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• Publication Date: 04/13/2012
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 77: 22356-22358
• Standard Number: 1911.10; 1912.3; 1912
• Title: Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)

[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 72 (Friday, April 13, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 22356-22358]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-8883]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. OSHA-2012-0011]


Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)

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

ACTION: Announcement of meetings of ACCSH and ACCSH Work Groups.

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SUMMARY: ACCSH will meet May 10-11, 2012, in Washington, DC. In
conjunction with the ACCSH meeting, ACCSH Work Groups will meet May 8-
9, 2012.

DATES: ACCSH meeting: ACCSH will meet from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.,
Thursday, May 10, 2012, and from 8 a.m. to noon, Friday, May 11, 2012.
    ACCSH Work Group meetings: ACCSH Work Groups will meet Tuesday and
Wednesday, May 8-9, 2012. (For Work Group meeting times, see the Work
Group schedule in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this
notice.)
    Written comments, requests to speak, speaker presentations, and
requests for special accommodation: You must submit (postmark, send,
transmit) comments, requests to address the ACCSH meeting, speaker
presentations (written or electronic) and requests for special
accommodations for the ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group meetings by April 27,
2012.

ADDRESSES:
    ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group meetings: ACCSH and ACCSH Work Groups
will meet in Room N-3437 A-C, U.S. Department of Labor, 200
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210.
    Submission of comments, requests to speak, and speaker
presentations: You may submit comments, requests to speak at the ACCSH
meeting, and speaker presentations using one of the following methods:
    Electronically: You may submit materials, including attachments,
electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal
eRulemaking Portal. Follow the on-line instructions for submissions.
    Facsimile (Fax): If your submission, including attachments, does
not exceed 10 pages, you may fax it to the OSHA Docket Office at (202)
693-1648.
    Mail, hand delivery, express mail, messenger, or courier service:
You may submit your materials to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No.
OSHA-2012-0011, Room N-2625, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-2350 (TTY (877)
889-5627). OSHA's Docket Office accepts deliveries (hand deliveries,
express mail, and messenger or courier service) during normal business
hours, 8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m., E.T., weekdays.
    Requests for special accommodations: Please submit your request for
special accommodations to attend the ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group
meetings 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: Your submissions must include the agency name and
docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2012-
0011). Due to security-related procedures, submissions by regular mail
may experience significant delays. Please contact the OSHA Docket
Office for information about security procedures for making
submissions. For additional information on submitting comments,
requests to speak, and speaker presentations, see the SUPPLEMENTARY
INFORMATION section of this notice.
    OSHA will post comments, requests to speak, and speaker
presentations, including any personal information you provide, without
change, at http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions you
about submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers
and birthdates.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
    For press inquiries: Mr. Frank Meilinger, Director, OSHA Office of
Communications, Room N-3647, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-1999; email:
meilinger.francis2@dol.gov.
    For general information about ACCSH and ACCSH meetings: Mr. Damon
Bonneau, OSHA, Directorate of Construction, Room N-3468, U.S.
Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210;
telephone: (202) 693-2020; email: bonneau.damon@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

ACCSH Meeting

    ACCSH will meet May 10-11, 2012, in Washington, DC. The meeting is
open to the public.
    ACCSH advises the Secretary of Labor and Assistant Secretary of
Labor for Occupational Safety and Health (Assistant Secretary) in the
formulation of standards affecting the construction industry, and on
policy matters arising in the administration of the safety and health
provisions under the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act
(Construction Safety Act) (40 U.S.C. 3701 et seq.) and the Occupational
Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 651 et seq.) (see also
1911.10 and 1912.3).
    The tentative agenda for this meeting includes:
     Assistant Secretary's Agency update and remarks;
     Directorate of Construction update on rulemaking projects;
     Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs update;
     Directorate of Standards and Guidance update;
     Standards Improvement Project (SIP) IV rulemaking
discussion;
     Presentation on the ANSI-ASSE A10.33--Safety and Health
Program Requirements for Multi-Employer Projects Overview;
     Presentation on Targeting and Surveillance in the
Construction Industry;
     Committee and Work Group reports and administration; and
     Public comment period.
    OSHA transcribes ACCSH meetings and prepares detailed minutes of
meetings. OSHA places the transcript and minutes in the public docket
for the meeting. The docket also includes ACCSH Work Group reports,
speaker presentations, comments, and other materials submitted to
ACCSH.

