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OSHA will place in the public docket comments, requests to speak and speaker presentations, including any personal information you provide, and they may be available online. Therefore, OSHA cautions individuals about submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers and birthdates.
NACOSH will meet Thursday, November 15, 2012, in Washington, DC. NACOSH meetings are open to the public.
Section 7(a) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 651, 656) authorizes NACOSH to advise the Secretaries of Labor and Health and Human Services on matters relating to the administration of the OSH Act. NACOSH is a continuing advisory body and operates in compliance with the OSH Act, the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), and regulations issued pursuant to those laws (29 CFR 1912a, 41 CFR Part 102-3).
The tentative agenda of the NACOSH meeting includes:
• Remarks from the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA);
• Remarks from the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH);
• NACOSH Work Group report and discussion;
• NACOSH and NACOSH Work Group administrative business; and
• Public comments.
OSHA transcribes NACOSH meetings and prepares detailed minutes of the meetings. OSHA places the meeting transcripts and minutes in the public record of the NACOSH meeting. The public record also includes Work Group reports, speaker presentations, comments and other materials submitted to NACOSH.
The NACOSH Effectiveness Measures Work Group meeting on November 14, 2012, is open to the public. The purpose of the Work Group is to provide recommendations to the full NACOSH committee on approaches for measuring the effectiveness of OSHA's strategies, programs and activities. The Work Group will report to NACOSH at the November 15, 2012, meeting for discussion by the full Committee.
Individuals requesting special accommodation to attend NACOSH and NACOSH Work Group meetings must contact Ms. Chatmon by November 7, 2012.
Because of security-related procedures, submission by regular mail may result in significant delay in receipt. Please contact the OSHA Docket Office for information about security procedures for making submissions by hand delivery, express delivery, messenger or courier service.
Requests to speak must state the amount of time requested to speak, the interest the individual represents (e.g., organization name), if any, and a brief outline of the presentation. Electronic speaker presentations (e.g., PowerPoint) must be compatible with PowerPoint 2010 and other Microsoft 2010 formats. Requests to address NACSOH may be granted as at the discretion of the NACOSH chair and as time permits.
OSHA also puts the meeting transcripts and minutes, Work Group reports and other documents from the NACOSH meeting in the public record of the NACOSH meeting. Although all submissions are listed in the
To read or download documents in the public record of the NACOSH meeting, go to Docket No. OSHA-2012-0019 at
Electronic copies of this
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