Federal Registers - Table of Contents
• Publication Date: 10/09/1998
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 63:54501-54502
• Title: National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health;Notice of Meeting


Occupational Safety and Health Administration

National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health; Notice of Meeting

Notice is hereby given of the date and location of the next meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH), established under section 7(a) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 656) to advise the Secretary of Labor and the Secretary of Health Services on matters relating to the administration of the Act. NACOSH will hold a meeting on November 9 and 10, 1998, in Room N5437 A-D of the DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Building located at 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC. The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 9:00 a.m. lasting until approximately 4:30 p.m. the first day, November 9. On November 10, the meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. and last until approximately 4:00 p.m.

Agenda items will include: A brief overview of current activities of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), a discussion of international harmonization issues, updates on the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA), training of CSHOs in the evaluation of safety and health programs, and implementation of the (11(c) task force report. Other subjects to be discussed include: a literature survey of incentive programs as well as the introduction of new staff and new committee members with a discussion of committee goals, operation and reports from workgroups.

Five new members have been appointed to NACOSH since the last meeting, and seven members have been reappointed, all for two-year terms. Four of the members are designated by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the other eight are designated by the DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL). The HHS designees include: Public Representative and Chair Dr. Kathleen Rest, Assistant Professor, Occupational Health Programs, University of Massachusetts Medical Center (reappointment); Public Representative Dr. Daniel Hryhorczu