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OSHA Trade Release
October 16, 2003
Contact: Frank Meilinger
Phone: (202) 693-1999
WASHINGTON, DC -- The Crane and Derrick Negotiated Rulemaking Committee will hold its fourth public meeting in Washington, D.C., Nov. 5-7.
The committee will meet in conference room S4215 A, B, and C at the U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210. The meeting will begin each day at 8:30 a.m.
The fourth meeting will include the committee's review of draft regulatory text and summary notes of the third meeting. In addition, the committee will continue to address substantive issues.
The committee is chartered to function as a part of OSHA's rulemaking process to revise the existing standards for cranes and derricks in construction. Members of the committee will identify key issues, evaluate their importance, analyze the information necessary to resolve the issues, and work to reach a consensus on the coverage and the substance of a recommendation. If the committee reaches a consensus, the recommendation on proposed regulatory language will be submitted to the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
Notice of the meeting is scheduled to appear in the October 17 Federal Register. Written comments to the committee may be submitted to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. S-030, Room N-2625, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. Comments may also be submitted via fax by calling (202) 693-2350, or electronically to http://ecomments.osha.gov.
Individuals with disabilities wishing to attend the meeting and who require special accommodations should contact Luz Delacruz (phone: 202-693-2020; FAX: 202-693-1689) by Wed. Oct. 29.
Minutes of the meetings and materials prepared for the committee will be available for public inspection at the OSHA Docket Office, N-2625 of the Department of Labor Building (202-693-2350).
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