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OSHA Trade Release
March 8, 2004
Contact: Frank Meilinger
Phone: (202) 693-1999
WASHINGTON -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is holding an open meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH) in Washington, D.C. on Mon., March 29, 2004.
The council will meet from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in Room N3437 A/B/C of the Department of Labor Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20210.
The council advises OSHA on issues concerning the safety and health of federal employees. The Council, composed of eight union officials representing federal employees and eight management representatives from various federal agencies, also helps establish and maintain effective safety initiatives and policies in every federal agency.
Agenda items include:
- Federal recordkeeping change
- SHARE initiative
- Federal Safety and Health Awards Ceremony and Training Conference
- Young workers safety and health initiative
- Federal worker safety and health councils
- World Safety Congress
Anyone wishing to make an oral presentation to the committee on any of the agenda items should notify the Office of Federal Agency Programs by March 24. The request should specify the amount of time desired, the capacity in which the person will appear and a brief outline of the presentation. Individuals needing special accommodations should contact OSHA at the above address or by phone at (202) 693-2122.
Notice of this meeting is scheduled to appear in the March 9, 2004 Federal Register.
OSHA is dedicated to saving lives, preventing injuries and illnesses and protecting America's workers. Safety and health add value to business, the workplace and life. For more information, visit www.osha.gov.
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