[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 134 (Wednesday, July 13, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41304-41306]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-17554]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. OSHA-2011-0124]


Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)

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

ACTION: Announcement of meetings of the Advisory Committee on 
Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) and ACCSH Work Groups, and ACCSH 
member appointments.

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SUMMARY: ACCSH will meet July 28, 2011, in Washington, DC. In 
conjunction with the ACCSH meeting, ACCSH Work Groups will meet July 
27, 2011. This Federal Register notice also announces the appointment 
of individuals to ACCSH.

DATES: ACCSH meeting: ACCSH will meet from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 
Thursday, July 28, 2011.
    ACCSH Work Group meetings: ACCSH Work Groups will meet Wednesday, 
July 27, 2011. (For Work Group meeting times, see the Work Group 
Schedule information in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this 
notice.)
    Written comments, requests to speak, speaker presentations, and 
requests for special accommodation: Comments, requests to address the 
ACCSH meeting, speaker presentations (written or electronic), and 
requests for special accommodations for the ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group 
meetings must be submitted (postmarked, sent, transmitted) by July 21, 
2011.

ADDRESSES: ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group meetings: ACCSH and ACCSH Work 
Group meetings will be held in Room N-3437 A-C, U.S. Department of 
Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210.
    Submission of comments, requests to speak, and speaker 
presentations: Interested persons may submit comments, requests to 
speak at the ACCSH meeting, and speaker presentations using one of the 
following methods:
    Electronically: You may submit materials, including attachments, 
electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal. Follow the online instructions for submissions.
    Facsimile (fax): If your submission, including attachments, does 
not exceed 10 pages, you may fax it to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 
693-1648.
    Mail, hand delivery, express mail, messenger, or courier service: 
You may submit your comments, request to speak, and speaker 
presentation to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0124, Room 
N-2625, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-2350, (TTY (877) 889-5627). 
Deliveries (hand deliveries, express mail, messenger, and 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., weekdays.
    Requests for special accommodations: Please submit requests for 
special accommodations to attend the ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group 
meetings 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-
0124). Because of 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, and messenger or courier service. 
For additional information on submitting comments, requests to speak, 
and speaker presentations, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of 
this notice.
    Comments, requests to speak, and speaker presentations, including 
any personal information provided, will be posted without change at 
http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions individuals about 
submitting certain personal information such as Social Security numbers 
and birthdates.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For press inquiries: Mr. Frank 
Meilinger, OSHA, Office of Communications, Room N-3647, U.S. Department 
of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone 
(202) 693-1999.
    For general information about ACCSH and ACCSH meetings: Mr. Francis 
Dougherty, OSHA, Directorate of Construction, Room N-3468, U.S. 
Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 
20210; telephone (202) 693-2020; e-mail dougherty.francis@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

ACCSH Meeting

    ACCSH will meet Thursday, July 28, 2011, in Washington, DC. The 
meeting is open to the public.
    ACCSH is authorized to advise the Secretary of Labor (Secretary) 
and Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health 
(Assistant Secretary) in the formulation of standards affecting the 
construction industry, and on policy matters arising in the 
administration of the safety and health provisions under the Contract 
Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (Construction Safety Act) (40 
U.S.C. 3701 et seq.) and the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 
(29 U.S.C. 651 et seq.) (see also 29 CFR 1911.10 and 1912.3).

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    The tentative agenda for this meeting includes:
     Welcome/Remarks from the Office of the Assistant 
Secretary;
     Update from the Directorate of Construction on OSHA's 
outreach efforts, guidance projects, and enforcement Issues.
     Update on the Injury and Illness Prevention Program 
rulemaking;
     Update from the Directorate of Cooperative and State 
Programs on OSHA's cooperative programs, including VPP, alliances and 
partnerships.
     Update from the Chief of Staff on OSHA's outreach efforts, 
including the heat-related illness campaign and outreach to vulnerable 
workers.
     Work Group Reports, and Work Group and Committee 
Administration; and
     Public Comment Period.
    ACCSH meetings are transcribed and detailed minutes of the meetings 
are prepared. The transcript and minutes are placed in the public 
docket for the meeting. The docket also includes ACCSH Work Group 
reports, speaker presentations, comments, and other materials and 
requests submitted to the Committee.

ACCSH Work Group Meetings

    In conjunction with the ACCSH meeting, ACCSH Work Groups will meet 
at the following times on Wednesday, July 27, 2011:
     Backing Operations--8 to 9:15 a.m.;
     Prevention thru Design--9:30 to 10:45 a.m.;
     Construction Health Hazards/Green Jobs--10:45 to Noon;
     Reinforcing Steel in Construction--1 to 2:15 p.m.;
     Injury and Illness Prevention Programs--2:15 to 3:30 p.m.;
     Multilingual Issues, Diversity, Women in Construction--
3:45 to 5 p.m.
    For additional information on ACCSH Work Group meetings or 
participating in them, please contact Mr. Dougherty or look on the 
ACCSH page on OSHA's Web page at http://www.osha.gov.