ACCSH Work Group Meetings

    In conjunction with the ACCSH meeting, the following ACCSH Work
Groups will meet May 8, 2012:
     Backing Operations--1:15 to 3 p.m.
     Health Hazards, Emerging Issues and Prevention Through
Design--3:15 to 5 p.m.
    The following ACCSH Work Groups will meet May 9, 2012:
     Injury and Illness Prevention Programs--8:15 to 10 a.m.
     Diversity--10:15 a.m. to noon
     Training and Outreach (including a discussion of the 2012
Fall Prevention Campaign)--1 to 2:45 p.m.
    ACCSH Work Group meetings are open to the public. For additional
information on ACCSH Work Group meetings or participating in them,
please contact Mr. Bonneau or look on the ACCSH page on OSHA's Web page
at http://www.osha.gov.

Public Participation, Submissions, and Access to Public Record

    ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group meetings: All ACCSH and ACCSH 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, 3rd and C Streets NW., and pass through building security.
Attendees must have valid government-issued photo identification to
enter the building. For additional information about building security
measures for attending the ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group meetings, please
contact Ms. Chatmon (see ADDRESSES section). Please submit your request
for special accommodations to attend the ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group
meetings to Ms. Chatmon.
    Submission of written comments: You may submit comments using one
of the methods in the ADDRESSES section. Your submissions must include
the agency name and docket number for this ACCSH meeting (Docket No.
OSHA-2012-0011). OSHA will provide copies of submissions to ACCSH
members.
    Because of security-related procedures, submissions by regular mail
may experience significant delays. For information about security
procedures for submitting materials by hand delivery, express mail, and
messenger or courier service, contact the OSHA Docket Office (see
ADDRESSES section).
    Requests to speak and speaker presentations: If you want to address
ACCSH at the meeting you must submit your request to speak, as well as
written or electronic presentation (e.g., PowerPoint), by April 27,
2012, using one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your
request must state:
     The amount of time requested to speak;
     The interest you represent (e.g., business, organization,
affiliation), if any; and
     A brief outline of the presentation.
    PowerPoint presentations and other electronic materials must be
compatible with PowerPoint 2003 and other Microsoft Office 2003
formats.
    Alternatively, at the ACCSH meeting, you may request to address
ACCSH briefly by signing the public-comment request sheet and listing
the topic(s) you will address. You also must provide 20 hard copies of
any materials, written or electronic, you want to present to ACCSH.
    The ACCSH Chair may grant requests to address ACCSH as time and
circumstances permit. The Chair will give preference to individuals who
submitted speaker requests and presentations by April 27, 2012.
    Public docket of the ACCSH meeting: OSHA places comments, requests
to speak, and speaker presentations, including any personal information
you provide, in the public docket of this ACCSH meeting without change,
and those documents may be available online at http://www.regulations.gov.
Therefore, OSHA cautions you about submitting personal information such as
Social Security numbers and birthdates.
    OSHA also places the meeting transcript, meeting minutes, documents
presented at the ACCSH meeting, Work Group reports, and other documents
pertaining to the ACCSH meeting in the public docket. These documents
also are available online at http://www.regulations.gov.
    Access to the public record of ACCSH meetings: To read or download
documents in the public docket of this ACCSH meeting, go to Docket No.
OSHA-2012-0011 at http://www.regulations.gov. All documents in the
public record for this meeting are listed in the http://www.regulations.gov index;
however, some documents (e.g., copyrighted materials) are not publicly
available through that Web page. All documents in the public record,
including materials not available through http://www.regulations.gov,
are available for inspection andcopying in the OSHA Docket Office
(see ADDRESSES section). Please contact the OSHA Docket Office for
assistance in making submissions to, or obtaining materials from,
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, authorized the preparation of this
notice under the authority granted by Section 7 of 29 U.S.C. 656,
Section 107 of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act
(Construction Safety Act) 40 U.S.C. 3704, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, 29 CFR parts
1911 and 1912, 41 CFR part 102, and Secretary of Labor's Order No. 1-
2012 (77 FR 3912).

    Signed at Washington, DC, on April 9, 2012.
David Michaels,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2012-8883 Filed 4-12-12; 8:45 am]
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