Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
Notice of re-establishment of MACOSH.
In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended (5 U.S.C., App. 2), and after consultation with the General Services Administration (GSA), the Secretary of Labor has determined that the re-establishment of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH) is in the public interest. The Committee will better enable OSHA to perform the duties imposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act), 84 Stat. 1590, 29 U.S.C. 651 et seq.) Authority to establish this Committee is found in sections 6(b) and 7(b) of the OSH Act; Section 41 of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (33 U.S.C. 941), and other general agency authority in Title 5 of the United States Code, and 29 CFR part 1912.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Jim Maddux, Director, Office of Maritime within the Directorate of Standards and Guidance, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Room N-3609, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; Telephone: (202) 693-2086.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Committee will advise OSHA on matters relevant to the safety and health of workers in the maritime industry. This includes advice on maritime issues that will result in more effective enforcement, training, and outreach programs, and streamlined regulatory efforts. The maritime industry includes employers in the shipbuilding, ship repair, shipbreaking, longshoring, and marine terminal industries.
The committee will function solely as an advisory body and in compliance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and OSHA's regulations covering advisory committees (29 CFR part 1912). The Committee charter will be filed 15 days from the date of this publication.
Sections 6(b) and 7(b) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 655, 656), section 41 of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (33 U.S.C. 941), other general agency authority in Title 5 of the United States Code, and 29 CFR part 1912.Start Signature
Elaine L. Chao,
Secretary of Labor.
[FR Doc. E6-8656 Filed 6-2-06; 8:45 am]
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