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• Publication Date: 06/08/2009
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 74:27183-27185
• Title: Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH)

[Federal Register: June 8, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 108)]
[Notices]               
[Page 27183-27185]
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-2009-0018]

Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health 
(FACOSH)

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

ACTION: Announcement of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health 
(FACOSH) will meet June 25, 2009, in Washington, DC.

DATES: 
    FACOSH meeting: FACOSH will meet from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., 
Thursday, June 25, 2009.
    Submission of comments and requests to speak: Comments and requests 
to speak at the FACOSH meeting must be submitted (postmarked, sent, 
transmitted) by June 18, 2009.

ADDRESSES: 
    FACOSH meeting: FACOSH will meet in Room C-5521, Conference Room 4, 
U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 
20210.
    Submission of comments and requests to speak: Comments and requests 
to speak at the FACOSH meeting, identified by Docket No. OSHA-2009-
0018, may be submitted by any of the following methods:
    Electronically: You may submit materials, including attachments, 
electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal eRulemaking 
Portal. Follow the online instructions for making submissions.
    Facsimile: If your submission, including attachments, does not 
exceed 10 pages, you may fax it to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-
1648.
    Mail, express delivery, hand delivery, messenger or courier 
service: You must 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, 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.
    Requests for special accommodations for FACOSH meeting: Submit 
requests for special accommodations by telephone, e-mail or hard copy 
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 must include the Agency name and 
docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2009-
0018). Because of security-related procedures, submissions by regular 
mail may result in a significant delay in their receipt. Please contact 
the OSHA Docket Office, at the address above, for information about 
security procedures for making submissions by hand delivery, express 
delivery, and messenger or courier service. For additional information 
on submitting comments and requests to speak, see the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION section below.
    Comments and requests to speak, including any personal information 
provided, will be posted without change at http://www.regulations.gov. 
Therefore, OSHA cautions interested parties about submitting certain 
personal information such as social security numbers and birth dates.
    Docket: To read or download submissions in response to this Federal 
Register notice, go to Docket No. OSHA-2009-0018 at http://
www.regulations.gov or the OSHA Docket Office at the address above. All 
documents in the docket are listed in the http://www.regulations.gov 
index. Although listed in the index, some documents (e.g., copyrighted 
material) are not publicly available to read or download through http:/
/www.regulations.gov. All submissions, including copyrighted material, 
are available for inspection and copying at the OSHA Docket Office.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 
    For press inquiries: Ms. Jennifer Ashley, OSHA, Office of 
Communications, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3647, 200 Constitution 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-1999.
    For general information: Mr. Francis Yebesi, OSHA, Office of 
Federal Agency Programs, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3622, 200 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-
2122; e-mail ofap@dol.gov.
    For special accommodations for the FACOSH meeting: 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    FACOSH will meet Thursday, June 25, 2009, in Washington, DC. All 
FACOSH meetings are open to the public.
    FACOSH is authorized by 5 U.S.C. 7902, section 19 of the 
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 668), 
and Executive Order 12196 to advise the Secretary of Labor on all 
matters relating to the occupational safety and health of Federal 
employees. This includes providing advice on how to reduce and keep to 
a minimum the number of injuries and illnesses in the Federal workforce 
and how to encourage each Federal Executive Branch Department and 
Agency to establish and maintain effective occupational safety and 
health programs.
    The tentative agenda for the FACOSH meeting includes:
     FY 2009 performance status of Federal Executive Branch 
Agencies in meeting the four goals of the Presidential Safety, Health, 
and Return-to-Employment (SHARE) Initiative;
     Progress on the Federal Agency injury and illness 
recordkeeping data collection effort;
     Tracking incidents related to emergency response and 
recovery operations;
     Update on the Federal Agency Targeting Inspection Program 
(FEDTARG 09);
     FACOSH member nominations;
     OSHA outreach and education related to H1N1 Influenza; and
     OSHA and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 
2009.
    FACOSH meetings are transcribed and detailed minutes of the 
meetings are prepared. Meeting transcripts, minutes and other materials 
presented at the meeting are included in the FACOSH meeting record.

Public Participation

    FACOSH meetings and meetings of FACOSH subcommittees are open to 
the public. Interested parties may submit a request to make an oral 
presentation to FACOSH by one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES 
section. The request must state the amount of time requested to speak, 
the interest represented (e.g., organization name), if any, and a brief 
outline of the presentation. Requests to address FACOSH may be granted 
as time permits and at the discretion of the FACOSH chair.
    Interested parties also may submit comments, including data and 
other information, using any of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES 
section. OSHA will provide all submissions to FACOSH members prior to 
the meeting.
    Individuals who need special accommodations and wish to attend the 
FACOSH meeting must contact Ms. Chatmon by any of the methods listed in 
the ADDRESSES section.

Submissions and Access to Meeting Record

    You may submit comments, requests to speak and requests for special 
accommodations (1) electronically, (2) by facsimile, or (3) by hard 
copy. All submissions, including attachments and other materials, must 
identify the Agency name and the OSHA docket number for this notice 
(Docket No. OSHA-2009-0018). You may supplement electronic submissions 
by uploading documents electronically. If, instead, you wish to submit 
hard copies of supplementary documents, you must submit three copies to 
the OSHA Docket Office using the instructions in the ADDRESSES section. 
The additional materials must clearly identify your electronic submission 
by name, date and docket number.
    Because of security-related procedures, the use of regular mail may 
cause a significant delay in the receipt of submissions. For 
information about security procedures concerning the delivery of 
submissions by hand, express delivery, messenger or courier service, 
please contact the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-2350 (TTY (877) 889-
5627).
    Meeting transcripts and minutes as well as written comments and 
requests to speak are included in the public record of the FACOSH 
meeting (Docket No. OSHA-2009-0018). Written comments and requests to 
speak are posted without change at http://www.regulations.gov. 
Therefore, OSHA cautions interested parties about submitting certain 
personal information such as social security numbers and birth dates. 
Although all submissions are listed in the http://www.regulations.gov 
index, some documents (e.g., copyrighted material) are not publicly 
available to read or download through http://www.regulations.gov. All 
submissions, including copyrighted material, are available for 
inspection and copying at the OSHA Docket Office.
    Information on using the http://www.regulations.gov Web site to 
make submissions and to access the docket and exhibits is available at 
the Web site's User Tips link. Contact the OSHA Docket Office for 
information about materials not available through the Web site and for 
assistance in using the Internet to locate submissions and other 
documents in the docket.
    Electronic copies of this Federal Register notice are available at 
http://www.regulations.gov. This notice, as well as news releases and 
other relevant information, is also available at OSHA's Web page at 
http://www.osha.gov.

Authority and Signature

    Jordan Barab, Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational 
Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this notice under the 
authority granted by section 19 of the Occupational Safety and Health 
Act of 1970 (OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 668), 5 U.S.C. 7902, section 1-5 of 
Executive Order 12196, the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. 
App.2) and regulations issued under FACA (41 CFR Part 102-3), and 
Secretary of Labor's Order No. 5-2007 (72 FR 31160).

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 3rd day of June 2009.
Jordan Barab,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. E9-13342 Filed 6-5-09; 8:45 am]

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