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OSHA Trade Release
U.S. Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Office of Communications
For Immediate Release
TRADE NEWS RELEASE
April 21, 2003
OSHA Contact: Bill Wright
WASHINGTON -- The National Advisory Committee on Ergonomics (NACE) will hold its second public meeting in Washington, D.C., May 6-7, 2003.
NACE is chartered to advise the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health on issues related to OSHA's four-pronged approach to reducing ergonomic-related injuries in the workplace-guidelines, research, outreach and assistance, and enforcement.
The committee will meet from 9:30-5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6 and 8:30 -3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7 at the Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.
The second meeting of NACE will continue discussion on OSHA's ergonomics program and presentations made at the first meeting in January. In addition, the committee will set up working groups on research, guidelines, and outreach and assistance. The working groups will meet on the afternoon of May 6 and report to the full committee the following day. OSHA Administrator John Henshaw will address the full committee on May 7.
Individuals needing special accommodations should call Ms. Veneta Chatmon at (202) 693-1912; fax (202) 693-1635, no later than April 28, 2003.
Notice of this meeting is scheduled to appear in the April 23, 2003, Federal Register.
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This news release text is on the Internet at www.osha.gov. Information in this release will be made available to sensory impaired individuals upon request. Voice phone: (202) 693-1999.
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