[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 227 (Tuesday, November 30, 2021)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-25981]
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
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.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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.
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