[Federal Register: December 10, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 236)]
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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
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Request for nominations.
SUMMARY: The Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and
Health invites interested parties to submit nominations for membership
on the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
DATES: Nominations for FACOSH must be received by January 9, 2008: You
may submit nominations for FACOSH, identified by Docket No. OSHA-2007-
0011, by any of the following methods:
Electronically: Nominations, including attachments, may be
submitted electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal
eRulemaking Portal. Follow the online instructions for submitting
Facsimile: If your nomination, including attachments, does not
exceed 10 pages, you may fax it to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-
Mail, express delivery, hand delivery, messenger or courier
service: Submit three copies of your nomination to the OSHA Docket
Office, Room N-2625, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue,
NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-2350 (TTY number (877)
889-5627). Deliveries (hand, express mail, messenger and courier
service) are accepted during the Department of Labor's and Docket
Office's normal business hours, 8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m., e.t.
Instructions: All nominations for FACOSH must include the Agency
name and docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No.
OSHA-2007-0011). All 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, submitting nominations 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 submitting nominations by hand delivery, express delivery, and
messenger or courier service. For additional information on submitting
nominations, 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: Ms. Diane Brayden, Director, OSHA,
Office of Federal Agency Programs, Room N-3622, U.S. Department of
Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone
(202) 693-2122; fax (202) 693-1685; e-mail email@example.com.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Assistant Secretary of Labor for
Occupational Safety and Health invites interested parties to submit
nominations for membership on FACOSH. 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
FACOSH is comprised of 16 members, who the Secretary of Labor
appoints, and is chaired by the Assistant Secretary. The composition of
FACOSH and the number of new members to be appointed at this time are
Eight members are management representatives from Federal
departments or agencies. Three management representatives will be
Eight members are representatives of labor organizations
representing Federal employees. Three labor representatives will be
FACOSH members serve staggered three-year terms, unless the member
becomes unable to serve, resigns, ceases to be qualified to serve, or
is removed by the Secretary. The Secretary may appoint FACOSH members
to successive terms. FACOSH meets between two and six times annually
for one-day meetings.
Interested parties may nominate one or more qualified persons for
membership. Others are invited and encouraged to submit endorsements in
support of particular nominees. Nominations must include the nominee's
name, occupation, current position, and contact information. The
nomination also must identify the category of membership for which the
nominee is qualified and a resume of the nominee's background,
experience and qualifications for membership. In addition, the
nomination must include a statement that the nominee is aware of the
nomination, willing to serve a three-year term, and attend meetings
The information received through the nomination process, along with
other relevant sources of information, will assist the Secretary in
making appointments to FACOSH. In selecting FACOSH members, the
Secretary will consider individuals nominated in response to this
Federal Register notice, as well as other qualified individuals. OSHA
will publish the new FACOSH membership list in the Federal Register.
Public Participation--Submission of Nominations and Access to Docket
You may submit nominations (1) electronically at http://www.regulations.gov;
(2) by facsimile (FAX); or (3) by hard copy. All
comments, attachments and other materials must identify the Agency name
and the OSHA docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No.
OSHA 2007-0011). You may supplement electronic nominations by uploading
document files electronically. If, instead, you wish to submit hard
copies of any additional material in reference to an electronic
submission, you must submit three copies to the OSHA Docket Office
following the instructions in the ADDRESSES section. The additional
material must clearly identify your electronic submission by name,
date, and docket number so OSHA can attach them to your nomination.
Because of security-related procedures, the use of regular mail may
result in a significant delay in the receipt of nominations. For
information about security procedures concerning the delivery of
materials by hand, express delivery, messenger or courier service,
please contact the OSHA Docket Office (see ADDRESSES section).
Submissions in response to this Federal Register notice 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 website 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 http://www.regulations.gov
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 available at OSHA's webpage 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 (29 U.S.C. 668), 5 U.S.C. 7902, section 1(c) of Executive
Order 13446, 29 CFR part 1960 (Basic Program Elements of Federal
Employee Occupational Safety and Health Programs), and Secretary of
Labor's Order 5-2007 (72 FR 31160).
Signed at Washington, DC, this 5th day of December 2007.
Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
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