The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a meeting of its Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (EST) on Thursday, Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
In a Jan. 25 news release, the Labor Dept. said the meeting will include remarks from the Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health, Doug Parker, updates on the construction industry from OSHA’s Directorate of Construction, a discussion about women in construction, reports from committee workgroups and a period during which the public is invited to make comments.
Three ACCSH workgroups will meet on Feb. 21
- The Emerging Technology workgroup will be from 9-11 a.m.;
- The Workzone workgroup will be from 12-2 p.m. and;
- The Health in Construction workgroup will meet from 2:10-4:10 p.m.
The full committee and workgroup meetings are open to the public and will be held in Conference Room C-5521, Room 4, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, D.C., 20210.
Public attendance in person is limited to 25 people.
To register for in-person attendance, contact Gretta Jameson at firstname.lastname@example.org by Feb. 15. Submit comments and requests to speak at the Federal eRulemaking Portal, Docket Number OSHA-2024-0002, by Feb. 15.
Be sure to include the docket number on all submissions. Details on how to attend online are included in the docket and are available on the ACCSH webpage. Read the Federal Register notice for submission details.
The Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, also known as the Construction Safety Act, established the committee to advise the Secretary of Labor and Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health on CSA-related policy matters and the setting of construction standards.
For more information, visit osha.gov.