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||Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)
[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 107 (Tuesday, June 6, 2017)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-11588]
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
[Docket No. OSHA-2017-0007]
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Announcement of a teleconference meeting of ACCSH.
SUMMARY: ACCSH will hold a teleconference meeting June 20, 2017, to
consider a proposed rule to extend the enforcement date for OSHA's
crane operator certification requirement in the Cranes and Derricks in
Construction standard for an additional year until November 10, 2018.
OSHA also proposes to extend the existing employer duty to ensure that
crane operators are trained and competent to operate equipment safely
for the same period of time.
DATES: ACCSH will meet from 1 to 5 p.m., ET, Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
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 June 9,
ADDRESSES: Submission of comments, requests to speak, and speaker
presentations for the ACCSH meeting: Submit comments, requests to
speak, and speaker presentations for the ACCSH meeting, using one of
the following methods:
Electronically: 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 the submission, including attachments, does not
exceed 10 pages, you may fax it to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-
Regular mail, express mail, hand delivery, or messenger (courier)
service: Submit materials to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA-
2017-0007, Room N-3508, 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 service) during normal business hours,
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., ET, weekdays.
Instructions: Submissions must include the agency name and docket
number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2017-0007).
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
OSHA will post comments, requests to speak, and speaker
presentations, including any personal information provided, without
change, at http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions you
about submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers
Location of the ACCSH meeting: This ACCSH meeting will be by
Requests for special accommodations: Attendance at this ACCSH
meeting will be by teleconference only. Please submit requests for
telecommunication requirements or for special accommodations for this
ACCSH meeting to Ms. Veneta Chatmon, OSHA, Directorate of Construction,
Room N-3468, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-2020; email:
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: email@example.com.
For general information about this 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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,
also are available on the OSHA Web page at http://www.osha.gov.
Background: ACCSH will meet June 20, 2017, by teleconference. The
meeting is open to the public. 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
speaker presentations, comments, and other materials submitted to
ACCSH advises the Secretary of Labor and the 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). In addition, the OSH Act
and CSA require that the Assistant Secretary consult with ACCSH before
the Agency proposes any occupational safety and health standard
affecting construction activities (29 CFR 1911.10; 40 U.S.C. 3704).
Meeting agenda: The tentative agenda for this meeting includes:
Presentation on OSHA's proposed rule to extend the
enforcement date for the crane operator certification requirements and
the existing employer duty in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction
standards (29 CFR part 1926, subpart CC);
ACCSH's consideration of, and recommendation on, OSHA's
Proposed Rule to extend the enforcement date for the crane operator
certification requirements and the existing employer duty in the Cranes
and Derricks in Construction standards (29 CFR part 1926, subpart CC);
Public Comment Period.
Attending the meeting: Attendance at this ACCSH meeting will be by
teleconference only. The dial-in number
and passcode for the meeting are as follows: Dial-in number: 1-888-604-
9368; Passcode: 8521818. For additional information about attending
ACCSH meetings, please contact Ms. Chatmon (see ``Requests for special
accommodations'' in the ADDRESSES section of this notice).
Requests to speak and speaker presentations: Attendees who want to
address ACCSH during the meeting must submit a request to speak, as
well as any written or electronic presentation, by June 9, 2017, using
one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section. The request must
The amount of time requested to speak;
The interest you represent (e.g., business, organization,
affiliation), if any; and
A brief outline of your presentation.
PowerPoint presentations and other electronic materials must be
compatible with PowerPoint 2010 and other Microsoft Office 2010
Alternately, you may request to address ACCSH briefly during the
public comment period.
The ACCSH Chair may grant requests to address ACCSH as time and
Public docket of the ACCSH meeting: OSHA will place 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. OSHA also places in the public docket the meeting
transcript, meeting minutes, documents presented at the ACCSH meeting,
and other documents pertaining to the ACCSH meeting. These documents
are available online at: http://www.regulations.gov.
Access to the public record of the ACCSH meeting: To read or
download documents in the public docket of this ACCSH meeting, go to
Docket No. OSHA-2017-0007 at: http://www.regulations.gov. The http://www.regulations.gov index also lists all documents in the public record
for this meeting; 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 in the OSHA Docket
Office (see ADDRESSES section). Contact the OSHA Docket Office for
assistance in making submissions to, or obtaining materials from, the
Authority and Signature
Dorothy Dougherty, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for
Occupational Safety and Health, directed 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 102-3; and Secretary of
Labor's Order No. 1-2012 (77 FR 3912, Jan. 25, 2012).
Signed at Washington, DC, on May 31, 2017.
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2017-11588 Filed 6-5-17; 8:45 am]
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