[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 209 (Wednesday, October 29, 2014)][Notices][Pages 64416-64417]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-25690]
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
[Docket No. OSHA-H022k-2006-0062]
Preparations for the 28th Session of the UN Sub-Committee of
Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and
Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS)
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA),
Department of Labor
ACTION: Notice of public meeting.
SUMMARY: This notice is to advise interested persons that on Wednesday,
November 12, 2014, OSHA, as a representative of the U.S Interagency GHS
(Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of
Chemicals) Coordinating Group, will conduct a public meeting to discuss
proposals in preparation for the 28th session of the United Nations
Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of
Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS) to be held
December 10 to 12, 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland. OSHA, along with the
U.S. Interagency GHS Coordinating Group, plans to consider the comments
and information gathered at this public meeting when developing the
U.S. Government positions for the UNSCEGHS meeting.
Also, on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, the Department of
Transportation (DOT), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety
Administration (PHMSA) will conduct a public meeting (See Docket No.
PHMSA-2014-0117, Notice No. 14-12) to discuss proposals in preparation
for the 46th session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on
the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNSCOE TDG) to be held December 1 to
December 9, 2014, in Geneva, Switzerland.
DATES: Wednesday, November 12, 2014.
ADDRESSES: Both meetings will be held at the DOT Headquarters
Conference Center, West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE.,
Washington, DC 20590.
Times and Locations
PHMSA public meeting: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT, Conference Room
OSHA public meeting: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT, Conference Room 4.
Registration: It is requested that attendees pre-register for these
meetings by completing the form at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9WWZWR2.
Attendees may use the form to pre-register for the OSHA meeting, the
PHMSA meeting, or both meetings.
Failure to pre-register may delay your access to the DOT building.
Participants attending in person are encouraged to arrive early to
allow time for security checks necessary to obtain access to the
Conference call-in and "live meeting" capability will be provided
for both meetings. Specific information on call-in and live meeting
access will be posted when available at: http://www.osha.gov/dsg/hazcom/
and at: http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/regs/international.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maureen Ruskin, Office of Chemical
Hazards-Metals, OSHA Directorate of Standards and Guidance, Department
of Labor, Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-1950, email:
The OSHA Meeting: OSHA is hosting an open informal public meeting
of the U.S. Interagency GHS Coordinating Group to provide interested
groups and individuals with an update on GHS-related issues and an
opportunity to express their views orally and in writing for
consideration in developing U.S. Government positions for the upcoming
UNSCEGHS meeting. Interested stakeholders may also provide input on
issues related to OSHA's activities in the U.S.--Canada Regulatory
Cooperation Council (RCC) at the meeting.
General topics on the agenda include:
Review of Working papers
Correspondence Group updates
Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) Update.
Information on the work of the UNSCEGHS including meeting agendas,
reports, and documents from previous sessions, can be found on the
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Transport
Division Web site located at the following web address:
UNSCEGHS bases its decisions on Working Papers. The Working Papers for
the 28th session of the UNSCEGHS are located at:
Informal Papers submitted to the UNSCEGHS provide information for
the Sub-committee and are used either as a mechanism to provide
information to the Sub-committee or as the basis for future Working
Papers. Informal Papers for the 28th session of the UNSCEGHS are
located at: http://www.unece.org/trans/main/dgdb/dgsubc4/c4inf28.html
The PHMSA Meeting: The Federal Register notice and additional
detailed information relating to PHMSA's public meeting will be
available upon publication at http://www.regulations.gov (Docket No.
PHMSA-2014-0117) and on the PHMSA Web site at:
Authority and Signature
This document was prepared under the direction of David Michaels,
Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and
Health, U.S. Department of Labor, pursuant to sections 4, 6, and 8 of
the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 653, 655,
657), and Secretary's Order 1-2012 (77 FR 3912), (Jan. 25, 2012).
Signed at Washington, DC, on October 24, 2014.
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2014-25690 Filed 10-28-14; 8:45 am]
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