[Federal Register Volume 88, Number 28 (Friday, February 10, 2023)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2023-02871]
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
[Docket No. OSHA-2023-0002]
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH):
Notice of Meetings
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Notice of ACCSH Committee and Workgroup meetings.
SUMMARY: The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
(ACCSH) will meet March 1, 2023. ACCSH Workgroups will meet on February
ACCSH meeting: ACCSH will meet from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., ET,
Wednesday, March 1, 2023.
ACCSH Workgroup meetings: ACCSH Workgroups will meet Tuesday,
February 28, 2023. (See ACCSH Workgroup Meetings in the SUPPLEMENTARY
INFORMATION section of this notice for ACCSH Workgoup meetings
Submission of comments and requests to speak: Submit comments and
requests to speak at the ACCSH meeting by Thursday, February 23, 2023,
identified by the docket number for this Federal Register notice
(Docket No. OSHA-2023-0002), using the following method:
Electronically: Comments and requests to speak, including
attachments, must be submitted electronically at: http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Follow the online
instructions for submitting comments.
Requests for special accommodations: Submit requests for special
accommodations for this ACCSH meeting by Thursday, February 23, 2023,
to Ms. Gretta Jameson, OSHA, Directorate of Construction, U.S.
Department of Labor; telephone: (202) 693-2020; email:
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 ACCSH: Mr. Damon Bonneau, OSHA,
Directorate of Construction, U.S. Department of Labor; telephone (202)
693-2183; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Telecommunication requirements: For additional information about
the telecommunication requirements for the meeting, please contact Ms.
Gretta Jameson, OSHA, Directorate of Construction, U.S. Department of
Labor; telephone: (202) 693-2020; email: email@example.com.
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 on OSHA's website at
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 occupational safety and health standards
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 (3/25/2022). ACCSH generally meets two to four
times a year.
ACCSH will meet from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., ET, Wednesday, March
1, 2023. The meeting is open to the public.
Meeting agenda: The tentative agenda for this meeting includes:
Assistant Secretary's agency update and remarks;
Directorate of Construction industry update;
Hard hats to Helmets presentation by the American Society
of Concrete Contractors;
National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in
ACCSH Workgroup reports; and
Public comment period.
ACCSH Workgroup Meetings
In conjunction with the ACCSH meeting, the following ACCSH
Workgroups will meet on Tuesday, February 28, 2023. ACCSH Workgroup
meetings are open to the public.
Emerging and Current Issues 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Infrastructure 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Education, Training, and Outreach 2:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
III. Meeting Information
The ACCSH Committee and ACCSH Workgroups will meet in Conference
Room C-5320, Room 6, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue
NW., Washington, DC 20210. Public attendance at the ACCSH Committee and
Workgroup meetings will be in-person and virtual. In-person attendance
will be limited to the first 25 people who register to attend the
meetings in person. Please contact Ms. Gretta Jameson, OSHA,
Directorate of Construction, U.S. Department of Labor; telephone: (202)
693-2020; email: firstname.lastname@example.org, to register. In-person
meeting attendance registration must be completed by Thursday, February
23, 2023. Meeting in-person attendees must use the visitor's entrance
located at 3rd & C Streets NW. Virtual meeting attendance information
will be posted in the Docket (Docket No. OSHA-2023-0002) and on the
ACCSH website, https://www.osha.gov/advisorycommittee/accsh, prior to
Requests to speak and speaker presentations: Attendees who wish to
address ACCSH must submit a request to speak, as well as any written or
electronic presentation, by Thursday, February 23, 2023, using the
method listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. The request must
The amount of time requested to speak;
The interest you represent (e.g., business, organization,
affiliation), if any; and
A brief outline of your presentation.
PowerPoint presentations and other electronic materials must be
compatible with PowerPoint 2010 and other Microsoft Office 2010
Alternately, you may request to address ACCSH briefly during the
public-comment period. At her discretion, the ACCSH Chair may grant
requests to address ACCSH as time and circumstances permit.
Docket: OSHA will place comments, requests to speak, and speaker
presentations, including any personal information you provide, in the
public docket without change, and those documents may be available
online at: http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions
interested parties about submitting personal information such as Social
Security Numbers and birthdates. OSHA also places in the public docket
the meeting transcript, meeting minutes, documents presented at the
meeting, and other documents pertaining to the ACCSH meeting. These
documents are available online at: http://www.regulations.gov. To read
or download documents in the public docket for this ACCSH meeting, go
to Docket No. OSHA-2023-0002 at: 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 copying, when permitted, at the OSHA
Docket Office. 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 at (202) 693-
2350, (TTY (877) 889-5627) 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.
Authority and Signature
James S. Fredrick, Deputy 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 of Labor's
Order No. 8-2020 (85 FR 58393), 5 U.S.C. app. 2, and 29 CFR part 1912.
Signed at Washington, DC, on February 6, 2023.
James S. Frederick,
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2023-02871 Filed 2-9-23; 8:45 am]
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