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    Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 227 (Tuesday, November 30, 2021)]
[Page 67977]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-25981]



Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. OSHA-2021-0010]

Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.

ACTION: Extension of comment period.


SUMMARY: The Secretary of Labor (Secretary) invites interested parties 
to submit nominations for individuals to serve on the Federal Advisory 
Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH). OSHA is extending 
the deadline for nominations to serve on FACOSH from November 22, 2021 
to January 31, 2022.

DATES: Nominations for individuals to serve on the Council must be 
submitted electronically by January 31, 2022.

ADDRESSES: People interested in being nominated for the Council are 
encouraged to review the Federal Register notice on nominations for 
membership published on October 22, 2021 (86 FR 58693) and submit the 
requested information by January 31, 2022. Nominations may be 
submitted, including attachments, by the following method:
    Electronically: You may submit nominations, including attachments, 
electronically into Docket No. OSHA-2021-0010 at http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Follow 
the online instructions for submissions.
    Docket: To read or download comments or other material in the 
docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov. Documents in the docket are 
listed in the http://www.regulations.gov index; however, some 
information (e.g., copyrighted material) is not publicly available to 
read or download through the website. All submissions, including 
copyrighted material, are available for inspection through the OSHA 
Docket Office. Contact the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-2350 (TTY 
(877) 889-5627) for assistance in locating docket submissions.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and the 
OSHA docket number for this Federal Register notice (OSHA-2021-0010). 
OSHA will place comments, 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.

    Press inquiries: Mr. Frank Meilinger, Director, OSHA Office of 
Communications; telephone: (202) 693-1999; email: 
    General information: Mr. Francis Yebesi, Director, OSHA Office of 
Federal Agency Programs; telephone (202) 693-2122; email ofap@dol.gov.
    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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 30, 2021, President Joseph 
Biden signed Executive Order (E.O.) 14048 continuing or reestablishing 
certain federal advisory committees, including FACOSH, until September 
30, 2023 (86 FR 55465 (10/05/2021)). In response, the Secretary 
reestablished FACOSH and the Department of Labor (DOL) filed the FACOSH 
charter on October 14, 2021. FACOSH will terminate on September 30, 
2023, unless continued by the President. The FACOSH charter is 
available to read or download at https://www.osha.gov. In addition, the 
Secretary invites interested persons to submit nominations for 
membership on FACOSH. FACOSH is authorized to advise the Secretary on 
all matters relating to the occupational safety and health of federal 
employees (5 U.S.C. 7902; 29 U.S.C. 668, Executive Order 12196, as 
amended). This includes providing advice on how to reduce and keep to a 
minimum the number of injuries and illnesses in the federal workforce, 
and how to encourage the establishment and maintenance of effective 
occupational safety and health programs in each federal agency.
    Notice of solicitation for nominations to serve on FACOSH was also 
published on October 22, 2021. The deadline for submission of 
nominations was 30 days from the date of publication, or November 22, 
2021. The Secretary now extends the deadline for nomination to January 
31, 2022.

Authority and Signature

    James S. Frederick, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for 
Occupational Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this notice 
pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 7902; 5 U.S.C. App. 2; 29 U.S.C. 668; E.O. 12196 
(45 FR 12629 (2/27/1980)), as amended; 41 CFR part 102-3; and Secretary 
of Labor's Order 08-2020 (85 FR 58393).

    Signed at Washington, DC, on November 23, 2021.
James S. Frederick,
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2021-25981 Filed 11-29-21; 8:45 am]