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• Publication Date: 11/23/2005
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 70:70886-70887
• Title: Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health; Notice of Meeting

[Federal Register: November 23, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 225)]
[Notices]               
[Page 70886-70887]
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), Labor.

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

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SUMMARY: ACCSH will meet December 8-9, 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, December 8, 2005, and from 8:30 a.m. to Noon, Friday, 
December 9, 2005.
    Place: ACCSH will meet in Room N-3437 A/B/C of 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 December 8-9, 2005, in 
Washington, DC. The agenda for this meeting includes:
     Remarks--Office of the Assistant Secretary--OSHA.
     Remarks--OSHA's Directorate of Construction.
     Trenching Data and Initiative Update.
     Trench/Excavation Rescue Presentation.
     Standards Update.
     Work Group Assignments and Reports.
     OSHA Hurricane Response and FEMA Annex Activation 
Overview.
     OSHA's Role in National Response Plan.
     OSHA Partnership, Alliance, Challenge, and Voluntary 
Protection Program for Construction Update.
     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, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-2350 (OSHA's TTY number is 
(877) 899-5627). 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, attendees may request to address ACCSH by 
signing the public comment request sheet. Requests to present or speak 
may be granted at the ACCSH Chair's discretion and as time permits.
    Attendees and interested parties may also 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 record of the 
meeting.

    Individuals needing special accommodations for the ACCSH meeting 
should contact Ms. Chatmon by December 2, 2005.

ACCSH Work Groups

Tuesday, December 6, 2005--Work Groups

    The following ACCSH work groups will meet December 6, 2005, in Room 
S-4215 of the Frances Perkins Building at the address above:
    8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.--Diversity/Multilingual work group.
    1:30-4:30 p.m.--Roll-Over Protective Structures work group.

Wednesday, December 7, 2005--Work Groups

    The following ACCSH work groups will meet December 7, 2005, in Room 
S-2217 of the Frances Perkins Building at the address above:
    8:30-10:30 a.m.--Trenching work group.
    10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.--Residential Fall Protection work group.
    ACCSH work group meetings are open to the public. For further 
information on ACCSH work group meetings or participating in 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 
107 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 17th day of November, 2005.
Jonathan L. Snare,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor.
[FR Doc. 05-23147 Filed 11-22-05; 8:45 am]

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