News Release USDL:96-182
Thursday, May 9, 1996
Contact: Frank Kane (202) 219-8151
OSHA Advisory Committee Work Group Developing Construction
Safety And Health Program Proposal To Meet May 30 In Washington,
The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety
and Health (ACCSH) work group developing a proposal
for a safety and health program standard for the
construction industry will meet May 30 in
ACCSH advises the Occupational Safety and
Health Administration (OSHA) on standards and
policies to protect construction workers from
The meeting will be held in Room S-3215 A&B
U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave.,
NW, Washington, D.C., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The work group, in its April 10 meeting,
asked interested parties to provide comments and
recommendations for a construction safety and
health program standard by May 17, 1996.
During the May 30 meeting, the work group
will discuss the comments and recommendations.
The specialty review groups that have been
established to represent the range of construction
activities will make presentations.
Persons interested in making comments or
recommendations for the standard should submit
them to the appropriate specialty review group
through the Directorate of Construction, Occupational
Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of
Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., Room N-3306,
Washington, D.C., 20210, attention: Camille
Copies of the work group's initial draft
for a proposed standard are available from the Directorate
of Construction, phone (202) 219-8644.
The following specialty review groups will be
asked to provide summaries and suggested changes
to the draft during the May 30 meeting.
Coordinator: Ronald Brown, The Business Roundtable.
Coordinator: Kari Barrett, Chemical Manufacturers Association.
Coordinator: Nicholas Fiore, National Constructors Association.
Coordinator: Pete Chaney, Associated General Contractors Association.
Coordinator: Marc Freedman, Painting and Decorating Contractors of America.
Coordinator: Regina Solomon, National Association of Home Builders.
Coordinator: Jack Hansmann, Mechanical Contractors Association of America.
Coordinator: Sandy Tillett, Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO.
Coordinator: Peter Huddleston, Washington, Metropolitan Area Construction Safety Association.
Coordinator: Charlie Darnell, National Construction Safety Executives.
The work group on the safety and health program
standard will hold another meeting in Room S-3215 A&B
on June 11, 1996, the day before a full ACCSH meeting
at the Department of Labor in Washington, D.C.