Wednesday, November 5, 2014

OSHA to Hold Construction Safety & Health Advisory Committee Meeting, Accepting Nominations

OSHA will hold its next Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health meeting Dec. 3-4, 2014, in Washington, DC. Work groups will meet December 3, the full committee will meet December 4, and both meetings are open to the public. Comments and requests to speak are due by November 12 and may be submitted electronically at The agenda includes remarks from OSHA Administrator David Michaels and committee activity updates such as the communications tower initiative, and a presentation on 29 CFR part 1926, Subpart V, Power Transmission and Distribution.

In addition, OSHA is accepting nominations for eight new members to serve on the committee. Open member positions include three employee, three employer, one public, and one state safety and health agency representative(s). Nominations must be submitted by Jan. 2, 2015.