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• Publication Date: 09/19/2007
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 72:53606-53607
• Title: Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH): Announcement of Meeting

[Federal Register: September 19, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 181)]
[Notices]               
[Page 53606-53607]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. OSHA-2007-0064]

 
Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health 
(FACOSH): Announcement of Meeting

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

ACTION: Announcement of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health 
(FACOSH) will meet October 11, 2007, in Washington, DC.

DATES: FACOSH meeting: FACOSH will meet from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., 
Thursday, October 11, 2007.
    Submission of comments and requests to speak: Comments and requests 
to speak at the FACOSH meeting must be received by October 4, 2007.

ADDRESSES: FACOSH meeting: FACOSH will meet in Room C-5521, Conference 
Room 4, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20210.
    Submission of comments and requests to speak: Comments and requests 
to speak at the FACOSH meeting, identified by OSHA Docket No. 2007-
0064, may be submitted by any of the following methods:
    Electronically: You may submit materials, including attachments, 
electronically at: http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal eRulemaking 
Portal. Follow the online instructions for making submissions.
    Facsimile: If your submission, including attachments, is not longer 
than 10 pages, you may fax it to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-
1648.
    Mail, express delivery, hand delivery, messenger or courier 
service: Submit three copies of your submissions to 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) 889-5627). Deliveries (hand, express mail, messenger and 
courier service) are accepted during the Department of Labor's and OSHA 
Docket Office's normal business hours, 8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m., e.t.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and 
docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2007-
0064). Submissions in response to this Federal Register notice, 
including personal information provided, will be posted without change 
at: http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions interested 
parties about submitting personal information such as social security 
numbers and birth dates. Because of security-related procedures, 
submissions by regular mail may result in a significant delay in their 
receipt. Please contact the OSHA Docket Office, at the address above, 
for information about security procedures for making submissions by 
hand delivery, express delivery, and messenger or courier service. For 
additional information on submitting comments and requests to speak, 
see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below.
    Docket: To read or download submissions, go to http://www.regulations.gov.
All documents in the docket are listed in the http://www.regulations.gov index. 
Although listed in the index, some documents (e.g., copyrighted material)
are not publicly available to read or download through 
http://www.regulations.gov. All submissions, 
including copyrighted material, are available for inspection and 
copying at the OSHA Docket Office at the address above.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information: Diane 
Brayden, Director, OSHA, Office of Federal Agency Programs, U.S. Department of 
Labor, Room N-3622, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; 
telephone (202) 693-2122; fax (202) 693-1685; e-mail ofap@dol.gov. For 
special accommodations for the FACOSH 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: FACOSH will meet Thursday, October 11, 2007, 
in Washington, DC. All FACOSH meetings are open to the public.
    FACOSH is authorized by section 19 of the Occupational Safety and 
Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 668), 5 U.S.C. 7902, and 
Executive Order 12196 to advise the Secretary of Labor on all matters 
relating to the occupational safety and health of Federal employees. 
This includes providing advice on how to reduce and keep to a minimum 
the number of injuries and illnesses in the Federal workforce and how 
to encourage the establishment and maintenance of effective 
occupational safety and health programs in each Federal Department and 
Agency.
    The tentative agenda for the FACOSH meeting includes updates on 
the:
     FY 2007 performance results of Federal Executive Branch 
agencies in meeting the four goals of the Presidential Safety, Health, 
and Return-to-Employment (SHARE) Initiative;
     FY 2006 Secretary of Labor's Report to the President on 
the overall status of occupational safety and health in the Federal 
Executive Branch;
     Federal Agency Recordkeeping Subcommittee;
     Federal agency training week being hosted by the OSHA 
Training Institute on November 6-8, 2007 and results of OSHA's survey 
of Federal agencies' training resources; and
     Field Federal Safety and Health Councils.
    FACOSH meetings are transcribed and detailed minutes of the 
meetings are prepared. Meeting transcripts and minutes are included in 
the official record of FACOSH meetings.
    Interested parties may submit a request to make an oral 
presentation to FACOSH by one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES 
section above. The request must state the amount of time requested to 
speak, the interest represented (e.g., business or organization name), 
if any, and a brief outline of the presentation. Requests to address 
FACOSH may be granted as time permits and at the discretion of the 
FACOSH chair.
    Interested parties also may submit comments, including data and 
other information, using any of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES 
section above. OSHA will provide all submissions to FACOSH members.
    Individuals who need special accommodations and wish to attend the 
FACOSH meeting should contact Veneta Chatmon, at the address above, at 
least seven days before the meeting.

Public Participation--Submissions and Access to Official Meeting Record

    You may submit comments and requests to speak (1) electronically, 
(2) by facsimile, or (3) by hard copy. All submissions, including 
attachments and other materials, must identify the Agency name and the 
OSHA docket number for this notice (Docket No. OSHA-2007-0064). You may 
supplement electronic submissions by uploading documents 
electronically. If, instead, you wish to submit hard copies of 
supplementary documents, you must submit three copies to the OSHA 
Docket Office using the instructions in the ADDRESSES section above. 
The additional materials must clearly identify your electronic 
submission by name, date and docket number.
    Because of security-related procedures, the use of regular mail may 
cause a significant delay in the receipt of submissions. For 
information about security procedures concerning the delivery of 
submissions by hand, express delivery, messenger or courier service, 
please contact the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-2350 (TTY (877) 889-
5627).
    Meeting transcripts and minutes as well as submissions in response 
to this Federal Register notice are included in the official record of 
the FACOSH meeting (Docket No. OSHA-2007-0064). Submissions are posted 
without change at: http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions 
interested parties about submitting personal information such as social 
security numbers and birth dates. Although all submissions are listed 
in the http://www.regulations.gov index, some documents (e.g., 
copyrighted material) are not publicly available to read or download 
through http://www.regulations.gov. All submissions, including 
copyrighted material, are available for inspection and copying at the 
OSHA Docket Office.
    Information on using the http://www.regulations.gov Web site to 
make submissions and to access the docket and exhibits is available at 
the Web site's User Tips link. Contact the OSHA Docket Office for 
information about materials not available through the Web site and for 
assistance in using the Internet to locate submissions and other 
documents in the docket. Electronic copies of this Federal Register 
notice are available at: http://www.regulations.gov. This notice, as 
well as news releases and other relevant information, is also available 
at OSHA's Web page at: http://www.osha.gov.

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 19 of the Occupational Safety and Health 
Act of 1970 (OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 668), 5 U.S.C. 7902, section 1-5 of 
Executive Order 12196, the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. 
App.2) and Secretary of Labor's Order No. 5-2007 (72 FR 31160).

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 14th day of September, 2007.
Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
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