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OSHA Trade Release
U.S. Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Office of Communications
For Immediate Release
Monday, July 6, 1998
Contact: Jeff Ezell (202) 219-8151
OSHA TO HOLD PUBLIC ACCSH MEETING JULY 22-23
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 July 22 and 23.
It will be held in the Frances Perkins Department of Labor Building, 200 Constitution Ave., Room N-3437, between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, and 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m Thursday, July 23.
ACCSH will discuss a variety of topics. Agenda items for July 22 include:
A proposed standard regarding employer responsibility to pay for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Status of data collection on OSHA's 170 form.
OSHA's Strategic Plan for Construction.
Multi-employer Citation Policy.
A proposed standard on steel erection (Subpart R) developed by the Steel Erection Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee (SENRAC).
Fall Protection (Subpart M).
OSHA's Electronic Information Systems.
Topics for the second day, July 23, include:
Hexavalent Chromium Rulemaking.
Crystalline Silica Standard Development.
Directorate of Construction update report.
Powered Industrial Trucks - final standard regarding training requirements.
A report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on highway construction injuries and fatalities.
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 July 22 will be included in the record of the meetings.
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 (202) 219-8615 ext. 106, no later than July 17 to obtain appropriate accommodations.
The point of contact for all questions, comments and requests regarding the ACCSH meeting is Theresa Berry.
An official record of the meeting will be available for public inspection in the OSHA Docket Office, Room N-2625, telephone 202-219-7894.
Notice of this meeting appeared in the Federal Register on July 6, 1998.
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