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• Publication Date: 11/15/2007
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 72:64249
• Title: Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH)

[Federal Register: November 15, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 220)]
[Notices]               
[Page 64249]
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-2007-0011]
 
Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health 
(FACOSH)

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

ACTION: Appointment of new members.

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SUMMARY: On September 28, 2007, the Secretary of Labor appointed six 
new members to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and 
Health (FACOSH).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Diane Brayden, Director, OSHA, 
Office of Federal Agency Programs, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 3622, Washington, DC 20210; telephone 
(202) 693-2122; fax (202) 693-1685; e-mail ofap@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FACOSH is authorized to advise the Secretary 
of Labor on all matters relating to the occupational safety and health 
of Federal employees (Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 
U.S.C. 668), 5 U.S.C. 7902, Executive Order 13446). 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.
    FACOSH consists of 16 members, divided equally between 
representatives of Federal agencies and labor organizations 
representing Federal employees. FACOSH members serve three-year terms.
    FACOSH Member Appointments: OSHA published a request for FACOSH 
nominations in the Federal Register (72 FR 7467-7468 (3/2/2007)), and 
received nominations for seventeen individuals. On September 28, 2007, 
the Secretary of Labor appointed the following five individuals to 
serve three-year terms ending in June 2010:
     Mr. Ralph E. Dudley, Tennessee Valley Authority,
     Ms. Kathleen J.H. Wheeler, U.S. Department of the 
Interior,
     Ms. Colleen M. Kelley, National Treasury Employees Union,
     Mr. William D. ``Chico'' McGill, International Brotherhood 
of Electrical Workers, and
     Mr. Chester G. Wheeler, Jr., Seafarers International 
Union.
    In addition, the Secretary of Labor appointed Mr. Paul Hutter, U.S. 
Department of Veterans Affairs, to fill the remainder of a term that 
expires in June 2009.
    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 (29 U.S.C. 668), 5 U.S.C. 
7902, section 1(c) of Executive Order 13446, 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 9th day of November, 2007.
Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. E7-22310 Filed 11-14-07; 8:45 am]

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