OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) (Frances Perkins Building (U.S. DOL), Room N3437 A-C)

Thursday, February 27, 2003

8:30 - 8:45 AM Welcome John Henshaw, Assistant Secretary
Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Dr. John Howard, Director
National Institute for Occupational
Safety and Health
8:45 - 9:15 AM Introduction of Committee NACOSH Members
9:15 - 10:45 AM Overview of OSHA Activities and Committee
John Henshaw
  Overview of NIOSH Activities and Committee
Dr. John Howard
10:45 - 11:00 AM Break
11:00 - 12:00 PM NIOSH Updates Dr. Bill Eschenbacher
The NEWS in Healthcare - Challenges and Opportunities

Tim Pizatella
The NIOSH Face - and Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation Programs

Dr. Paul Schulte
NIOSH Communication Approaches
12:00 - 1:00 PM
1:00 - 3:00 PM OSHA Updates Compliance Assistance and Partnerships

Paula White

Regulatory Issues
Steven Witt

Richard Fairfax

Homeland Security and Technical Support
Ruth McCully
3:00 - 3:15 PM Break
3:15 - 4:00 PM Proposed Areas of Assistance to NIOSH
Dr. John Howard
  Q &As NACOSH Committee
4:00 PM Administrative Issues Veneta Chatman, OSHA

Miriam Miller, SOL
4:45 PM Adjourn
Friday, February 28, 2003
9:00 - 9:45 AM Proposed Areas of Assistance to OSHA
John Henshaw
9:45 - 10:30 AM Committee Discussion
Areas of Interest and Subgroups
NACOSH Committee
10:30 - 10:45 AM Break
10:45 - 11:30 AM Committee Discussion
Next Steps B Next Meeting
NACOSH Committee
11:30 - 12:00 PM Wrap Up NACOSH Committee
John Henshaw
Dr. Howard