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    Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health: Notice of Meeting


Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health: Notice of 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 will meet June 25 and 26, 1997, at the Francis Perkins Department of Labor Building, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington DC 20210. MACOSH was 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.

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: MACOSH will meet June 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and June 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Conference Room S-5515 of the Francis Perkins Labor Building. At this meeting, MACOSH will continue its discussions on maritime enforcement, standards, and outreach initiatives related to the maritime industries. MACOSH plans an extensive discussion of longshoring outreach, mentoring (training), and safety and health programs.

OSHA invites all interested persons to attend public meetings of MACOSH, including the 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 requiring appropriate accommodations should contact Theda Kenney at 202-219-8061, no later than June 11, 1997.

MACOSH will meet as a whole and in small focus groups. Interested persons may submit, preferably with 20 copies, written data, views or comments for consideration by MACOSH to Larry Liberatore at the address provided above. Those submissions received by June 11 will be provided to MACOSH and included in the record of the meeting. Interested persons also may request an opportunity to make oral presentations by notifying Larry Liberatore before the meeting. (Oral presentations are limited to statements of fact and views; they do not include any questions unless these questions have been specifically approved by the chairperson.) The request must state the amount of time desired, the interest that the person represents, and a brief outline of the presentation. Persons who request an oral presentation may be allowed to speak, as time permits, at the discretion of the Chair of the Advisory Committee.

Signed at Washington, D.C. this 23rd day of May 1997.

Greg Watchman,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor.

[FR Doc. 97-14198 Filed 5-29-97; 8:45 am)