Federal Registers - Table of Contents
• Publication Date: 09/09/1997
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 62:47519
• Title: Fire Protection for Shipyard Employment Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Fire Protection for Shipyard Employment Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.

ACTION: Fire protection for Shipyard Employment Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee; Notice of open meeting.


SUMMARY: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announces a meeting of the Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee for Fire Protection for Shipyard Employment. OSHA invites all interested persons to attend. The members represent groups interested in, or significantly affected by, the outcome of the rulemaking: They come from shipyards, labor unions, professional associations, and government agencies. The committee will continue its discussions on scope and application, administrative, engineering, and work practice controls, fire brigades, written fire plans, technological advances, costs of fire protection, and the content of appendices for a proposed standard to protect workers from hazards in shipyard employment. The committee's goal is to recommend to the Assistant Secretary a safety standard and explanatory preamble that the members support.

DATES: The meeting dates are Tuesday, October 7, 1997 through Thursday, October 9, 1997 from 9:00 a.m. to about 5:00 p.m. daily. Submit comments, requests for oral presentation, and requests for disability accommodations by September 19, 1997.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at Walker Boat Yard, Inc., 4040 Clarks River Road, Paducah, KY 42002-1400, telephone (502) 444-4040. Mail comments and requests for oral presentations to Ms. Odet Shaw, U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA Office of Maritime Standards, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room N-3647, Washington, D.C. 20210.

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