[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 109 (Wednesday, June 6, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 33495-33496]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-13631]


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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 July 24 and 25, 2012 in Seattle, 
Washington.

DATES: MACOSH meeting: MACOSH will meet from 9 a.m. until approximately 
5 p.m. on July 24 and 25, 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 
July 17, 2012.

ADDRESSES: The Committee and workgroups will meet at the OSHA Seattle 
Regional Office, 300 Fifth Ave., Suite 1280, Seattle, WA 98104.
    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.

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    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.
    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: Mrs. Amy 
Wangdahl, Director, Office of Maritime and Agriculture, OSHA, U.S. 
Department of Labor, Room N-3609, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-2086; email 
wangdahl.amy@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: safe entry and 
cleaning of vessel sewage tanks; injury and illness prevention 
programs; confined space and ventilation; hot work on hollow 
structures; person in the water; and log handling operations. The 
meeting agenda is subject to change without prior notice.
    The workgroups, which include Longshoring and Shipyard, will meet 
from 9 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m. on July 24, 2012 in Rooms 815 
and 820. 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 July 25, 2012 in Rooms 815 and 820.
    Public Participation: 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 May 31, 2012.
David Michaels,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
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