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• Publication Date: 09/12/2006
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 71:53711-53712
• Title: Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health; Notice of Meeting

[Federal Register: September 12, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 176)]
[Notices]               
[Page 53711-53712]
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 October 11-12, 2006, in Washington, DC. This 
meeting is open to the public.
    Time and Date: ACCSH will meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday and 
Thursday, October 11-12, 2006.
    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 
submitting comments or 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 October 11-12, 2006, in 
Washington, DC. The agenda for this meeting includes:
     Welcoming Remarks--OSHA, Office of the Assistant 
Secretary.
     Remarks--OSHA, Directorate of Construction.
     Standards Update: Hexavalent Chromium, Silica, Assigned 
Protection Factors.
     ACCSH consideration of draft proposed rules: Cranes and 
Derricks, Respirator Qualitative Fit-Test Protocol.
     Committee governance and work group assignments/tasks.
     OSHA's role in the National Response Plan, a comprehensive 
all-hazards approach to enhance the ability of the United States to 
manage domestic incidents.
     Cooperative Programs Update--Highlighting Voluntary 
Protection Programs for Construction (VPP-C).
     Public Comment. (During this period, members of the public 
may address ACCSH about construction-related safety and health issues. 
See information below to request time before the committee.)
    All ACCSH meetings, as well as those of its work groups, are open 
to the public. For access to the official record of ACCSH meetings, 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 on 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 and listing the interests they represent (e.g., the name 
of the businesses or organizations) and topics to be addressed. Requests to 
present to or address the committee 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 the submissions in the record of the 
meeting.
    Individuals needing special accommodations for the ACCSH meeting 
should contact Ms. Chatmon by October 2, 2006.

ACCSH Work Groups

    ACCSH Work Groups will not meet in conjunction with this ACCSH 
meeting. For further information on ACCSH work group meetings or 
participating in them, please contact Michael Buchet at the address 
above or look at the ACCSH page on OSHA's Web page.
    Authority and Signature: Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., 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 6th day of September 2006.
Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.
[FR Doc. E6-15023 Filed 9-11-06; 8:45 am]

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