News Release USDL: 96-327
Thursday, August 8, 1996
Contact: Susan Hall Fleming (202) 219-8151
Maritime Advisory Committee To Meet August 28-29
The Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational
Safety and Health (MACOSH) will meet Aug. 28-29
in Annapolis, Md., to discuss safety and health
programs for the maritime industry, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced.
The committee, which also will discuss maritime
enforcement, standards and outreach initiatives,
was established to advise the secretary of labor
on workplace safety and health issues affecting the
U.S. maritime industry. Open to the public, the
two-day session will be held at the Annapolis
Marriott Waterfront Hotel from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
MACOSH plans to meet as a whole and also in
small focus groups. Seating will be available
to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.
Individuals with disabilities who need special
accommodation should contact Theda Kenney at
(202) 219-8061 no later than Aug. 14.
Written data, views or comments for consideration
by the committee may be submitted, preferably with
20 copies, to Larry Liberatore, OSHA Office of
Maritime Standards, Room N3621, 200 Constitution
Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20210, telephone (202)
219-7234, fax (202) 219-7477.
Anyone may request an opportunity to speak at
the meeting; however, oral presentations must
be limited to statements of facts and views and
not include questioning of committee members or
other meeting participants. Those who wish to
speak must notify Larry Liberatore before the
meeting indicating the amount of time desired,
the capacity in which the person will appear
and a brief outline of the presentation.
Notice of the meeting appeared in the Aug. 5