National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health to meet June 14-15

Agenda includes update on OSHA initiatives and regulatory activities

Posted June 6, 2016

OSHA will hold a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH), June 14-15, 2016, in Washington, D.C. The NACOSH Injury and Illness Prevention Program Work Group will meet June 14 and the full committee will meet June 15.

The tentative agenda for the committee meeting includes:

  • An update on OSHA initiatives from Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels;
  • Remarks from Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. John Howard;
  • An update on OSHA's major regulatory activities; and
  • Reports from the NACOSH Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee and NACOSH Injury and Illness Prevention Program Work Group.

The work group meeting will address workplace safety and health issues regarding contractors at multi-employer worksites, including workplace protections and best practices as part of injury and illness prevention programs. The work group will also discuss efforts to promote the occupational safety and health profession.

NACOSH will meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 15, in Surface Transportation Board Hearing Room 120C, Patriots Plaza I, 395 E Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024. Some committee members may attend by teleconference. The work group will meet from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., June 14, in the same room. Both meetings are open to the public.


 

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