[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 39 (Friday, February 27, 2015)][Proposed Rules]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-03990]
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
29 CFR Part 1926
[Docket No. OSHA-2015-0002]
Special Meeting: Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Announcement of special meeting of the ACCSH.
SUMMARY: ACCSH will hold a special meeting March 31-April 1, 2015, in
Washington, DC, to consider a proposed rule to revise OSHA's crane
operator qualification requirement in the Cranes and Derricks in
DATES: ACCSH will meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, 2015,
and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, 2015.
Submit (postmark, send, transmit) comments, requests to address the
ACCSH meeting, speaker presentations (written or electronic), and
requests for special accommodations for the ACCSH meeting by March 20,
Submission of comments, requests to speak, and speaker
presentations for the ACCSH meeting: Submit comments, requests to
speak, and speaker presentations for the ACCSH meeting, using one of
the following methods:
Electronically: Submit materials, including attachments,
electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal
eRulemaking Portal. Follow the on-line instructions for submissions.
Facsimile (Fax): If the submission, including attachments, does not
exceed 10 pages, you may fax it to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-
Regular mail, express mail, hand delivery, or messenger (courier)
service: Submit materials to the OSHA Docket
Office, Docket No. OSHA-2015-0002, Room N-2625, U.S. Department of
Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone:
(202) 693-2350 (TTY (877) 889-5627). OSHA's Docket Office accepts
deliveries (hand deliveries, express mail, and messenger service)
during normal business hours, 8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m., e.t., weekdays.
Instructions: Submissions must include the agency name and docket
number for this Federal Register document (Docket No. OSHA-2015-0002).
Due to security-related procedures, submissions by regular mail may
experience significant delays. Please contact the OSHA Docket Office
for information about security procedures for making submissions. For
additional information on submitting comments, requests to speak, and
speaker presentations, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of
OSHA will post comments, requests to speak, and speaker
presentations, including any personal information provided, without
change, at http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions you
about submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers
Location of the ACCSH meeting: ACCSH will meet in Room N-4437 A-D,
U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC
Requests for special accommodations: Please submit requests for
special accommodations to attend the ACCSH meeting to Ms. Gretta
Jameson, OSHA, Office of Communications, Room N-3647, U.S. Department
of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone:
(202) 693-1999; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
For press inquiries: Mr. Frank Meilinger, Director, OSHA Office of
Communications, Room N-3647, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-1999; email:
For general information about ACCSH and ACCSH meetings: Mr. Damon
Bonneau, OSHA, Directorate of Construction, Room N-3468, U.S.
Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210;
telephone: (202) 693-2020; email: email@example.com.
Copies of this Federal Register document: Electronic copies of this
Federal Register document are available at http://www.regulations.gov.
This document, as well as news releases and other relevant information,
also are available on the OSHA Web page at http://www.osha.gov.
Background: ACCSH will meet March 31-April 1, 2015, in Washington,
DC. The meeting is open to the public. OSHA transcribes ACCSH meetings
and prepares detailed minutes of meetings. OSHA places the transcript
and minutes in the public docket for the meeting. The docket also
includes speaker presentations, comments, and other materials submitted
ACCSH advises the Secretary of Labor and the Assistant Secretary of
Labor for Occupational Safety and Health (Assistant Secretary) in the
formulation of standards affecting the construction industry, and on
policy matters arising in the administration of the safety and health
provisions under the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act
(Construction Safety Act (CSA)) (40 U.S.C. 3701 et seq.) and the
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 651 et
seq.) (see also 29 CFR 1911.10 and 1912.3). In addition, the OSH Act
and CSA require that the Assistant Secretary consult with ACCSH before
the Agency proposes any occupational safety and health standard
affecting construction activities (29 CFR 1911.10; 40 U.S.C. 3704).
Meeting agenda: The tentative agenda for this meeting includes:
Assistant Secretary's Agency update and remarks;
Presentation on OSHA's Proposed Rule to revise the Crane
Operator Qualification requirement in the Cranes and Derricks in
Construction standards (29 CFR part 1926, subpart CC).
Public Comment Period.
ACCSH's consideration of, and recommendation on, OSHA's
Proposed Rule to revise the Crane Operator Qualification requirement in
the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standards (29 CFR part 1926,
Attending the meeting: Individuals attending the meeting at the
U.S. Department of Labor must enter the building at the visitors'
entrance, 3rd and C Streets NW., and pass through building security.
Attendees must have valid government-issued photo identification (such
as a driver's license) to enter the building. For additional
information about building-security measures for attending ACCSH
meetings, please contact Ms. Jameson (see "Requests for special
accommodations" in the ADDRESSES section of this document).
Requests to speak and speaker presentations: ACCSH will receive
public comments on March 31, 2015, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Attendees
who want to address ACCSH at the meeting must submit a request to
speak, as well as any written or electronic presentation, by March 20,
2015, using one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section. All
public comments to ACCSH will be limited to 15 minutes per person or
organization. The request to speak must state:
The interest you represent (e.g., business, organization,
affiliation), if any; and
A brief outline of your presentation.
PowerPoint presentations and other electronic materials must be
compatible with PowerPoint 2010 and other Microsoft Office 2010
Alternately, at the ACCSH meeting, you may request to address ACCSH
briefly by signing the public-comment request sheet and listing the
topic(s) you will address. You also must provide 20 hard copies of any
materials, written or electronic, you want to present to ACCSH.
The ACCSH Chair may grant requests to address ACCSH as time and
Public docket of the ACCSH meeting: OSHA will place comments,
requests to speak, and speaker presentations, including any personal
information you provide, in the public docket of this ACCSH meeting
without change, and those documents may be available online at:
http://www.regulations.gov. OSHA also places in the public docket the
meeting transcript, meeting minutes, documents presented at the ACCSH
meeting, and other documents pertaining to the ACCSH meeting. These
documents are available online at: http://www.regulations.gov.
Access to the public record of ACCSH and ACCSH Workgroup meetings:
To read or download documents in the public docket of this ACCSH
meeting, go to Docket No. OSHA-2015-0002 at: http://www.regulations.gov.
The http://www.regulations.gov index also lists all documents in the
public record for this meeting; however, some documents (e.g.,
copyrighted materials) are not publicly available through that Web page.
All documents in the public record, including materials not available
through http://www.regulations.gov, are available for inspection and
copying in the OSHA Docket Office (see ADDRESSES section). Contact the
OSHA Docket Office for assistance in making submissions to, or obtaining
materials from, the public docket.
Authority and Signature
David Michaels, Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Secretary of Labor for
Occupational Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this
document under the authority granted by 29 U.S.C. 656; 40 U.S.C. 3704;
5 U.S.C. App. 2; 29 CFR parts 1911 and 1912; 41 CFR 102-3; and
Secretary of Labor's Order No. 1-2012 (77 FR 3912, Jan. 25, 2012).
Signed at Washington, DC, on February 23, 2015.
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2015-03990 Filed 2-26-15; 8:45 am]
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