Trade News Release
March 13, 2000
Contact: Alexa Gay
PHONE: (202) 693-1999
NACOSH PUBLIC MEETING SET FOR APRIL IN WASHINGTON
The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) is scheduled to meet in Washington April 12-13 to review their draft report and recommendations regarding the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's standards development process.
The committee will also be briefed on current OSHA and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) activities.
NACOSH was established by authority of 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-D at the Department of Labor, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Ave., NW. On April 12 the meeting begins at 9 a.m. and is scheduled to last until 4:30 p.m. The meeting will resume at 9 a.m. on April 13 and conclude at approximately 4 p.m. However, if work is completed earlier on the draft report the committee will be working on, the meeting may end sooner.
Written data, views or comments may be submitted to Joanne Goodell, OSHA, Room N-3641, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20210. Twenty copies are requested. Submissions received prior to the meeting will be included in the record.
Individuals wishing to attend any of the sessions and who require special accommodations should contact Veneta Chatmon at (202) 693-1999 no later than April 3.
An official record of the meeting will be available for public inspection at the OSHA Docket Office, Room, N-2625. Contact the Docket Office at (202) 693-2350.
Notice of the NACOSH meeting appeared in the March 9th Federal Register.
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