News Release USDL: 97-28
Tuesday, January 28, 1997
Contact: Frank Kane, (202) 219-8151
Maritime Advisory Committee For Occupational Safety And
Health To Meet Feb.19-20 In Washington, D.C.
The Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and
Health (MACOSH) will meet Feb. 19-20 at the U.S. Department of
Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.
The public meeting will be held Feb. 19 from 1 p.m. to about
5 p.m. and Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. to about 5 p.m. in Conference Room
The committee advises the Secretary of Labor on occupational
safety and health programs, policies and standards in the
maritime industries of the United States.
At this meeting, MACOSH will continue efforts to develop a
maritime safety and health program standard; discuss training and
mentoring opportunities for Occupational Safety and Health
Administration (OSHA) compliance officers; assist OSHA in
developing outreach materials for the soon-to-be published final
rule for longshore and marine terminals; and discuss the status
of OSHA health standards that affect shipyard employment.
Individuals with disabilities wishing to attend the meeting
should contact Theda Kenney at (202) 219-8061 no later than Feb.
7 to obtain appropriate accommodations.
MACOSH will meet as a whole and in small focus groups.
Written data, views or comments for consideration by the
committee should be submitted, preferably with 20 copies, to
Larry Liberatore, OSHA, Office of Maritime Standards, Room N-3621, 200 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20210, phone
(202) 219-7234, ext. 141, or fax (202) 219-7477. Submissions
received by Feb. 10 will be provided to the committee members and
included in the record.
Persons wishing to make an oral presentation should notify
Larry Liberatore before the meeting regarding the amount of time
desired, the capacity in which they will appear and the content
of the presentation. Oral presentations will be limited to
statements of fact and views and will not include questioning of
committee members or other participants unless the questions have
been approved by the chairperson. Persons requesting the
opportunity to address the committee may be allowed to speak, as
time permits, at the discretion of the chairperson.
Notice of the meeting appeared in the Friday, Jan. 24, 1997,