OSHA Seeks Nominations for Construction Advisory Committee

ACCSH advises the Secretary of Labor and the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health on construction industry standards and policy related to safety and health. The committee last met more than a year ago, and the terms of all of its members have since expired.

OSHA and the Secretary of Labor are seeking nominations for new members for the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH), according to a notice posted in the Federal Register on Sept. 17. The committee last met more than a year ago, BNA reported, and the terms of all of its members have since expired.

ACCSH advises the Secretary of Labor and the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health on construction industry standards and policy related to safety and health. Members generally serve staggered two-year terms. OSHA seeks nominations for 14 new members in the following categories:

  • Five members who are qualified by experience and affiliation to present the viewpoint of employers in the construction industry
  • Five members who are similarly qualified to present the viewpoint of employees in the construction industry
  • Two representatives of state safety and health agencies
  • Two public members, qualified by knowledge and experience to make a useful contribution to the work of ACCSH, such as those who have professional or technical experience and competence with occupational safety and health in the construction industry

Nominations must be submitted by Nov. 16, 2018. More information on materials needed can be found in the Federal Register notice announcing the call for nominations.

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