The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH) will meet January 19-20, 2010, in Washington, DC, to address scaffolding, welding, and other safety and health issues in the maritime industries.
Other agenda items include arc flash guidance; safety zones in marine terminals; and speed limits in marine terminals.
The committee advises the Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA on matters relevant to the safety and health of workers in the maritime industries, primarily shipyards, marine terminals, longshoring, and commercial fishing.
Committee and workgroup meetings will be held at the U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave, N.W., Washington, DC 20210. The Longshore Workgroup will meet Tuesday, January 19, 2010, in Room C-5515-1A and the Shipyard Workgroup will meet in Room C-5521-4. Committee members meet Wednesday, Jan. 20 in Room C-5521-4.
Comments are due January 5, 2010, to Danielle Watson, Office of Maritime, OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3609, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20210; phone 202-693-1870 or fax 202-693-1663. General information inquiries should be directed to Joseph Daddura, Office of Maritime, 202-693-2067.
For more information, visit www.osha.gov.