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• Publication Date: 07/10/2009
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 74:33279-33281
• Standard Number: 1911; 1912
• Title: Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) and ACCSH Work Group; Meetings

[Federal Register: July 10, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 131)]
[Notices]               
[Page 33279-33281]
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-2009-0020]
 
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) and 
ACCSH Work Group; Meetings

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

ACTION: Announcement of a meeting of the Advisory Committee on 
Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) and ACCSH Work Group meetings.

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SUMMARY: ACCSH will meet July 30 and 31, 2009, in Washington, DC. In 
conjunction with ACCSH's meeting its Work Groups will meet July 28 and 
29, 2009.

DATES: ACCSH: ACCSH will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, 
July 30, 2009, and from 8:30 a.m. to Noon, Friday, July 31, 2009.
    ACCSH Work Groups: ACCSH Work Groups will meet Tuesday, July 28, 
and Wednesday, July 29, 2009. (For the Work Group meeting times, see 
the Work Group Schedule in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of 
this notice.)
    Submission of comments, requests to speak and requests for special 
accommodation: Comments, requests to speak at the ACCSH meeting and 
requests for special accommodations for the ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group 
meetings must be submitted (postmarked, sent, transmitted) by July 17, 
2009.
    Submission of speaker presentations: Persons who request to speak 
at the ACCSH meeting must submit materials, written or electronic 
(e.g., PowerPoint), that they will present at the ACCSH meeting by July 
23, 2009.

ADDRESSES:
    ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group Meetings: ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group 
meetings will be held in Rooms N-3437 A-C of the Frances Perkins 
Building, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20210.
    Submission of comments, requests to speak, and speaker 
presentations: Interested persons may submit comments, requests to 
speak at the ACCSH meeting, and speaker presentations using one of the 
following methods:
    Electronically: You may submit materials, including attachments, 
electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal. Follow the on-line instructions for making 
submissions.
    Facsimile (FAX): If your submission, including attachments, does 
not exceed 10 pages, you may fax it to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 
693-1648.
    Mail, hand delivery, express mail, 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 (TTY (877) 889-5627). 
Deliveries (hand deliveries, 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., weekdays.
    Requests for special accommodations: Submit requests for special 
accommodations to Ms. 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; e-mail 
chatmon.veneta@dol.gov.
    Instructions: All submissions, requests to speak, speaker 
presentations, and requests for special accommodations must include the 
Agency name (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and the docket 
number for this meeting (Docket No. OSHA-2009-0020). Because of security-related 
procedures, submissions by regular mail may experience significant delays. For 
information about security procedures for submitting materials by hand 
delivery, express mail, messenger, or courier service, contact the OSHA 
Docket Office.
    Comments, requests to speak, and speaker presentations, including 
personal information, are placed in the public docket without change 
and may be available online. Therefore, OSHA cautions against 
submitting personal information such as social security numbers and 
birthdates. For further information on submitting comments, requests to 
speak, speaker presentations, and requests for public accommodation, 
see the Public Participation information in the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION section of this notice.
    To read or download documents in the public docket for this ACCSH 
meeting, go to Docket No. OSHA-2009-0020 at http://www.regulations.gov. 
All documents in the public docket are listed in the http://
www.regulations.gov index; however, some documents (e.g., copyrighted 
material) are not available to read on line or download from that Web 
page. All documents, including copyrighted material, are available for 
inspection and copying at the OSHA Docket Office. Please contact the 
OSHA Docket Office for assistance making submissions to or obtaining 
materials from the public docket.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
    For press inquiries: Ms. Jennifer Ashley, OSHA, Office of 
Communications, Room N-3647, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-1999.
    For general information about ACCSH and ACCSH meetings: Mr. Michael 
Buchet, OSHA, Directorate of Construction, Room N-3468, U.S. Department 
of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone 
(202) 693-2020; e-mail buchet.michael@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

