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U.S. Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Office of Communications
Washington, D.C.
For Immediate Release

Trade News Release
Thursday, May 27, 1999
Contact: Jeff Ezell
PHONE :(202) 693-1999


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is holding a two-day public meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) in Washington on June 10-11.

The committee was established under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to advise the secretaries of labor and health and human services on occupational safety and health programs and policies that affect the construction industry.

ACCSH will discuss a variety of topics. Agenda items will include:

  • Remarks by Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health Charles N. Jeffress

  • Work Group updates

  • Reports on construction standards development

  • Policy updates

  • Special presentations, including: crane operator certification; Voluntary Protection Program's short-term construction demonstration programs; and personal protective equipment.

The meeting will be held in the Frances Perkins Department of Labor Building, 200 Constitution Ave., Room N-3437 A, B and C, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, June 10. On Friday, June 11, the meeting will last from 9 a.m. to noon.

ACCSH work groups also will meet June 8-9 and if necessary in the afternoon June 11. All work group meetings are open to the public. Meeting times and locations are as follows:

June 8

  • Data Collection/Targeting - 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room N-5437 D.

  • Safety and Health Program Standard - 1-5 p.m., Room N-5437 D.

June 9
  • OSHA Form 170 - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Room S-4215 C.

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders - 2:30-5 p.m., Room N-3437-D.

  • Multi-employer Citation Policy - 1:30-2:30 p.m., Room S-4215 C.

  • Training - 1-4 p.m., Room N-5437 D.

Written data, views or comments for consideration by the committee may be submitted to U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA, Room N-3647, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210. Twenty copies are needed. Those submissions received prior to the meeting will be included in the record of the meeting.

Anyone wishing to make an oral presentation to the committee on any of the agenda items also should notify OSHA at the above address. The request should specify the amount of time desired, the capacity in which the person will appear and a brief outline of the presentation. ACCSH may grant requests to speak, as time permits, at the discretion of the ACCSH chairperson.

Individuals with disabilities wishing to attend should contact Theresa Berry at 202-693-1999, no later than June 3 to obtain appropriate accommodations.

An official record of the meeting will be available for public inspection in the OSHA Docket Office, Room N-2625, telephone 202-693-2350.

Notice of this meeting appeared in the Federal Register on May 27, 1999.

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The text of this news release is on the Internet at http://www.osha.gov.

Information on this news release will be made available to sensory impaired individuals upon request. Voice phone: 202-693-1999.

Archive Notice - OSHA Archive

NOTICE: This is an OSHA Archive Document, and may no longer represent OSHA Policy. It is presented here as historical content, for research and review purposes only.

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