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    National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH); Notice of Open Meeting.


Occupational Safety and Health Administration

National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH); Notice of Open Meeting

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

SUMMARY: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announces an open meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH). Congress created NACOSH to advise the Secretary of Labor and the Secretary of Health and Human Services on matters relating to the administration of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.

DATES: The meeting date is Tuesday, October 14, 1997, from 9:00 a.m. to about 4:30 p.m. Submit comments and requests for disability accommodations by October 6, 1997.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place in the Auditorium (Rooms 1046-48) of the Appalachian Laboratories of Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH, located at 1095 Willowdale Road in Morgantown, West Virginia. Mail comments to Joanne Goodell, OSHA, N-3641, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210.

Tour Registration and Disability Accommodations: Rebecca Talerico, 304-285-5838; e-mail rjg3@cdc.gov; fax 304-285-5717.

Other Information: Joanne Goodell, 202-219-8021 x107; e-mail jgoodell@dol.gov; fax 202-219-4383.


Meeting Agenda

Agenda items will include: a brief overview of current activities at OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), an update on OSHA's Cooperative Compliance Programs (CCP) and 11(c) Program, a discussion of OSHA/NIOSH collaboration, a report from the NACOSH Ergonomics workgroup, and a tour of the facility.

Public Participation

Those wishing to tour the new laboratory should register with NIOSH through Rebecca Talerico at the number above. Also contact Ms. Talerico for special disability accommodations.

Interested persons may send written comments, views, statements or data for consideration by NACOSH, preferably with 20 copies, to Joanne Goodell at the address above. 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).

(Authority: 5 U.S.C. App. 10(a)(2) and 29 CFR 1912a.7)

Signed at Washington, D.C. this 9th day of September, 1997.

Greg Watchman,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.

[FR Doc. 97-24400 Filed 9-12-97; 8:45 am)