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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
April 28, 2004
Contact: Bill Wright
WASHINGTON -- The National Advisory Committee on Ergonomics (NACE) has scheduled its fifth public meeting in Washington, May 11-12, 2004.
NACE is chartered to advise the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health on issues related to guidelines, research, and outreach and assistance on ergonomics-related injuries in the workplace.
The working groups are scheduled to meet from 1-5 p.m., on Tuesday, May 11. The full committee will meet on Wednesday, May 12 from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The meetings will be held at the Holiday Inn on the Hill, 415 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.
OSHA representatives are scheduled to address the committee on the morning of May 12. Immediately following, the working groups on Research, Guidelines, and Outreach will report to the full Committee and lead discussions on their respective topics.
Written data, views, or comments for consideration by NACE members may be submitted by May 4 to MaryAnn Garrahan, Director, Office of Technical Programs and Coordination Activities, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3655, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20210. Comments may also be faxed to (202) 693-1644. Individuals wishing to attend and who require special accommodations should contact Veneta Chatmon no later than April 30, 2004 by calling (202) 693-1912 or via fax at (202) 693-1635.
Notice of this meeting is published in today's Federal Register.
OSHA's role is to assure the safety and health of America's workers by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach, and education; establishing partnerships; and encouraging continual process improvement in workplace safety and health. For more information, visit www.osha.gov.
This news release text is on the Internet at http://www.osha.gov. Information on this release will be made available to sensory impaired individuals upon request. Voice phone: (202) 693-1999.
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