Federal Register Volume 80, Number 124 (Monday, June 29, 2015)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-15804]
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
[Docket No. OSHA-2015-0014]
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Notice of MACOSH meeting.
SUMMARY: This Federal Register notice announces meetings of the full
Committee and the workgroups on September 1 and 2, 2015 in Tampa, FL.
DATES: MACOSH meeting: MACOSH will meet from 9 a.m. until approximately
5 p.m. on September 1 and 2, 2015.
Submission of comments, requests to speak, and requests for special
accommodation: Submit comments, requests to speak at the full Committee
meeting, and requests for special accommodations for these meetings
(postmarked, sent, or transmitted) by August 10, 2015.
ADDRESSES: The Committee and workgroups will meet at the University of
South Florida, Marshall Student Center, 4103 USF Cedar Circle, Tampa,
FL 33620, in Rooms 3708 and 3709. Meeting attendees should use the main
building entrance off of USF Cedar Drive.
Submission of comments and requests to speak: Submit comments and
requests to speak at the MACOSH meetings, identified by the docket
number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA 2015-0014), by
one of the following methods:
Electronically: Submit comments and attachments electronically at
http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal eRulemaking Portal.
Follow the instructions online for submitting comments.
Facsimile: If comments, including attachments, are not longer than
10 pages, commenters may fax them to the OSHA Docket Office at (202)
Regular mail, express mail, hand (courier) delivery, and messenger
service: When using this method, submit a copy of comments and
attachments to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA-2015-0014, U.S.
Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration,
Room N-2625, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. The
Docket Office accepts deliveries (express mail, hand (courier)
delivery, and messenger service) during the Department of Labor's and
Docket Office's normal business hours, 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., e.t.
Requests for special accommodations: Submit requests for special
accommodations for MACOSH and its workgroup meetings by hard copy,
telephone, or email to: 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:
Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and
docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2015-
0014). Because of security-related procedures, submissions by regular
mail may result in a significant delay in receipt. Please contact the
OSHA Docket Office for information about security procedures for making
submissions by express mail, hand (courier) delivery, and messenger
OSHA will place comments and requests to speak, including personal
information, in the public docket which may be available online.
Therefore, OSHA cautions interested parties about submitting personal
information such as Social Security numbers and birthdates.
Docket: To read or download documents in the public docket for this
MACOSH meeting, go to . All documents in the
public docket are listed in the index; however, some documents (e.g.,
copyrighted material) are not publicly available to read or download
through . All submissions are available for
inspection and, when permitted, copying at the OSHA Docket Office at
the above address. For information on using
to make submissions or to access the docket, click on the "Help" tab
at the top of the Home page. Contact the OSHA Docket Office for
information about materials not available through that Web site and for
assistance in using the Internet to locate submissions and other
documents in the docket.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For press inquiries: Frank Meilinger,
Director, OSHA Office of Communications, U.S. Department of Labor, Room
N-3647, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone:
(202) 693-1999; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For general information about MACOSH and this meeting: Amy
Wangdahl, Director, Office of Maritime and Agriculture, OSHA, U.S.
Department of Labor, Room N-3609, 200 Constitution Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-2066; email:
Copies of this Federal Register notice: Electronic copies of this
Federal Register notice are available at .
This notice, as well as news releases and other relevant information,
are also available at OSHA's Web page at: http://www.osha.gov.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All MACOSH committee and workgroup meetings
are open to the public. Interested persons may attend the full
Committee and its workgroup meetings at the time and place listed
above. The full Committee will meet from 9 a.m. until approximately 5
p.m. on September 2, 2015, in Room 3709. The full Committee agenda will
include: a presentation on OSHA 10 and 30-hour Maritime Outreach
Training; an overview of OSHA Region IV, Tampa Area office; an OSHA
field report on maritime activities in the Port of Tampa; presentations
from local maritime safety professionals; an overview of OSHA's
Maritime Steering Committee; and reports from the Longshoring and
The Longshoring and Shipyard workgroups will meet from 9 a.m. until
approximately 5 p.m. on September 1, 2015, in conference rooms 3708 and
3709. The workgroups will discuss evaluating Shipyard Competent Person
programs; fire and rescue services in shipyards; updates to the OSHA
eTool for shipyards; container lashing safety; baggage handling in
cruise terminal operations; mechanic safety in longshoring operations;
and the translation of OSHA maritime guidance documents into Spanish.
Public Participation: Any individual attending the MACOSH meeting,
including the workgroup meetings, at the University of South Florida,
Marshall Student Center, should use the main building entrance off of
USF Cedar Drive. Please contact the University of South Florida (email:
email@example.com) for additional information about
building policies for attending the MACOSH Committee and workgroup
meetings. Interested parties may submit a request to make an oral
presentation to MACOSH by any one of the methods listed in the
ADDRESSES section above. The request must state the amount of time
requested to speak, the interest represented (e.g., organization name),
if any, and a brief outline of the presentation. The MACOSH Chair has
discretion to grant requests to address the full Committee as time
Interested parties also may submit written comments, including data
and other information, using any one of the methods listed in the
ADDRESSES section above. OSHA will provide all submissions to MACOSH
members prior to the meeting. Individuals who need special
accommodations to attend the MACOSH meeting should contact Gretta
Jameson as specified above under the heading "Requests for special
accommodations" in the ADDRESSES section.
Authority and Signature
David Michaels, Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Secretary of Labor for
Occupational Safety and Health, authorized the preparation of this
notice under the authority granted by 29 U.S.C. 655, 656, 5 U.S.C. App.
2, Secretary of Labor's Order No. 1-2012 (77 FR 3912), and 29 CFR part
Signed at Washington, DC, on June 22, 2015.
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2015-15804 Filed 6-26-15; 8:45 am]
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