[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 136 (Friday, July 17, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34795-34796]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-17022]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration


Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health 
(MACOSH)

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.

ACTION: MACOSH meeting, notice of.

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SUMMARY: 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 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

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notice is to announce the Committee and workgroup meetings scheduled 
for September 1-2, 2009.

DATES: The Shipyard and Longshore workgroups will meet on Tuesday, 
September 1, 2009, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and the Committee will meet on 
Wednesday, September 2, 2009, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The Committee and workgroups will meet at the Newport News 
Marriott Hotel, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News, VA 23606 ((757) 
873-9299). Mail comments, views, or statements in response to this 
notice to Danielle Watson, Office of Maritime, OSHA, U.S. Department of 
Labor, Room N-3609, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; 
phone (202) 693-1870; fax (202) 693-1663.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information about MACOSH 
and this meeting, contact: Amy Wangdahl, Acting Director, Office of 
Maritime, OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3609, 200 Constitution 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; phone: (202) 693-2066. Individuals 
with disabilities wishing to attend the meeting should contact Danielle 
Watson at (202) 693-1870 no later than August 18, 2009, to obtain 
appropriate accommodations.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All MACOSH meetings are open to the public. 
All interested persons are invited to attend the MACOSH meeting at the 
time and location listed above. The MACOSH agenda will include: An OSHA 
activities update; a review of the minutes from the previous meeting; 
and reports from each workgroup. MACOSH may also discuss the following 
topics based on the workgroup reports: Surface preparation (29 CFR 1915 
subpart C, Painting and Coatings); Safety and Health Injury Prevention 
Sheets (SHIPS) rigging guidance document; arc flash guidance; 
commercial fishing industry quick cards; injury and fatality data 
initiative; activities related to shipyard employment; scaffolding and 
falls (29 CFR 1915 subpart E); welding guidance; break bulk cargo 
safety guidance; safety zone guidance; speed limits in marine 
terminals; and defective containers.
    Public Participation: Written data, views, or comments for 
consideration by MACOSH on the various agenda items listed above should 
be submitted to Danielle Watson at the address listed above. 
Submissions received by August 18, 2009, will be provided to Committee 
members and will be included in the record of the meeting. Requests to 
make oral presentations to the Committee may be granted as time 
permits.

    Authority:  This notice was prepared under the direction of 
Jordan Barab, Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational 
Safety and Health, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210, pursuant to 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 5-2007 (72 FR 31160), and 29 CFR part 
1912.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 14th day of July, 2009.
Jordan Barab,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. E9-17022 Filed 7-16-09; 8:45 am]
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