Trade News Release
Thursday, January 21, 1999
Contact: Jeff Ezell, (202) 693-1999
OSHA TO HOLD PUBLIC ACCSH MEETING JANUARY 28-29, 1999
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is holding a two-day public meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) in Washington on Jan. 28-29, 1999.
The committee 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 that affect the construction industry.
ACCSH will discuss a variety of topics. Agenda items for Jan. 28 include:
Safety and health management training
Multi-employer citation policy
Small business partnership
Topics for the second day, January 29, include:
Directorate of Construction report
Subpart R Steel Erection hearings
Powered Industrial Trucks training
Highway workzone safety
The meeting will be held in the Frances Perkins Department of Labor Building, 200 Constitution Ave., Room N-3437, between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28. On Friday, Jan. 29, the meeting will last from 9 a.m. to noon.
Written data, views or comments for consideration by the committee may be submitted to U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA, Room N-3647, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210. Twenty copies are needed. Those submissions received prior to the meeting will be included in the record of the meetings.
Anyone wishing to make an oral presentation to the committee on any of the agenda items also should notify OSHA at the above address. The request should specify the amount of time desired, the capacity in which the person will appear and a brief outline of the presentation. ACCSH may grant requests to speak, as time permits, at the discretion of the ACCSH chairperson.
Individuals with disabilities wishing to attend should contact Theresa Berry at 202-693-1999, no later than Jan. 21 to obtain appropriate accommodations.
An official record of the meeting will be available for public inspection in the OSHA Docket Office, Room N-2625, telephone 202-693-2350.
Notice of this meeting appeared in the Federal Register on Jan. 12, 1999.
The text of this news release is on the Internet at http://www.osha.gov.
Information on this news release will be made available to sensory impaired individuals upon request. Voice phone: 202-693-1999.