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• Publication Date: 04/16/1999
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 64:18939
• 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 May 6 and 7, 1999, at the Frances Perkins Department of Labor Building, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC. This meeting is open to the public.

TIMES, DATES, ROOMS: ACCSH will meet from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 6 and from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 7 in rooms N-4437 A, B, C and D.

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 needing accommodation should contact Theresa Berry no later than April 30, 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:

  • Remarks by the Assistant Secretary for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Charles N. Jeffress.

  • ACCSH Work Group Updates, including:

  • Data Collection,

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders,

  • Multi-Employer Citation Policy,

  • OSHA Form 170,

  • Fall Protection, and

  • Subpart N, Cranes.

  • Reports on construction standards development,

  • Policy updates, and

  • Special presentations including:

  • Crane Operator Certification, and

  • Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) -- Short Term Construction Demonstration Programs.

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

Data Collection -- 1-5 p.m., Tuesday, May 4, in room N-3437 A.

OSHA Form 170 -- 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 5, in room N-3437 B.

Musculoskeletal Disorders -- 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 5, in room N-4437 D.

Fall Protection -- 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, in room N-3437 D.

Multi-Employer Citation Policy -- 9 a.m. to Noon, Wednesday, May 5, in room N-3437 D.

Cranes, Subpart N -- 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, May 5, in room N- 5437 D. Other workgroups may meet after the adjournment of the ACCSH meeting on May 7, 1999.

Interested persons may submit written data, view 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, 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 12th day of April, 1999.

Charles N. Jeffress,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.

[FR Doc. 99-9581 Filed 4-15-99; 8:45 am]

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