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• Publication Date: 02/28/2013
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 78: 13709-13710
• Standard Number: 1926.200; 1911.10; 1912.3; 1926 Subpart CC
• Title: Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)

[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 40 (Thursday, February 28, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13709-13710]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-04482]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. OSHA-2013-0006]


Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)

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

ACTION: Announcement of special meeting of the ACCSH.

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SUMMARY: The ACCSH will hold a special meeting March 18, 2013, in
Washington, DC, to consider a proposed rule to update OSHA's standard
on Accident Prevention Signs and Tags in construction and proposed
technical amendments and corrections to the Cranes and Derricks
standards.

DATES:
    ACCSH meeting: The ACCSH will meet from 1 to 4:00 p.m., Monday,
March 18, 2013.
    Written comments, requests to speak, speaker presentations, and
requests for special accommodations: 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 meeting by March 8, 2013.

ADDRESSES:
    Special ACCSH meeting: The ACCSH 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, which you must identify by agency
name and docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No.
OSHA-2013-0006), 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-2013-0006, Room N-2625, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-2350 (TTY (877)
889-5627). The Department of Labor and OSHA's Docket Office accepts
deliveries (hand deliveries, express mail, and messenger (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 meeting 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 submission must include the agency name and
docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2013-
0006). 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 the special ACCSH meeting: 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 Special Meeting

    The ACCSH will hold a special meeting March 18, 2013, in
Washington, DC. Some ACCSH members will attend the meeting by
teleconference. The meeting is open to the public.
    The 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 (CSA)) (40 U.S.C. 3701 et seq.) and the
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 651 et
seq.). See also 29 CFR 1911.10 and 1912.3. The OSH Act and CSA also
require that OSHA consult with ACCSH before the Agency proposes an
occupational safety and health standard affecting construction
activities.
    The purpose of this special meeting is to present the following
actions to the ACCSH for their consideration:
     Proposed rule to update OSHA's standard on Accident
Prevention Signs and Tags in construction (29 CFR 1926.200). The
proposed rule updates the American National Standards Institute
consensus standards referenced in Sec.  1926.200; and
     Proposed technical amendments and corrections OSHA's
Cranes and Derricks standards (29 CFR part 1926, subpart CC).

Public Participation, Submissions, and Access to Public Docket

    ACCSH special meeting: The special ACCSH meeting is open to the
public. Individuals attending the special ACCSH meeting must enter the
Department of Labor 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 special meeting, please contact Ms. Chatmon (see ADDRESSES
section). Please submit your request for special accommodations to
attend the special meeting of the ACCSH to Ms. Chatmon.
    Submission of comments: You may submit comments using one of the
methods listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your submissions must include
the agency name and docket number for this ACCSH meeting (Docket No.
OSHA-2013-0006). 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 (courier) service, contact the
OSHA Docket Office (see ADDRESSES section).
    Requests to speak: If you want to address the ACCSH at the meeting
you must submit your request to speak, by March 8, 2013, 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.
    The ACCSH Chair may grant requests to address the ACCSH as time and
circumstances permit.
    Public docket of the ACCSH meeting: OSHA transcribes the ACCSH
meetings and prepares detailed minutes of meetings. OSHA places the
transcript, minutes, and other materials submitted to the ACCSH in the
public docket for the meeting. This includes putting comments, requests
to speak, and speaker presentations, including any personal information
you provide, in the public docket of this ACCSH meeting without change.
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.
    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-2013-0006 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 and
copying 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 29 U.S.C. 656, 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 February 21, 2013.
David Michaels,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2013-04482 Filed 2-27-13; 8:45 am]
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