Federal Registers - Table of Contents
• Publication Date: 04/09/1999
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 64:17421-17422
• Title: National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health; Notice of Meeting.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

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 and Human Services on matters relating to the administration of the Act. NACOSH will hold a meeting on May 11 and 12, 1999, in Room S 4215 A-C of the Department of Labor Building located at 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 1:00 p.m. lasting until approximately 5:00 p.m. the first day, May 11. On May 12, the meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. and last until approximately 4:00 p.m.

During its November 1998 meeting, NACOSH decided that one of its areas of activity over the next two years would be to study OSHA's standard-setting and regulatory process. The Committee plans to continue this study at its May meeting by studying the use of advisory committees in addition to the 6(b) process. As examples, the committee will discuss both the Steel Erection Negotiated Rulemaking Committee and the current Standards Advisory Committee on Metalworking Fluids. NACOSH will invite key players who were or are involved in the activities of each of these committees to participate in a panel discussion on the morning of May 12th. These include representatives from industry, labor and the public, as well as the involved government officials from OSHA and NIOSH. Members of the public are invited to submit written comments. Presenters will be asked to address issues/ questions similar to those that were used in discussing the development of the methylene chloride standard under the standard 6(b) process at the Fe