News Release USDL: 97-329
Tuesday, September 16, 1997
Contact: Susan Fleming (202)219-8151
NACOSH TO MEET OCT. 14 IN MORGANTOWN, WV
The National Advisory Committee on Occupational
Safety and Health (NACOSH) will meet Oct. 14, 1997,
in Morgantown, W.Va., the Occupational Safety and
Health Administration (OSHA) announced today.
The meeting, which is open to the public, will
run from 9:00 a.m. to about 4:30 p.m. in the
auditorium of the Appalachian Laboratories for
Occupational Safety and Health, a National Institute
for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) facility.
The NACOSH meeting is being held prior to NIOSH's
National Occupational Injury Research Symposium
scheduled for Oct. 15-17 at the laboratory at 1095
Willowdale Road in Morgantown.
The committee will hear a brief overview of current
OSHA and NIOSH activities along with regulatory and
legislative updates. Other issues to be discussed
include OSHA's Cooperative Compliance Programs, OSHA's
program to protect workers against discrimination for
exercising safety and health rights in the workplace
(11(c) program), OSHA/NIOSH collaboration and NACOSH
workgroup reports. The committee also will tour the
Persons who wish to tour the laboratory should contact
Rebecca Talerico at (304) 285-5838: fax (304) 285-5717;
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Persons who need special
accommodations for disabilities should contact Ms. Talerico by
October 6. Written data, views or comments may be submitted,
preferably with 20 copies, to Joanne Goodell, at OSHA, Room
N3641, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210,
telephone (202) 219-8021 or fax (202) 219-4383 by October 6.
An official record of the meeting will be available
for public inspection at OSHA's Technical Data Center
in Room N2625 of the Frances Perkins Building.
NACOSH was established under the Occupational Safety
and Health Act of 1970 to advise the secretaries of
labor and health and human services on occupational
safety and health programs and policies. Members of
the 12-person advisory committee are chosen on the
basis of their knowledge and experience in occupational
safety and health.
Notice of the advisory committee meeting appeared in
the September 15, 1997, Federal Register. For additional
information on the NIOSH occupational injury conference,
please contact Martha Brocato, DESA, Inc., at (404)