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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 October 7 and 8, 1998, at the Frances Perkins DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Building, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. This meeting is open to the public.

DATES: This ACCSH meeting will be held on October 7 and 8, 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 work groups are open to the public. Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodations should contact Theresa Berry no later than September 30, 1998 at the above address.

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, October 7 and from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, October 8 in Rooms N-5437 B, C, and D.

The agenda items for the October 7 and 8, 1998 meeting include: Remarks by the Assistant Secretary for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Charles N. Jeffress.

Construction Standards and Policy Updates to include the Proposed Standard on Subpart R "Steel Erection", the Status of the Construction Safety and Health Management Standard, the Proposed Revisions to Multi-employer Policy, and other construction related issues.

ACCSH Work Group Updates, to include such subjects as; Sanitation, Data Collection/Enforcement, Confined Space, Scaffolds, and Musculoskeletal Disorders.

For information on ACCSH Work Group meeting schedules or topics, contact Jim Boom, Directorate of Construction, Office of Construction Services, Room N-3603, Telephone 202-219-8136, extension 143.

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 Acting Chair of ACCSH.

Signed at Washington, DC this 16th day of September, 1998.

Charles N. Jeffress,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.

[FR Doc. 98-25263 Filed 9-21-98; 8:45 am]