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OSHA Trade Release
U.S. Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Office of Communications
For Immediate Release
Trade News Release
August 9, 1999
CONTACT: Bill Wright
PHONE: (202) 693-1999
OSHA CONSTRUCTION ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO MEET SEPTEMBER 2-3
The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) will meet in Washington Sept. 2-3, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced today.
The 15-member ACCSH was established under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to advise the secretaries of labor and health and humans services on occupational safety and health programs, and policies that affect the construction industry. Agenda items for the two-day meeting will include:
- Remarks by OSHA Administrator Charles N. Jeffress
- Work Group Updates
- Reports on construction standards development
- Special presentations including, silica, ACCSH web page, strategic plan update, and health standards technical updates.
The full committee will meet in the Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Room C5521 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 2, and 9 a.m. until noon on Sept. 3. ACCSH work groups will convene prior to the full committee session. Those groups are scheduled as follows:
|August 31||Musculoskeletal Disorders||Room C5521 (9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
|August 31||Construction Certification and Paperwork Reduction Review||Room C5515 #2 (8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)|
|August 31||OSHA Form 170||Room C5515 #2 (1-5 p.m.)|
|Sept. 1||Data Collection/Targeting||Room C5521 (8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)|
|Sept. 1||Subpart N - Cranes||Room C5515 #2 (1-5 p.m.)|
|Sept. 1||Diversified Workforce Initiatives||Room C5515 #2 (8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)|
|Sept. 1||Fall Protection||Room C5521 (1-5 p.m.)|
Written data, views or comments may be submitted to U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA, Room N-3647, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210. Twenty copies are requested. Submissions received prior to the meeting will be included in the record.
Persons wishing to make an oral presentation should notify OSHA at the above address. The request must state the amount of time desired, the interest the person represents, and provide a brief outline of the presentation. Such requests will be granted, as time permits, at the discretion of the committee chair.
Individuals with disabilities wishing to attend any of the sessions and who require special accommodations should contact Theresa Berry at the above address or telephone (202) 693-1999 not later than August 26.
An official record of the meeting will be available for public inspection at the OSHA Docket Office, Room N2625. Contact the Docket Office at (202) 693-2350.
Notice of this ACCSH meeting is in the Aug. 9, 1999 Federal Register.
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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