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National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH)

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AGENCY:

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.

ACTION:

Announcement of a meeting of NACOSH.

SUMMARY:

NACOSH will meet December 10, 2014, in Washington, DC.

DATES:

NACOSH meeting: NACOSH will meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, December 10, 2014.

Comments, requests to speak, speaker presentations, and requests for special accommodations: You must submit (postmark, send, transmit) comments, requests to address NACOSH, speaker presentations (written or electronic), and requests for special accommodations for the NACOSH meeting by December 2, 2014.

ADDRESSES:

NACOSH meeting: NACOSH will meet in Room N-4437 A/B/C, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210.

Submission of comments and requests to speak: You may submit comments and requests to speak at the NACOSH meeting, identified by docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2014-0001), by one of the following methods:

Electronically: You may submit materials, including attachments, electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Follow the online instructions for making submissions.

Facsimile: If your submission, including attachments, does not exceed 10 pages, you may fax it to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-1648.

Regular mail, express mail, hand delivery, or messenger/courier service (hard copy): You may submit your materials to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA-2014-0001, Room N-2625, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-2350 (TTY (887) 889-5627). OSHA's Docket Office accepts deliveries (hand deliveries, express mail, and messenger/courier service) during normal business hours, 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. e.t., weekdays.

Requests for special accommodations: Please submit requests for special accommodations to attend the NACOSH meeting by email, telephone, or hard copy to Ms. Gretta Jameson, OSHA, Office of Communications, Room N-3647, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-1999 (TTY (887) 889-5627); email jameson.gretta@dol.gov.

Instructions: Your submissions must include the Agency name and docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2014-0001). Due to security-related procedures, submissions by regular mail may experience significant delays. Please contact the OSHA Docket Office for information about security procedures for making submissions by hand delivery, express delivery, or messenger/courier service. For additional information about submitting comments and requests to speak, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.

OSHA will post in the public docket, without change, any comments, requests to speak, and speaker presentations, including any personal information that you provide. Therefore, OSHA cautions interested parties about submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers and birthdates.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

For press inquiries: Mr. Frank Meilinger, Director, OSHA Office of Communications, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3647, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-1999 (TTY (877) 889-5627); email meilinger.francis2@dol.gov.

For general information: Ms. Michelle Walker, Director, OSHA Technical Data Center, Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-2625, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-2350 (TTY (877) 889-5627); email walker.michelle@dol.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

NACOSH will meet December 10, 2014, in Washington, DC. Some NACOSH members may attend electronically. NACOSH meetings are open to the public.

NACOSH was established by Section 7(a) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 651, 656) to advise, consult with and make recommendations to the Secretary of Labor and the Secretary of Health and Human Services on matters relating to the administration of the OSH Act. NACOSH is a continuing advisory committee of indefinite duration.

NACOSH operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2), its implementing regulations (41 CFR part 102-3), and OSHA's regulations on NACOSH (29 CFR part 1912a).

The tentative agenda for the NACOSH meeting includes:

  • Remarks from the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health;
  • Remarks from the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health;
  • Updates on Ebola activities;
  • Request for information (RFI) on Chemical Management and Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs); and
  • Protecting Temporary Workers: Recommended Practices.

OSHA transcribes and prepares detailed minutes of NACOSH meetings. OSHA posts the transcripts and minutes in the public docket along with written comments, speaker presentations, and other materials submitted to NACOSH or presented at NACOSH meetings.

Public Participation, Submissions and Access to Public Record

NACOSH meetings: NACOSH meetings are open to the public. Individuals attending NACOSH meetings at the U.S. Department of Labor must enter the building at the Visitors' Entrance at 3rd and C Streets NW., and pass through building security. Attendees must have valid government-issued photo identification (e.g., driver's license) to enter the building. For additional information about building security measures for attending NACOSH meetings, please contact Ms. Jameson (see ADDRESSES section).

Individuals requesting special accommodations to attend the NACOSH meeting should contact Ms. Jameson.

Submission of comments: You may submit comments using one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your submission must include the Agency name and Docket number for this NACOSH meeting (Docket No. OSHA-2014-0001). OSHA will provide copies of your submissions to NACOSH members.

Because of security-related procedures, submissions by regular mail may experience significant delays. For information about security procedures for submitting materials by hand delivery, express mail, and messenger/courier service, please contact the OSHA Docket Office.

Requests to speak and speaker presentations: If you want to address NACOSH at the meeting you must submit a request to speak, as well as any written or electronic presentation, by December 2, 2014, using one of the Start Printed Page 67468methods listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your request must state:

  • The amount of time requested to speak;
  • The interest you represent (e.g., business, organization, affiliation), if any; and
  • A brief outline of the presentation.

PowerPoint presentations and other electronic materials must be compatible with PowerPoint 2010 and other Microsoft Office 2010 formats. The NACOSH Chair may grant requests to address NACOSH as time and circumstances permit.

Public docket of NACOSH meetings: OSHA places comments, requests to speak, and speaker presentations, including any personal information you provide, in the public docket, without change. Those documents also may be available online at http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions you about submitting certain personal information such as Social Security numbers and birthdates.

OSHA also places in the public docket meeting transcripts, meeting minutes, documents presented at the NACOSH meeting, and other documents pertaining to NACOSH meetings. These documents may be available online at http://www.regulations.gov.

Access to the public record of NACOSH meetings: To read or download documents in the public docket, go to Docket No. OSHA-2014-0001 at http://www.regulations.gov. The index of that Web page lists all of the documents in the public record for this meeting; however, some documents (e.g., copyrighted materials) are not publicly available through that Web page. All documents in the public record, including materials not available through http://www.regulations.gov, are available for inspection in the OSHA Docket Office. Please contact the OSHA Docket Office for assistance in making submissions to, or obtaining materials from, the public 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, are also available on OSHA's Web page at http://www.osha.gov.

Authority and Signature

David Michaels, Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this notice under the authority granted by 29 U.S.C. 656; 5 U.S.C. App. 2; 29 CFR part 1912a; 41 CFR part 102-3; and Secretary of Labor's Order No. 1-2012 (77 FR 3912 (January 25, 2012)).

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Signed at Washington, DC, on November 6, 2014.

David Michaels,

Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.

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[FR Doc. 2014-26797 Filed 11-12-14; 8:45 am]

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