Monday, July 6, 1998
Contact: Jeff Ezell (202) 219-8151
OSHA TO HOLD PUBLIC
ACCSH MEETING JULY 22-23
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is
holding a two-day public meeting of the Advisory Committee on
Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) in Washington on July 22 and 23.
It will be held in the Frances Perkins Department of Labor
Building, 200 Constitution Ave., Room N-3437, between 9 a.m.
and 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, and 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m Thursday, July 23.
ACCSH will discuss a variety of topics. Agenda items for July 22 include:
A proposed standard regarding employer responsibility to pay for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Status of data collection on OSHA's 170 form.
OSHA's Strategic Plan for Construction.
Multi-employer Citation Policy.
A proposed standard on steel erection (Subpart R)
developed by the Steel Erection Negotiated Rulemaking
Advisory Committee (SENRAC).
Fall Protection (Subpart M).
OSHA's Electronic Information Systems.
Topics for the second day, July 23, include:
Hexavalent Chromium Rulemaking.
Crystalline Silica Standard Development.
Directorate of Construction update report.
Powered Industrial Trucks - final standard
regarding training requirements.
A report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on
highway construction injuries and fatalities.
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 July 22
will be included in the record of the meetings.
Anyone wishing to make an oral presentation to the
committee on any of the agenda items also 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 with disabilities wishing to attend should contact
(202) 219-8615 ext. 106, no later than July 17 to obtain
The point of contact for all questions, comments and
requests regarding the ACCSH meeting is Theresa Berry.
An official record of the meeting will be available for public
inspection in the OSHA Docket Office, Room N-2625,
Notice of this meeting appeared in the Federal Register on July 6, 1998.