Public Participation--Submissions and Access to Public Record

    ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group meetings: ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group 
meetings are open to the public. Individuals attending 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 to enter the building. For additional information about 
building security measures for attending the ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group 
meetings, please contact Ms. Chatmon (see ADDRESSES section).
    Individuals needing special accommodations to attend the ACCSH and 
ACCSH Work Group meetings also should contact Ms. Chatmon.
    Submission of written comments: Interested persons may submit 
comments using one of the methods in the ADDRESSES section. All 
submissions must include the Agency name and docket number for this 
ACCSH meeting (Docket No. OSHA-2011-0124). OSHA will provide copies of 
submissions to ACCSH 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, 
messenger, or courier service, contact the OSHA Docket Office (see 
ADDRESSES section).
    Requests to speak and speaker presentations: Individuals who want 
to address ACCSH at the meeting must submit their requests, and their 
written or electronic presentations (e.g., PowerPoint) by July 21, 
2011, using one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section. The 
request must state the amount of time requested to speak, the interest 
the presenter represents (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 2003 and other Microsoft Office 2003 formats.
    Alternately, at the ACCSH meeting, individuals may request to 
address ACCSH briefly by signing the public-comment request sheet and 
listing the topic(s) to be addressed. In addition, they must provide 20 
hard copies of any materials, written or electronic, they want to 
present to ACCSH.
    Requests to address the Committee may be granted at the ACCSH 
Chair's discretion and as time and circumstances permit. The Chair will 
give first preference to those individuals who filed speaker requests 
and presentations by July 21, 2011.
    Public docket of the ACCSH meeting: Comments, requests to speak, 
and speaker presentations, including any personal information you 
provide, are placed in the public docket of this ACCSH 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.
    The meeting transcript, meeting minutes, documents presented at the 
ACCSH meeting, Work Group reports, and other documents pertaining to 
the ACCSH meeting also are placed in the public docket, and may be 
available online at http://www.regulations.gov.
    Access to the public record of ACCSH meetings: To read or download 
documents in the public docket of this ACCSH meeting, go to Docket No. 
OSHA-2011-0124 at http://www.regulations.gov. All documents in the 
public record for this meeting are listed in the http://www.regulations.gov index; 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 and 
copying in the OSHA Docket Office (see ADDRESSES section). Please 
contact the OSHA Docket Office for assistance making submissions to, or 
obtaining materials from, the public docket.

Announcement of ACCSH Appointments

    The Secretary has appointed the following individuals to two-year 
terms on ACCSH:

Employee Representatives

     Mr. Gary L. Batykefer, Administrative Director, Sheet 
Metal Occupational Health Institute Trust.
     Ms. Laurie A. Shadrick, Job Safety and Health Training 
Specialist, United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters.
     Mr. Erich J. (Pete) Stafford, Director, Safety and Health, 
Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO.

Employer Representative

     Mr. Kevin R. Cannon, Director, Safety and Health Services, 
Associated General Contractors of America.
     Mr. William E. Hering, Corporate Manager, Environment, 
Health and Safety, S.M. Electric Company, Inc.
     Mr. Thomas Marrero, Corporate Safety Manager, Zenith 
Systems, LLC

Public Representative

     Ms. Letitia K. Davis, Director, Occupational Health 
Surveillance Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

State Safety and Health Agency Representatives

     Mr. Charles Stribling, OSH Federal-State Coordinator, 
Kentucky Labor Cabinet, Department of Work Place Standards.
    The Secretary also has reappointed the following individuals to 
one-year appointments on ACCSH:

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Employee Representatives

     Mr. Walter Jones, Associate Director, Occupational Safety 
and Health, The Laborers' Health and Safety Fund of North America.
     Mr. Frank L. Migliaccio, Jr., Executive Director, Safety 
and Health, International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental 
and Reinforcing Iron Workers.

Employer Representatives

     Mr. Michael J. Thibodeaux, President, MJT Consulting, Inc.
     Mr. Daniel D. Zarletti, Vice President, Safety and Health, 
Road Safe Traffic Systems, Inc.

Public Representative

     Ms. Elizabeth Arioto, President, Elizabeth Arioto Safety 
and Health Consulting Services.

State Safety and Health Agency Representative

     Mr. Steven D. Hawkins, Assistant Administrator, Tennessee 
Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Authority and Signature

    David Michaels, PhD, M.P.H., Assistant Secretary of Labor for 
Occupational Safety and Health, authorized the preparation of this 
notice under the authority granted by Section 7 of the Occupational 
Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 656), Section 107 of the 
Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (Construction Safety Act) 
(40 U.S.C. 3704), the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), 
29 CFR Parts 1911 and 1912, 41 CFR Part 102, and Secretary of Labor's 
Order No. 4-2010 (75 FR 55355 (9/10/2010)).

    Signed at Washington, DC on July 7, 2011.
David Michaels,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
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