the nominee's
name, occupation, current position, and contact information. The
nomination also must identify the category of membership for which the
nominee is qualified and a resume of the nominee's background,
experience and qualifications for membership. In addition, the
nomination must include a statement that the nominee is aware of the
nomination, willing to serve a three-year term, and attend meetings
The information received through the nomination process, along with
other relevant sources of information, will assist the Secretary in
making appointments to FACOSH. In selecting FACOSH members, the
Secretary will consider individuals nominated in response to this
Federal Register notice, as well as other qualified individuals. OSHA
will publish the new FACOSH membership list in the Federal Register.
Public Participation--Submission of Nominations and Access to Docket
You may submit nominations (1) electronically at http://www.regulations.gov;
(2) by facsimile (FAX); or (3) by hard copy. All comments, attachments
and other materials must identify the Agency name and the OSHA docket
number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2007-0011).
You may supplement electronic nominations by uploading document files
electronically. If, instead, you wish to submit hard copies of any
additional material in reference to an electronic submission, you must
submit three copies to the OSHA Docket Office following the instructions
in the ADDRESSES section. The additional material must clearly identify
your electronic submission by name, date, and docket number so OSHA can
attach them to your nomination.
Because of security-related procedures, the use of regular mail may
result in a significant delay in the receipt of nominations. For
information about security procedures concerning the delivery of
materials by hand, express delivery, messenger or courier service,
please contact the OSHA Docket Office (see ADDRESSES section).
Submissions in response to this Federal Register notice are posted
without change at http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions
interested parties about submitting personal information such as social
security numbers and birth dates. Although all submissions are listed
in the http://www.regulations.gov index, some documents (e.g.,
copyrighted material) are not publicly available to read or download
through http://www.regulations.gov. All submissions, including
copyrighted material, are available for inspection and copying at the
OSHA Docket Office.
Exhibits referenced in this Federal Register notice are included in
Docket No. OSHA-2007-0011 at http://www.regulations.gov In the http://.
http://www.regulations.gov index for this docket, exhibit numbers are listed
at the beginning of the title of each document (see "Document Title"
Information on using the http://www.regulations.gov Web site to
make submissions and to access the docket and exhibits is available at
the Web site's User Tips link. Contact the OSHA Docket Office for
information about materials not available through http://www.regulations.gov
and for assistance in using the Internet to locate submissions and
other documents in the docket.
Electronic copies of this Federal Register notice are available at
http://www.regulations.gov This notice, as well as news releases and other relevant information, is available at OSHA's Webpage at http://.
Authority and Signature
Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational
Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this notice under the
authority granted by section 19 of the Occupational Safety and Health
Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 668), 5 U.S.C. 7902, section 1-5 of Executive
Order 12196, 29 CFR 1960 (Basic Program Elements of for Federal
Employee Occupational Safety and Health Programs), and Secretary of
Labor's Order 5-2002 (67 FR 65008).
Signed at Washington, DC this 27th day of February, 2007.
Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.
[FR Doc. E7-3690 Filed 3-1-07; 8:45 am]
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