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• Publication Date: 12/10/2009
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 74:65551
• Standard Number: 1912
• Title: Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)

[Federal Register: December 10, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 236)]
[Notices]               
[Page 65551]
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 
(MACOSH)

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

ACTION: MACOSH meeting; notice of.

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SUMMARY: The Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and 
Health (MACOSH) was established under Section 7 of the Occupational 
Safety and Health (OSH) Act of 1970 to advise the Assistant Secretary 
of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health on issues relating to 
occupational safety and health in the maritime industries. The purpose 
of this Federal Register notice is to announce the Committee and 
workgroup meetings scheduled for January 19-20, 2010.

DATES: The Shipyard and Longshore workgroups will meet on Tuesday, 
January 19, 2010, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the Committee will meet on 
Wednesday, January 20, 2010, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The Committee and workgroups will meet at the U.S. 
Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 
20210. On Tuesday, January 19, 2010, the Longshore workgroup will meet 
in C-5515-1A and the Shipyard workgroup will meet in conference room C-
5521-4. On Wednesday, January 20, 2010, the Committee will meet in 
conference room C-5521-4. Mail comments, views, or statements in 
response to this notice to Danielle Watson, Office of Maritime, OSHA, 
U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3609, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20210; phone (202) 693-1870; 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) 693-2067. Individuals 
with disabilities wishing to attend the meeting should contact Danielle 
Watson at (202) 693-1870 no later than January 5, 2010, to obtain 
appropriate accommodations.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All MACOSH meetings are open to the public. 
All interested persons are invited to attend the MACOSH meeting at the 
time and location listed above. The MACOSH agenda will include: An OSHA 
activities update; a review of the minutes from the previous meeting; 
and reports from each workgroup. The Shipyard workgroup will discuss 
the following topics: Safety and Health Injury Prevention Sheets 
(SHIPS) rigging guidance document; arc flash guidance; activities 
related to shipyard employment; commercial fishing industry quick 
cards; injury and fatality data initiative; and scaffolding and falls 
(29 CFR 1915 subpart E). The Longshore workgroup discussion will cover 
welding guidance; safety zone guidance; speed limits in marine 
terminals; and container repair safety guidance.
    Public Participation: Written data, views, or comments for 
consideration by MACOSH on the various agenda items listed above should 
be submitted to Danielle Watson at the address listed above. 
Submissions received by January 5, 2010, 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.
    Authority: This notice was prepared under the direction of Jordan 
Barab, Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and 
Health, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20210, pursuant to Sections 6(b)(1) and 7(b) of the 
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 655(b)(1), 
656(b)), the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), 
Secretary of Labor's Order 5-2007 (72 FR 31160), and 29 CFR part 1912.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 4th day of December 2009.
Jordan Barab,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. E9-29418 Filed 12-9-09; 8:45 am]

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