[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 102 (Friday, May 28, 2021)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-11291]
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
[Docket No.: OSHA-2020-0003]
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Notice of ACCSH membership.
SUMMARY: On May 11, 2021, the Secretary selected 15 members to serve on
the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH).
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
For press inquiries: Mr. Frank Meilinger, Director, OSHA Office of
Communications; telephone: (202) 693-1999; email:
For general information about ACCSH and ACCSH membership: Mr. Damon
Bonneau, OSHA, Directorate of Construction; telephone: (202) 693-2020;
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,
are also available on the OSHA web page at http://www.osha.gov.
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 CSA and
OSHA regulations require the Assistant Secretary to consult with ACCSH
before the agency proposes any occupational safety and health standard
affecting construction activities (40 U.S.C. 3704); 29 CFR 1911.10.
ACCSH operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee
Act (FACA), as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2), and its implementing
regulations (41 CFR 102-3 et seq.); and Department of Labor Manual
Series Chapter 1-900 (8/31/2020). ACCSH generally meets two to four
times a year.
II. Appointment of Committee Members
ACCSH consists of 15 members appointed by the Secretary. ACCSH
members generally serve two-year terms, unless they resign, cease to be
qualified, become unable to serve, or the Secretary removes them (29
CFR 1912.3(e)). The Secretary may appoint ACCSH members to successive
terms. The allocation of members for each category of ACCSH membership
Five members who are qualified by experience and
affiliation to present the viewpoint of employees in the construction
Five members who are similarly qualified to present the
viewpoint of employers in the construction industry;
Two public members, qualified by knowledge and experience
to make a useful contribution to the work of ACCSH, such as those who
have professional or technical experience and competence with
occupational safety and health in the construction industry;
Two representatives of State safety and health agencies;
One representative designated by the Secretary of the
Department of Health and Human Services.
OSHA received nominations of highly qualified individuals in
response to the agency's request for nominations (85 FR 79221, December
9, 2020). The Secretary appointed individuals to serve on the Committee
who have broad experience relevant to the issues to be examined by the
Committee. The ACCSH membership is as follows:
Cheryl M. Ambrose, United Association of Journeymen and
Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the U.S. and
Christina Trahan Cain, North America's Building Trades
Unions (ACCSH Chair);
Wayne J. Creasap II, International Association of Bridge,
Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers;
Ryan Papariello, Laborers Health and Safety Fund of North
David Wysocki, International Masonry Training and
Kevin Cannon, The Associated General Contractors of
Julie Carter, Roy Anderson Corp;
Fravel E. Combs, M.A. Mortenson, Company;
Greg Sizemore, Associated Builders and Contractors; and
Wesley L. Wheeler, National Electrical Contractors
Christopher Fought, Merck; and
R. Ronald Sokol, Safety Council of Texas City.
Christopher Scott Mabry, North Carolina Department of
Labor Occupational Safety and Health Division; and
Charles Stribling, Kentucky Labor Cabinet Department of
Dr. G. Scott Earnest, National Institute for Occupational
Safety and Health.
Authority and Signature
James S. Frederick, Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for
Occupational Safety and Health, authorized the preparation of this
notice pursuant to 29 U.S.C. 655, 40 U.S.C. 3704, Secretary's Order 8-
2020 (85 FR 58393), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and 29 CFR part 1912.
Signed at Washington, DC, on May 21, 2021.
James S. Frederick,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2021-11291 Filed 5-27-21; 8:45 am]
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