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- Title:Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health: Notice of Meeting
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health: Notice of Meeting
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH); Notice of Meeting.
SUMMARY: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announces a meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH). OSHA invites all interested persons to attend. The Secretary of Labor established MACOSH to advise the Assistant Secretary for OSHA on appropriate actions to protect workers from the hazards in the maritime industries.
DATES: The meeting dates are Wednesday, September 10, 1997, from 9:00 a.m. to about 5:00 p.m., and Thursday, September 11, from 9:00 a.m. to about 5:00 p.m. Submit comments, requests for oral presentations, and requests for special disability accommodations by August 27, 1997.
ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the Best Western, Tysons Westpark Hotel, 8401 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102 (703-734-2800). Mail comments and requests for oral presentations to Theda Kenney, U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA, Directorate of Safety Standards Programs, MACOSH, Room N-3609, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Liberatore, Director, Office of Maritime Standards, OSHA (202- 219-7234 ext. 141). For special disability accommodations, contact Theda Kenney (phone: 202-219-8061 ext. 100; FAX: 202-219-7477).
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting Agenda. At this meeting, MACOSH will continue its discussion on maritime enforcement initiatives, standards development, and outreach projects related to the maritime industries. MACOSH plans an extensive discussion of longshoring outreach, maritime training, and safety and health programs. OSHA will provide an update on Agency programs.
Public Participation. Interested persons may file written comments, data, views or statements for consideration by MACOSH by submitting them to Theda Kenney. Interested persons may also request to make an oral presentation by providing Mrs. Kenney with a summary of the proposed presentation, an estimate of the time desired, and a statement of the interest that the person represents. The Chair may allow presentations at his discretion and as time permits.
Authority. The following laws authorize OSHA to issue this notice: Sections 6(b)(1) and 7(b) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 655, 666), the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), and 29 CFR part 1912.
Signed at Washington, D.C., this 13th day of August 1997.
Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor.
[FR Doc. 97-21911 Filed 8-18-97; 8:45 am)