TRADE NEWS RELEASE
Monday, November 26, 2001
Contact: Frank Meilinger
Phone: (202) 693-1999
ACCSH PUBLIC MEETING SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 6 IN WASHINGTON, DC
WASHINGTON -- The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) will hold an open meeting in Washington, D.C. on December 6, 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 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 6 at the Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC.
Agenda items include:
- Remarks by Assistant Secretary for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, John L. Henshaw
- Special Presentation- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
- ACCSH Work Group Updates
- OSHA Training Institute-Update on North Carolina's Initiatives
- World Trade Center-Update
- Directorate of Construction Report
ACCSH work groups will meet December 4-5 at the Frances Perkins Department of Labor Building, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20210.
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 November 30, 2001.
An official record of the meeting will be available for public inspection at the OSHA Docket Office located in Room N-2625 of the Department of Labor Building, telephone (202) 693-2350.
Notice of this meeting appeared in the November 23, 2001 Federal Register.
This news release text is on the Internet World Wide Web at http://www.osha.gov. Information on this release will be made available to sensory impaired individuals upon request. Voice phone: (202) 693-1999.