News Release USDL: 97-157
Thursday, May 8, 1997
Contact: Susan Hall Fleming, (202) 219-8151
NACOSH To Meet June 6
The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and
Health (NACOSH) will meet June 6, 1997, in Washington, D.C., the
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced
The committee will hear a brief overview of current OSHA and
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
activities along with regulatory and legislative updates. Work
groups on performance measurement and ergonomics are scheduled to
present reports to the full committee.
The meeting, which is open to the public, will begin at 9:00
a.m. and last until about 3:30 p.m. in Room N3437 of the Frances
Perkins Building at 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.
Written data, views or comments may be submitted, preferably
with 20 copies, to Joanne Goodell, Directorate of Policy, Room
N3641, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210.
Submissions received prior to the meeting will be provided to
committee members and included in the meeting records. 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.
Anyone wishing to make an oral presentation should contact
Joanne Goodell at the above address. 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.
Persons who request the opportunity to address the committee may
be allowed to speak, as time permits, at the discretion of the
committee chair. For further information, Goodell can be reached
at (202) 219-8021.
Individuals with disabilities who wish to attend the meeting
and who require special accommodations should contact Theresa
Berry, OSHA Division of Consumer Affairs, at the above address or
telephone (202) 219-8615 or fax (202) 219-5986 at least
one week before the meeting.
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 is scheduled to
appear in the May 9, 1997, Federal Register.