Trade News Release
Friday, March 2, 2001
Contact: Frank Meilinger
PHONE: (202) 693-1999
ACCSH PUBLIC MEETING SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 15-16 IN WASHINGTON, DC
The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) will hold an open meeting in Washington, D.C. on March 15-16, 2001.
ACCSH advises the assistant secretary for occupational safety and health on safety and health issues, standards and policies that affect the construction industry.
The committee will meet from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 15 and 9:00 a.m. - Noon on Friday, March 16 in rooms N-3437 A, B, C and D of the Department of Labor Building, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20210.
Agenda items include:
- Introduction of new ACCSH members
- Remarks by Acting Assistant Secretary for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, R. Davis Layne
- ACCSH Work Group Updates
- Update on past ACCSH business
- Directorate of Construction report
ACCSH work groups will meet March 13-14 in the Department of Labor Building. Meeting times and locations are as follows:
- Subpart N - Cranes - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Room N-5437 A&B.
- Sanitation - 9:00 a.m. - Noon, Room N-5437 A.
- OSHA 10 Hour Training - 10:00 a.m. - Noon, Room N-5437 B.
- Hexavalent Chromium - 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Room N-5437 A.
- Noise in Construction - 1:00-5:00 p.m. in Room N-54337 B.
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 meeting.
Anyone wishing to make an oral presentation to the committee on any of the agenda items 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 needing special accommodations should contact Veneta Chatmon, phone (202) 693-1912; fax (202) 693-1634, no later than March 5, 2001.
An official record of the meeting will be available for public inspection at the OSHA Docket Office located in Room 2625 of the Department of Labor Building, telephone (202) 693-2350.
Notice of this meeting is scheduled to appear in the March 2, 2001 Federal Register.
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This news release text is on the Internet at http://www.osha.gov. Information on this release will be made available to sensory impaired individuals upon request. Voice phone: (202) 693-1999.