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• Publication Date: 11/18/1999
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 64:63059
• 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 Dec. 9-10, 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 at 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 9, and at 9 a.m. to Noon, Friday, Dec. 10, in room N-3437 A, B, & C. ACCSH work groups will meet December 6-8 and, if necessary, after Noon on Dec. 10.

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 no later than Dec. 1, 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 Reports

  • Reports from the Directorate of Construction:

  • Policy updates

  • Special presentations including:

    • Silica Update,

    • Highway Work Zone Safety

    • Hexavalent Chromium

    • Advance Notice of Proposed Rule Making -- A review of the Process Safety Management Standard for General Industry

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

    Diversified Construction Workforce Initiatives -- 1-5 p.m., Monday, Dec. 6, in room C-5515 Conference Room C.

    OSHA Form 170 -- 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 7, in room C-5320, Conference Room 6.

    Musculoskeletal Disorders -- 1-4 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 7, in room C-5320, Conference Room 6.

    Data Collection -- 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 8, in room C-5515 Conference Room 2.

    Fall Protection -- 1-5 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 8, in room C-5515 Conference Room 2.

    Safety and Health Program Standard -- 9:00 a.m. to Noon, Wednesday, Dec. 8 in room C-5320 Conference Room 6.

    Subpart N -- Cranes--1-5 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 8, in room C-5320 Conference Rm. 6.

For updated work group meeting information please check the ACCSH Web Page at http://www.osha.gov/doc/accsh/wkgrpmeeting.html or contact Jim Boom in OSHA's Directorate of Construction at (202) 693-2020.

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 15th day of November, 1999.

Charles N. Jeffress,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.

[FR Doc. 99-30175 Filed 11-17-99; 8:45 am]

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