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• Publication Date: 08/27/1998
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 63:45867
• Standard Number: 1912
• Title: Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health: Notice of Meeting.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health: Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.

ACTION: Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health: Notice of Meeting.


SUMMARY: The Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH), established under Section 7 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to advise the Secretary of Labor on issues relating to occupational safety and health programs, policies, and standards in the maritime industries in the United States, will meet in Hampton, Virginia on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 22 and 23, 1998.

DATES: The Committee will meet on September 22 and 23, 1998. On September 22, the Committee will meet from 9:00 A.M. until approximately 5:00 P.M.; on September 23, the Committee will meet from 8:30 A.M. until approximately 5:00 P.M.

ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet in Ballroom B at the Radisson Hotel Hampton, 700 Settlers Landing Road, Hampton, Virginia 23669 ((757) 727-9700).

Mail comments views, or statements in response to this notice to Larry Liberatore, Maritime Facilitator, Office of Maritime Standards, OSHA, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Room N-3621, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210. Phone: (202) 219-8061; Fax: (202) 219-7477.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bonnie Friedman, Director, Office of Information and Consumer Affairs, OSHA; Phone: (202) 219-8151.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All interested persons are invited to attend the public meetings of MACOSH at the time and place indicated above. Individuals with disabilities wishing to attend should contact Theda Kenney at (202) 219-8061 no later than September 14, 1998, to obtain appropriate accommodations.Meeting Agenda

This meeting will include discussion of the OSHA shipyard strategic planning goals; vertical tandem lifts in the marine cargo handling environment; ship scrapping initiatives and developments; training partnerships; use of hanging scaffolds in shipyards; general OSHA update, including a standards update and an update on the shipyard fire protection negotiated rulemaking committee.Public Participation

Written data, views, or comments for consideration by MACOSH on the various agenda items listed above may be submitted, preferably with 25 copies, to Larry Liberatore at the address provided above. Submissions received by September 10, 1998, will be provided to the members of the committee and will be included in the record of the meeting. Requests to make oral presentations to the Committee may be granted if time permits. Anyone wishing to make an oral presentation to the Committee on any of the agenda items noted above should notify Larry Liberatore at the address listed above. The request should state the amount of time desired, the capacity in which the person will appear, and a brief outline of the content of the presentation.

Authority: This notice is issued under the authority of sections 6(b)(1) and 7(b) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 655, 656, the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), and 29 CFR part 1912.

Signed at Washington, D.C., this 20th day of August, 1998.

Charles N. Jeffress,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.

[FR Doc. 98-23087 Filed 8-26-98; 8:45 am]

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