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June 11, 2009
Contact: Office of Communications
Phone: 202-693-1999

OSHA seeking nominations for National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Labors Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced in the June 11, 2009, Federal Register that nominations are being accepted for persons to serve on the 12-member National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health.

Nominations will be accepted for representatives in the following categories: public, management, labor, occupational safety and occupational health. Members will serve a two-year term.

If submitting nominations by mail, hand delivery or messenger service, send three copies to the OSHA Docket Office, Room N-2625, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20210; telephone 202-693-2350.

Nominations may be sent electronically to http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal eRulemaking Portal, or by facsimile at 202-693-1948. All nominations for NACOSH must include the agency name and docket number, OSHA-2009-0012. Nominations must be submitted no later than July 11, 2009.

Questions concerning the NACOSH nominations process can be addressed to Deborah Crawford at 202-693-1932 or crawford.deborah@dol.gov.

NACOSH was established under section 7(a) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to advise the Secretary of Labor and the Secretary of Health and Human Services on matters relating to the administration of the Act.

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, OSHAs role is to assure safe and healthful working conditions for Americas working 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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