[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 23 (Friday, February 3, 2012)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-2372]
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
[Docket No. OSHA-2012-0003]
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Notice of MACOSH meeting.
SUMMARY: This Federal Register notice announces meetings of the full
Committee and the workgroups on February 22-23, 2012, in Washington,
DATES: MACOSH meeting: MACOSH will meet from 9 a.m. until approximately
5 p.m. on February 22 and 23, 2012.
Submission of written statements, requests to speak, and requests
for special accommodation: Written statements, requests to speak at the
full Committee meeting, and requests for special accommodations for
these meetings must be submitted (postmarked, sent, or transmitted) by
February 15, 2012.
ADDRESSES: The Committee and workgroups will meet at the U.S.
Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210.
Submission of written statements and requests to speak: You may
submit written statements and requests to speak at the MACOSH meetings,
identified by the docket number for this Federal Register notice
(Docket No. OSHA-2012-0003), by one of the following methods:
Electronically: You may submit comments and attachments
electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal
eRulemaking Portal. Follow the instructions online for submitting
Facsimile: If your comments, including attachments, are not longer
than 10 pages, you may fax them to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-
Regular mail, express mail, hand (courier) delivery, and messenger
service: When using this method, you must submit a copy of your
comments and attachments to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA-
2012-0003, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health
Administration, Room N-2625, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington,
DC 20210. Deliveries (express mail, hand (courier) delivery, and
messenger service) are accepted during the Department of Labor's and
Docket Office's normal business hours, 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., e.t.
Requests for special accommodations: Submit requests for special
accommodations for MACOSH and its workgroup meetings by hard copy,
telephone, or email to: Ms. Veneta Chatmon, OSHA, Office of
Communications, Room N-3647, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-1999; email
Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and
docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2012-
0003). Because of security-related procedures, submissions by regular
mail may result in a significant delay in receipt. Please contact the
OSHA Docket Office for information about security procedures for making
submissions by express mail, hand (courier) delivery, and messenger
OSHA will place written statements and requests to speak, including
personal information provided, in the public docket which may be
available online. Therefore, OSHA cautions interested parties about
submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers and
Docket: To read or download documents in the public docket for this
MACOSH meeting, go to http://www.regulations.gov. All documents in the
public docket are listed in the index; however, some documents (e.g.,
copyrighted material) are not publicly available to read or download
through http://www.regulations.gov. All submissions are available for
inspection and, when permitted, copying, at the OSHA Docket Office at
the above address. For information on using http://www.regulations.gov
to make submissions or to access the docket, click on the "Help" tab
at the top of the Home page. Contact the OSHA Docket Office for
information about materials not available through that Web site and for
assistance in using the Internet to locate submissions and other
documents in the docket.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For press inquiries: Frank Meilinger,
Director, OSHA Office of Communications, U.S. Department of Labor, Room
N-3647, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone:
(202) 693-1999; email Meilinger.firstname.lastname@example.org.
For general information about MACOSH and this meeting: Bill Perry,
Acting Director, Office of Maritime Standards, OSHA, U.S. Department of
Labor, Room N-3609, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210;
telephone: (202) 693-2086; email email@example.com.
Copies of this Federal Register notice: 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,
are also available at OSHA's Web page at: http://www.osha.gov.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All MACOSH committee and workgroup meetings
are open to the public. Interested persons may attend the full
Committee and its workgroup meetings at the time and place listed
above. The tentative agenda will include discussions on: Working safely
around radiation; person in water (man overboard); confined space
ventilation; safe entry and cleaning practices for vessel sewage tanks;
best practices for eye injury reduction; hot work on hollow structures;
injury and illness prevention programs; container handling equipment;
semi-tractor tip-over; top/side handler operation safety; stay focused
on safety while working on or around cargo handling equipment; safety
zones between railcars and cargo handling equipment; and preventing
chassis drivers from jostling in cabs.
The workgroups, which include Longshoring and Shipyard, will meet
from 9 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m. on February 22, 2012, in Room S-
4215. The workgroups will discuss topics listed in the previous
paragraph, as well as other topics that may arise during the remainder
of the current Committee charter. The full Committee will meet from 9
a.m. until about 5 p.m. on February 23, 2012, in Room N-3437 A, B, and
Any individual attending meetings at the U.S. Department of Labor
must enter the building at the Visitors' Entrance at 3rd and C Streets
NW., and pass through Building Security. Attendees must have valid
government-issued photo identification to enter the building. Please
contact Vanessa L. Welch at (202) 693-2080, email firstname.lastname@example.org
for additional information about building security measures for
attending the Committee and workgroup meetings. Interested parties may
submit a request to make an oral presentation to MACOSH by any one of
the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section above. The request must
state the amount of time requested to speak, the interest represented
(e.g., organization name), if any, and a brief outline of the
presentation. Requests to address the full Committee may be granted as
time permits and at the discretion of the MACOSH Chair.
Interested parties also may submit written statements, including
data and other information, using any one of the methods listed in the
ADDRESSES section above. OSHA will provide all submissions to MACOSH
members prior to the meeting. Individuals who need special
accommodations to attend the MACOSH meeting should contact Ms. Veneta
Chatmon by one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section.
Authority and Signature
David Michaels, Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Secretary of Labor for
Occupational Safety and Health, authorized the preparation of this
notice under the authority granted by Sections 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), Secretary of Labor's
Order No. 1-2012 (77 FR 3912), and 29 CFR part 1912.
Signed at Washington, DC, on January 30, 2012.
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
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