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• Publication Date: 08/30/2010
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 75:52988-52989
• Title: National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health

[Federal Register: August 30, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 167)]
[Notices]               
[Page 52988-52989]
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-2010-0012]

 
National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health

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

ACTION: Announcement of meeting of the National Advisory Committee on 
Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) and NACOSH subgroup meetings.

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SUMMARY: The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and 
Health (NACOSH) will meet September 14 and 15, 2010, in Washington, DC. 
In conjunction with the NACOSH meeting, its Gulf Oil Spill Subgroup 
will meet.

DATES: NACOSH meeting: NACOSH will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., on 
Tuesday, September 14, and Wednesday, September 15, 2010.
    Submission of comments, requests to speak, and requests for special 
accommodation: Comments, requests to speak at the NACOSH meeting, and 
requests for special accommodations for the NACOSH meeting must be 
submitted (postmarked, sent, transmitted) by September 7, 2010.

ADDRESSES: NACOSH meeting: NACOSH will meet in Room N-N3437 A/B/C, U.S. 
Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 
20210.
    Submission of comments and requests to speak: You may submit 
comments and requests to speak at the NACOSH meeting, identified by 
docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2010-
0012), by one 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, 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 (887) 889-5627). Deliveries (hand, 
express mail, messenger, courier service) are accepted during the 
Department of Labor's and OSHA Docket Office's normal business hours, 
8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. e.t.
    Requests for special accommodation: Submit requests for special 
accommodations for the NACOSH meeting by hard copy, telephone, or e-
mail 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-2010-
0012). Because of security-related procedures, submission by regular 
mail may result in significant delay in receipt. Please contact the 
OSHA Docket Office for information about security procedures for making 
submissions by hand delivery, express delivery, messenger or courier 
service. For additional information about submitting comments and 
requests to speak, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this 
notice.
    Comments 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 personal information such 
as social security numbers and birthdates.
    Docket: To read or download documents in the public docket for this 
NACOSH meeting, go to http://www.regulations.gov. All documents in the 
public docket are listed in the index; however, 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 at the address above.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For press inquiries: MaryAnn Garrahan, 
OSHA, Office of Communications, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N3647, 
200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 
693-1999.
    For general information: Ms. Deborah Crawford, OSHA, Directorate of 
Evaluation and Analysis, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3641, 200 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-
1932; e-mail crawford.deborah@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NACOSH will meet Tuesday, September 14 and 
Wednesday, September 15, 2010, in Washington, DC. NACOSH meetings are 
open to the public.
    NACOSH is authorized by section 7(a) of the Occupational Safety and 
Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 651, 656) to advise the 
Secretary of Labor and the Secretary of Health and Human Services on 
matters relating to the administration of the OSH Act. NACOSH is a 
continuing advisory body and operates in compliance with provisions in 
the OSH Act, the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), and 
regulations issued pursuant to those laws (29 CFR 1912a, 41 CFR part 
102-3).
    The tentative agenda of the NACOSH meeting will include updates and 
discussions on the following topics:
     Remarks from the Assistant Secretary of Labor for 
Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA);
     Remarks from the Director of the National Institute for 
Occupational Safety and Health;
     OSHA Initiatives: Regulatory, Enforcement and Compliance 
Assistance;
     Update on the Gulf Oil Spill activities;
     Enhancing workers' voice in the workplace; and
     Ethics Update.
    In addition, the Gulf Oil Spill subgroup was formed at the June 8, 
2010, NACOSH meeting. The subgroup will meet from 3 p.m. until 4:30 
p.m. on September 14, 2010, in Room N3437A/B/C and report back to the 
full committee on September 15.
    NACOSH meetings are transcribed and detailed minutes of the 
meetings are prepared. Meeting transcripts and minutes are included in 
the public record of this NACOSH meeting (Docket No. OSHA 2010-0012).

Public Participation

    Interested parties may submit a request to make an oral 
presentation to NACOSH by any one of the methods listed in the 
ADDRESSES section above. 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 
NACOSH may be granted as time permits and at the discretion of the 
NACOSH chair.
    Interested parties also may submit comments, including data and 
other information using any one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES 
section above. OSHA will provide all submissions to NACOSH members 
prior to the meeting.
    Individuals who need special accommodations to attend the NACOSH 
meeting should contact Ms. Chatmon using the contact information listed 
in the ADDRESSES section.

Submissions and Access to Meeting Record

    You may submit comments and requests to speak (1) Electronically, 
(2) by facsimile, or (3) by hard copy. All submissions, including 
attachments and other materials, must identify the Agency name and the 
docket number for this notice (Docket No. OSHA-2010-0012). You also 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 above. 
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 submissions by hand, 
express delivery, messenger or courier service, please contact the OSHA 
Docket Office.
    Meeting transcripts and minutes as well as comments and requests to 
speak at the NACOSH meeting are included in the public record of the 
NACOSH meeting (Docket No. OSHA-2010-0012). Comments and requests to 
speak are posted without change at http://www.regulations.gov. 
Therefore, OSHA cautions interested parties about submitting personal 
information such as social security numbers and birthdates. Although 
all submissions are listed in the http://www.regulations.gov index, 
some documents (e.g., copyrighted materials) are not publicly available 
to read or download through that webpage. All submissions, including 
copyrighted material, are available for inspection and copying at the 
OSHA Docket Office.
    For information on using http://www.regulations.gov to make 
submissions and to access the docket, click on the "Help" tab at the 
top of the Home page. Contact the OSHA Docket Office for information 
about materials not available through that webpage 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 on the OSHA webpage 
at http://www.osha.gov.

Authority and Signature

    David Michaels, PhD, MPH, 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 (U.S.C. 656), 29 CFR 1912a, and Secretary of Labor's 
Order No. 5-2007 (71 FR 31160).

    Signed at Washington, DC, on August 26, 2010.
David Michaels,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
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