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October 25, 2022
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OSHA announces Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health will meet Nov. 17

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced today that the agency will hold a meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health on Nov. 17, 2022, from 1 to 4 p.m. EDT.

FACOSH advises the Secretary of Labor on all matters relating to the occupational safety and health of federal employees. This includes providing advice on how to reduce the number of injuries and illnesses in the federal workforce, and how to encourage federal executive branch departments and agencies to establish and maintain effective occupational safety and health programs.

The agenda will include:

  • Updates from OSHA leadership.
  • OSHA's National Emphasis Program on Outdoor and Indoor Heat-Related Hazards and programmed inspections.
  • Federal agencies' responsibilities under 29 CFR Part 1960, Basic Program Elements for Federal Employee Occupational Safety and Health Programs and Related Matters.

Public attendance at the meeting will be virtual only. Submit comments and requests to speak to the Federal eRulemaking Portal, Docket Number OSHA-2021-0010, by Nov. 10, 2022. Be sure to include the docket number on all submissions.

Meeting information will be posted in the Docket (No. OSHA-2021-0010) and on the FACOSH web page prior to the meeting. Read the Federal Register notice for more information.

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