ACCSH to Meet about Construction Standards Updates; Public is Invited

The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health will meet Dec. 4-5 in Washington, D.C., to receive updates and public comments on:

  • Construction Standards,
  • Cooperative Programs,
  • Construction,
  • Mast climbing scaffolds,
  • Work group reports,
  • Administration, and
  • IMIS inspection reporting and data.

The meeting also will include comments from the Office of the Assistant Secretary, Thomas M. Stohler, who was named the acting assistant secretary on Nov. 10 when the previous OSHA chief Edwin Foulke Jr. left the agency to join the Atlanta office of law firm Fisher & Phillips.

All ACCSH meetings, as well as those of its work groups, are open to the public. This meeting will be held in Room N–3437A–D at the U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW. Individuals needing special accommodations for the ACCSH meeting or ACCSH Work Group meetings should contact Veneta Chatmon at (202) 693-1999 or [email protected] by Nov. 21, 2008. For general information about ACCSH and ACCSH meetings, contact Michael Buchet, OSHA, Directorate of Construction, at (202) 693–2020 or [email protected].

ACCSH is authorized to advise the secretary of labor and assistant secretary of labor in the formulation of standards affecting the construction industry and on policy matters arising in the administration of the safety and health provisions of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (Construction Safety Act) and the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. More information about the meeting is available in the Nov. 14, 2008, Federal Register at http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/pdf/E8-27131.pdf.

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