[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 199 (Monday, October 15, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 62536]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-25155]



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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. OSHA-2012-0019]


National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health 
(NACOSH)

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

ACTION: Notice of renewal of the NACOSH charter.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of Labor will renew the charter of the National 
Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Deborah Crawford, OSHA Directorate 
of Evaluation and Analysis, Room N-3641, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-
1932.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of Labor (Secretary) will 
renew the NACOSH charter. The Charter will expire two years from the 
date it is filed.
    NACOSH was established by Section 7(a) of the Occupational Safety 
and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 651, 656) to advise, 
consult with and make recommendations to the Secretary and the 
Secretary of Health and Human Services on matters relating to the 
administration of the OSH Act. Under the OSH Act, Congress intended 
NACOSH to be a continuing advisory committee of indefinite duration.
    NACOSH operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2) and OSHA's regulations on NACOSH (29 CFR 
part 1912a). Pursuant to FACA and its implementing regulations (41 CFR 
102-3), the NACOSH Charter must be renewed every two years. The Charter 
expires two years from the date it is filed.
    The new Charter includes minor updates and an increase in the staff 
years for operating NACOSH from 1.5 to 2 staff years.
    To read or download a copy of the new NACOSH Charter, go to Docket 
No. OSHA-2012-0019 at http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal e-
Rulemaking Portal. The Charter also is available on the NACOSH page on 
OSHA's Web page at http://www.osha.gov and at the OSHA Docket Office, 
N-2625, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-2350. In addition, the 
Charter may be viewed or downloaded at the Federal Advisory Committees 
Database at http://www.fido.gov.

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 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. 1-2012 (77 FR 3912, 1/25/2012).

    Signed at Washington, DC, on October 3, 2012.
David Michaels,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
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