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News Release USDL: 97-183
Friday, May 30, 1997
Contact: Frank Kane (202) 219-8151

Maritime Advisory Committee On Occupational Safety And Health To Meet June 25-26 In Washington, D.C.

The Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH) will meet June 25 and 26 at the Francis Perkins Department of Labor Building, 200 Constitution Ave., NW, in Washington, D.C.

MACOSH was established under the Occupational Safety and Health Act to advise the Secretary of Labor on matters relating to occupational safety and health programs, policies and standards in the maritime industries of the U.S.

The public meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days in Conference Rooms S-5215 B and C of the Frances Perkins Building. At this meeting, MACOSH will continue discussions on maritime enforcement, standards, and outreach initiatives related to the maritime industries. MACOSH plans an extensive discussion of longshoring, mentoring (training), and safety and health programs.

Individuals with disabilities who require appropriate accommodations should contact Theda Kenney at (202) 219-8061 no later than June 11, 1997.

Interested persons may submit, preferably with 20 copies, written data, views or comments for consideration by MACOSH to Larry Liberatore at OSHA, Office of Maritime Standards, Room N-3621, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C., 20210, phone (202) 219-7234, fax (202) 219-7477. Submissions received by June 11 will be provided to MACOSH and included in the meeting record.

Interested persons also may request an opportunity to make oral presentations by notifying Larry Liberatore before the meeting. Oral presentations are limited to statements of fact and views; they do not include any questions unless the questions are specifically approved by the chairperson. The request must state the amount of time desired, the interest that the person represents, and a brief outline of the presentation. Persons requesting an oral presentation will be allowed to speak, as time permits, at the discretion of the chair.

Notice of the meeting is in the Friday, May 30, 1997, Federal Register.


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