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 chatmon.veneta@dol.gov by Nov. 21, 2008. For general information about ACCSH and ACCSH meetings, contact Michael Buchet, OSHA, Directorate of Construction, at (202) 693–2020 or buchet.michael@dol.gov.

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.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • The Top 5 Safety and Technology Trends to Watch

    Get the latest on trends you can expect to hear more about in 2019, including continued growth of mobile safety applications, wearable technology, and smart PPE; autonomous vehicles; pending OSHA recordkeeping rulemaking; and increased adoption of international safety standard, ISO 45001.

  • Analyze Incident Data

    Collect relevant incident data, analyze trends, and generate accurate regulatory reports, including OSHA 300, 300A, and 301 logs, through IndustrySafe’s extensive incident reporting and investigation module.

  • Safety Training 101

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. We’ve put together a guide on key safety training topics, requirements for certifications, and answers to common training questions.

  • Conduct EHS Inspections and Audits

    Record and manage your organization’s inspection data with IndustrySafe’s Inspections module. IndustrySafe’s pre-built forms and checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - January 2019

    January / February 2019

    Featuring:

    • PREVENTING ERRORS
      Production vs. Safety 
    • EMERGENCY SHOWERS & EYEWASH
      Meeting the Requirements for Emergency Equipment
    • CONSTRUCTION SAFETY
      The State of Contractor Safety
    • FOOT PROTECTION
      The Three Keys to Effective Chemical Management
    View This Issue