News Release USDL: 97-183
Friday, May 30, 1997
Contact: Frank Kane (202) 219-8151
Maritime Advisory Committee On Occupational Safety And Health
To Meet June 25-26 In Washington, D.C.
The Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH) will
meet June 25 and 26 at the Francis Perkins Department of Labor Building, 200 Constitution
Ave., NW, in Washington, D.C.
MACOSH was established under the Occupational Safety and Health Act to advise the
Secretary of Labor on matters relating to occupational safety and health programs, policies and
standards in the maritime industries of the U.S.
The public meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days in Conference Rooms
S-5215 B and C of the Frances Perkins Building. At this meeting, MACOSH will continue
discussions on maritime enforcement, standards, and outreach initiatives related to the maritime
industries. MACOSH plans an extensive discussion of longshoring, mentoring (training), and
safety and health programs.
Individuals with disabilities who require appropriate accommodations should contact
Theda Kenney at (202) 219-8061 no later than June 11, 1997.
Interested persons may submit, preferably with 20 copies, written data, views or
comments for consideration by MACOSH to Larry Liberatore at OSHA, Office of Maritime
Standards, Room N-3621, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington,
D.C., 20210, phone (202) 219-7234, fax (202) 219-7477. Submissions received by June 11 will
be provided to MACOSH and included in the meeting record.
Interested persons also may request an opportunity to make oral presentations by
notifying Larry Liberatore before the meeting. Oral presentations are limited to statements of fact
and views; they do not include any questions unless the questions are specifically approved by
the chairperson. The request must state the amount of time desired, the interest that the person
represents, and a brief outline of the presentation. Persons requesting an oral presentation will be
allowed to speak, as time permits, at the discretion of the chair.
Notice of the meeting is in the Friday, May 30, 1997, Federal Register.