NACOSH to Discuss Diacetyl, Ethics Rules

OSHA announced it will hold a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) July 15 in Washington, D.C., to discuss topics including the agency's recordkeeping initiative and ethics rules. The tentative agenda also includes a presentation on the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act panel report on occupational exposure to diacetyl and food flavorings containing diacetyl. Updates on OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health activities also will be presented.

Written comments and requests to make oral presentations may be submitted electronically at www.regulations.gov, the Federal eRulemaking Portal. If submitting by mail, hand delivery, or courier service, include three copies of submissions to the OSHA Docket Office, Room N-2625, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210; telephone 202-693-2350. Submissions that do not exceed 10 pages will be accepted via facsimile in the OSHA Docket Office at 202-693-1648. OSHA requests that all submissions reference Docket No. OSHA-2009-0012 and the agency name.

The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Room N-3437 A/B/C, U.S. Department of Labor, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Ave., NW. General meeting inquiries should be directed to Deborah Crawford, OSHA Directorate of Evaluation and Analysis, at 202-693-1932 or [email protected]. For special accommodations, contact Veneta Chatmon, OSHA Office of Communications, at 202-693-1999 or [email protected]. All comments, requests to speak, and special accommodations requests must be submitted by July 3. For more information, go to edocket.access.gpo.gov/2009/E9-14576.htm.

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