|OSHA ANNOUNCES FEDERAL ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING
WASHINGTON -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration
is holding an open meeting of the Federal Advisory Council
on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH) in Washington,
D.C. on Wed., Oct. 29, 2003.
The council will meet from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in Room N3437 A/B/C
of the Department of Labor Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution
Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20210.
The council advises OSHA on issues concerning the safety
and health of federal employees. The Council, composed of
eight union officials representing federal employees and eight
management representatives from various federal agencies,
also helps establish and maintain effective safety initiatives
and policies in every federal agency.
Agenda items include:
? Update on federal recordkeeping proposed change
? Report on 58th Annual Federal Safety and Health Awards Ceremony
? Young Workers Initiative
? SHARE '04 initiative
? Emergency Preparedness for Employees with Disabilities
Written comments may be submitted by Oct. 22 to the Office
of Federal Agency Programs, Room N-3622, U.S. Department of
Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210.
Twenty copies are needed.
Anyone wishing to make an oral presentation to the committee
on any of the agenda items should notify the Office of Federal
Agency Programs by Oct. 24. The request should specify the
amount of time desired, the capacity in which the person will
appear and a brief outline of the presentation. Individuals
needing special accommodations should contact OSHA at the
above address or by phone at (202) 693-2122.