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• Publication Date: 06/21/2010
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 75:35090-35091
• Standard Number: 1912; 1915
• Title: Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH) Announcement of meeting

[Federal Register: June 21, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 118)]
[Notices]               
[Page 35090-35091]
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: Announcement of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this Federal Register notice is to announce the 
Advisory Committee and workgroup meetings scheduled for July 13-14, 
2010. The Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and 
Health (MACOSH or Committee) was established under Section 7 of the 
Occupational Safety and Health 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.

DATES: The Shipyard and Longshoring workgroups will meet on Tuesday, 
July 13, 2010, 8 a.m. until approximately 4 p.m. (PT), 
and the Committee will meet on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, 
from 8:30 a.m. until approximately 4:30 p.m. (PT).

ADDRESSES: The Committee and workgroups will meet at the Renaissance 
Long Beach Hotel, 111 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90802 ((562) 
437-5900). Mail comments, views, or statements in response to this 
notice to Vanessa L. 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 
L. Welch at (202) 693-2080 no later than July 13, 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. MACOSH may also discuss the following 
topics based on the workgroup reports: arc flash guidance; fall 
protection in commercial fishing; ventilation for welding and allied 
operations in shipyards; eye protection against radiant energy for 
welding in shipyards; scaffolding and falls (29 CFR 1915 subpart E); 
shipbreaking guidance; container rail safety guidance; plugging and 
unplugging reefer safety; mechanics working in the yard at marine 
terminals; safely servicing terminal equipment in the yard; and freeing 
inoperable semi-automatic twist locks (SATLs).
    Public Participation: Written data, views, or comments for 
consideration by MACOSH on the various agenda items listed above should 
be submitted to Vanessa L. Welch at the address listed above. 
Submissions received by June 29, 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 16th day of June 2010.
David Michaels,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2010-14968 Filed 6-18-10; 8:45 am]
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