[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 208 (Monday, October 28, 2019)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-23458]
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
[Docket No. OSHA-2017-0004]
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
(MACOSH): Notice of Meeting
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Notice of MACOSH meeting.
SUMMARY: This Federal Register notice announces meetings of the
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
workgroups and full Committee on November 19 and 20, 2019 in
DATES: MACOSH will meet from 9:00 a.m. until approximately 4:00 p.m.,
ADDRESSES: The workgroups and Committee will meet at the U.S.
Department of Labor, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue
NW, Washington, DC 20210. The workgroups will meet on November 19,
2019, and the full-committee on November 20, 2019, in Conference Rooms
N4437A-D. Meeting attendees must use the visitor's entrance located at
3rd & C Streets, NW.
Submission of comments and requests to speak: Submit comments and
requests to speak at the MACOSH meeting, identified by the docket
number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2017-0004), by
November 1, 2019, in one of the following methods:
Electronically: You may submit comments, including attachments,
electronically at: http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal eRulemaking
Portal. Follow the online instructions for submitting nominations.
Facsimile: If your comments, including attachments, do not exceed
10 pages, you may fax them to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-1648.
Regular mail, express mail, hand delivery, and messenger or courier
service: You may submit comments and attachments to the OSHA Docket
Office, Docket No. OSHA-2017-0004, Occupational Safety and Health
Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3653, 200 Constitution
Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210. Deliveries (express mail, hand
(courier) delivery, and messenger service) are accepted during the OSHA
Docket Office's normal business hours, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., ET.
Requests for special accommodations: Submit requests for special
accommodations for MACOSH and workgroup meetings by November 1, 2019,
to Danielle Watson, Occupational Safety and Health Administration,
Directorate of Standards and Guidance, Room N-3609, U.S. Department of
Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210; telephone
(202) 693-2222; email Watson.email@example.com.
Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and the
OSHA docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-
2017-0004). 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 service.
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 http://www.regulations.gov. 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 http://www.regulations.gov. All submissions are available for
inspection and, when permitted, copying at the OSHA Docket Office at
the above address. For information on using http://www.regulations.gov
to make submissions or to access the docket, click on the ``Help'' tab
at the top of the homepage. Contact the OSHA Docket Office for
information about materials not available through that website and for
assistance in using the internet to locate submissions and other
documents in the docket.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
For press inquiries: Mr. Frank Meilinger, Director, OSHA Office of
Communications, U.S. Department of Labor; telephone (202) 693-1999;
For general information about MACOSH: Ms. Amy Wangdahl, Director,
Office of Maritime and Agriculture, OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor;
telephone (202) 693-2066; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For copies of this Federal Register Notice: Electronic copies of
this Federal Register notice are available at http://www.regulations.gov. This notice, as well as news releases and other
relevant information, are also available at OSHA's web page at
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Interested persons may attend the workgroup
and full Committee meetings at the time and place listed above. The
workgroups will discuss protecting workers when working in confined
spaces, fire watch safety, hazards associated with preservative
coatings during hot work, lashing safety, mechanic safety, and the
update/expansion of OSHA training that pertains to maritime safety. The
tentative agenda for the full Committee will include: Updates from OSHA
National Office Directorates; updates on maritime enforcement
activities from OSHA Regions; and reports from the Longshoring and
Public Participation: Any individual attending the MACOSH meeting,
including the workgroup meetings, at the U.S. Department of Labor,
Frances Perkins Building, must use the entrance located at 3rd & C
Streets NW and pass through Building Security. Attendees must have
valid government-issued photo identification to enter the building.
Please contact Danielle Watson at (202) 693-1870 (email:
Watson.email@example.com) for additional information about building
security measures 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 Danielle
Watson as specified above under the heading Requests for special
accommodations in the ADDRESSES section.
Authority and Signature
Loren Sweatt, Principal Deputy 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(b)(1) and 656(b), 5
U.S.C. App. 2, Secretary of Labor's Order No. 1-2012 (77 FR 3912), and
29 CFR part 1912.
Signed at Washington, DC, on October 4, 2019.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety
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