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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 August 27-28, 1996 at the Spokane Research Center of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 315 East Montgomery Street, Spokane, Washington. The meetings of the full Committee are open to the public and will begin at 8:30 a.m. on both days. The meeting will conclude at approximately 5:00 p.m. on August 27 and at approximately 12:00 p.m. on August 28, 1996.

On August 27, OSHA will brief the ACCSH regarding the status of construction-related activities. In particular, the Agency will report on the status of rulemaking efforts regarding fall protection (subpart M). Also, State Plan State representatives will provide their perspectives regarding OSHA's construction-related rulemaking and enforcement activities.

After a lunch break, the Committee will hear comments on OSHA's construction-related rulemaking and enforcement activities from the Agency's Construction Industry Partners. The Committee will also receive a briefing regarding the NIOSH research program and a tour of the Spokane Research Center.

On August 28, the work groups on Fall Protection, Safety and Health Programs, Confined Spaces and Health and Safety for Women in Construction will report back to the full Advisory Committee and the full Committee will discuss the reports from the work groups. In addition, the Committee will discuss participation in the planning of a Musculoskeletal Disorders Best Practices Conference.

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, DC, this 30th day of July 1996.

Joseph A. Dear,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.

[FR Doc. 96-19988 Filed 8-5-96; 8:45 am]