News Release USDL: 97-229
Friday, July 11, 1997
CONTACT: Frank Kane, (202) 219-8151
SENRAC To Meet July 24 To Present Steel Erection Proposal To OSHA
The Steel Erection Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee
(SENRAC) will meet July 24 in Washington, D.C., to sign its
consensus proposal for a revised steel erection standard and present
it to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
The public signing ceremony will be held at 1 p.m in
Room S-2508, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave.,
NW, Washington, D.C. 20210.
SENRAC was established in May 1994 to negotiate issues involved
in revising OSHA's steel erection standard. The committee includes
representatives of organized labor, industry, public interests and
government. The committee began negotiations in mid-June 1994 and
has met 11 times since then. In December 1995 it reached consensus
on a proposed standard. In the ensuing months, OSHA prepared a
preamble and a notice of proposed rulemaking to support the SENRAC
text. After SENRAC has presented its consensus document to OSHA, a
notice of proposed rulemaking will be published in the Federal
No advance registration is required to attend the meeting.
Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations should
contact Philip J. Harter, the committee facilitator, by July 17. He
can be reached at Suite 404, 2301 M Street, NW, Washington, D.C.
20037; telephone (202) 887-1033, fax (202) 887-1036.
Notice of the meeting will be published in the Friday, July 11,
1997 Federal Register.