[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 171 (Friday, September 2, 2011)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-22582]
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 September 20-
21, 2011, in Portland, ME.
DATES: MACOSH meeting: MACOSH will meet from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on
September 20 and 21, 2011.
Submission of written statements, requests to speak, and requests
for special accommodations: Written statements, requests to speak at
the Committee meeting, and requests for special accommodations for the
Committee and workgroup meetings must be submitted (postmarked, sent,
transmitted) by September 14, 2011.
ADDRESSES: MACOSH meeting: MACOSH will meet at the Eastland Park Hotel,
157 High Street, Portland, ME 04101-2814. http://www.eastlandparkhotel.com/.
Submissions of written statements and requests to speak: You may
submit written statements and requests to speak at the full Committee
meeting, 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 one of these methods, 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 to attend the 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 20210; 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: person in water (man
overboard); cargo-handling equipment; confined space ventilation;
selection of welding-shade protection; safe entry and cleaning
practices in vessel sewage tanks; best practices for eye injury
reduction; toxic materials; and injury and illness prevention programs.
The workgroups will meet from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on September 20,
2011 (rooms 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 September 21,
2011 (room 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 August 30, 2011.
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2011-22582 Filed 9-1-11; 8:45 am]
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