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- Publication Type:Meeting
- Fed Register #:62:13396
- Title:National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health; Notice of Meeting
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health; Notice of Meeting
Notice is hereby given of the date and location of the next meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH), 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 and the Secretary of Health and Human Services on matters relating to the administration of the Act. NACOSH will hold a meeting on April 9-10, 1997, in Room N3437 A-D of the Department of Labor Building located at 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC. The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 9:00 a.m. each day, lasting until approximately 4:00 p.m. the first day and 3:30 p.m. the second day.
Agenda items will include: a brief overview of current activities in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH); regulatory and legislative updates; a discussion of performance measurement with consultants Scott Geller and Dan Peterson; a discussion of the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) in relation to NIOSH; as well as reports from NACOSH workgroups on performance measurement and ergonomics.
Dr. Michael L. Tapper, Section of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City, has accepted appointment to the committee to fill the vacant Public Representative position. He was nominated by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and selected by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to fill one of their four positions on the committee.
Written data, views or comments for consideration by the committee may be submitted, preferably with 20 copies, to Joanne Goodell 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 wishing to make an oral presentation should notify Ms. Goodell 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 to the extent time permits, at the discretion of the Chair. Individuals with disabilities who need special accommodations should contact Theresa Berry (phone: 202-219-8615, extension 106; FAX: 202-219-5986) one week before the meeting.
An official record of the meeting will be available for public inspection in the OSHA Technical Data Center (TDC) located in Room N2625 of the Department of Labor Building (202-219-7500). For additional information contact: Joanne Goodell, Directorate of Policy, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); Room N3641, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20210 (phone: 202-219-8021, extension 107: FAX: 202-219-4383).
Signed at Washington, DC, this 4th day of March, 1997.
Gregory R. Watchman,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 97-7088 Filed 3-19-97; 8:45 am)