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• Publication Date: 05/02/2014
• Publication Type: Notices
• Fed Register #: 79: 25154-25155
• Title: Preparations for the 27th Session of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS)

[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 85 (Friday, May 2, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25154-25155]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-10103]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. OSHA-H022k-2006-0062]


Preparations for the 27th Session of the UN Sub-Committee of 
Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and 
Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS)

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice is to advise interested persons that on Wednesday, 
June 11, 2014, OSHA will conduct a public meeting to discuss proposals 
in preparation for the 27th session of the United Nations Sub-Committee 
of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and 
Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS) to be held July 2 to 4, 2014 in 
Geneva, Switzerland. OSHA, along with the U.S. Interagency GHS 
(Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of 
Chemicals) Coordinating Group, plans to consider the comments and 
information gathered at this public meeting when developing the U.S. 
Government positions for the UNSCEGHS meeting.
    Also, on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, the Department of Transportation 
(DOT), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) 
will conduct a public meeting (See Docket No. PHMSA-2014-0033) to 
discuss proposals in preparation for the 45th session of the United 
Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods 
(UNSCOE TDG) to be held June 23 to July 2, 2014, in Geneva, 
Switzerland.

DATES: Wednesday, June 11, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Both meetings will be held at the DOT Headquarters 
Conference Center, West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC 20590.
    Time and Location:
    PHMSA public meeting: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EDT, Oklahoma Room.
    OSHA public meeting: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT, Conference Room 3.

    Registration: It is requested that attendees pre-register for these 
meetings by completing the form at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PNCPBQD. 
Attendees may use the form to pre-register for the OSHA 
meeting, the PHMSA meeting, or both meetings. Failure to pre-register 
may delay your access to the DOT building. Participants attending in 
person are encouraged to arrive early to allow time for security checks 
necessary to obtain access to the building.
    Conference call-in and "live meeting" capability will be provided 
for both meetings. Specific information on call-in and live meeting 
access will be posted when available at:

http://www.osha.gov/dsg/hazcom/ and at:
http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/regs/international.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maureen Ruskin, Office of Chemical 
Hazards-Metals, OSHA Directorate of Standards and Guidance, Department 
of Labor, Washington DC 20210: telephone: (202) 693-1950, email: 
ruskin.maureen@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    The OSHA Meeting: OSHA is hosting an open informal public meeting 
of the U.S. Interagency GHS Coordinating Group to provide interested 
groups and individuals with an update on GHS-related issues and an 
opportunity to express their views orally and in writing for 
consideration in developing U.S. Government positions for the upcoming 
UNSCEGHS meeting. Interested stakeholders may also provide input on 
issues related to OSHA's activities in the U.S.--Canada Regulatory 
Cooperation Council (RCC) at the meeting.
    General topics on the agenda include:

 Review of Working papers
 Correspondence Group updates
 Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) Update

    Information on the work of the UNSCEGHS including meeting agendas, 
reports, and documents from previous sessions, can be found on the 
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Transport 
Division Web site located at the following web address: 
http://www.unece.org/trans/welcome.html. The UNSCEGHS bases its decisions on 
Working Papers. The Working Papers for the 27th session of the UNSCEGHS 
are located at http://www.unece.org/trans/main/dgdb/dgsubc4/c42014.html. 
Informal Papers submitted to the UNSCEGHS provide 
information for the subcommittee and are used either as a mechanism to 
provide information to the subcommittee or as the basis for future 
Working Papers. Informal Papers for the 27th session of the UNSCEGHS 
are located at http://www.unece.org/trans/main/dgdb/dgsubc4/c4inf27.html.
    The PHMSA Meeting: The Federal Register notice and additional 
detailed information relating to PHMSA's public meeting will be 
available upon publication at http://www.regulations.gov (Docket No. 
PHMSA-2014-0033) and on the PHMSA Web site at: 
http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/regs/international.

Authority and Signature

    This document was prepared under the direction of David Michaels, 
Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and 
Health, U.S. Department of Labor, under the authorization granted by 
the Secretary's Order 1-2012 (77 FR 3912, Jan. 25, 2012).

    Signed at Washington, DC, on April 29, 2014.
David Michaels,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2014-10103 Filed 5-1-14; 8:45 am]
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