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    Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health; Full Committee Meeting

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 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 November 12-13, 1996 at the Frances Perkins Building, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room N-3437A-D, Washington, DC. The meetings of the full Committee are open to the public and will begin at 9 a.m. on both days. The meeting will conclude at approximately 5:00 p.m. on November 12 and at approximately 12:00 p.m. on November 13.

On November 12, OSHA will update the Committee regarding the activities of the Directorate of Construction, make a statistical presentation, and brief the ACCSH regarding the recently issued final rule for scaffolds (subpart L). The Agency will also describe the status of its efforts regarding the Steel Erection Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee, the draft proposed rule for fall protection (subpart M), confined spaces in construction, safety and health programs, the applicability of generic construction standards to the residential construction industry, voluntary protection programs, emergency exit standard, and the PSM Chemical list. In addition, NIOSH and the OSHA Training Institute will describe their recent construction-related activities.

After a lunch break, there will be presentations regarding federal procurement requirements, from approximately 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

On November 13, the work group on Health and Safety for Women in Construction will report back to the full Advisory Committee. The full Committee will discuss the report from the work group, as well as federal procurement requirements and the activities of the OSHA State Plans. In addition, OSHA will report on the Agency's FY 1997 budget, outline OSHA's FY 1997 objectives, and indicate what assistance the Agency will need for ACCSH.

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 25th day of October, 1996.

Joseph A. Dear,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.

[FR Doc. 96-27866 Filed 10-29-96; 8:45 am]