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September 9, 2010
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OSHA's National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) will meet Sept. 14-15, 2010, in Washington, D.C., to discuss updates on Gulf of Mexico oil spill response activities and OSHA initiatives, including Injury and Illness Prevention Programs.

NACOSH is a continuing advisory committee established under the OSH Act of 1970 that has advised the Secretaries of Labor, and Health and Human Services for nearly 40 years on occupational safety and health issues such as emergency preparedness, site-specific targeting, hexavalent chromium, whistleblower protection, and continuing outreach to Latino workers.

The committee will meet both days, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., in Room N-3437, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210. Individuals may submit comments and requests at http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal eRulemaking Portal. If submitting comments by mail, send three copies to the OSHA Docket Office, Room N-2625, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210. Submissions of 10 pages or less may be faxed to the OSHA Docket Office at 202-693-1648. Submissions should include Docket No. OSHA-2010-0012.

For general information, contact Deborah Crawford, OSHA Directorate of Evaluation and Analysis, at 202-693-1932.

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