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• Publication Date: 11/29/2011
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 76: 73689-73691
• Standard Number: 1912a
• Title: National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH)

[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 229 (Tuesday, November 29, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 73689-73691]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-30565]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. OSHA-2011-0065]


National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health 
(NACOSH)

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

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

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SUMMARY: The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and 
Health (NACOSH) will meet December 14 and 15, 2011, in Washington, DC. 
In conjunction with the committee meeting, NACOSH Work Groups will meet 
on December 14, 2011.

DATES: NACOSH meeting: NACOSH will meet from 1 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, 
December 14, 2011, and from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 
15, 2011.
    NACOSH Work Group meetings: The NACOSH Work Groups will meet from 9 
a.m. to noon, December 14, 2011.
    Submission of comments, requests to speak, speaker presentations 
and requests for special accommodation: Comments, requests to speak at 
the NACOSH meeting, speaker presentations, and requests for special 
accommodations for the NACOSH and NACOSH Work Group meetings must be 
submitted (postmarked, sent, transmitted) by December 7, 2011.

ADDRESSES: NACOSH and NACOSH Work Group meetings: NACOSH and its Work 
Groups will meet in Room S-4215 A/B/C U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210.
    Submission of comments, requests to speak and speaker 
presentations: You must submit comments, requests to speak at the 
NACOSH meeting and speaker presentations, identified by the docket 
number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2011-0065), 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: You may 
submit your materials 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., weekdays.
    Requests for special accommodation: You may submit requests for 
special accommodations for the NACOSH and NACOSH Work Group meetings by 
hard copy, telephone, or email 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; email 
chatmon.veneta@dol.gov.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and 
docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2011-
0065). 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. For additional information about submitting comments, 
requests to speak and speaker presentations see the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION section of this notice.
    Comments, requests to speak and speaker presentations, 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 birthdates.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For press inquiries: Mr. Frank 
Meilinger, OSHA, Office of Communications, U.S. Department of Labor, 
Room N3647, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; 
telephone (202) 693-1999; meilinger.francis2@dol.gov.
    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; email crawford.deborah@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

NACOSH Meeting

    NACOSH will meet Wednesday, December 14, 2011, and Thursday 
December 15, 2011, in Washington, DC. NACOSH meetings are open to the 
public.
    Section 7(a) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH 
Act) (29 U.S.C. 651, 656) authorizes NACOSH 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 accordance with the OSH Act, the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), and regulations issued 
pursuant to those laws (29 CFR part 1912a, 41 CFR part 102-3).
    The tentative agenda of the NACOSH meeting includes:
     Remarks from the Assistant Secretary of Labor for 
Occupational Safety and Health;
     Remarks from the Director of the National Institute for 
Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH);
     NACOSH Work Group reports;
     Discussions on electronic health records;
     Discussions on prevention through design; and
     Public comments.
    OSHA transcribes and prepares detailed minutes of NACOSH meetings. 
OSHA places meeting transcripts and minutes in the public record of the 
NACOSH meeting.

NACOSH Work Group Meetings

    The Injury and Illness Prevention Programs and Recordkeeping Work 
Groups will meet in conjunction with the NACOSH meeting. Those Work 
Groups will meet from 9 a.m. to noon, December 14, 2011, and report 
back to the full committee at the December 15, 2011, NACOSH meeting.

Public Participation

    NACOSH and NACOSH Work Group meetings: NACOSH and NACOSH Work Group 
meetings are open to the public. Individuals attending meetings at the 
U.S. Department of Labor must enter the building at the Visitors' 
Entrance, at 3rd and C Streets NW., and pass through Building Security. 
Attendees must have valid government-issued photo identification to 
enter the building. Please contact Ms. Crawford for additional 
information about building security measures for attending the NACOSH 
and NACOSH Work Group meetings.
    Individuals needing special accommodations to attend NACOSH and 
NACOSH Work Group meetings should contact Ms. Chatmon (see ADDRESSES 
section).
    Submission of written comments, requests to speak and speaker 
presentations: You must submit written comments, requests to speak at 
the NACOSH meeting and speaker presentations by December 7, 2011, using 
one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section. All submissions 
must include the Agency name and docket number for this Federal 
Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2011-0065). OSHA will provide 
submissions to NACOSH members prior to the meeting.
    Requests to speak must state the amount of time requested to speak, 
the interest the individual represents (e.g., organization name), if 
any, and a brief outline of the presentation. Electronic speaker 
presentations (e.g., PowerPoint) must be compatible with PowerPoint 
2003 and other Microsoft 2003 formats. Requests to address NACOSH may 
be granted at the discretion of the NACOSH chair and as time permits.
    Because of security-related procedures, submissions 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.
    Public docket of the NACOSH meeting: OSHA places comments, requests 
to speak and speaker presentations, including any personal information 
you provide, in the public docket of this NACOSH meeting without change 
and documents may be available online at http://www.regulations.gov. 
Therefore, OSHA cautions you about submitting certain personal 
information such as Social Security numbers and birthdates.
    OSHA also puts transcripts and minutes, Work Group reports and 
other documents from the NACOSH meeting in the public record of the 
NACOSH meeting. 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 Web page. All submissions, including 
copyrighted material, are available for inspection and copying at the 
OSHA Docket Office.
    To read or download documents in the public docket of this NACOSH 
meeting go to Docket No. OSHA-2011-0065 at http://www.regulations.gov. 
For information on using http://www.regulations.gov 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 page and for assistance in using the Internet to locate 
submissions and other documents in the public 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, also are available on the OSHA Web page at 
http://www.osha.gov.

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 7 of the Occupational Safety and 
Health Act of 1970 (U.S.C. 656), the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 
U.S.C. App. 2); 29 CFR part 1912a; 41 CFR part 102-3; and Secretary of 
Labor's Order No. 4-2010 (75 FR 55355, 9/10/2010).

    Signed at Washington, DC, on November 22, 2011.
David Michaels,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2011-30565 Filed 11-28-11; 8:45 am]
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