Stimulus Package Tops Agenda for OSHA Construction Meeting

The effect of the federal economic stimulus package on the construction industry will be the main topic discussed at a meeting of OSHA's Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH), April 14-17, 2009 in Washington, D.C.

The meeting will include discussion of the stimulus package's impact on aspects of construction safety such as road and bridge construction, equipment operations, highway work zone, and green construction.

Topics that will be addressed during the two days of workgroup meetings are:

  • Women in Construction, 8:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m., April 14
  • Rollover Protective Structures, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., April 14
  • Power Fastening Tools (Nail Guns), 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m., April 14
  • Silica, 2:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m., April 14
  • Residential Fall Protection, 3:45 p.m.-5:15 p.m., April 14
  • Regulatory Compliance (Focused Inspections), 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m., April 15
  • Education and Training, 10:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m., April 15
  • Trenching, 12:45 p.m.-2:15 p.m., April 15
  • Multilingual (explores safety issues created by language differences), 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m., April 15

ACCSH workgroups will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 14-15 and the full meeting will convene Thursday, April 16, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and Friday, April 17, from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The committee will meet at the U.S. Department of Labor, Frances Perkins Building, Rooms N-3437 A-C, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C., 20210.

For more information, visit www.osha.gov.

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