ACCSH Meeting

    ACCSH will meet Thursday, July 30, and Friday, July 31, 2009, in 
Washington, DC. The meeting is open to the public.
    ACCSH is authorized to advise the Secretary of Labor and Assistant 
Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health in the 
formulation of standards affecting the construction industry and on 
policy matters arising in the administration of the safety and health 
provisions of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act 
(Construction Safety Act) (40 U.S.C. 3701 et seq.) and the Occupational 
Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 651 et seq.). (See also 29 CFR 
1911.10 and 1912.3).
    The agenda for this meeting includes:
     Remarks from the Office of the Assistant Secretary, 
Directorates and Office Directors;
     Construction Enforcement Overview and Field Perspective;
     Construction Stimulus Funding Update/Construction Data 
Overview;
     Stimulus Impact on Wind Power Generation;
     Work Group Reports, Work Group and Committee 
Administration.
    For updates on the agenda for this meeting, contact Mr. Buchet. 
ACCSH meetings are transcribed and detailed minutes of the meetings are 
prepared. Meeting transcripts and minutes are included in the record of 
ACCSH meetings, which is available at http://www.regulations.gov. Work 
Group reports are also included in the ACCSH meeting record.

ACCSH Work Group Meetings

    In conjunction with the ACCSH meeting, the following ACCSH Work 
Groups will meet on Tuesday, July 28, 2009:
     Diversity--Women in Construction--8:15 to 9:45 a.m.;
     Multilingual--10 to 11:30 a.m.;
     Residential Fall Protection--12:30 to 2 p.m.;
     Trenching--2:15 to 3:45 p.m.; and
     Powered Fastening Tools (Nail guns)--4 to 5:30 p.m.
    The following ACCSH Work Groups will meet on Wednesday, July 29, 
2009:
     Regulatory Compliance (Focused Inspections)--8:30 to 10 
a.m.;
     ROPS (Roll Over Protective Structures)--10:15 to 11:45 
a.m.;
     Silica--12:45 to 2:15 p.m.; and
     Education and Training (OTI)--2:30 to 4 p.m.
    For additional information on ACCSH Work Group meetings or 
participating in them, please contact Mr. Buchet or look on the ACCSH 
page on OSHA's Web page at http://www.osha.gov.

Public Participation

    ACCSH Meetings and ACCSH Work Group Meetings: ACCSH and ACCSH Work 
Group meetings are open to the public. Individuals needing special 
accommodations for ACCSH or ACCSH Work Group meetings please contact 
Ms. Chatmon (see ADDRESSES section).
    Submission of written comments and requests to address ACCSH: 
Interested persons may submit comments, request to speak at ACCSH 
meetings, and speaker presentations (1) electronically, (2) by FAX, or 
(3) by hard copy (mail, hand delivery, express mail, messenger, and 
courier). All submissions must include the docket number for this ACCSH 
meeting (Docket No. OSHA-2009-0020). Individuals who want to address 
ACCSH at the meeting must submit their requests by July 17, 2009. The 
request must state the amount of time desired to speak, the interest 
the presenter represents (e.g., businesses, organizations, 
affiliations), if any, and a brief outline of the presentation. 
Speakers must submit a copy of any written or electronic (i.e. 
PowerPoint) material they plan to present by July 23, 2009.
    Alternately at the ACCSH meeting, individuals may also request to 
address ACCSH by signing the public comment request sheet and listing 
the interests they represent, if any, and the topic(s) to be addressed. 
In addition, they must provide 20 hard copies of any materials, written 
or electronic, that they plan to present to ACCSH. Such requests may be 
granted at the ACCSH Chair's discretion and as time and circumstances 
permit.
    Comments, requests to speak and speaker presentations are included 
without change in the meeting record and may be made available online 
at http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions interested 
parties about submitting certain personal information such as 
birthdates and social security numbers.
    Access to the record of ACCSH meetings: To read or download 
submissions and the record of this ACCSH meeting, including Work Group 
reports, go to Docket No. OSHA-2009-0020 at http://www.regulations.gov. 
The meeting record and submissions for this meeting are listed in the 
http://www.regulations.gov index; however, some documents (e.g., 
copyrighted materials) are not publicly available through the Web page. 
The record and all submissions, including materials not available 
through http://www.regulations.gov are available for inspection and 
copying in the OSHA Docket Office (see ADDRESSES section).
    Authority and signature: Mr. Jordan Barab, Acting Assistant 
Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, directed the 
preparation of this notice under the authority granted by section 7 of 
the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 656), section 
107 of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (Construction 
Safety Act) (40 U.S.C. 3704), 29 CFR 1911 and 1912, and Secretary of Labor's Order No. 5-2007 (72 FR 31160).

    Signed at Washington, DC this 6th day of July 2009.
Jordan Barab,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
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