[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 189 (Thursday, September 29, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60535-60536]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-25042]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. OSHA--2011-0116]


Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health

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

ACTION: Reopening of the record and extension of the nominations 
deadline.

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SUMMARY: OSHA is reopening the record and extending the deadline for 
submitting nominations for membership on the Federal Advisory Council 
on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH) until October 31, 2011.

DATES: Nominations for FACOSH must be submitted (postmarked, sent, 
transmitted, or received) by October 31, 2011.

ADDRESSES: You may submit nominations for FACOSH, identified by Docket 
No. OSHA-2011-0116, by any one of the following methods:
    Electronically: Nominations, including attachments, may be 
submitted electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
nominations;
    Facsimile: If the nomination, including attachments, does not 
exceed 10 pages, you may fax it to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-
1648;
    Mail, express delivery, hand delivery, messenger or courier 
service: Submit three copies of nominations and supporting materials to 
the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0116, Room N-2625, U.S. 
Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 
20210; telephone (202) 693-2350 (TTY number (877) 889-5627). Deliveries 
(hand, 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.--4:45 p.m., e.t.
    Instructions: All nominations for FACOSH must include the agency 
name and docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. 
OSHA-2011-0116). Because of security-related procedures, submitting 
nominations by regular mail may result in a significant

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delay in their receipt. Please contact the OSHA Docket Office, at the 
address above, for information about security procedures for submitting 
nominations by hand delivery, express delivery, and messenger or 
courier service. For additional information on submitting nominations, 
see 76 FR 16897.
    Submissions in response to this Federal Register notice, including 
personal information provided, will be posted without change at http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions interested parties about 
submitting personal information such as social security numbers and 
birth dates.
    Electronic copies of this Federal Register notice as well as OSHA's 
July 7, 2011 notice requesting nominations for FACOSH membership are 
available at http://www.regulations.gov. Both notices, as well as news 
releases and other relevant information, are also available on OSHA's 
webpage at http://www.osha.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
    For press inquiries: Mr. Francis 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: Mr. Francis Yebesi, OSHA, Office of 
Federal Agency Programs, Directorate of Enforcement Programs, Room N-
3622, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-2122; e-mail ofap@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OSHA is reopening the record and extending 
the deadline for submitting nominations for membership on FACOSH until 
October 31, 2011. OSHA is extending the FACOSH nominations deadline 
because of a lack of qualified candidates being nominated for FACOSH 
membership. For instructions and information about submitting 
nominations, see 76 FR 16897.
    On July 7, 2011, OSHA published a Federal Register notice inviting 
interested parties to submit nominations for FACOSH membership by 
September 6, 2011 (76 FR 16897). OSHA requests nominations to fill six 
vacancies on FACOSH, three labor and three management members. One 
vacancy occurred during CY 2010 and five vacancies will occur in CY 
2011. The Secretary of Labor will appoint new members to three-year 
terms.
    FACOSH is authorized to advise the Secretary of Labor on all 
matters relating to the occupational safety and health of Federal 
employees (Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 668), 
5 U.S.C. 7902, Executive Orders 12196 and 13511). This includes 
providing advice on how to reduce and keep to a minimum the number of 
injuries and illnesses in the Federal workforce and how to encourage 
the establishment and maintenance of effective occupational safety and 
health programs in each Federal department and agency.

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 section 19 of the Occupational Safety 
and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 668), 5 U.S.C. 7902, the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App), Executive Order 12196 and 13511, 
29 CFR part 1960 (Basic Program Elements for Federal Employee 
Occupational Safety and Health Programs and Related Matters), 41 CFR 
part 102-3, Secretary of Labor's Order 4-2010 (75 FR 55355, 9/10/2010).

    Signed at Washington, DC on September 26, 2011.
David Michaels,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2011-25042 Filed 9-28-11; 8:45 am]
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