Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
Notice of MACOSH Meeting.
The Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH) was established under Section 7 of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act of 1970 to advise the Secretary of Labor, through the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, on issues relating to occupational safety and health in the maritime industries. The purpose of this Federal Register notice is to announce that the Committee and workgroups will meet on September 20-21, 2011, in Portland, ME.
MACOSH meeting: MACOSH will meet from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on September 20 and 21, 2011.
Submission of written statements, requests to speak, and requests for special accommodations: Written statements, requests to speak at the Committee meeting, and requests for special accommodations for the Committee and workgroup meetings must be submitted (postmarked, sent, transmitted) by September 14, 2011.
MACOSH meeting: MACOSH will meet at the Eastland Park Hotel, 157 High Street, Portland, ME 04101-2814. http://www.eastlandparkhotel.com/.
Submissions of written statements and requests to speak: You may submit written statements and requests to speak at the full Committee meeting, identified by the docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2011-0007), by one of the following methods:
Electronically: You may submit comments and attachments electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Follow the instructions online for submitting comments.
Facsimile: If your comments, including attachments, are not longer than 10 pages, you may fax them to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-1648.
Mail, hand delivery, express mail, messenger, or courier service: When using one of these methods, you must submit a copy of your comments and attachments to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0007, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Room N-2625, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210. Deliveries (hand, express mail, messenger, and courier service) are accepted during the Department of Labor's and Docket Office's normal business hours, 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., e.t.
Requests for special accommodations: Submit requests for special accommodations to attend the MACOSH and its workgroup meetings by hard copy, telephone, or e-mail to: Ms. Veneta Chatmon, OSHA, Office of Communications, Room N-3647, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-1999; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2011-0007). Because of security-related procedures, submissions by regular mail may result in a significant delay in receipt. Please contact the OSHA Docket Office for information about security procedures for making submissions by hand delivery, express delivery, messenger, or courier service.
Written statements and requests to speak, including personal information provided, will be placed in the public docket and may be available online. Therefore, OSHA cautions interested parties about submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers and birthdates.
Docket: To read or download documents in the public docket for this MACOSH meeting, go to http://www.regulations.gov. All documents in the public docket are listed in the index; however, some documents (e.g., copyrighted material) are not publicly available to read or download through http://www.regulations.gov. All submissions are available for inspection and, where permitted, copying at the OSHA Docket Office at the address above. For information on using http://www.regulations.gov to make submissions or to access the docket, click on the “Help” tab at the top of the Home page. Contact the OSHA Docket Office for information about materials not available through that Web site and for assistance in using the Internet to locate submissions and other documents in the docket. Electronic copies of this Federal Register notice are available at http://www.regulations.gov. This notice, as well as news releases and other relevant information, is also available on the OSHA Web page at http://www.osha.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
For press inquiries: Frank Meilinger, OSHA's Office of Communications, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3647, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone:(202) 693-1999.
For general information about MACOSH and this meeting: Mr. Joseph V. Daddura, Director of the Office of Maritime Standards and Guidance, OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3609, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-2080; e-mail Daddura.Joseph@dol.gov.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
All MACOSH Committee and workgroup meetings are open to the public. All interested persons are invited to attend the full MACOSH Committee and its workgroup meetings at the time and place listed above. The tentative agenda will include discussions on: person in water (man overboard); cargo-handling equipment; confined space ventilation; selection of welding-shade protection; safe entry and cleaning practices in vessel sewage tanks; best practices for eye injury reduction; toxic materials; and injury and illness prevention programs.
The workgroups will meet from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on September 20, 2011 (rooms to be determined upon arrival). The workgroups will discuss topics on which they may focus for the duration of the current Committee charter. The full MACOSH Committee will meet September 21, 2011 (room to be determined upon arrival).
Public Participation: Interested parties may submit a request to make an oral presentation to MACOSH by any one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section above. The request must state the amount of time requested to speak, the interest represented (e.g., organization name), if any, and a brief outline of the presentation. Requests to address MACOSH may be granted as time permits and at the discretion of the MACOSH Chair.Start Printed Page 54807
Interested parties may also submit written statements, including data and other information, using any one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section above. OSHA will provide all submissions to MACOSH members prior to the meeting. Individuals who need special accommodations to attend the MACOSH meeting should contact Ms. Chatmon by one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section.
Authority and Signature
David Michaels, PhD, MPH, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this notice under the authority granted by Sections 6(b)(1) and 7(b) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 655, 656), the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), Secretary of Labor's Order No. 4-2010 (75 FR 55355), and 29 CFR part 1912.Start Signature
Signed at Washington, DC, on August 30, 2011.
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
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