[Federal Register Volume 88, Number 64 (Tuesday, April 4, 2023)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2023-06946]
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
[Docket No. OSHA-2018-0005]
Whistleblower Stakeholder Meeting: Outreach and Training
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Notice of public meeting.
SUMMARY: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is
announcing a public meeting to solicit comments and suggestions from
stakeholders on its outreach and training efforts in support of the
whistleblower laws it enforces.
DATES: The public meeting will be held on May 10, 2023, from 1:00 p.m.
to 4:00 p.m., ET via Zoom. Persons interested in attending the meeting
must register by May 3, 2023. In addition, comments relating to the
``Scope of Meeting'' section of this document must be submitted by May
Electronically: You may submit materials, including attachments,
electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal
eRulemaking portal. Follow the on-line instructions for submissions.
All comments should be identified with Docket No. OSHA-2018-0005.
Registration to Attend and/or to Participate in the Meeting: If you
wish to attend the public meeting, make an oral presentation at the
meeting, or participate in the meeting, you must register using this
link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/whistleblower-outreach-stakeholder-meeting-tickets-558199739447 or this link for registration in Spanish
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/entradas-reunion-para-partes-interesadas-sobre-los-denunciantes-que-son-trabajadores-558210240857 by close of
business on May 3, 2023. Each participant will be allowed to speak for
up to 5 minutes. If there is extra time at the end of the meeting,
participants may be given extra time to speak. There is no fee to
register for the public meeting. After reviewing the requests to
present, OSHA will contact each participant prior to the meeting to
inform them of the speaking
order. We will provide Spanish-language translation.
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: Ms. Meghan Smith, Program Analyst, OSHA
Directorate of Whistleblower Protection Programs, U.S. Department of
Labor; telephone: (202) 693-2199; email: email@example.com.
A. Scope of Meeting
OSHA is interested in obtaining information from the public on key
issues facing the agency's whistleblower program. This meeting is part
of an ongoing series of meetings requesting public input on this
program. The agency is seeking suggestions on how it can improve its
outreach and training efforts in the Whistleblower Protection program.
Please note that the agency does not have the authority to change the
statutory language and requirements of the laws it enforces. In
particular, the agency invites input on the following:
1. What can the agency do to improve the Whistleblower Protection
Program's website, www.whistleblowers.gov?
2. What additional materials would be beneficial for the agency to
make publicly available on its website?
3. What types of whistleblower training videos or presentations
would be useful for the public to better understand the whistleblower
laws enforced by OSHA?
4. How can OSHA better engage with complainants and respondents?
B. Request for Comments
Regardless of attendance at the public meeting, interested persons
may submit written or electronic comments (see ADDRESSES above).
Electronic comments include recorded oral comments. Comments may be
submitted in any language. To permit time for interested persons to
submit data, information, or views on the issues in the ``Scope of
Meeting'' section of this notice, please submit comments by May 24,
2023, and include Docket No. OSHA-2018-0005. If you have questions
regarding how to submit comments, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or
C. Access to the Public Record
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, is also available on the Directorate of
Whistleblower Protection Programs' web page at: http://www.whistleblowers.gov/.
Authority and Signature
James S. Frederick, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Occupational
Safety and Health, authorized the preparation of this notice under the
authority granted by section 11(c) of the Occupational Safety and
Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 660(c)); Secretary's Order 08-2020 (May
Signed at Washington, DC.
James. S. Frederick,
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2023-06946 Filed 4-3-23; 8:45 am]
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