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    Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health; Full Committee Meeting


Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health; Full Committee Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health, established under section 107(e)(1) of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C. 333) and section 7(b) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 656), will meet on April 9-10, 1996 at the Frances Perkins Building, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room N3437 A-D, Washington, DC. The meetings of the full Committee are open to the public and will begin at 9 a.m. on April 9 and at 8:30 a.m. on April 10. The meeting will conclude at approximately 5:00 p.m. on April 9 and at approximately 12:00 p.m. on April 10.

On April 9, OSHA will brief the ACCSH regarding the status of standards-related activities for construction. In particular, the Agency will report on the draft final rule for scaffolds (subpart L); the deliberations of the Steel Erection Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee; and the status of rulemaking efforts regarding fall protection (subpart M), safety and health programs, confined spaces, powered industrial trucks and hazard communication. In addition, OSHA will brief the Committee on the activities of OSHA's Directorate of Construction and on pertinent legislative, compliance and paperwork reduction issues.

After a lunch break, the work groups on Musculoskeletal Disorders, Safety and Health Programs, Confined Spaces, and Health and Safety for Women in Construction will meet from approximately 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

On April 10, the Agency will report on the development of guidelines for participation in OSHA Partnership programs. In addition, the work groups will report back to the full Advisory Committee and the full Committee will discuss the reports from the work groups.

Written data, views or comments may be submitted, preferably with 20 copies, to the Division of Consumer Affairs, at the address provided below. Any such submissions received prior to the meeting will be provided to the members of the Committee and will be included in the record of the meeting.

Anyone who wishes to make an oral presentation should notify the Division of Consumer Affairs before the meeting. The request should state the amount of time desired, the capacity in which the person will appear and a brief outline of the content of the presentation. Persons who request the opportunity to address the Advisory Committee may be allowed to speak, as time permits, at the discretion of the Chairman of the Advisory Committee. Individuals with disabilities who wish to attend the meeting should contact Tom Hall, at the address indicated below, if special accommodations are needed.

For additional information contact: Tom Hall, Division of Consumer Affairs, Room N-3647, Telephone 202-219-8615, at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, 20210. An official record of the meeting will be available for public inspection at the OSHA Docket Office, Room N-2625, Telephone 202-219-7894.

Signed at Washington, D.C. this 8th day of March, 1996.

Joseph A. Dear,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.

[FR Doc. 96-6121 Filed 3-13-96; 8:45 am]