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• Publication Date: 04/25/2008
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 73:22442
• Standard Number: 1911; 1912
• Title: Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health; Notice of Meeting

[Federal Register: April 25, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 81)]
[Notices]               
[Page 22442]
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; 
notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and 
Health ("MACOSH" or "Committee") was established to advise the 
Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA 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 May 20-21, 2008.

DATES: The workgroups will meet on May 20, 2008, and MACOSH will meet 
on May 21, 2008.

ADDRESSES: The Committee and workgroups will meet at the Wyndham 
Jacksonville Riverwalk Hotel, 1515 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, FL 
32207. The Longshoring workgroup will meet in the Rope Room of the 
hotel; the other workgroups will meet in the Tug Room of the hotel. 
MACOSH will meet in the hotel's Port Room. Mail comments, views, or 
statements in response to this notice to Vanessa L. Welch, 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: Joseph V. Daddura, Director, Office of 
Maritime, OSHA, 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 May 5, 2008, to obtain 
appropriate accommodations.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All MACOSH meetings and workgroup meetings 
are open to the public. All interested persons are invited to attend 
the MACOSH and workgroup meetings at the times and places listed below.
    MACOSH will meet from 8 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m. on 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008, in the hotel's Port Room.
    The Shipyards workgroup will meet on Tuesday, May 20, 2008, from 8 
a.m. until 10 a.m. in the Tug Room.
    The Longshoring workgroup will meet on Tuesday, May 20, 2008, from 
8 a.m. until 10 a.m. in the Rope Room.
    The Cranes and Falls workgroup will meet on Tuesday, May 20, 2008, 
from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. in the Tug Room.
    The Outreach and Safety Culture workgroup will meet on Tuesday, May 
20, 2008, from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. in the Tug Room.
    The Health workgroup will meet on Tuesday, May 20, 2008, from 3 
p.m. until 4 p.m. in the Tug Room.
    The meeting times for each workgroup are approximate and subject to 
change without advance notice.
    MACOSH Agenda: The agenda will include: An OSHA activities update; 
a review of the minutes from the previous meeting; a review of the 
achievements of the committee during the last 2 years; and reports from 
each workgroup. MACOSH may also discuss the following topics based on 
the workgroup reports: spray paint standards and hot work on coatings; 
the shipbreaking guidance document; electrical standards; the roll-on 
roll-off cargo guidance document; the International Maritime 
Organization's initiative on cargo-lashing safety; the flat-rack 
guidance document; working over water from aerial work platforms; 
working under a suspended load; the barge safety guidance document; 
leading indicators; substance abuse; and radiation exposure in marine 
terminals.
    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 May 5, 2008, 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 May 5, 2008. 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 sections 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), Secretary of 
Labor's Order 5-2007 (72 FR 31159), and 29 CFR parts 1911 and 1912.

    Signed at Washington, DC, on April 22, 2008.
Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. E8-9045 Filed 4-24-08; 8:45 am]

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