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OSHA will post comments, requests to speak, and speaker presentations, including any personal information you provide, without change, at
ACCSH will meet November 29-30, 2012, in Washington, DC. The meeting is open to the public.
ACCSH advises the Secretary of Labor (Secretary) and Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health (Assistant Secretary) in the formulation of standards affecting the construction industry, and on policy matters arising in the administration of the safety and health provisions under the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (Construction Safety Act) (40 U.S.C. 3701
The tentative agenda for this meeting includes:
• Assistant Secretary's Agency update and remarks;
• Directorate of Construction update on rulemaking projects;
• Discussion on the Request for Information on Reinforced Concrete/Post Tensioning and Backing Operations;
• National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) update;
• Discussion of on-line training issues;
• Standards Improvement Project (SIP) IV rulemaking update;
• Presentation on OSHA Information System (OIS);
• ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group reports and administration; and
• Public comment period.
OSHA transcribes ACCSH meetings and prepares detailed minutes of meetings. OSHA places the transcript and minutes in the public docket for the meeting. The docket also includes ACCSH Work Group reports, speaker presentations, comments, and other materials submitted to ACCSH.
In conjunction with the ACCSH meeting, the following ACCSH Work Groups will meet November 27, 2012:
The following ACCSH Work Groups will meet November 28, 2012:
ACCSH Work Group meetings are open to the public. For additional information on ACCSH Work Group meetings or participating in them, please contact Mr. Bonneau or look on the ACCSH page on OSHA's Web page at
Because of security-related procedures, submissions by regular mail may experience significant delays. For information about security procedures for submitting materials by hand delivery, express mail, and messenger or courier service, contact the OSHA Docket Office (see
• The amount of time requested to speak;
• The interest you represent (e.g., business, organization, affiliation), if any; and
• A brief outline of the presentation.
PowerPoint presentations and other electronic materials must be compatible with PowerPoint 2003 and other Microsoft Office 2003 formats.
Alternately, at the ACCSH meeting, you may request to address ACCSH briefly by signing the public-comment request sheet and listing the topic(s) you will address. You also must provide 20 hard copies of any materials, written or electronic, you want to present to ACCSH.
The ACCSH Chair may grant requests to address ACCSH as time and circumstances permit. The Chair will give preference to individuals who submitted speaker requests and presentations by November 16, 2012.
OSHA also places the meeting transcript, meeting minutes, documents presented at the ACCSH meeting, Work Group reports, and other documents pertaining to the ACCSH and ACCSH Work Group meetings in the public docket. These documents are available online at
Electronic copies of this
The Secretary has renewed the ACCSH Charter, which will expire two years from the day the charter is filed.
To read or download a copy of the new ACCSH Charter, go to Docket No. OSHA-2012-0011 at
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 Section 7 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 656), Section 107 of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (Construction Safety Act) 40 U.S.C. 3704, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, 29 CFR parts 1911 and 1912, 41 CFR part 102, and Secretary of Labor's Order No. 1-2012 (77 FR 3912).