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OSHA Trade Release
U.S. Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Office of Communications
For Immediate Release
OSHA Trade Release
Tuesday, May 6, 2003
Contact: Frank Meilinger
Phone: (202) 693-1999
WASHINGTON -- The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) will hold an open meeting in Washington, DC on May 22-23, 2003.
ACCSH advises the assistant secretary on standards, polices and practices related to the protection of construction workers from worksite hazards.
The committee will meet from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 22 and 8:30 a.m. - Noon on Friday, May 23 in room N-3437, of the Department of Labor Building, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20210.
Agenda items include: remarks by OSHA Administrator John Henshaw; proposed standard on assigned protection factors for respirators; Directorate of Construction report; standards update; tower erection; chromium, Subpart V-Power Transmission and Distribution; silica; hearing conservation in construction; partnership and alliance update; a multi-media fatal facts presentation; and workgroup reports.
Written data, views or comments for consideration by the committee may be submitted by May 12, 2003, to U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA, Room N-3647, 200 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, D.C., 20210. Twenty copies are needed. Those submissions received prior to the meeting will be included in the record of the meeting.
Anyone wishing to make an oral presentation to the committee on any of the agenda items should notify OSHA at the above address. The request should specify the amount of time desired, the capacity in which the person will appear and a brief outline of the presentation. ACCSH may grant requests to speak, as time permits, at the discretion of the ACCSH chairperson.
Individuals needing special accommodations should call Ms. Veneta Chatmon (202) 693-1999; fax (202) 693-1635, no later than May 12, 2003.
Notice of this meeting appears in the May 6, 2003 Federal Register.
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