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• Publication Date: 06/02/2005
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 70:32380
• Title: Notice of a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH).

[Federal Register: June 2, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 105)]
[Notices]               
[Page 32380]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

 
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health; Notice of 
Meeting

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

ACTION: Notice of a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction 
Safety and Health (ACCSH).

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SUMMARY: ACCSH will meet June 23-24, 2005 in Washington, DC. This 
meeting is open to the public.
    Time and Date: ACCSH will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 
Thursday, June 23, 2005 and from 8:30 a.m. to Noon, Friday, June 24, 
2005.
    Place: ACCSH will meet at Room N-3437 A-C in the Frances Perkins 
Building, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20210.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information about ACCSH 
and ACCSH meetings: Michael Buchet, OSHA, Directorate of Construction, 
Room N-3468, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20210; telephone 202-693-2020. For information about 
submission of comments, requests to speak, and for special 
accommodations for the meeting: Veneta Chatmon, OSHA, Office of 
Communications, Room N-3647, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone 202-693-1999.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ACCSH will meet June 23-24, 2005, in 
Washington, DC.
    The agenda for this meeting includes:
     Remarks--Office of the Assistant Secretary--OSHA
     Trenching Data and Initiative
     Safety Standards Update (Cranes and Derricks, and Confined 
Spaces in construction)
     National Occupational Research Agenda Update--NIOSH
     Consideration of the draft direct final rule for roll over 
protective structures in construction
     Health Standards Update (Crystalline Silica, Hexavalent 
Chromium, and Hearing Conservation in construction)
     Work Group Assignments and Reports
     Partnership, Alliance, Challenge, and Voluntary Protection 
Program for Construction Update
     Office of Training and Education Update
     North Carolina Tower Erection Standard Report
     Steel Erection--Slipperiness of Metal Decking and 
Vanishing Oils Discussion
     Public Comment (During this period, any member of the 
public is welcome to address ACCSH about construction-related safety 
and health issues. See information below to request time to speak.)
    All ACCSH meetings, as well as those of its work groups, are open 
to the public. For access to the official record of the ACCSH meeting, 
go to OSHA's Web page at http://www.osha.gov. The record is also 
available for inspection and copying at the OSHA Docket Office, Room N-
2625, at the address above, telephone (202) 693-2350 (OSHA's TTY number 
is (877) 899-5627). OSHA Docket Office and Department of Labor hours 
are 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. e.t. Electronic copies of this Federal 
Register notice, as well as information about ACCSH work groups and 
other relevant documents, are available at OSHA's Web page.
    Interested parties may request to make an oral presentation to 
ACCSH by notifying Ms. Chatmon before the meeting at the address above. 
The request must state the amount of time desired, the interest 
represented by the presenter (e.g., the name of the business or 
organization), if any, and a brief outline of the presentation. 
Alternately, at the meeting interested parties may request to address 
ACCSH by signing the public comment request sheet. Requests to speak 
may be granted at the ACCSH Chair's discretion and as time permits.
    Interested parties may submit written data, views, or comments, 
preferably with 20 copies, to Ms. Chatmon, at the address above or at 
the ACCSH meeting. OSHA will provide submissions to ACCSH members and 
will include each submission in the official record of the meeting.
    Individuals needing special accommodations for the ACCSH meeting 
should contact Ms. Chatmon by June 9, 2005.

ACCSH Work Groups

    The following ACCSH work groups will meet June 21-22, 2005, in Room 
N-3437A-C of the Frances Perkins Building at the address above.
    Tuesday, June 21, 2005:
    8:30-10:30 a.m.--Silica work group.
    10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.--Trenching work group.
    2-4 p.m.--Noise work group.
    Wednesday, June 22, 2005:
    8:30-10:30 a.m.--Fall Protection work group.
    10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.--Roll-Over Protective Structures work group.
    2-4 p.m.--OTI (OSHA Training Institute) work group.
    ACCSH work group meetings are open to the public. For further 
information on ACCSH work group meetings or on participating on them, 
please contact Michael Buchet at the address above or look on the ACCSH 
page on OSHA's Web page.

    Authority: Jonathan L. Snare, Acting Assistant Secretary of 
Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, directed the preparation 
of this notice under the authority granted by section 7 of the 
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 656), section 
3704 of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act 
(Construction Safety Act) (40 U.S.C. 3701 et seq.), and Secretary of 
Labor's Order No. 5-2002 (67 FR 65008).

    Signed at Washington, DC this 24th day of May 2005.
Jonathan L. Snare,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor.
[FR Doc. 05-10938 Filed 6-1-05; 8:45 am]

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