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• Publication Date: 08/09/1999
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 64:43226-43227
• 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 September 2 and 3, 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., Thursday, September 2 and from 9 a.m. to Noon, Friday, September 3, in room C-5521. ACCSH work groups will meet August 31 and September 1 and, if necessary, after Noon on September 3.

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 needing special accommodation should contact Theresa Berry by August 25, 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/Targeting,

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders,

  • Subpart N-Cranes,

  • Fall Protection,

  • Diversified Workforce Initiatives,

  • Construction Certification and Paper-work Reduction Review

  • OSHA Form 170

Reports on construction standards updates.

Special presentations including:

  • Silica,

  • Construction Advisory and the ACCSH Web Page,

  • Strategic Plan Update, and

  • Health Standards Technical Updates.

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

    Musculoskeletal Disorders -- 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 31, in room C55521.

    Construction Certification and Paper-work Reduction Review -- 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 31, in room C-5515 Conference Room 2.

    OSHA Form 170-1-5 p.m., Tuesday, August 31, in room C-5515, Conference Room 2.

    Data Collection/Targeting -- 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 1, in room C-5521.

    Subpart N -- Cranes -- 1-5 p.m., Wednesday, September 1, in room C-5515, Conference Room 2.

    Diversified Workforce Initiatives -- 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 1, in room C-5515, Conference Room 2.

    Fall Protection -- 1-5 p.m., Wednesday, September 1, in room C-5521.

    Other workgroups may meet after the adjournment of the ACCSH meeting on September 3, 1999.

Interested persons may submit written data, views or comments, preferably with 20 copies, to Theresa Berry, at the address above. 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 3rd day of August, 1999.

Charles N. Jeffress,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.

[FR Doc. 99-20406 Filed 8-6-99; 8:45 am]

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