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Trade News Release
February 2, 2000
Contact: Michael Fluharty/ Alexa Gay
Phone: (202) 693-1999
OSHA ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY MACOSH MEETING
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is holding a two-day public meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH) on Feb. 29- March 1 in Houston, TX.
The 15-person committee advises OSHA on issues and concerns involving the maritime industry, focusing specifically on shipyard and marine cargo-handling areas. Committee members represent diverse maritime interests, including government, shipbuilding, ship repair, shipbreaking, longshoring, labor and professional organizations.
The meeting will include discussion of:
NIOSH update on Ergonomics
Written data, views, or comments for consideration by the committee may submitted to Chap Pierce, U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA, Room N36209, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20210; phone (202) 693-2255; fax (202) 693-1663. Twenty copies are need. Those submissions received prior to February 18 will be included in the record of the meeting.
Anyone wanting to make an oral presentation to the committee on any agenda itemsshould 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. The MACOSH chairperson may grant requests to speak if time permits.
Individuals with disabilities who want to attend should contact Theda Kenney at (202) 693-2222, by February 18 to obtain appropriate accommodations.
The committee will meet at the Westin Galleria Hotel, 5060 West Alabama, Houston, TX., 77056; phone (713) 960-8100.
Notice of this meeting appeared in the Federal Register on February 1, 2000.
The text of this news release is on the Internet World Wide Web 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.
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