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    Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health;Meeting

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health; Meeting

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), U.S. Department of Labor.

ACTION: Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH); Notice of Meeting.

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, established under section 7(a) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 656 to advise the Secretary of Labor on matters relating to occupational safety and health programs, policies, and standards in the maritime industries of the United States will meet August 28 and 29, 1996, at The Annapolis Marriott Waterfront Hotel on 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, Maryland.

ADDRESSES: Any written comments in response to this notice should be sent to the following address: OSHA, Office of Maritime Standards, Room N-3621, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210. Phone (202) 219-7234, fax (202) 219-7477.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Larry Liberatore, Office of Maritime Standards, OSHA, (202) 219-7234, extension 141.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health meeting will be held August 28 from 9:00 to 5:00, and August 29 from 9:00 to 5:00 at The Annapolis Marriott Waterfront Hotel on 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401, telephone (410-268-7555). At this meeting, the Committee will continue its discussions on maritime enforcement, standards, and outreach initiatives related to the maritime industries. An extensive discussion of safety and health programs is planned.

All interested persons are invited to attend the public meetings of MACOSH, including this one at the time and place indicated above. Seating will be available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Individuals with disabilities wishing to attend should contact Theda Kenney at 202-219-8061, no later than August 14, 1996, to obtain appropriate accommodations.

MACOSH will meet as a whole and also in small focus groups. Written data, views or comments for consideration by the Committee may be submitted, preferably with 20 copies, to Larry Liberatore at the address provided above. 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. Members of the general public may request an opportunity to make oral presentations at the meeting. Oral presentations will be limited to statements of fact and views, and shall not include any questioning of the committee members or other participants unless these questions have been specifically approved by the chairperson. Anyone wishing to make an oral presentation should notify Larry Liberatore 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 Chair of the Advisory Committee.

Signed at Washington, D.C. this 30th day of July 1996.

Joseph A. Dear,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.

[FR Doc. 96-19794 Filed 8-2-96; 8:45 am]