Trade News Release
August 14, 2000
Contact: Frank Meilinger
NACOSH PUBLIC MEETING SET FOR SEPTEMBER IN WASHINGTON
The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) will meet in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 13-14, to review various aspects of occupational safety and health training.
In addition to current OSHA and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) activities, the committee will discuss the training of compliance safety and health officers, updates on the OSHA Training Institute and OSHA's training grant program, and the status of NIOSH training activities and Education Resource Centers. Committee members will also hear a report on an October 1999 Training Conference and a report from OSHA's task force on outreach activities.
NACOSH was established under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to advise the secretaries of labor and health and human services on occupational safety and health programs. Members of the 12-person advisory committee are chosen on the basis of their knowledge and experience in occupational safety and health.
The two-day meeting will be held in Room N 3437 A-C of the Frances Perkins Department of Labor Building, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. The meeting, which is open to the public, will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at approximately 4:00 p.m. each day.
Written data, views or comments may be submitted to Joanne Goodell, OSHA, Room N3641, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210. Twenty copies are requested. Submissions received prior to the meeting will be included in the record. For more information, Goodell can be reached at (202) 693-2400.
Individuals with disabilities wishing to attend the meeting and who require special accommodations should contact Veneta Chatmon by calling (202) 693-1999 one week before the meeting.
An official record of the meeting will be available for public inspection at the OSHA Technical Data Center, Room N2625. Contact the Docket Office at (202) 693-2350.
Notice of the NACOSH meeting appears in the Aug. 14, 2000 Federal Register.
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The text of this news release is on the Internet World Wide Web at http://www.osha.gov. Information on this news release will be made available to sensory impaired individuals upon request. Voice phone: (202) 693-1999.