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• Publication Date: 03/23/2010
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 75:13783-13784
• Title: Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)

[Federal Register: March 23, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 55)]
[Notices]               
[Page 13783-13784]
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.

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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 April 27, 2010 and April 29, 2010.

DATES: The Shipyard and Longshore workgroups will meet on Tuesday, 
April 27, 2010, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and the Committee will meet on 
Thursday, April 29, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The Committee and workgroups will meet at the Newport 
Marriott Hotel, 25 America's Cup Avenue, Newport, RI 02840, ((401) 849-
1000). Mail comments, views, or statements in response to this notice 
to Vanessa Welch, Office of Maritime, OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor, 
Room N-3609, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; phone 
(202) 693-2080; 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 Vanessa 
Welch at (202) 693-2080 no later than April 14, 2010, to obtain 
appropriate accommodations.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: MACOSH meetings are open to the public. 
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. MACOSH may also discuss the following 
topics based on the workgroup reports: Arc flash guidance; confined 
spaces and fall protection in commercial fishing; scaffolding and falls 
(29 CFR part 1915 subpart E); traffic lane and safety zone quick card; 
speed limits in marine terminals; container rail safety guidance; and 
stuck cone safety guidance.
    Public Participation: Written data, views, or comments for 
consideration by MACOSH on the various agenda items listed above should 
be submitted to Vanessa Welch at the address listed above. Submissions 
received by April 14, 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 
David Michaels, PhD, MPH, 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 17th day of March 2010.
David Michaels,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2010-6397 Filed 3-22-10; 8:45 am]
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