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||Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 126 (Thursday, June 30, 2011)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-16425]
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
[Docket No OSHA-2011-0007]
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Notice of MACOSH meeting.
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 Secretary of Labor
through 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 that the Committee and workgroups will meet on July 19-20,
2011 in San Diego, CA.
DATES: MACOSH meeting: MACOSH will meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July
19 and 20, 2011.
Submission of written statements, requests to speak, and requests
for special accommodation: Written statements, requests to speak at
MACOSH meetings, and requests for special accommodations for these
meetings must be submitted (postmarked, sent, transmitted) by July 10,
ADDRESSES: MACOSH meeting: MACOSH will meet at the San Diego Marriott
Del Mar, 11966 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130.
Submission of written statements and requests to speak: You may
submit written statements and requests to speak at the MACOSH meetings,
identified by the docket number for this Federal Register notice
(Docket No. OSHA-2011-0007), by one of the following methods:
Electronically: You may submit comments and attachments
electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal
eRulemaking Portal. Follow the instructions online for submitting
Facsimile: If your comments, including attachments, are not longer
than 10 pages, you may fax them to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-
Mail, hand delivery, express mail, messenger, or courier service:
When using this method, you must submit a copy of your comments and
attachments to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0007, U.S.
Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration,
Room N-2625, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210.
Deliveries (hand, express mail, messenger, and courier service) are
accepted during the Department of Labor's and Docket Office's normal
business hours, 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., E.T.
Requests for special accommodations: Submit requests for special
accommodations for MACOSH and its workgroup meetings 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 20110; telephone: (202) 693-1999; e-mail
Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and
docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2011-
0007). Because of security-related procedures, submissions by regular
mail may result in a 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
Written statements and requests to speak, including personal
information provided, will be placed in the public docket and may be
available online. Therefore, OSHA cautions interested parties about
submitting personal information such as social security numbers and
Docket: To read or download documents in the public docket for this
MACOSH 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 are available for
inspection and, where permitted, copying at the OSHA Docket Office at
the address above. For information on using http://www.regulations.gov
to make submissions or 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 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
on the OSHA Web page at http://www.osha.gov.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For press inquiries: Frank Meilinger,
OSHA's Office of Communications, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3647,
200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202)
For general information about MACOSH and this meeting: Mr. Joseph
V. Daddura, Director of the Office of Maritime Standards and Guidance,
OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3609, 200 Constitution Avenue,
NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-2080; e-mail
All MACOSH committee and workgroup meetings are open to the public.
All interested persons are invited to attend the full MACOSH committee
and its workgroup meetings at the time and place listed above. The
tentative agenda will include: Discussions on single and multi-piece
rim wheels; working safely around radiation; person in water (man
overboard); fire watch responsibilities; ventilation safety; selection
of welding shade; safe entry and work in vessel's sewage tanks; best
practices in eye injury reduction; electrical safety; and injury and
illness prevention plans.
The workgroups will meet from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on July 19, 2011
(room to be determined upon arrival). The workgroups will discuss
topics on which they may focus for the duration of the current
Committee charter. The full MACOSH Committee will meet July 20, 2011
(rooms to be determined upon arrival).
Public Participation: Interested parties may submit a request to
make an oral presentation to MACOSH 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
MACOSH may be granted as time permits and at the discretion of the
Interested parties may also submit written statements, including
data and other information, using any one of the methods listed in the
ADDRESSES section above. OSHA will provide all submissions to MACOSH
members prior to the meeting. Individuals who need special
accommodations to attend the MACOSH meeting should contact Ms. Chatmon
by one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section.
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 Sections 6(b)(1) and 7(b) of the
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 655, 656), the
Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), Secretary of Labor's
Order No. 4-2010 (75 FR 55355), and 29 CFR part 1912.
Signed at Washington, DC, on June 24, 2011.
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2011-16425 Filed 6-29-11; 8:45 am]
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