Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)
Federal Register, Volume 81 Issue 58 (Friday, March 25, 2016)
Federal Register Volume 81, Number 58 (Friday, March 25, 2016)
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov
FR Doc No: 2016-06780
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Docket No. OSHA-2016-0009
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Announcement of special meeting of the ACCSH.
SUMMARY: ACCSH will hold a special meeting April 25-26, 2016, in Washington, DC, to draft a construction version of OSHA's planned Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines.
DATES: ACCSH meeting: ACCSH will meet from 1 to 5:00 p.m., Monday, April 25, 2016, and from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 26, 2016.
Submit (postmark, send, transmit) comments, requests to address the ACCSH meeting, speaker presentations (written or electronic), and requests for special accommodations for the ACCSH meeting, by April 15, 2016.
ADDRESSES: Submission of comments, requests to speak, and speaker presentations for the ACCSH meeting: Submit comments, requests to speak, and speaker presentations for the ACCSH meeting, using one of the following methods:
Electronically: Submit materials, including attachments, electronically at: http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Follow the on-line instructions for submissions.
Facsimile (Fax): If the submission, including attachments, does not exceed 10 pages, you may fax it to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-
Regular mail, express mail, hand delivery, or messenger (courier) service: Submit materials to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA-
2016-0009, Room N-2625, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-2350 (TTY (877) 889-5627). OSHA's Docket Office accepts deliveries (hand deliveries, express mail, and messenger service) during normal business hours, 8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m., e.t., weekdays.
Instructions: Submissions must include the agency name and docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2016-0009). Due to security-related procedures, submissions by regular mail may experience significant delays. Please contact the OSHA Docket Office for information about security procedures for making submissions. For additional information on submitting comments, requests to speak, and speaker presentations, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.
OSHA will post comments, requests to speak, and speaker presentations, including any personal information provided, without change, at: http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions you about submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers and birthdates.
Location of the ACCSH meeting: ACCSH will meet in Room N-3437 A-C, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210.
Requests for special accommodations: Please submit requests for special accommodations to attend the ACCSH meeting to Ms. Gretta Jameson, OSHA, Office of Communications, Room N-3647, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-1999; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For press inquiries: Mr. Frank Meilinger, Director, OSHA Office of Communications, Room N-3647, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-1999; email: email@example.com.
For general information about ACCSH and ACCSH meetings: Mr. Damon Bonneau, OSHA, Directorate of Construction, Room N-3468, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-2020; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Copies of this Federal Register notice: Electronic copies of this Federal Register notice are available at: http://www.regulations.gov. This notice, as well as news releases and other relevant information, also are available on the OSHA Web page at: http://www.osha.gov.
Background: ACCSH will meet April 25-26, 2016, in Washington, DC. The meeting is open to the public. OSHA transcribes ACCSH meetings and prepares detailed minutes of meetings. OSHA places the transcript and minutes in the public docket for the meeting. The docket also includes speaker presentations, comments, and other materials submitted to ACCSH.
ACCSH advises the Secretary of Labor and the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health (Assistant Secretary) in the formulation of standards affecting the construction industry, and on policy matters arising in the administration of the safety and health provisions under the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (Construction Safety Act (CSA)) (40 U.S.C. 3701 et seq.) and the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 651 et seq.) (see also 29 CFR 1911.10 and 1912.3). In addition, the OSH Act and CSA require that the Assistant Secretary consult with ACCSH before the Agency proposes any occupational safety and health standard affecting construction activities (29 CFR 1911.10; 40 U.S.C. 3704).
Meeting agenda: The tentative agenda for this meeting includes:
Assistant Secretary's remarks;
Drafting of the construction version of the OSHA Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines; and,
Public Comment Period.
Attending the meeting: Individuals attending the meeting at the U.S. Department of Labor must enter the building at the visitors' entrance, 3rd and C Streets, NW., and pass through building security. Attendees must have valid government-issued photo identification (such as a driver's license) to enter the building. For additional information about building-security measures for attending ACCSH meetings, please contact Ms. Jameson (see ``Requests for special accommodations'' in the ADDRESSES section of this notice).
Requests to speak and speaker presentations: Attendees who want to address ACCSH at the meeting must submit a request to speak, as well as any written or electronic presentation, by
April 15, 2016, using one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section. The request must state:
The amount of time requested to speak;
The interest you represent (e.g., business, organization, affiliation), if any; and
A brief outline of your presentation.
PowerPoint presentations and other electronic materials must be compatible with PowerPoint 2010 and other Microsoft Office 2010 formats.
Alternately, at the ACCSH meeting, you may request to address ACCSH briefly by signing the public-comment request sheet and listing the topic(s) you will address. You also must provide 20 hard copies of any materials, written or electronic, you want to present to ACCSH.
The ACCSH Chair may grant requests to address ACCSH as time and circumstances permit.
Public docket of the ACCSH meeting: OSHA will place comments, requests to speak, and speaker presentations, including any personal information you provide, in the public docket of this ACCSH meeting without change, and those documents will be available online at: http://www.regulations.gov. OSHA also places in the public docket the meeting transcript, meeting minutes, documents presented at the ACCSH meeting, and other documents pertaining to the ACCSH meeting. These documents are available online at: http://www.regulations.gov.
Access to the public record of the ACCSH meeting: To read or download documents in the public docket of this ACCSH meeting, go to Docket No. OSHA-2016-0009 at: http://www.regulations.gov. The http://www.regulations.gov index also lists all documents in the public record for this meeting; however, some documents (e.g., copyrighted materials) are not publicly available through that Web page. All documents in the public record, including materials not available through http://www.regulations.gov, are available for inspection in the OSHA Docket Office (see ADDRESSES section). Contact the OSHA Docket Office for assistance in making submissions to, or obtaining materials from, the public docket.
Authority and Signature
David Michaels, Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this notice under the authority granted by 29 U.S.C. 656; 40 U.S.C. 3704; 5 U.S.C. App. 2; 29 CFR parts 1911 and 1912; 41 CFR 102-3; and Secretary of Labor's Order No. 1-2012 (77 FR 3912, Jan. 25, 2012).
Signed at Washington, DC, on March 21, 2016.
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
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