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• Publication Date: 02/04/2016
• Publication Type: NOTICE
• Fed Register #: 81:6050-6052
• Title: Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH)

[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 23 (Thursday, February 4, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6050-6052]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-02139]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. OSHA-2016-0002]


Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health 
(FACOSH)

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

ACTION: Announcement of FACOSH meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health 
(FACOSH) will meet Thursday, February 18, 2016, in Washington, DC.

DATES: FACOSH meeting: FACOSH will meet from 1 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, 
February 18, 2016.
    Submission of comments, requests to speak, speaker presentations, 
and requests for special accommodations:
You must submit (postmark, send, transmit, deliver) comments, requests 
to speak at the FACOSH meeting, speaker presentations, and requests for 
special accommodations to attend the meeting by February 11, 2016.

ADDRESSES:
    FACOSH meeting: FACOSH will meet in C5520, Room 6, 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 FACOSH 
meeting, and speaker presentations using 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; or
    Mail, express delivery, hand delivery, or messenger/courier 
service: You may submit materials to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. 
OSHA-2016-0002, Room N-2625, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-2350 (OSHA TTY 
(877) 889-5627). Deliveries (hand, express mail, messenger/courier 
service) are accepted during the Department's and the OSHA Docket 
Office's normal business hours, 8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m., weekdays.
    Requests for special accommodations to attend the FACOSH meeting: 
You may submit requests for special accommodations by hard copy, email, 
or telephone to Ms. Gretta Jameson, OSHA Office of Communications, Room 
N-3647, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20210; email jameson.grettah@dol.gov; telephone (202) 
693-1999.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and 
docket number for this Federal Register notice. Due to security-related 
procedures, receipt of submissions by regular mail may result in a 
significant delay. Please contact the OSHA Docket Office for 
information about security procedures for making submissions by hand 
delivery, express delivery, and messenger/courier service. For 
additional information making submissions, see Public Participation in 
the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.
    OSHA will post comments, requests to speak, and speaker 
presentations, including any personal information provided, without 
change in the FACOSH public docket and submissions may be available 
online at http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions 
individuals about submitting certain 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: Mr. Francis Yebesi, Director, OSHA Office 
of Federal Agency Programs, Room N-3622, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-
2122; email ofap@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FACOSH will meet February 18, 2016, in 
Washington, DC. The meeting is open to the public. Some FACOSH members 
may attend the meeting electronically.
    The tentative agenda for the FACOSH meeting includes:
     The Presidential Initiatives focusing federal agencies' 
efforts on improving workplace safety and health and return-to-work 
outcomes for federal workers who sustain injuries or illnesses in the 
performance of duty;
     Status of the 2014 Secretary of Labor's Report to the 
President on Federal Department and Agency Occupational Safety and 
Health Program Activity (Report), and the request for information to 
federal departments and agencies for the 2015 Report;
     Construction safety and health stand-down;
     Draft Updated OSHA Safety and Health Program Management 
Guidelines; and
     Updates from FACOSH subcommittees.
    FACOSH is authorized by 5 U.S.C. 7902; section 19 of the 
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 668); 
and Executive Order 11612, as amended, to advise the Secretary of Labor 
(Secretary) on all matters relating to the occupational safety and 
health of federal employees. This includes providing advice on how to 
reduce and keep to a minimum the number of injuries and illnesses in 
the federal workforce, and how to encourage each federal Executive 
Branch department and agency to establish and maintain effective 
occupational safety and health programs. FACOSH operates in accordance 
with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2) and 
its implementing regulations (41 CFR part 102-3).
    OSHA transcribes and prepares detailed minutes of FACOSH meetings. 
The Agency posts meeting transcripts and minutes plus other materials 
presented at the FACOSH meeting in the public record of the meeting.

Public Participation, Submissions, and Access to Public Record

    FACOSH meeting: FACOSH meetings are open to the public. Individuals 
attending meetings at the U.S. Department of Labor Frances Perkins 
Building 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. For additional 
information about building security measures, and requests for special 
accommodations for attending the FACOSH meeting, please contact Ms. 
Jameson (see ADDRESSES section).
    Submission of comments. You may submit comments, including data and 
other information, using one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES 
section. Your submissions, including attachments and other materials, 
must identify the agency name and the OSHA docket number for this 
Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2016-0002). You may submit 
supplementary materials electronically. If, instead, you wish to submit 
hard copies of supplementary materials, you must submit them to the 
OSHA Docket Office following the instructions in the ADDRESSES section. 
The additional materials must clearly identify your electronic 
submission by name, date, and docket number. OSHA will provide copies 
of submissions to FACOSH members.
    Because of security-related procedures, receipt of submissions by 
regular mail may result in a significant delay. For information about 
security procedures concerning submissions by hand, express delivery, 
and messenger/courier service, please contact the OSHA Docket Office 
(see ADDRESSES section).
    Submission of requests to speak and speaker presentations. You may 
submit a request to speak to FACOSH and speaker presentations in 
advance by one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section or sign 
up at the FACOSH meeting to speak. Your request must state:
     The amount of time you request to speak; The interest you represent 
	 (e.g., organization name), if any; and,
     A brief outline of your presentation.
    PowerPoint speaker presentations and other electronic materials 
must be compatible with Microsoft Office 2010 formats. The FACOSH chair 
may grant requests to address FACOSH at his discretion, and as time and 
circumstances permit.
    Access to submissions and public record. OSHA places comments, 
requests to speak, speaker presentations, meeting transcripts and 
minutes, and other documents presented at the FACOSH meeting in the 
public record without change. Those documents also may be available 
online at http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions 
individuals about submitting certain personal information, such as 
Social Security numbers and birthdates.
    To read or download documents in the public record, go to Docket 
No. OSHA-2016-0002 at http://www.regulations.gov. Although all meeting 
documents are listed in the index of that Web page, some documents 
(e.g., copyrighted materials) are not publicly available to read or 
download. All meeting documents, including copyrighted materials, are 
available at the OSHA Docket Office.
    Information about using http://www.regulations.gov to make 
submissions and access the record of FACOSH meetings is available at 
that Web page. Please contact the OSHA Docket Office for assistance 
with making submissions and obtaining documents in the FACOSH record, 
and for information about materials that are not available on http://www.regulations.gov.
    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 about FACOSH, also is available at OSHA's 
Web page at http://wwww.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 
pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 7902; 5 U.S.C. App. 2; 29 U.S.C. 668; Executive 
Order 12196 (45 CFR 12629 (2/27/1980)), as amended; 41 CFR part 102-3; 
and Secretary of Labor's Order No. 1-2012 (77 FR 3912).

    Signed at Washington, DC, on January 21, 2016.
David Michaels,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2016-02139 Filed 2-3-16; 8:45 am]
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