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||Notice of a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH).
[Federal Register: June 2, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 105)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health; Notice of
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
ACTION: Notice of a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction
Safety and Health (ACCSH).
SUMMARY: ACCSH will meet June 23-24, 2005 in Washington, DC. This
meeting is open to the public.
Time and Date: ACCSH will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,
Thursday, June 23, 2005 and from 8:30 a.m. to Noon, Friday, June 24,
Place: ACCSH will meet at Room N-3437 A-C in the Frances Perkins
Building, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW.,
Washington, DC 20210.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information about ACCSH
and ACCSH meetings: Michael Buchet, OSHA, Directorate of Construction,
Room N-3468, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW.,
Washington, DC 20210; telephone 202-693-2020. For information about
submission of comments, requests to speak, and for special
accommodations for the meeting: Veneta Chatmon, OSHA, Office of
Communications, Room N-3647, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone 202-693-1999.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ACCSH will meet June 23-24, 2005, in
The agenda for this meeting includes:
Remarks--Office of the Assistant Secretary--OSHA
Trenching Data and Initiative
Safety Standards Update (Cranes and Derricks, and Confined
Spaces in construction)
National Occupational Research Agenda Update--NIOSH
Consideration of the draft direct final rule for roll over
protective structures in construction
Health Standards Update (Crystalline Silica, Hexavalent
Chromium, and Hearing Conservation in construction)
Work Group Assignments and Reports
Partnership, Alliance, Challenge, and Voluntary Protection
Program for Construction Update
Office of Training and Education Update
North Carolina Tower Erection Standard Report
Steel Erection--Slipperiness of Metal Decking and
Vanishing Oils Discussion
Public Comment (During this period, any member of the
public is welcome to address ACCSH about construction-related safety
and health issues. See information below to request time to speak.)
All ACCSH meetings, as well as those of its work groups, are open
to the public. For access to the official record of the ACCSH meeting,
go to OSHA's Web page at http://www.osha.gov. The record is also
available for inspection and copying at the OSHA Docket Office, Room N-
2625, at the address above, telephone (202) 693-2350 (OSHA's TTY number
is (877) 899-5627). OSHA Docket Office and Department of Labor hours
are 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. e.t. Electronic copies of this Federal
Register notice, as well as information about ACCSH work groups and
other relevant documents, are available at OSHA's Web page.
Interested parties may request to make an oral presentation to
ACCSH by notifying Ms. Chatmon before the meeting at the address above.
The request must state the amount of time desired, the interest
represented by the presenter (e.g., the name of the business or
organization), if any, and a brief outline of the presentation.
Alternately, at the meeting interested parties may request to address
ACCSH by signing the public comment request sheet. Requests to speak
may be granted at the ACCSH Chair's discretion and as time permits.
Interested parties may submit written data, views, or comments,
preferably with 20 copies, to Ms. Chatmon, at the address above or at
the ACCSH meeting. OSHA will provide submissions to ACCSH members and
will include each submission in the official record of the meeting.
Individuals needing special accommodations for the ACCSH meeting
should contact Ms. Chatmon by June 9, 2005.
ACCSH Work Groups
The following ACCSH work groups will meet June 21-22, 2005, in Room
N-3437A-C of the Frances Perkins Building at the address above.
Tuesday, June 21, 2005:
8:30-10:30 a.m.--Silica work group.
10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.--Trenching work group.
2-4 p.m.--Noise work group.
Wednesday, June 22, 2005:
8:30-10:30 a.m.--Fall Protection work group.
10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.--Roll-Over Protective Structures work group.
2-4 p.m.--OTI (OSHA Training Institute) work group.
ACCSH work group meetings are open to the public. For further
information on ACCSH work group meetings or on participating on them,
please contact Michael Buchet at the address above or look on the ACCSH
page on OSHA's Web page.
Authority: Jonathan L. Snare, Acting Assistant Secretary of
Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, directed the preparation
of this notice under the authority granted by section 7 of the
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 656), section
3704 of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act
(Construction Safety Act) (40 U.S.C. 3701 et seq.), and Secretary of
Labor's Order No. 5-2002 (67 FR 65008).
Signed at Washington, DC this 24th day of May 2005.
Jonathan L. Snare,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor.