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• Publication Date: 01/06/1999
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 64:912
• Standard Number: 1912
• Title: Metalworking Fluids Standards Advisory Committee: Notice of Meeting.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. H-372]

RIN 1218-AB58

Metalworking Fluids Standards Advisory Committee: Notice of Meeting

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

ACTION: Metalworking Fluids Standards Advisory Committee: Notice of Meeting.


SUMMARY: The Metalworking Fluids Standards Advisory Committee (MWFSAC), established under section 7 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to advise the Secretary of Labor on appropriate actions to protect workers from the hazards associated with occupational exposure to metalworking fluids, will meet in Washington, DC, on Monday through Wednesday, February 8, through February 10, 1999.

DATES: The meeting will be held February 8, 1999, from 10 a.m. to approximately 6 p.m.; on February 9, from 8 a.m. to approximately 5 p.m.; and on February 10, from 9 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet at the Governor's House Hotel, 1615 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036. Telephone: (202) 296-2100.

Mail comments, views, or statements in response to this notice to Dr. Peter Infante, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, OSHA, Directorate of Health Standards Programs, Metalworking Fluids Standards Advisory Committee, Room N-3718, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20210.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bonnie Friedman, Director, Office of Information and Consumer Affairs, OSHA, (202) 693-1999.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All interested persons are invited to attend the public meetings of the Metalworking Fluids Standards Advisory Committee at the times and location indicated above. Individuals with disabilities wishing to attend should contact Theresa Berry at (202) 693-1999 (Fax: 202-693-1634) no later than February 1, 1999, to obtain appropriate accommodations.

Meeting Agenda

The Committee will discuss effective industrial hygiene practices that will lessen or prevent worker exposure to metalworking fluids. Discussions will focus on fluid management, mist control, medical exams and medical surveillance, along with related issues.

Public Participation

Written data, views, or comments for consideration by the MWFSAC on the various agenda items listed above may be submitted, preferably with 25 copies, to Dr. Peter Infante. Submissions received by January 28, 1999, will be provided to the members of the Committee. Anyone wishing to make an oral presentation to the Committee on any of the agenda items noted above should notify Dr. Peter Infante 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. Requests to make oral presentations to the Committee may be granted if time permits.

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, DC, this 30th day of December, 1998.

Charles N. Jeffress,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.

[FR Doc. 99-236 Filed 1-5-99; 8:45 am]

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