[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 23 (Friday, February 3, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5577-5578]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-2372]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. OSHA-2012-0003]


Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health 
(MACOSH)

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

ACTION: Notice of MACOSH meeting.

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SUMMARY: This Federal Register notice announces meetings of the full 
Committee and the workgroups on February 22-23, 2012, in Washington, 
DC.

DATES: MACOSH meeting: MACOSH will meet from 9 a.m. until approximately 
5 p.m. on February 22 and 23, 2012.
    Submission of written statements, requests to speak, and requests 
for special accommodation: Written statements, requests to speak at the 
full Committee meeting, and requests for special accommodations for 
these meetings must be submitted (postmarked, sent, or transmitted) by 
February 15, 2012.

ADDRESSES: The Committee and workgroups will meet at the U.S. 
Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210.
    Submission of written statements and requests to speak: You may 
submit written statements and requests to speak at the MACOSH meetings, 
identified by the docket number for this Federal Register notice 
(Docket No. OSHA-2012-0003), by one of the following methods:
    Electronically: You may submit comments and attachments 
electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal. Follow the instructions online for submitting 
comments.
    Facsimile: If your comments, including attachments, are not longer 
than 10 pages, you may fax them to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-
1648.
    Regular mail, express mail, hand (courier) delivery, and messenger 
service: When using this method, you must submit a copy of your 
comments and attachments to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA-
2012-0003, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health 
Administration, Room N-2625, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20210. Deliveries (express mail, hand (courier) delivery, and 
messenger service) are accepted during the Department of Labor's and 
Docket Office's normal business hours, 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., e.t.

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    Requests for special accommodations: Submit requests for special 
accommodations for MACOSH and its workgroup meetings by hard copy, 
telephone, or email 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; email 
chatmon.veneta@dol.gov.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and 
docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2012-
0003). Because of security-related procedures, submissions by regular 
mail may result in a significant delay in receipt. Please contact the 
OSHA Docket Office for information about security procedures for making 
submissions by express mail, hand (courier) delivery, and messenger 
service.
    OSHA will place written statements and requests to speak, including 
personal information provided, in the public docket which may be 
available online. Therefore, OSHA cautions interested parties about 
submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers and 
birthdates.
    Docket: To read or download documents in the public docket for this 
MACOSH meeting, go to http://www.regulations.gov. All documents in the 
public docket are listed in the index; however, some documents (e.g., 
copyrighted material) are not publicly available to read or download 
through http://www.regulations.gov. All submissions are available for 
inspection and, when permitted, copying, at the OSHA Docket Office at 
the above address. For information on using http://www.regulations.gov 
to make submissions or 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 Web site and for 
assistance in using the Internet to locate submissions and other 
documents in the docket.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For press inquiries: Frank Meilinger, 
Director, OSHA Office of Communications, U.S. Department of Labor, Room 
N-3647, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: 
(202) 693-1999; email Meilinger.frank2@dol.gov.
    For general information about MACOSH and this meeting: Bill Perry, 
Acting Director, Office of Maritime Standards, OSHA, U.S. Department of 
Labor, Room N-3609, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; 
telephone: (202) 693-2086; email perry.bill@dol.gov.
    Copies of this Federal Register notice: 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, 
are also available at OSHA's Web page at: http://www.osha.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All MACOSH committee and workgroup meetings 
are open to the public. Interested persons may attend the full 
Committee and its workgroup meetings at the time and place listed 
above. The tentative agenda will include discussions on: Working safely 
around radiation; person in water (man overboard); confined space 
ventilation; safe entry and cleaning practices for vessel sewage tanks; 
best practices for eye injury reduction; hot work on hollow structures; 
injury and illness prevention programs; container handling equipment; 
semi-tractor tip-over; top/side handler operation safety; stay focused 
on safety while working on or around cargo handling equipment; safety 
zones between railcars and cargo handling equipment; and preventing 
chassis drivers from jostling in cabs.
    The workgroups, which include Longshoring and Shipyard, will meet 
from 9 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m. on February 22, 2012, in Room S-
4215. The workgroups will discuss topics listed in the previous 
paragraph, as well as other topics that may arise during the remainder 
of the current Committee charter. The full Committee will meet from 9 
a.m. until about 5 p.m. on February 23, 2012, in Room N-3437 A, B, and 
C.

Public Participation

    Any individual 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. Please 
contact Vanessa L. Welch at (202) 693-2080, email welch.vanessa@dol.gov 
for additional information about building security measures for 
attending the Committee and workgroup meetings. Interested parties may 
submit a request to make an oral presentation to MACOSH by any one of 
the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section above. The request must 
state the amount of time requested to speak, the interest represented 
(e.g., organization name), if any, and a brief outline of the 
presentation. Requests to address the full Committee may be granted as 
time permits and at the discretion of the MACOSH Chair.
    Interested parties also may submit written statements, including 
data and other information, using any one of the methods listed in the 
ADDRESSES section above. OSHA will provide all submissions to MACOSH 
members prior to the meeting. Individuals who need special 
accommodations to attend the MACOSH meeting should contact Ms. Veneta 
Chatmon by one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section.

Authority and Signature

    David Michaels, Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Secretary of Labor for 
Occupational Safety and Health, authorized the preparation of this 
notice under the authority granted by 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 No. 1-2012 (77 FR 3912), and 29 CFR part 1912.

    Signed at Washington, DC, on January 30, 2012.
David Michaels,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
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