Department of Labor Logo OSHA Trade Release

Please note: As of January 20, 2021, information in some news releases may be out of date or not reflect current policies.

February 18, 2016
Contact: Office of Communications
Phone: 202-693-1999

National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health to
hold a special meeting

WASHINGTON - The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health will hold a special meeting on March 4, 2016, in Washington, D.C., to consider and make recommendations on OSHA's draft Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines.

NACOSH will meet from 2 to 5 p.m., March 4 in Room N-5437, Conference Rooms A - B, at the U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20210. Some committee members may attend by teleconference.

The meeting is open to the public. Persons interested in attending the meeting by teleconference, submitting written comments, making an oral statement at the meeting, accessing security procedures for entering the building, or requesting reasonable accommodation to attend the meeting should contact Ms. Gretta Jameson at (202) 693-2176 or by February 24, 2016.

NACOSH was established under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to advise, consult with and make recommendations to the Secretaries of Labor and Health and Human Services on matters relating to the administration of the Act, including regulatory, research, compliance assistance and enforcement issues.

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their employees. OSHA's role is to ensure these conditions for America's working men and women by setting and enforcing standards, and providing training, education and assistance. For more information, visit


U.S. Department of Labor news materials are accessible at The department's Reasonable Accommodation Resource Center converts departmental information and documents into alternative formats, which include Braille and large print. For alternative format requests, please contact the department at (202) 693-7828 (voice) or (800) 877-8339 (federal relay).