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Nov. 25, 2009
Contact: Office of Communications
Phone: 202-693-1999

OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health

WASHINGTON - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) Dec. 10-11, 2009, in Washington, D.C.

The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10 and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday, Dec. 11 at the U.S. Department of Labor, Frances Perkins Building, Rooms N-3437 A-C, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C., 20210.

Submit comments and requests to speak electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Comments not exceeding 10 pages may also be sent via facsimile at 202-693-1648 or by mail to the OSHA Docket Office, Room N-2625, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210.

All press inquiries should be directed to Jennifer Ashley, OSHA, Office of Communications, at 202-693-1999 or ashley.jennifer@dol.gov. General information inquiries should be directed to Michael Buchet, OSHA, Directorate of Construction, at 202-693-2020 or buchet.michael@dol.gov.

The committee advises the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health on the formulation of standards affecting the construction industry and on policy matters arising in the administration of the safety and health provisions of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, and the OSH Act of 1970.

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, OSHA's role is to promote safe and healthful working conditions for America's men and women by setting and enforcing standards; and providing training, outreach and education. For more information, visit www.osha.gov.

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