Federal Registers - Table of Contents
• Publication Date: 01/22/2002
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 67:2846
• Standard Number: 1915
• Title: Fire Protection for Shipyard Employment Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee; Meeting

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

29 CFR Part 1915

Fire Protection for Shipyard Employment Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee; 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 Fire Protection for Shipyard Employment Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee. OSHA invites all interested persons to attend. The committee members represent groups interested in, or significantly affected by, the outcome of the rulemaking. They include representatives of shipyards, labor unions, professional associations, and government agencies. The committee will continue its discussions on a proposed standard to protect workers from fire hazards in shipyard employment, including the following areas: scope and application; administrative, engineering, and work practice controls; fire brigades; written fire plans; technological advances; cost of fire protection; and the content of appendices. The committee's goal is to reach consensus on a draft proposed standard and explanatory preamble that it will recommend to OSHA.

DATES: The meeting will take place Tuesday and Wednesday, February 5-6, 2002 from 8 a.m. to about 4 p.m. daily, and Thursday, February 7, 2002 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Submit comments, requests for oral presentations, and requests for disability accommodations by January 31, 2002.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Houston Hobby Airport, 8181 Airport Blvd., Houston TX 77061 (713) 645-3000. Mail comments and requests for oral presentations to U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA, Mr. Joseph V. Daddura (Acting Director) Office of Maritime Standards