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• Publication Date: 01/12/1999
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 64:1825-1826
• Title: Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health; Notice of Open Meeting

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health; Notice of Open Meeting

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


SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) will meet January 28 and 29, 1999, at the Frances Perkins DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Building, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC This meeting is open to the public.

DATES: ACCSH will meet from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 28 and from 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Friday, January 29 in rooms N-3437 A, B and C.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: For further information contact Theresa Berry, Office of Public Affairs, Room N-3647, telephone (202) 693-1999 at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, 20210.

An official record of the meeting will be available for public inspection at the OSHA Docket Office, Room N-2625, telephone 202-693- 2350. All ACCSH meetings and those of its work groups are open to the public. Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodations should contact Theresa Berry no later than January 21, 1999, at the above address.

ACCSH was established under section 107(e)(1) of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C. 333) and section 7(b) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 656).

The agenda items include:

  • ACCSH Work Group Updates, to include such subjects as: Sanitation, Data Collection/Enforcement, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Safety and Health Management Standard, Training, Fall Protection, Silica, and Multi-Employer Citation Policy.

  • Construction Standards and Policy Updates to include the Proposed Standard on Subpart R "Steel Erection," Tower Erection, and Powered Industrial Truck Training.

  • Special Presentations will include topics such as: Cold Stress, Highway Workzone Safety, and Small Business Outreach.

    The following ACCSH Work Groups are scheduled to meet in the Frances Perkins Building:

  • Safety and Health Management Standard and Training--1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. January 26 in room N-5437 B.

  • Sanitation--9 am--12 p.m January 26 in room N-5437 A.

  • Data Collection--9 a.m. to 12 p.m. January 27 in room C-5515 1A.

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders--9 a.m. to 4 p.m. January 27 in room N-4437 A.

  • Fall Protection--8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. January 27 in room N-5437 A

Multi-Employer Citation Policy--1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in room January 27 S-3215 A&B. Other workgroups may meet before the ACCSH meeting or after adjournment of the meeting on January 29, 1999.

For additional information on work groups contact Jim Boom, Office of Construction Services, Room N-3603, Telephone (202) 693-2020, at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210.

Interested persons may submit written data, views or comments, preferably with 20 copies, to Theresa Berry, at the address above. Those submissions received prior to the meeting will be provided to ACCSH and will be included in the record of the meeting.

Interested persons may also request to make an oral presentation by notifying Theresa Berry before the meeting. The request must state the amount of time desired, the interest that the person represents, and a brief outline of the presentation. ACCSH may grant requests, as time permits, at the discretion of the Chair of ACCSH.

Signed at Washington, DC this 6th day of January, 1999.

Charles N. Jeffress,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.

[FR Doc. 99-622 Filed 1-11-99; 8:45 am]

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