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• Publication Date: 01/18/2007
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 72:2310-2311
• Standard Number: 1912
• Title: Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health; Notice of Meeting

[Federal Register: January 18, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 11)]
[Notices]               
[Page 2310-2311]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

 
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health; 
Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.

ACTION: Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health 
(MACOSH); Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and 
Health (MACOSH) was established to advise the Assistant Secretary of 
Labor for Occupational Safety and Health on issues relating to 
occupational safety and health in the maritime industries. The purpose 
of this Federal Register notice is to announce the MACOSH and workgroup 
meetings scheduled for February 7 and 8, 2007.

DATES: The workgroups will meet on February 7, 2007 from 8:30 a.m. 
until approximately 4 p.m. The MACOSH Committee will meet on February 
8, 2007 from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 4:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet at the Sheraton Inner Harbor, 300 
South Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202. On Wednesday February 
7, 2007, the workgroups will meet in the Severn II and Severn III 
rooms. On Thursday February 8, 2007, the MACOSH Committee will meet in 
the Chesapeake I room.
    Mail comments, views, or statements in response to this notice to 
Jim Maddux, Director, Office of Maritime, OSHA, U.S. Department of 
Labor, Room N-3609, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; 
phone (202) 693-2086; FAX: (202) 693-1663.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information about MACOSH 
and this meeting contact: Jim Maddux, Director, Office of Maritime, 
U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3609, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20210; phone: (202) 693-2086. Individuals with 
disabilities wishing to attend the meeting should contact Vanessa L. 
Welch at (202) 693-2086 no later than January 31, 2007 to obtain 
appropriate accommodations.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All MACOSH meetings, including work group 
meetings, are open to the public. All interested persons are invited to 
attend the MACOSH meetings at the times and places listed above. OSHA 
has formed five MACOSH workgroups and assigned each workgroup a number 
of occupational safety and health topics. Each workgroup may discuss 
one or more of the topics listed below as time permits:
    Health workgroup: beryllium, radiation, welding fumes, and diesel 
emissions;
    Longshoring workgroup: radio communications with crane operators, 
traffic safety, cargo ship design issues, and maintenance and repair 
cross training;
    Cranes and falls workgroup: scaffold erection and disassembly, 
lashing platforms, inflatable personal flotation devices, and fall 
protection systems;
    Shipyard workgroup: review of OSHA Safety and Health Injury 
Prevention Sheet (SHIPS) on ship-fitting, hot work on coatings, and 
ship module placement; and
    Outreach workgroup: leading indicators, root cause analysis, 
industry pocket guides; and Hispanic worker issues.

The agenda for the full committee will include reports from each 
workgroup and a discussion of shipyard and marine terminal injury and 
illness data.
    Public Participation: Written data, views or comments for 
consideration by MACOSH on the various agenda items listed above should 
be submitted to Vanessa L. Welch at the address listed above. 
Submissions received by January 31, 2007 will be provided to Committee 
members and will be included in the record of the meeting. Requests to 
make oral presentations to the Committee may be granted as time 
permits. Anyone wishing to make an oral presentation to the Committee 
on any of the agenda items listed above should notify Vanessa L. Welch 
by January 31, 2007. The request should state the amount of time 
desired, the capacity in which the person will appear, and a brief 
outline of the content of the presentation.
    Authority: Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., Assistant Secretary of Labor for 
Occupational Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this notice 
under the authority granted by 6(b)(1) and 7(b) of the Occupational 
Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 655, 656), the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), and 29 CFR part 1912.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 10th day of January, 2007.
Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.
 [FR Doc. E7-606 Filed 1-17-07; 8:45 am]

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