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OSHA National News Release

December 6, 2021

US Department of Labor extends deadline for nominations to serve
on Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor has extended the deadline for submitting nominations to serve on the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health. Nominations must now be submitted by Jan. 31, 2022.

Submit nominations electronically into Docket No. OSHA-2021-0010 at, which is the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Read the Federal Register notice for instructions.

Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh reauthorized the council's two-year charter on Oct. 1, 2021. FACOSH members advise the Secretary on how to reduce the number of injuries and illnesses in the federal workforce and encourage each federal executive branch department and agency to establish and maintain effective occupational safety and health programs.

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Release Number:  21-2111-NAT

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