An informal public hearing is scheduled concerning the notice of
proposed rulemaking on excavations in the construction industry
which was issued on April 15, 1987 (52 FR 12288). The comment period
for the purpose of obtaining additional information is also
reopened. The hearing will begin on April 19, 1988 in Washington,
D.C. and continue beyond that date as necessary. Notice of intention
to appear at the informal public hearing must be postmarked by March
21, 1988. Testimony and all evidence which will be offered into
hearing record must be postmarked by April 1, 1988. Written comments
must be received by April 1, 1988.