TRADE NEWS RELEASE
October 19, 2001
Contact: Frank Meilinger
Phone: (202) 693-1999
NACOSH PUBLIC MEETING SET FOR NOV. 28 IN WASHINGTON, DC
The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) will meet in Washington, D.C., on November 28, to discuss OSHA and NIOSH activities.
The public meeting will be held at the Hall of States located at 444 N Capital Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 9:00 a.m. and last until approximately 4:00 p.m.
In addition to an overview of activities, other agenda items may include; a presentation on OSHA and NIOSH's responses to the terrorists attacks, ergonomics issues, recordkeeping and outreach initiatives.
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. Members of the 12-person advisory committee are chosen on the basis of their knowledge and experience in occupational safety and health.
Written data, views or comments for consideration by the committee may be submitted, preferably with 20 copies, to J. Catherine Sutter, OSHA, Room N-3641, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20210. Twenty copies are requested. Submissions received prior to the meeting will be included in the record. For more information, Ms. Sutter can be reached at (202) 693-1933.
Individuals with disabilities wishing to attend the meeting and who require special accommodations should contact Veneta Chatmon by calling (202) 693-1999 one week before the meeting.
An official record of the meeting will be available for public inspection at the OSHA Technical Data Center, Room N2625. Contact the Docket Office at (202) 693-2350.
Notice of the NACOSH meeting is expected to appear in the Oct. 22, 2001 Federal Register.
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