[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 108 (Monday, June 6, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 32374-32375]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-13901]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. OSHA-2011-0065]


National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health 
(NACOSH)

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

ACTION: Announcement of meetings of the National Advisory Committee on 
Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) and NACOSH subgroups.

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SUMMARY: The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and 
Health (NACOSH) will meet June 22, 2011, in Washington, DC. In 
conjunction with the committee meeting, NACOSH subgroups will meet on 
June 21, 2011.

DATES: NACOSH Meeting: NACOSH will meet from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 
Wednesday, June 22, 2011.
    NACOSH Subgroup Meetings: The NACOSH subgroups will meet from 11 
a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, June 21, 2011.
    Submission of Comments, Requests to Speak, Speaker Presentations, 
and Requests for Special Accommodation: Comments, requests to speak at 
the NACOSH meeting, speaker presentations, and requests for special 
accommodations for the NACOSH and NACOSH subgroup meetings must be 
submitted (postmarked, sent, transmitted) by June 16, 2011.

ADDRESSES: NACOSH and NACOSH Subgroup Meetings: NACOSH and its 
subgroups will meet in Room N-N4437 A/B/C/D, U.S. Department of Labor, 
200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210.
    Submission of Comments, Requests to Speak and Speaker 
Presentations: You must submit comments, requests to speak at the 
NACOSH meeting and speaker presentations, identified by the docket 
number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2011-0065), 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.
    Mail, Express Delivery, Messenger, or Courier Service: You may 
submit your materials to the OSHA Docket Office, Room N-2625, U.S. 
Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 
20210, telephone (202) 693-2350 (TTY (887) 889-5627). Deliveries (hand, 
express mail, messenger, courier service) are accepted during the 
Department of Labor's and OSHA Docket Office's normal business hours, 
8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. E.T.
    Requests for Special Accommodation: You may submit requests for 
special accommodations for the NACOSH and NACOSH subgroup 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 
chatmon.veneta@dol.gov.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and 
docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2011-
0065). Because of security-related procedures, submission by regular 
mail may result in 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. For additional information about submitting comments, requests 
to speak and speaker presentations see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION 
section of this notice.
    Comments, requests to speak and speaker presentations, 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For Press Inquiries: Mr. Earl Hicks, 
OSHA, 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: Ms. Deborah Crawford, OSHA, Directorate of 
Evaluation and Analysis, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3641, 200 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-
1932; e-mail crawford.deborah@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

NACOSH Meeting

    NACOSH will meet Wednesday, June 22, 2011, in Washington, DC. 
NACOSH meetings are open to the public.
    Section 7(a) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH 
Act) (29 U.S.C. 651, 656) authorizes NACOSH to advise 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 body and operates in compliance with the OSH Act, the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), and regulations issued 
pursuant to those laws (29 CFR part 1912a, 41 CFR part 102-3).
    The tentative agenda of the NACOSH meeting includes:
     Remarks from the Assistant Secretary of Labor for 
Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA);
     Remarks from the Director of the National Institute for 
Occupational Safety and Health;
     Discussion with NIOSH and OSHA on Chemical Policy;
     NACOSH subgroup reports;
     Discussion on injury and illness prevention programs with 
OSHA staff;
     Discussion on recordkeeping issues with OSHA staff; and
     Public comments.

NACOSH meetings are transcribed and detailed minutes of the meetings 
are prepared. Meeting transcripts and minutes are included in the 
public record of the NACOSH meeting.

NACOSH Subgroup Meetings

    NACOSH established two subgroups, Injury and Illness Prevention 
Programs and Recordkeeping, at the January 20-21, 2011, NACOSH meeting. 
Those subgroups will meet from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 21, 2011, in 
Room N-4437A/B/C and report back to the full committee at the June 22, 
2011, NACOSH meeting.

Public Participation

    NACOSH and NACOSH subgroup meetings: NACOSH and NACOSH subgroup 
meetings are open to the public. Any individual attending meetings at 
the U.S. Department of Labor must enter the building at the

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Visitors' Entrance, at 3rd and C Streets, NW., and pass through 
Building Security. Attendees must have valid government-issued photo 
identification to enter the building. Please contact Ms. Crawford for 
additional information about building security measures for attending 
the NACOSH and NACOSH subgroup meetings.
    Individuals needing special accommodations to attend NACOSH and 
NACOSH subgroup meetings should contact Ms. Chatmon.
    Submission of Written Comments, Requests to Speak and Speaker 
Presentations: Interested parties may submit written comments, requests 
to speak at the NACOSH meeting and speaker presentations by June 16, 
2011, using one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section. All 
submissions must include the Agency name and docket number for this 
Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2011-0065). OSHA will provide 
submissions to NACOSH members prior to the meeting.
    Requests to speak must state the amount of time requested to speak, 
the interest the individual represents (e.g., organization name), if 
any, and a brief outline of the presentation. Electronic speaker 
presentations (e.g., PowerPoint) must be compatible with PowerPoint 
2003 and other Microsoft 2003 formats. Requests to address NACOSH may 
be granted as time permits and at the discretion of the NACOSH chair.
    Because of security-related procedures, submission by regular mail 
may result in 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.
    Public Docket of the NACOSH Meeting: Comments, requests to speak 
and speaker presentations, including any personal information you 
provide, are placed in the public docket of this NACOSH meeting without 
change and 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.
    Meeting transcripts and minutes, subgroup reports and other 
documents from the NACOSH meeting also are included in the public 
record of the NACOSH meeting. Although all submissions are listed in 
the http://www.regulations.gov index, some documents (e.g., copyrighted 
materials) are not publicly available to read or download through that 
webpage. All submissions, including copyrighted material, are available 
for inspection and copying at the OSHA Docket Office.
    To read or download documents in the public docket of this NACOSH 
meeting go to Docket No. OSHA-2011-0065 at http://www.regulations.gov. 
For information on using http://www.regulations.gov 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 webpage and for assistance in using the Internet to locate 
submissions and other documents in 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, is also available on the OSHA webpage at 
http://www.osha.gov.

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 Section 7 of the Occupational Safety and 
Health Act of 1970 (U.S.C. 656), the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 
U.S.C. App. 2); 29 CFR part 1912a; 41 CFR part 102-3; and Secretary of 
Labor's Order No. 4-2010 (75 FR 55355, 9/10/2010).

    Signed at Washington, DC, on June 1, 2011.
David Michaels,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
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