Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health will meet Aug. 9-10

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT.

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 of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health on policy matters arising under the CSA, and the setting of construction standards.

The meeting will include the following:

  • Remarks from Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Jim Frederick, who will also provide agency updates.
  • Updates on the construction industry from OSHA’s Directorate of Construction.
  • An opportunity for the public to address the committee.

ACCSH workgroups will meet on Thursday, Aug. 10. The times for workgroup meetings will be determined during the ACCSH full committee meeting on Aug. 9.

The ACCSH committee and workgroups will meet in Conference Room C-5320, Room 6, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20210. To attend the meeting in person, please register by emailing Gretta Jameson at jameson.grettah@dol.gov by August 3. In-person attendance by the public is limited to 25 people. Details on how to attend the meeting online are included in Docket Number OSHA-2023-0002 and on the ACCSH webpage.

Submit comments and requests to speak to the Federal eRulemaking Portal by Aug. 3. Be sure to include the docket number on all submissions. Read the Federal Register notice for submission details.


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Committee, workgroup meetings will be held in person, online

Original article published by OSHA