OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will hold a special meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health 31 March – 1 April 2015, in Washington, D.C. The meeting will consider a draft proposal to revise OSHA’s crane operator qualification requirement in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard. The tentative agenda also includes remarks from Dr. David Michaels, assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health, OSHA’s presentation of the draft proposed standard, public comments to ACCSH, and the committee’s recommendation on the proposed rule. A draft of the proposed regulatory text and a summary of site visits are available on ACCSH’s Web page and in the ACCSH Meeting Docket, No. OSHA-2015-0002. Comments and requests to speak may be submitted electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal. See the Federal Register notice for details. The public will have the opportunity to comment from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on 31 March. Comments and requests must be submitted by 20 March 2015. ACCSH, established under the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act and the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, advises the secretary of labor and assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health on construction standards and policy matters.
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