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    Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health;Notice of Open Meeting.


Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health; Notice of Open Meeting

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

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) will meet July 22-23, 1998, at the Frances Perkins DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Building, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. This meeting is open to the public.

DATES: This ACCSH meeting will be held on July 22 and 23, 1998, as described further in the body of this document.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: For further information contact Theresa Berry, Office of Public Affairs, Room N-3647, Telephone (202) 219-8615, Ext. 106, 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. All ACCSH meetings and those of its workgroups are open to the public. Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodations should contact Theresa Berry no later than July 17 at the address above.

ACCSH was 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).

ACCSH will meet from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 22, and from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 23, in Rooms N-3437 A, B and C.

The following items will be discussed at the meeting on July 22:

  • A proposed standard regarding employer responsibility to pay for Personal Protective Equipment.

  • Status of Data Collection on OSHA's 170 form.

  • OSHA Reinvention.

  • OSHA's Strategic Plan for Construction.

  • Multi-Employer Citation Policy.

  • A proposed standard on steel erection (Subpart R) developed by the Steel Erection Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee (SENRAC).

  • Fall Protection (Subpart M).

  • OSHA's Electronic Information Systems.

Also on July 22, ACCSH Work Groups on Sanitation and on Confined Space will present reports.

The following items will be discussed at the meeting on July 23:

  • Hexavalent Chromium Rulemaking.

  • Crystalline Silica Standard Development.

  • The Directorate of Construction update report.

  • Powered Industrial Trucks--Final Standard Regarding Training Requirements for Powered Industrial Trucks.

  • A Report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Highway Construction Injuries and Fatalities.

Interested persons may submit written data, views or comments, preferably with 20 copies, to Theresa Berry, at the address above. Those submissions received prior to the meeting will be provided to ACCSH and will be included in the record of the meeting.

Interested persons may also request to make an oral presentation by notifying Theresa Berry before the meeting. The request must state the amount of time desired, the interest that the person represents, and a brief outline of the presentation. ACCSH may grant requests, as time permits, at the discretion of the Chair of ACCSH.

Signed at Washington, DC, this 29th day of June, 1998.

Charles N. Jeffress,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.

[FR Doc. 98-17797 Filed 7-2-98; 8:45 am]