OSHA announces meeting of Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health

Agency seeking nominations for membership

Posted October 27, 2016

OSHA will hold a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) November 30 - December 1, 2016. ACCSH advises the secretary of labor and assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health on construction standards and policy matters.

The agenda includes remarks from Dr. David Michaels, assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health; updates from the Directorate of Construction; clarification of requirements in the crane standard; updates from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and OSHA Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management; updates on the National Safety Stand-Down; and public comment period.

The meeting will be held 1- 5 p.m. ET, November 30 and 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET, December 1 in Room N-3437 A-C at the U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20210.

The meetings are open to the public. Comments and requests to speak may be submitted electronically at the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal (docket number 2016-0009). Comments, requests to speak, and requests for special accommodations must be submitted by November 11, 2016.

Additionally, OSHA is accepting nominations for eight new members to serve on the 15-member committee. Nominations will be accepted from those interested in representing employee (3), employer (3), public (1), and state safety and health agency (1) groups. Nominations may be submitted at the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal (docket number 2016-0009). The deadline for submissions is January 27, 2017.


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