Trade News Release
January 6, 2000
Contact: Alexa Gay
PHONE: (202) 693-1999
NACOSH PUBLIC MEETING SET FOR JANUARY IN WASHINGTON
The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) is scheduled to meet in Washington January 18-19 to complete its review of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's standards development process.
The committee will talk with regulators from other federal agencies to discuss their standard setting processes. The committee will also be briefed on current OSHA and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) activities. Finally, the committee will discuss OSHA training and a form used to evaluate safety and health programs.
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 N3437 A-D at the Department of Labor, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W. On January 18, the meeting begins at 1 p.m. and is scheduled to last until approximately 5 p.m. The meeting will resume at 8:30 a.m. on January 19 and conclude at approximately 4 p.m.
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.
Individuals with disabilities wishing to attend any of the sessions and who require special accommodations should contact Veneta Chatmon at (202) 693-1999 not later than January 11.
An official record of the meeting will be available for public inspection at the OSHA Docket Office, Room N2625. Contact the Docket Office at (202) 693-2350.
Notice of the NACOSH meeting appeared in the Thursday, December 2, 1999, Federal Register.
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