[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 39 (Friday, February 27, 2015)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 10633-10635]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-03990]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

29 CFR Part 1926

[Docket No. OSHA-2015-0002]


Special Meeting: Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and 
Health (ACCSH)

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

ACTION: Announcement of special meeting of the ACCSH.

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SUMMARY: ACCSH will hold a special meeting March 31-April 1, 2015, in 
Washington, DC, to consider a proposed rule to revise OSHA's crane 
operator qualification requirement in the Cranes and Derricks in 
Construction standard.

DATES: ACCSH will meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 
and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, 2015.
    Submit (postmark, send, transmit) comments, requests to address the 
ACCSH meeting, speaker presentations (written or electronic), and 
requests for special accommodations for the ACCSH meeting by March 20, 
2015.

ADDRESSES: 
    Submission of comments, requests to speak, and speaker 
presentations for the ACCSH meeting: Submit comments, requests to 
speak, and speaker presentations for the ACCSH meeting, using one of 
the following methods:
    Electronically: Submit materials, including attachments, 
electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal. Follow the on-line instructions for submissions.
    Facsimile (Fax): If the submission, including attachments, does not 
exceed 10 pages, you may fax it to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-
1648.
    Regular mail, express mail, hand delivery, or messenger (courier) 
service: Submit materials to the OSHA Docket

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Office, Docket No. OSHA-2015-0002, Room N-2625, U.S. Department of 
Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: 
(202) 693-2350 (TTY (877) 889-5627). OSHA's Docket Office accepts 
deliveries (hand deliveries, express mail, and messenger service) 
during normal business hours, 8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m., e.t., weekdays.
    Instructions: Submissions must include the agency name and docket 
number for this Federal Register document (Docket No. OSHA-2015-0002). 
Due to security-related procedures, submissions by regular mail may 
experience significant delays. Please contact the OSHA Docket Office 
for information about security procedures for making submissions. For 
additional information on submitting comments, requests to speak, and 
speaker presentations, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of 
this document.
    OSHA will post comments, requests to speak, and speaker 
presentations, including any personal information provided, without 
change, at http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions you 
about submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers 
and birthdates.
    Location of the ACCSH meeting: ACCSH will meet in Room N-4437 A-D, 
U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20210.
    Requests for special accommodations: Please submit requests for 
special accommodations to attend the ACCSH meeting to Ms. Gretta 
Jameson, OSHA, Office of Communications, Room N-3647, U.S. Department 
of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: 
(202) 693-1999; email: jameson.grettah@dol.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 
    For press inquiries: Mr. Frank Meilinger, Director, OSHA Office of 
Communications, Room N-3647, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-1999; email: 
meilinger.francis2@dol.gov.
    For general information about ACCSH and ACCSH meetings: Mr. Damon 
Bonneau, OSHA, Directorate of Construction, Room N-3468, U.S. 
Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; 
telephone: (202) 693-2020; email: bonneau.damon@dol.gov.
    Copies of this Federal Register document: Electronic copies of this 
Federal Register document are available at http://www.regulations.gov. 
This document, as well as news releases and other relevant information, 
also are available on the OSHA Web page at http://www.osha.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

ACCSH Meeting

    Background: ACCSH will meet March 31-April 1, 2015, in Washington, 
DC. The meeting is open to the public. 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 speaker presentations, comments, and other materials submitted 
to ACCSH.
    ACCSH advises the Secretary of Labor and the 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 (CSA)) (40 U.S.C. 3701 et seq.) and the 
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 651 et 
seq.) (see also 29 CFR 1911.10 and 1912.3). In addition, the OSH Act 
and CSA require that the Assistant Secretary consult with ACCSH before 
the Agency proposes any occupational safety and health standard 
affecting construction activities (29 CFR 1911.10; 40 U.S.C. 3704).
    Meeting agenda: The tentative agenda for this meeting includes:
     Assistant Secretary's Agency update and remarks;
     Presentation on OSHA's Proposed Rule to revise the Crane 
Operator Qualification requirement in the Cranes and Derricks in 
Construction standards (29 CFR part 1926, subpart CC).
     Public Comment Period.
     ACCSH's consideration of, and recommendation on, OSHA's 
Proposed Rule to revise the Crane Operator Qualification requirement in 
the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standards (29 CFR part 1926, 
subpart CC).
    Attending the meeting: Individuals attending the meeting at the 
U.S. Department of Labor must enter the building at the visitors' 
entrance, 3rd and C Streets NW., and pass through building security. 
Attendees must have valid government-issued photo identification (such 
as a driver's license) to enter the building. For additional 
information about building-security measures for attending ACCSH 
meetings, please contact Ms. Jameson (see ``Requests for special 
accommodations'' in the ADDRESSES section of this document).
    Requests to speak and speaker presentations: ACCSH will receive 
public comments on March 31, 2015, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Attendees 
who want to address ACCSH at the meeting must submit a request to 
speak, as well as any written or electronic presentation, by March 20, 
2015, using one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section. All 
public comments to ACCSH will be limited to 15 minutes per person or 
organization. The request to speak must state:
     The interest you represent (e.g., business, organization, 
affiliation), if any; and
     A brief outline of your presentation.
    PowerPoint presentations and other electronic materials must be 
compatible with PowerPoint 2010 and other Microsoft Office 2010 
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.
    Public docket of the ACCSH meeting: OSHA will place comments, 
requests to speak, and speaker presentations, including any personal 
information you provide, in the public docket of this ACCSH meeting 
without change, and those documents may be available online at: http://www.regulations.gov. OSHA also places in the public docket the meeting 
transcript, meeting minutes, documents presented at the ACCSH meeting, 
and other documents pertaining to the ACCSH meeting. These documents 
are available online at: http://www.regulations.gov.
    Access to the public record of ACCSH and ACCSH Workgroup meetings: 
To read or download documents in the public docket of this ACCSH 
meeting, go to Docket No. OSHA-2015-0002 at: http://www.regulations.gov. The http://www.regulations.gov index also lists 
all documents in the public record for this meeting; however, some 
documents (e.g., copyrighted materials) are not publicly available 
through that Web page. All documents in the public record, including 
materials not available through http://www.regulations.gov, are 
available for inspection and copying in the OSHA Docket Office (see 
ADDRESSES section). Contact the OSHA Docket Office for assistance in 
making submissions to, or obtaining materials from, the public docket.

Authority and Signature

    David Michaels, Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Secretary of Labor for

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Occupational Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this 
document under the authority granted by 29 U.S.C. 656; 40 U.S.C. 3704; 
5 U.S.C. App. 2; 29 CFR parts 1911 and 1912; 41 CFR 102-3; and 
Secretary of Labor's Order No. 1-2012 (77 FR 3912, Jan. 25, 2012).

    Signed at Washington, DC, on February 23, 2015.
David Michaels,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2015-03990 Filed 2-26-15; 8:45 am]
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