Federal Registers - Table of Contents Federal Registers - Table of Contents
• Publication Date: 11/25/2009
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 74:61709-61711
• Standard Number: 1911.10; 1912.3
• Title: Announcement of a Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) and ACCSH Work Group Meetings

[Federal Register: November 25, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 226)]
[Notices]               
[Page 61709-61711]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:fr25no09-99]                         

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. OSHA-2009-0030]

 
Announcement of a Meeting of the Advisory Committee on 
Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) and ACCSH Work Group Meetings

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

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

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: ACCSH will meet December 10 and 11, 2009, in Washington, DC. 
In conjunction with ACCSH's meeting, its Work Groups will meet December 
8 and 9, 2009.

DATES: ACCSH: ACCSH will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, 
December 10, 2009, and from 8:30 a.m. to Noon, Friday, December 11, 
2009.
    ACCSH Work Groups: ACCSH Work Groups will meet Tuesday, December 8, 
and Wednesday, December 9, 2009. (For Work Group meeting times, see the 
Work Group Schedule information in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION 
section of this notice.)
    Submission of comments, requests to speak, speaker presentations, 
and requests for special accommodation: Comments, requests to address 
the ACCSH meeting, written or electronic speaker presentations, and 
requests for special accommodation for the ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group 
meetings must be submitted (postmarked, sent, transmitted) by December 
2, 2009.

ADDRESSES:
    ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group Meetings: ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group 
meetings will be held in Rooms N-3437 A-C, 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 
address 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 submissions or 
comments.
    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, 
except holidays.
    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-2009-0030). 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, speaker presentations and requests to speak, including 
personal information, are placed in the public docket without change and 
may be available online. Therefore, OSHA cautions against submitting 
certain 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.
    To read or download documents in the public docket for this ACCSH 
meeting, go to Docket No. OSHA-2009-0030 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 
webpage. 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, December 10, 2009 and Friday, December 
11, 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, 3704) 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 topics for this meeting include:
     Welcome/Remarks from the Office of the Assistant 
Secretary;
     Remarks from the Directorate of Construction;
     OSHA 10-Hour Outreach Training and Hispanic Summit 
Discussion--Office of the Assistant Secretary;
     Analysis of FY 2007 Construction Health Enforcement Data--
Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR);
     Stimulus Impact on Transportation and Utility 
Construction--Associated General Contractors;
     Stimulus Impact on Alternate Energy, Transmission and 
Distribution, Including Smart Grid Concerns--National Electrical 
Contractors Association;
     Committee Consideration of and Recommendations to the 
Assistant Secretary Concerning the following:
     Proposed Rule on the Standards Improvement Project III 
(SIP III);
     Revisions to OSHA's Occupational Injury and Illness 
Recording and Reporting (Recordkeeping) regulation; and
     Proposed Rule on Occupational Exposure to Crystalline 
Silica;
     Work Group Reports, Work Group and Committee 
Administration; and
     Public Comment Period.
    ACCSH meetings are transcribed and detailed minutes of the meetings 
are prepared. The transcript and minutes are placed in the public 
docket for the meeting. The docket also includes ACCSH Work Group 
reports, speaker presentations, comments, and other materials and 
requests submitted to the Committee.

ACCSH Work Group Meetings

    In conjunction with the ACCSH meeting, the following ACCSH Work 
Groups will meet on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 in Rooms N-3437 A/B or C:
     Regulatory Compliance (Focused Inspection) 8 to 9:40 
a.m.--Room C;
     Silica 9:50 to 11:30 a.m.--Room A/B;
     Residential Fall Protection 12:30 to 2:10 p.m.--Room A/B;
     Trenching 2:20 to 4 p.m.--Room C; and
     Multilingual 4:10 to 5:50 p.m.--Room C.
    The following additional ACCSH Work Groups will meet on Wednesday,
    December 9, 2009 in Rooms N-3437 A/B or C:
     Powered Fastening Tools (Nail guns) 8:30 to 10:10 a.m.--
Room A/B;
     ROPS (Roll Over Protective Structures) 10:20 to Noon--Room 
A/B;
     Diversity--Women in Construction 1:00 to 2:40 p.m.--Room 
C; and
     Education and Training (OTI) 2:50 to 4:30 p.m.--Room A/B.
    For additional information on ACCSH Work Group meetings or 
participating in them, please contact Mr. Buchet at the address above 
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 meeting access please 
contact Ms. Chatmon (see ADDRESSES section).
    Submission of written comments, requests to address ACCSH, speaker 
presentations, and requests for special accommodations: Interested 
persons may submit comments, requests to address ACCSH, presentations, 
and requests for special accommodations (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-2009-0030). Individuals who want to address 
ACCSH at the meeting must submit their requests and written or 
electronic presentations (e.g. PowerPoints) by December 2, 2009. The 
request must state the amount of time desired to speak, the interest 
the presenter represents (e.g., businesses, organizations, 
affiliations, etc.), if any, and a brief outline of the presentation. 
PowerPoint presentations must be compatible with PowerPoint 2003.
    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.
    Requests to address the Committee may be granted at the ACCSH 
Chair's discretion and as time and circumstances permit.
    Comments, requests to address ACCSH, 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 birth dates and social security numbers.
    Access to the record of ACCSH meetings, including Work Group 
reports: To read or download the record of this ACCSH meeting including 
transcript, minutes, Work Group reports and other submissions go to 
Docket No. OSHA-2009-0030 at http://www.regulations.gov. The meeting 
record and all submissions for this meeting will be 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 will be available for inspection and copying in the 
OSHA Docket Office (see ADDRESSES).
    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. 3701 et seq.), the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (5 U.S.C. App), 29 CFR Parts 1911 and 1912, 41 CFR Part 102, and 
Secretary of Labor's Order No. 5-2007 (72 FR 31160).

    Signed at Washington, DC this 19th day of November 2009.
Jordan Barab,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. E9-28135 Filed 11-24-09; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 4510-26-P


Federal Registers - Table of Contents Federal Registers - Table of Contents