[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 189 (Thursday, September 29, 2011)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-25042]
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
[Docket No. OSHA--2011-0116]
Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Reopening of the record and extension of the nominations
SUMMARY: OSHA is reopening the record and extending the deadline for
submitting nominations for membership on the Federal Advisory Council
on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH) until October 31, 2011.
DATES: Nominations for FACOSH must be submitted (postmarked, sent,
transmitted, or received) by October 31, 2011.
ADDRESSES: You may submit nominations for FACOSH, identified by Docket
No. OSHA-2011-0116, by any one of the following methods:
Electronically: Nominations, including attachments, may be
submitted electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal
eRulemaking Portal. Follow the online instructions for submitting
Facsimile: If the nomination, including attachments, does not
exceed 10 pages, you may fax it to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-
Mail, express delivery, hand delivery, messenger or courier
service: Submit three copies of nominations and supporting materials to
the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0116, Room N-2625, U.S.
Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC
20210; telephone (202) 693-2350 (TTY number (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.
Instructions: All nominations for FACOSH must include the agency
name and docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No.
OSHA-2011-0116). Because of security-related procedures, submitting
nominations by regular mail may result in a significant delay in
heir receipt. Please contact the OSHA Docket Office, at the
address above, for information about security procedures for submitting
nominations by hand delivery, express delivery, and messenger or
courier service. For additional information on submitting nominations,
see 76 FR 16897.
Submissions in response to this Federal Register notice, including
personal information provided, will be posted without change at http://www.regulations.gov.
Therefore, OSHA cautions interested parties about submitting personal
information such as social security numbers and birth dates.
Electronic copies of this Federal Register notice as well as OSHA's
July 7, 2011 notice requesting nominations for FACOSH membership are
available at http://www.regulations.gov. Both notices, as well as news
releases and other relevant information, are also available on OSHA's
webpage at http://www.osha.gov.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
For press inquiries: Mr. Francis Meilinger, OSHA, Office of
Communications, Room N-3647, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-1999.
For general information: Mr. Francis Yebesi, OSHA, Office of
Federal Agency Programs, Directorate of Enforcement Programs, Room N-
3622, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW.,
Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-2122; e-mail email@example.com.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OSHA is reopening the record and extending
the deadline for submitting nominations for membership on FACOSH until
October 31, 2011. OSHA is extending the FACOSH nominations deadline
because of a lack of qualified candidates being nominated for FACOSH
membership. For instructions and information about submitting
nominations, see 76 FR 16897.
On July 7, 2011, OSHA published a Federal Register notice inviting
interested parties to submit nominations for FACOSH membership by
September 6, 2011 (76 FR 16897). OSHA requests nominations to fill six
vacancies on FACOSH, three labor and three management members. One
vacancy occurred during CY 2010 and five vacancies will occur in CY
2011. The Secretary of Labor will appoint new members to three-year
FACOSH is authorized to advise the Secretary of Labor on all
matters relating to the occupational safety and health of Federal
employees (Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 668),
5 U.S.C. 7902, Executive Orders 12196 and 13511). 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
the establishment and maintenance of effective occupational safety and
health programs in each Federal department and agency.
Authority and Signature:
David Michaels, Ph.D., MPH, 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 (29 U.S.C. 668), 5 U.S.C. 7902, the Federal
Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App), Executive Order 12196 and 13511,
29 CFR part 1960 (Basic Program Elements for Federal Employee
Occupational Safety and Health Programs and Related Matters), 41 CFR
part 102-3, Secretary of Labor's Order 4-2010 (75 FR 55355, 9/10/2010).
Signed at Washington, DC on September 26, 2011.
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2011-25042 Filed 9-28-11; 8:45 am]
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