National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce.
Notice of open meeting.
The National Construction Safety Team (NCST) Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold an open meeting via teleconference on Monday, December 2, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary purpose of this meeting is to finalize the Committee's annual report to Congress. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST website at https://www.nist.gov/topics/disaster-failure-studies/national-construction-safety-team-ncst/advisory-committee.
The NCST Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, December 2, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
The meeting will be held via teleconference. For instructions on how to participate in the meeting, please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Benjamin Davis, Management and Program Analyst, Disaster and Failure Studies Program, Engineering Laboratory, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8615, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-8604. Benjamin Davis' email address is Benjamin.Davis@nist.gov; and his phone number is (301) 975-6071.
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The Committee was established pursuant to Section 11 of the NCST Act (Pub. L. 107-231, codified at 15 U.S.C. 7301 et seq.). The Committee is currently composed of six members, appointed by the Director of NIST, who were selected on the basis of established records of distinguished service in their professional community and their knowledge of issues affecting the National Construction Safety Teams. The Committee advises the Director of NIST on carrying out the NCST Act; reviews the procedures developed for conducting investigations; and reviews the reports issued documenting investigations. Background information on the NCST Act and information on the NCST Advisory Committee is available at https://www.nist.gov/topics/disaster-failure-studies/national-construction-safety-team-ncst/advisory-committee.
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the NCST Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, December 2, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public and will be held via teleconference. There will be no central meeting location. Interested members of the public will be able to participate in the meeting from remote locations by calling into a central phone number. The primary purpose of this meeting is to finalize the Committee's annual report due to Congress. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST website at https://www.nist.gov/topics/disaster-failure-studies/national-construction-safety-team-ncst/advisory-committee-meetings.
Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to items on the Committee's agenda for this meeting are invited to request a place on the agenda. Public comments can be provided via email or by teleconference attendance. Approximately fifteen minutes will be reserved for public comments; speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. All those wishing to speak must submit their request by email to the attention of Benjamin Davis at Benjamin.Davis@nist.gov, by 5:00 Start Printed Page 64277p.m. Eastern Time, Monday, November 25, 2019.
Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who wish to speak but cannot be accommodated on the agenda, and those who are unable to attend are invited to submit written statements to the NCST, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, MS 8604, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-8604, or electronically by email to Benjamin.Davis@nist.gov.
Anyone wishing to attend this meeting via teleconference must register by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday, November 25, 2019, to attend. Please submit your full name, email address, and phone number to Benjamin Davis at Benjamin.Davis@nist.gov; his phone number is (301) 975-6071.
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Kevin A. Kimball,
Chief of Staff.
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