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• Publication Date: 07/22/2014
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 79: 42538-42539
• Standard Number: 1912
• Title: Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)

[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 140 (Tuesday, July 22, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 42538-42539]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-17178]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. OSHA-2013-0007]


Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health 
(MACOSH)

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

ACTION: Notice of MACOSH Meeting.

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SUMMARY: This Federal Register notice announces meetings of the full 
Committee and the workgroups on August 19 and 20, 2014 in Washington, 
DC.

DATES: MACOSH meeting: MACOSH will meet from 9 a.m. until approximately 
5 p.m. on August 19 and 20, 2014.
    Submission of comments, requests to speak, and requests for special 
accommodation: Submit comments, requests to speak at the full Committee 
meeting, and requests for special accommodations for these meetings 
(postmarked, sent, or transmitted) by August 1, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The Committee and workgroups will meet at the U.S. 
Department of Labor, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20210, in Conference Rooms C-5521 Room 4 and C-5515 
Room 2. Meeting attendees must use the visitor's entrance located at 
3rd & C Streets NW.
    Submission of written statements and requests to speak: Submit 
comments and requests to speak at the MACOSH meetings, identified by 
the docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA 
2013-0007), by one of the following methods:
    Electronically: Submit comments and attachments electronically at 
http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal eRulemaking Portal. 
Follow the instructions online for submitting comments.
    Facsimile: If comments, including attachments, are not longer than 
10 pages, commenters may fax them to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 
693-1648.
    Regular mail, express mail, hand (courier) delivery, and messenger 
service: When using this method, submit a copy of comments and 
attachments to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA-2013-0007, U.S. 
Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 
Room N-2625, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. The 
Docket Office accepts deliveries (express mail, hand (courier) 
delivery, and messenger service) during the Department of Labor's and 
Docket Office's normal business hours, 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., e.t.
    Requests for special accommodations: Submit requests for special 
accommodations for MACOSH and its workgroup meetings by hard copy, 
telephone, or email to: Ms. Gretta Jameson, OSHA, Office of 
Communications, Room N-3647, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-1999; email: 
Jameson.GrettaH@dol.gov.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and 
docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2013-
0007). Because of security-related procedures, submissions by regular 
mail may result in a significant delay in receipt. Please contact the 
OSHA Docket Office for information about security procedures for making 
submissions by express mail, hand (courier) delivery, and messenger 
service.
    OSHA will place comments and requests to speak, including personal 
information, in the public docket which may be available online. 
Therefore, OSHA cautions interested parties about submitting personal 
information such as Social Security numbers and birthdates.
    Docket: To read or download documents in the public docket for this 
MACOSH meeting, go to http://www.regulations.gov. All documents in the 
public docket are listed in the index; however, some documents (e.g., 
copyrighted material) are not publicly available to read or download 
through http://www.regulations.gov. All submissions are available for 
inspection and, when permitted, copying at the OSHA Docket Office at 
the above address. For information on using http://www.regulations.gov 
to make submissions or 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 site and for 
assistance in using the Internet to locate submissions and other 
documents in the docket.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For press inquiries: Frank Meilinger, 
Director, OSHA Office of Communications, U.S. Department of Labor, 
Room N-3647, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; 
telephone: (202) 693-1999; email: meilinger.frank2@dol.gov.
    For general information about MACOSH and this meeting: Mrs. Amy 
Wangdahl, Director, Office of Maritime and Agriculture, OSHA, U.S. 
Department of Labor, Room N-3609, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-2066; email: 
wangdahl.amy@dol.gov.
    Copies of this Federal Register notice: 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, 
are also available at OSHA's Web page at: http://www.osha.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All MACOSH committee and workgroup meetings 
are open to the public. Interested persons may attend the full 
Committee and its workgroup meetings at the time and place listed 
above. The full Committee agenda will include: An OSHA activities 
update; a review of the minutes from the previous meeting; and reports 
from each workgroup. The workgroup agendas will include discussions on: 
Surface preparation and preservation in shipyards; shipboard 
refrigeration systems; pedestal crane safety on commercial fishing 
vessels; preventing chassis drivers from jostling in the cab in marine 
terminals; the accuracy of declared container weights; baggage handling 
in cruise terminal operations; a review of the 2010 International 
Maritime Organization annex "Guidance on Providing Safe Working 
Conditions for Securing of Containers on Deck"; and log handling 
safety.
    The workgroups, which include the Longshoring workgroup and the 
Shipyard workgroup, will meet from 9 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m. on 
August 19, 2014 in Conference Rooms C-5521 Room 4 and C-5515 Room 2. 
The full Committee will meet from 9 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m. on 
August 20, 2014, in Conference Room C-5521 Room 4.
    Public Participation: Any individual attending the MACOSH meeting, 
including the workgroup meetings, at the U.S. Department of Labor, 
Frances Perkins Building, must use the entrance located at 3rd & C 
Streets NW. and pass through Building Security. Attendees must have 
valid government-issued photo identification to enter the building. 
Please contact Gretta Jameson at (202) 693-2176 (email: 
jameson.grettah@dol.gov) for additional information about building 
security measures for attending the MACOSH Committee and workgroup 
meetings. Interested parties may submit a request to make an oral 
presentation to MACOSH by any one of the methods listed in the 
ADDRESSES section above. The request must state the amount of time 
requested to speak, the interest represented (e.g., organization name), 
if any, and a brief outline of the presentation. The MACOSH Chair has 
discretion to grant requests to address the full Committee as time 
permits.
    Interested parties also may submit written comments, including data 
and other information, using any one of the methods listed in the 
ADDRESSES section above. OSHA will provide all submissions to MACOSH 
members prior to the meeting. Individuals who need special 
accommodations to attend the MACOSH meeting should contact Gretta 
Jameson as specified above under the heading "Requests for special 
accommodations" in the ADDRESSES section.

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. 655, 656, 5 U.S.C. App. 
2, Secretary of Labor's Order No. 1-2012 (77 FR 3912), and 29 CFR part 
1912.

    Signed at Washington, DC, on July 16, 2014.
David Michaels,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2014-17178 Filed 7-21-14; 8:45 am]
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