Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH): Notice of Meeting

 
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Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 161 (Tuesday, August 20, 2019)
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 161 (Tuesday, August 20, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43182-43183]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-17825]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
[Docket No. OSHA-2018-0012]
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH):
Notice of Meeting
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Announcement of a teleconference/WebEx meeting of ACCSH.
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SUMMARY: ACCSH will hold a teleconference/WebEx meeting September 9,
2019, to consider a proposed rule on occupational exposure to beryllium
and beryllium compounds in the construction industry.
DATES: ACCSH will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., ET, Monday,
September 9, 2019, by teleconference/WebEx.
ADDRESSES:
    Submission of comments and requests to speak: Submit comments and
requests to speak at the ACCSH meeting by September 4, 2019, identified
by the docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-
2018-0012), using one of the following methods:
    Electronically: You may submit comments, including attachments,
electronically at: http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal eRulemaking
Portal. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments.
    Facsimile: If your comments, including attachments, do not exceed
10 pages, you may fax them to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-1648.
    Regular mail, express mail, hand delivery, and messenger or courier
service: You may submit comments and attachments to the OSHA Docket
Office, Docket No. OSHA-2018-0012, Occupational Safety and Health
Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3653, 200 Constitution
Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210. Deliveries (express mail, hand
(courier) delivery, and messenger service) are accepted during the OSHA
Docket Office's normal business hours, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., ET.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and the
OSHA docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-
2018-0012). Because of security-related procedures, submissions by
regular mail may result in a significant delay in receipt. Please
contact the OSHA Docket Office for information about security
procedures for making submissions by express mail, hand (courier)
delivery, and messenger service.
    Requests for special accommodations: Please submit requests for
special accommodations for this ACCSH meeting by September 4, 2019, 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: [email protected].
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
    For press inquiries: Mr. Frank Meilinger, Director, OSHA Office of
Communications, U.S. Department of Labor; telephone (202) 693-1999;
email: [email protected].
    For general information about ACCSH: Mr. Damon Bonneau, OSHA,
Directorate of Construction, U.S. Department of Labor; telephone (202)
693-2183; email: [email protected].
    For 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, are also available at OSHA's web page at
www.osha.gov.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
I. Background
    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 the Assistant Secretary to 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).
    ACCSH operates in accordance with the CSA, the OSH Act, the Federal
Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2), and regulations issued
pursuant to those statutes (29 CFR part 1912, 41 CFR part 102-3). ACCSH
generally meets two times a year.
II. Meeting Information
    Attending the meeting: Attendance at this ACCSH meeting will be by
teleconference/WebEx only. The dial-in number and passcode for the
meeting are as follows: Dial-in number: 1-888-
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658-5408; Passcode: 2389167. Directions for signing into the WebEx
portion of the meeting will be posted in the Docket and on the ACCSH
web page, https://www.osha.gov/doc/accsh/index.html, prior to the
meeting. For additional information about the telecommunication
requirements for the meeting, please contact Ms. Veneta Chatmon, OSHA,
Directorate of Construction, Room N-3468, U.S. Department of Labor, 200
Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-2020;
email: [email protected].
    Meeting agenda: The tentative agenda for this meeting includes:
     ACCSH's consideration of, and recommendation on, the
following proposal:
    1. Occupational exposure to beryllium and beryllium compounds in
the construction industry.
    Requests to speak at ACCSH meeting: Attendees who want to address
ACCSH at the meeting must submit a request to speak, as well as any
written or electronic presentation, by September 4, 2019, 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.
    OSHA will place comments and requests to speak, including personal
information, in the public docket, which may be available online.
Therefore, OSHA cautions interested parties about submitting personal
information such as Social Security Numbers and birthdates.
    Docket: To read or download documents in the public docket for this
ACCSH meeting, go to http://www.regulations.gov. All documents in the
public docket are listed in the index; however, some documents (e.g.,
copyrighted material) are not publicly available to read or download
through http://www.regulations.gov. All submissions are available for
inspection and, when permitted, copying at the OSHA Docket Office at
the above address. For information on using http://www.regulations.gov
to make submissions or to access the docket, click on the ``Help'' tab
at the top of the homepage. Contact the OSHA Docket Office for
information about materials not available through that website and for
assistance in using the internet to locate submissions and other
documents in the docket.
Authority and Signature
    Loren Sweatt, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for
Occupational Safety and Health, authorized the preparation of this
notice under the authority granted by 29 U.S.C. 655(b)(1) and 656(b), 5
U.S.C. App. 2, Secretary of Labor's Order No. 1-2012 (77 FR 3912), and
29 CFR part 1912.
    Signed at Washington, DC, on August 14, 2019.
Loren Sweatt,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety
and Health.
[FR Doc. 2019-17825 Filed 8-19-19; 8:45 am]
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